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Lead Practitioner - Biology

Over a month ago - Tower Hamlets , London, England Website -

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St Paul’s Way Trust School, in association with Queen Mary, University of London, is seeking to appoint an outstanding Lead Practitioner of Biology, or someone who wishes to take up this role within 1 year (TLR 2b during training year).

You are a dynamic and inspirational teacher (11-18) with outstanding subject knowledge of Biology.
You wish to lead outstanding learning and teaching in a school where scholarship in science is valued and rewarded.
You have an unwavering belief in the potential of every learner, a contagious enthusiasm that motivates both staff and students and a track record of achieving strong academic results.
You seek first class support and professional development.
As part of the St Paul’s Way Trust ‘School of Education’ you will continue to build your leadership skills as you help to develop the talent of teachers.
Our exceptional links with Queen Mary University, King’s College London, The University of Warwick, The UCL Institute of Education and the University of East London help shape an inspirational science curriculum including that we are London’s only Faraday science school.
St Paul’s Way Trust School Science Faculty and QMUL are delivering a unique foundation year medical course at their Whitechapel campus providing SPWT staff with an opportunity to teach with honorary lecturer status.
Our St Paul’s Way Trust Science Research Centre offers unique opportunities for students and staff to engage in genuine scientific research with our university partners.

In March 2013, Ofsted described the school as ‘Outstanding’ in every category and the school was commended for its “relentless pursuit of scholarship and excellence”. In 2014, the school was designated as a National Teaching School. Our award winning new building is situated in the heart of East London. Professor Brian Cox OBE is our Patron.

Ready to Investigate?

Come and visit a school where the leadership team shares your ambition and passion for science.

Deadline for applications: Midday, Friday 19th May 2017

Interview date: Thursday, 25th May 2017

For further details about the post and to download an application pack please visit our website

To apply, please send your completed application form to

Please Note: We do not accept CVs alone.

St Paul’s Way Trust School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS Check.