Lead Practitioner – Science Full Time

Posted: 12.04.2018    Closes: 27.04.2018    Interview Date: Tuesday 1st May

About the Job

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a passionate and inspirational Lead Practitioner – Science. The role provides an excellent opportunity for someone to increase their influence and expertise at both departmental and whole school level.

You will be joining both a successful and well established whole school lead practitioner team and the science team and are warmly welcomed to visit our school to meet other staff and to see for yourself what a great place Westborough is to work.

The school has a reputation for good educational standards, firm discipline and a caring ethos which focuses on the development of individuals. An Ofsted inspection in June 2017 designated the school as Good where pupils ‘take their learning seriously and want to achieve well”. Ofsted commended the school leadership team for providing “quality training for teachers’’

If you:

• Are a dynamic and forward thinking teacher of science

• Have the skills and energy to inspire, lead and motivate others to develop their teaching

As a valued member of the school we can offer:

• Clear and shared values and expectations

• A commitment to tailored professional development

• A stimulating work environment

• An experienced, highly committed and supportive leadership team

If you have the vision and drive for excellence and want to be part of an enthusiastic, dedicated and well-resourced team, committed to ensuring that pupils not only achieve their potential but exceed it, then we would like to hear from you.

The closing date:

Applications to be returned by 9.00 a.m. on Friday 27 April 2018

Interviews will be held on Tuesday 1 May 2018

For further details or to arrange a visit, please contact Fiona Sharp, PA to the Headteacher on 01924 469549 or email

How to apply:

Please apply via clicking the quick apply button below and submit your application form and your covering letter directly to us.

We look forward to welcoming your application.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. This post will require an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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  • Location: Dewsbury
  • Start Date: 01.09.2018
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Salary : L4 – L10 £42, 398 - £49,199 (L13 £52,930 max negotiable dependent on exp)

The Employer

Westborough High School

Westborough High School

Stockhill Street, Off Oxford Road, Dewsbury, WF13 2JE, England

t: 01924 469 549

Westborough High School is an 11- 16 High School with a roll of approximately 1100 students. It has a proud history having opened in 1961 as a technical school and transforming into the High School in 1970. We are a cooperative Trust with key Educational institutions in and around Huddersfield.
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