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Biddick Academy - Lead Practitioner Science

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10/05/2021 09:00
£42,402 - £46,796
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Biddick Academy
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Closing date:
10 May

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Biddick Academy
Biddick Lane
Tyne & Wear
NE38 8AL
Telephone: 01915111600
11-16 Comprehensive
1100 on roll
Headteacher: Miss K Morris
Lead Practitioner of Science – LP1 – LP5
Required September 2021
Do you feel ready for a new challenge? Do you wish to develop your leadership further?
Are you fully committed to improving the lives of young people – particularly within Science? Then read on.
This is an exciting post with our core vision in mind; the implementation of a high quality curriculum. This will include the continuing development of our curriculum and leading learning so that teachers can engage and inspire future generations of our students. The successful candidate will be a classroom teacher of the highest calibre, who can mentor other colleagues, with varying levels of experience, inspiring them to become more effective practitioners.
All Lead Practitioners have responsibilities both within and beyond their Faculty and therefore the role provides outstanding professional development opportunities as well as providing an excellent opportunity for an ambitious colleague to develop their leadership skills further. They will work closely with the Deputy Headteacher: Quality of Education.
The successful candidate will have:
• A genuine love of Science and its impact on young people’s lives;
• A proven track record of raising and maintaining high educational standards in Science;
• Significant experience of leading teaching and learning initiatives beyond
their own classroom to raise standards; • An acute awareness of how Science can engage and inspire young people;
• Ability to interpret and act on a wide range of key data;
• An excellent knowledge of curriculum development and examination schemes of work;
• Ability to successfully build teams and motivate others;
• Have the ability to engage and inspire pupils and build excellent relationships.
Biddick Academy provides an extremely supportive induction programme for new staff and excellent professional development opportunities.
Biddick Academy is a thriving, oversubscribed secondary school conveniently located 10 minutes’ drive from Newcastle and Durham. We are passionate about education and believe that all students can and should achieve their full potential. Our extensive range of extra-curricular opportunities motivates students to aim high.
We welcome socially distanced visits outside of school hours and would be delighted to show you around our Academy to fully appreciate our excellent learning environment and facilities.
Please contact Mrs Vivienne Stonebridge, HR Manager at Stonebridge.v@biddickacademy.com or 0191 5111600, ext. 5013 to arrange a visit or to have an informal discussion regarding the role.
To apply, please complete an application form and return to Mrs V Stonebridge at the email address above.
Biddick Academy is committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect that all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check before taking up the post, along with pre-employment safeguarding checks.
Closing date for application: Monday 10 May at 9am
Interviews: Tuesday 18 May 2021

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