LEAD PRACTITIONER OF SCIENCE - Inner London Pay scale - East London

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In order to become a Lead Practitioner, one must be motivated on an individual basis as well as lead others to develop themselves. A Lead Practitioner will have a rigorous process of self-reflection and evaluation, highly knowledgeable whilst being up to date with the latest practices and of course have all the qualities of a natural leader. 

If you think that you are all this and more, we want to hear from you!

Pulse Education are working closely with an amazing secondary school based in East London to appoint an enthusiastic and ambitious Lead Practitioner of Science who can take the science department to the next level.

This is a permanent position due to start either in January or April 2019.

This school is seeking a Lead Practitioner of Science to lead and develop teaching and learning. The right candidate will be someone who wants to take their career to the next step and who is ready to take on a new challenge.

The school is a small yet happy one that has received a 'GOOD’ grade in its last two Ofsted inspections. With its significantly smaller-than-average class sizes, this mixed gender school has made developing an innovative and energetic approach to inspiring students a priority. The school is located in a vibrant, popular neighbourhood. It’s very close to a number of major public transport links, making it extremely accessible from all over London.

This is an amazing opportunity for someone who is career driven and wants to develop into leadership. The school will fully support teachers who can commit to the ethos of the team and who’s passion is reflected by their work ethic. The Science Faculty in particular are a strong and successful department, with colleagues that go above and beyond to provide students with the best learning opportunities. 

If you are either a highly experienced Science Teacher who is ready to step in to leadership, or a current Head of Science - This opportunity could be perfect for you!


Job Title: Lead Practitioner of Science

To be considered for this post, you should:

  • Have a passion for Science, which you can utilise in order to inspire both students and faculty alike
  • You will need a combination of academic ability and strong personal traits
  • Possess an outstanding knowledge of all aspects of the Science Curriculum
  • Be hard-working and committed, your work ethic will be one that reflects that of the school's
  • Be willing to go above and beyond to give students the best opportunities possible
  • Have the ability and willingness to raise the standards of the department
  • Excellent classroom management skills
  • Be keen to progress and develop
  • Be able to inspire and motivate
  • Provide new and innovative ideas for the faculty
  • Have a proven track record of consistently adding value to their students in all the schools they have taught

Application Requirements

  • You must have the legal right to work in the UK
  • You must hold QTS or a UK recognised equivalent teaching qualification
  • This position is subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) and professional reference checks

If you want to apply for this position, please send a current CV to Ty Yansen at Pulse Education

We are currently working with numerous vacancies so if this position is not quite for you please do send us your CV to discuss other opportunities more suitable to your requirements: ty.yansen@pulsejobs.com

Pulse Education, an REC Audited agency, member of The CPC (Crescent Purchasing Consortium) and a member of the CCS (Crown Commercial Service), offers its candidates a wide variety of opportunities thanks to its great relationships with local schools and membership on two of the biggest frameworks in the UK - Our clients benefit from our transparency around rates, safeguarding processes, and continuing great relationships with quality education establishments across the London region.

Pulse is an employment agency/employment business (as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003) and is acting on behalf of its client in relation to this vacancy.

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