- Key stage 3, Key stage 4
- L5- L8
Lead Practitioner and Second in Science job summary
opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic, dynamic, motivated and able Lead Practitioner/
Second in Department to work in our successful Science department.
The role is based within a very successful
department who achieve outstanding results. In 2021-2022 72% of the
cohort achieved two grades 4-9 in Science with P8 scores also being
consistently above national averages.
looking for an excellent practitioner to work collaboratively with the Leader
of Science to develop colleagues in delivering outstanding lessons and develop
the Science curriculum, raising academic achievement and ensuring all pupils
make outstanding progress. We are looking for an excellent practitioner to
work collaboratively with both staff across the academy and within the Science
department to develop colleagues in delivering outstanding lessons.
The successful candidate
will work alongside the Trust Director of Science and the Leader of Science to
support the development of the Science curriculum to raise academic achievement
and ensure all pupils make outstanding progress.
Due to internal
promotion the successful candidate will work under the Trust Director of Science
and Head of Department.
You will be:
- Able to
inspire pupils of all abilities within Science to achieve their highest
potential across Key Stage 3/4.
- An outstanding Lead Practitioner to inspire,
guide and advise on best practice in the Academy. To work in a teaching and
learning team and in conjunction with the Assistant Headteacher (Teaching &
Learning) to support whole school improvement.
- A Lead Teacher of Science who can promote and
enhance the quality of Science teaching and learning across all key stages.
- An excellent Science practitioner to work
collaboratively to achieve ‘outstanding’ teaching and learning across the whole
You will be/have:
- Inspirational, dedicated
- A dedication to being
the best you can be.
- A passion for Science
and the education of young people.
- Committed to
Castleford Academy values.
- Committed to
achieving the best for every pupil.
- Supportive of the
Academy’s ethos and values at all times both within the Academy and the wider
- Committed to
inspiring pupils and staff in the development of teaching initiatives and
strategies, promoting Science as a subject.
- Able to provide an active
contribution to the wider part of Academy life.
Using the application form
If you are interested in this role now or in the future, or seek information on the school, the role or ‘how to apply’ then please visit www.castlefordacademy.com or contact Miss Emily Easton, HR Administrator on 01977 605060. Application forms can be downloaded from our website.
The closing date for applications is Monday 3rd of October at 12 noon, with interviews taking place later that week.
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Completed applications should be addressed to Mr Wesley Bush, Headteacher at the school address or via email to email@example.com
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About Castleford Academy
- School type
- Academy, ages 11 to 18
- School size
- 1479 pupils enrolled
- Age range
- 11 to 18
Castleford Academy is an 11-19 over subscribed, successful mixed comprehensive of over 1,400 pupils offering a rich and deep curriculum. We are firmly committed to establishing first class standards and are proud of our achievements. Our expectations are high and this is reflected in our very successful academic record. The Academy was inspected in October 2019 and was judged ‘Outstanding’.
Leaders challenge and support all stakeholders to achieve outstanding outcomes for all pupils across the MAT. We value and develop our staff by attracting and retaining high quality teachers, supporting them to achieve their best and create opportunities for professional growth and development.