9 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    31 January 2022 at 7:00am

  • Date listed

    14 January 2022

Job details

Job role
Working pattern
Term time
Contract type
Annual or full time equivalent (FTE) salary
LPS 7-11
Actual salary

Job summary

The governors of this ambitious Catholic school wish to appoint a dynamic and inspirational Lead Practitioner for Science. We are seeking candidates of the highest calibre to lead the Science team which comprises 7 teachers. The person appointed will be able to demonstrate excellence in their own teaching, as well as outstanding success in leading others. You will have a proven track record at GCSE level and teach Science across the full age & ability range, including both Combined and Separate Science at KS4. The role would suit an experienced Scientist who is looking to progress their career and contribute to the school’s whole-school aims. If you are interested in developing professionally and can validate relevant experience this post offers a great opportunity to work in a school where pupil behaviour is very good.
The successful candidate will:

• Be an excellent classroom practitioner and possess strong subject knowledge
• Be able to demonstrate success in leading others
• Have the confidence and professional credibility to support others
• Understand the power of data to analyse performance and manage interventions
• Be knowledgeable in the latest pedagogical developments

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to complete an enhanced DBS check.

Application forms and further details are available via the school website or by contacting the school. We invite prospective candidates to visit us on a working day and experience the school ethos. Please call us if you wish to take advantage of this opportunity. Closing date for applications is mid-day Monday 31st January 2022. Interviews will take place w/c 7th February 2022.

Applying for the job

Please apply by using the Catholic Education Service Application Form attached.

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Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Local authority maintained school, Roman Catholic, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
School size
759 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Contact email
Contact phone number
01772 421909

About St Mary's Catholic High School

St Mary's is within the Archdiocese of Liverpool and is set in South Ribble, which is a very pleasant area in which to live and work, and was recently voted ‘The Best Place to Live in the UK’! The school is situated not far from the centre of Leyland, with easy access to the motorway network as well as the semi-rural and rural areas of southwest and west Lancashire.

Arranging a visit to St Mary's Catholic High School

Please make your appointment to visit the school by contacting the Headteacher's PA Mrs Owens at head@lsmchs.com or by telephoning 01772 421909.

School location

Royal Avenue, Leyland, Lancashire, PR25 1BS

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