Post: Lead Practitioner of Science
Pay scale: Lead Practitioner Pay Scale LP1 – LP5 £47,185-£52,074.
Contract: Full time Permanent
Start date: As soon as possible
Minerva Learning Trust is an expanding Sheffield based multi-academy Trust with a vision of providing
outstanding education for all the students within our schools. The Trust is passionate that all students should
see their time at school as happy and fulfilling with their potential developed to the utmost.
Handsworth Grange Community Sports College is an oversubscribed 11-16 school in the south-east of
Sheffield. We regard all staff and pupils as part of our family and whilst we have really high expectations of
everyone, we maintain a caring and supportive ethos. We strongly believe in work life balance, and we work
with our staff to actively promote and improve wellbeing.
We are seeking to appoint a Lead Practitioner of Science, the successful candidate will:
1. Have the ability to teach across KS3 and KS4 (any Specialism).
2. Lead the quality assurance process across the department that supports staff pedagogical
development of teaching and learning practices.
3. Be able to support the Curriculum Leader in staff continuous development.
4. Be committed to student progress.
5. Be passionate about teaching and learning.
6. Have the ability to inspire young learners with innovation, challenge, and engagement.
Candidates are encouraged to have an informal discussion about the role by contacting Paul Rockliffe, Deputy
The closing date is 9:00am on Friday 8th December 2023 and interviews will take place week commencing
11th December 2023.
The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and young people
and expects all staff to share this commitment, further information can be found in our child protection and
safeguarding policy on our statutory information page on our website Minerva Learning Trust. The successful
candidate will be required to complete an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. In line with
KCSIE, the trust/school will be carrying out online searches on shortlisted candidates as part of their due
Further information is available by contacting Alison Keeton- Headteachers PA via e-mail
The application form and information pack is available on the school website www.hgcsc.co.uk
Please ensure that you do not fill in a Sheffield City Council application form in respect of this
vacancy, ONLY MINERVA LEARNING TRUST APPLICATION FORMS WILL BE ACCEPTED. Please
provide telephone numbers and email addresses for yourself and referees.