Lead Practitioner for Standards Vacancy 


Closing Date: Tuesday 14th May 2019 12:00 Noon.

Salary: Lead Practitioner 12 (Outer London).


The Odyssey Trust for Education formed in September 2018 is the innovative collaboration between Townley Grammar School and King Henry School (Formerly Erith School).

We strive to develop and maintain an environment where students are valued, their needs are met and they are given the opportunity to reach their full potential academically and socially. We focus on character education, inclusion and student mental health.

As part of our vision to deliver truly inclusive education, we are looking for an experienced and strategic leader to join us in this journey.

This role will include:

  • Working with schools across the Trust to drive up standards of teaching, learning, assessment and behaviour for learning.
  • Being an active member of the School Improvement Team across the Trust.
  • To support the quality assurance of the teaching body and to build their capacity to improve through mentoring, coaching, professional development and performance management as appropriate.
  • To facilitate appropriate and bespoke CPD in liaison with external agencies where necessary.
  • To identify and support staff through Colleague Support Programmes where appropriate.


You will be working across the Trust working with strategic senior leaders while supporting a wider body of staff.

The successful candidate should be flexible and able to prioritise their workload.

Closing date for applications Tuesday 14th May 2019 12:00 Noon.

Interviews will take place as soon as can be arranged possibly by Friday 17th May 2019.


Odyssey Trust for Education is committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All successful applicants will be subject to fully Enhanced DBS check and robust pre-employment checks.


Lead Practitioner for Standards Advertisement (PDF)

Lead Practitioner for Standards Job Description (PDF)

Lead Practitioner for Standards Person Specification (PDF)

Lead Practitioner for Standards Odyssey Trust Application Form (PDF)




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