Lead Practitioner in Science

  • Contract type - Permanent - To start in September 2022
  • Salary range - Lead Practitioner – LP3 to LP7 (£43,826.00 to £47,156.00 per annum)
  • Location - Co-op Academy North Manchester
  • Closing date - May 20, 2022

Teaching Science is a key role within the academy, ensuring that the academy’s vision of excellence and success is achieved within this core department.  Through having the highest expectations, they will be able to continue to drive up standards of achievement, attainment and enjoyment for the subject so that all pupils can make exceptional progress. We are oversubscribed and were judged to be a good school in our recent Ofsted inspection.

We are looking for a candidate who demonstrates unconditional positive regard for young people and who has the highest expectations of themselves and others and with an ambition to make a difference. You will have the opportunity to lead within the department and to further develop it. You will be joining a team of highly skilled and committed professionals who are relentless in the pursuit of excellence to improve the life chances of our pupils. You will have excellent interpersonal skills and will be highly effective in promoting and securing excellence for all. You will have the drive and ambition to help drive forward  excellence in teaching and learning within the Science department.

Built in 2012, the academy is set on nine acres of land, and boasts a range of creative spaces which could be utilised by the successful applicant. Since March 2016, the academy has been part of The Co-op Academies Trust and embodies the vision and values of the Trust through all it seeks to achieve. We are now proud to be a Good School.  A significant benefits package is also available to the successful candidate.

We are proud of our career and professional development offer which staff at all levels can benefit from. You will be engaged in our CPD offer and other whole school opportunities for professional development also exist, alongside a bespoke package due to us being a part of The Co-op Academies Trust.

Our core values of Respect, Commitment and Trust are at the heart of all we do and our vision of excellence permeates our drive to ensure the highest outcomes for every student. This is a key post in ensuring that the Academy continues to move from strength to strength.

We are proud to be part of the Co-op Academies Trust and the successful candidate will have the chance to meet with staff from other trust schools and enjoy benefits of being part of the Co-op.

Shaping the Future

As a Lead Practitioner in Science you will work with the Head of Science to create and deliver a shared vision for the development of the department, an excellent teaching and learning offer in Science and improved outcomes for all pupils.

  • Developing the strategic vision and direction for the department, based on research and analysis of contextual need.
  • Ensuring that the Science department reflects the Academy’s vision and values and those of our Trust.
  • Playing an active role in raising the aspirations and ambitions of our pupils, their families and carers and the local community.

Co-op Academies Trust as an aware employer is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults as its number one priority. This commitment to robust recruitment, selection and induction procedures extends to organisations and services linked to the Trust on its behalf. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.  We value variety and individual differences, and aim to create a culture, environment and practices at all levels which encompass acceptance, respect and inclusion. All our colleagues are expected to demonstrate a commitment to co-operative values and principles.



Mrs M Cambell-Jones at noma-jobapplications@coopacademies.co.uk

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