Job Ref No. ECC5416-184 Position Type: Leader/Co-ordinator Pay Range: LP7 - LP11
Position Start Date: 01/09/2020 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 09/03/2020 Midday Date of Interviews: TBC  

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Lead Practitioner in Science

Scale LP7 to LP11

Required for start after Easter or September 2020

The Boswells School is looking to appoint a talented, forward thinking and innovative Lead Practitioner in Science.

This exciting role involves leading successful teaching and learning strategies in the Science Faculty as well as lead our Physics provision up to key stage 5. For the successful candidate, there will be an opportunity to teach at all levels including at A-level. You will be joining a school with enthusiastic and dedicated leaders at all levels and a real commitment to the professional development of staff.

This is a new role that has been created within the Faculty, so there will be an opportunity to align responsibilities with the strengths and interests of the successful candidate.

The Boswells School is an 11-18, very successful, popular and oversubscribed school of 1500 students in the Springfield area of Chelmsford, Essex. The school has a long standing reputation for achieving high levels of academic excellence. Our results at GCSE and A Level make us one of the highest performing non-selective secondary schools in Essex. We offer Triple and Combined Science at GCSE and Biology, Chemistry and Physics at A-level.

The school was judged to be 'Good' in all areas by OFSTED in February 2017 and this role is crucial to the continued progress of the school towards outstanding.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The appointment will be subject to an enhanced DBS check. Application forms are available from Mrs Maria Williams,, tel: 01245 264451.

The deadline for applications is midday on Monday 9th March 2020.

The Chelmsford Learning Partnership is committed within its schools to:

• Safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety, and the spiritual and cultural development of children and young people;

• Promoting equality of opportunity and community cohesion where the diversity of different backgrounds and circumstances is appreciated and positively valued;

• The fundamental British values of democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty and mutual respect and tolerance for those with different faiths and beliefs

and expects all staff, volunteers and other workers to share in this commitment.

In compliance with safer recruitment procedures and guidelines, all applications must be made on an application form, CVs will not be accepted. This appointment will be subject to pre-employment checks including an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service and satisfactory references. The Chelmsford Learning Partnership is an equal opportunities employer

Information about the School

The Boswells School is a large 11-18 secondary school that serves the area of north Chelmsford. The school is an extremely popular, over-subscribed convertor academy that enjoys an excellent reputation in the local and wider community. We were graded ‘Good’ in every area by OFSTED in February 2017 and are working towards our goal of becoming a truly great school.

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.


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Contact Information

Maria Williams
The Boswells School
Burnham Road, Chelmsford
Essex, CM1 6LY
Telephone: 01245 264451 EXT 384