Are you an inspiring Chemistry Lead Practitioner looking for a new role in an 'Outstanding' school?
Glyn School is seeking to appoint an innovative, dynamic and passionate teacher to join our successful Science Department as Lead Practitioner of Chemistry. Glyn School has developed a reputation for challenging and stretching students with engaging and enriching teaching across all key stages. The successful applicant will join a large Lead Practitioner team and will be central to the continuation and development of the outstanding teaching that takes place across the school.
As a Lead Practitioner at Glyn School, you will have plenty of opportunities for professional development and growth. Working as part of the GLF Trust comprising of 40 schools, we are able to support you with career pathways for progression.
About Glyn School:
Why should you teach at Glyn School?
Glyn School is a high performing school, with an Ofsted ranking of ‘Outstanding’ since 2009. Ours is a vibrant school for boys aged 11-16 with a flourishing and successful mixed Sixth Form. Founded in 1927, we have a rich history of academic, sporting and artistic excellence and in 2014 we were designated a teaching school, one of a select number that represent the most outstanding and innovative practice nationally. Our values sit at the heart of all we do and underpins our aspiration that every student leaves us equipped with the resilience and drive that will enable them to forge rewarding futures for themselves.
Learning and Teaching is at the heart of Glyn School. We aim to deliver lessons that inspire and engage students who will then go on to fulfil and exceed their potential. Teachers who have a passion for their subject and build strong relationships with their students cultivate a ‘love of learning’ that ultimately sees the young people we teach make exceptional progress. We firmly believe that high quality professional development is an important part of excellent teaching and we enthusiastically pursue ongoing teacher development: CPD, no matter where a teacher is in their career, is part of the fabric and culture of the school. To learn more about how Learning and Teaching underpin our school, please visit the Learning and Teaching section of our website.
What other team members say about their careers at Glyn School:
"I moved to Glyn after five years at a grammar school. It was definitely the right move for me. I absolutely love the atmosphere at Glyn. The students are a joy to teach and my team are incredibly supportive of each other. It's fantastic to work at a highly respected school where learning and teaching always takes priority”.
“I joined Glyn School as the Head of History and Politics. My reasons for joining Glyn were to be part of an outstanding school, which was also a teaching school. Being a part of a wider GLF MAT brings opportunities in terms of career development as well as working with colleagues from across schools to enhance our practice and support our students”.
What we are looking for:
- Be an excellent and creative classroom practitioner.
- Have excellent leadership and communication skills.
- Be able to work as a team leading whole school learning and teaching.
- Deliver whole school CPD.
- Provide support to colleagues as part of our successful coaching programme.
Why work at Glyn School (please do review our Glyn Staff Welfare document that is included in this advert):
- You will have the opportunity to work as part of a large team of Leading Practitioners.
- An environment where the focus is on high quality teaching.
- An environment where senior and middle leaders offer exceptional support for staff well-being.
- A culture of coaching with regular career development meetings offered with the Headteacher.
- Exceptional CPD opportunities through our tailored CPD programme.
- An opportunity to further accelerate your career as part of a collaborative environment within GLF Schools.
Start date: September 2020
GLF Leading Practitioners Pay Range (fringe), LP1 - LP10
£42,403 - £52,703
Closing date for advert: Monday, 20 April 2020, Noon
GLF Schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).
As a Trust, we are happy to discuss flexible working opportunities. We particularly welcome applicants from under- represented groups including those based on ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.
We reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy at any time ahead of the closing date if there is a good level of response. Therefore, we recommend you submit your application as early as possible.
We also reserve to right to interview shortlisted candidates ahead of the closing date.
Please be advised that references may be requested on receipt of your application. Please state if you wish this to be delayed until shortlisting/interviews have taken place.