Lead Practitioner - STEM

Permanent, full time

32.5 hour per week

Flexible working options available

Salary: according to experience

To start: April 2023 or sooner

The Bulmershe School are looking to employ an enthusiastic and talented Lead Practitioner of STEM. Our ideal candidate will have experience teaching any STEM subject with a proven record of excellent standards. Candidates wishing to apply should have a passion for their subject and the ability to teach to GCSE and Advanced level.  The chosen candidate will lead on the strategic direction of STEM across school, actively promoting the value and importance of a comprehensive STEM programme of study while engaging with local organisations within industry.

All of The Bulmershe School’s STEM Departments provide a high standard of teaching across the disciplines. Our diverse and inclusive school means that we will give you a varied, vibrant and rewarding working environment. Our teaching staff are supported by a dedicated and experienced team of technicians and LSAs, and all departments have regular opportunities to share best practice and undertake development training.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

  • Teach your subject to KS4 and KS5 students
  • Develop and implement policies for STEM, in-line with our school’s commitment to high-quality teaching and learning
  • Promote careers education through STEM and ensure that teaching and learning illustrates how the subject might lead to career opportunities
  • Promote STEM, its importance, and the value that it brings across the school
  • Develop a strategic vision for the delivery of STEM across school
  • Establish an effective team and hold regular meetings to keep staff informed on any developments or changes
  • Audit, check and manage resources to ensure they are up-to-date and match pupil and curriculum needs

The Ideal Candidate should

  • have teaching experience of a STEM subject
  • have an awareness of local and national organisations that can provide support with delivering the subject
  • have a commitment to getting the best outcomes for all pupils and promoting the ethos and values of the school
  • have experience in leading a team

Why join The Bulmershe School

The Bulmershe School is a heavily oversubscribed school which sits at the heart of the community. We are a mixed local authority, 11-18 school of approximately 1,400 students, who come from diverse backgrounds and cultures. We work closely with our parents, partners and feeder school to achieve the best outcomes for all of our students. We were rated as ‘Good’ in our last OFSTED report and are aiming for Outstanding.

We believe that The Bulmershe is a school where you can really make a difference. To find out more about The Bulmershe School and this specific opportunity, please take a look at the attached vacancy pack. We look forward to your application.

How to Apply

  1. If you’d like to find out more about role, the school, or to talk to us about options for flexible working – call: 0118 935 3353 to arrange to meet us for coffee and a chat
  2. Ready to go apply? Please complete our application form
  3. Email your application to the Assistant School Business Manager, Ms Bagley: vbagley@bulmershe.wokingham.sch.uk

The Bulmershe School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointments are subject to enhanced DBS clearance and satisfactory employment references. Note: This job description is not your contract of employment or any part of it. It has been prepared only for the purpose of school organisation and may change either as your contract changes or as the organisation of the school is changed. Nothing will be changed without consultation.


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Teacher Application Form 18th Jan 2023 Download
Vacancy Pack Lead Practioner for STEM The Bulmershe School 15th Dec 2022 Download