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  • Job Title

    Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH) Key Stage 1/2/3 Academic Instructor

  • Location

    Leicester, Leicestershire

  • Posted

    13th May 2024

  • Salary

    £22,618 – £31,638

  • Hours

    Full Time, Term Time

  • Description

    Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH) Key Stage 1/2/3 Academic Instructor Grade 8 -10 - £22,618 - £31,638 Salary range depends on experience and is based on 37 hrs per week, ...

  • Job Title

    Assistant Learning Mentor

  • Location

    Leicester, Leicestershire

  • Posted

    9th May 2024

  • Salary

    Actual salary £17,413 - £17,706

  • Hours

    Part Time, Term Time

  • Description

    Assistant Learning Mentor Fixed Term up to 1 year, Part Time, Grade 6 – (£17,413 - £17,706 per annum – ACTUAL) Hours per week: 31 ½ hours per week (39 weeks per year) Monday 8.30a ...


Welcome to Kingsway Primary School. We are a thriving and growing (4-11) school located close to the city/ county border in Braunstone Town, Leicestershire and part of the LiFE Multi-Academy Trust.

Our school aims to provide nurturing and rich learning experiences that allow every pupil to master new skills, develop passions and reach heights that they did not imagine possible.

Our core values are truthfulness, kindness and equality. At Kingsway these values are central to everything we do.


Before the summer holiday, Kingsway Primary School had an Ofsted inspection. We are delighted to share the Ofsted report with you and to confirm that Kingsway Primary School continues to be a ‘Good’ school. This was a wonderful outcome for Mrs Olsen just before she retired from being Head teacher at the school and reflects the hard work and dedication provided for the children from all of the staff and governors of the school.

The next chapter for Kingsway will be led by Mr Bennett as Executive Head, who is also the Head at The Winstanley School, and myself (Mrs Mckinnon) as I take over the role as Head of School. Together we will be planning and developing the next steps identified in the report as well as working collaboratively across the schools and in the LiFE MAT trust.

This is a fantastic time to be part of the Kingsway Primary School and we look forward to meeting with parents and carers very soon to share our vision and to gather opinions on how we can build on the success of the school.

Some of the things in the report we were most proud to read:

‘Leaders have established a caring learning environment at Kingsway Primary School based on the core values of truthfulness, kindness and equality.’

‘Staff treat pupils with kindness and respect.’

The inspectors comment that ‘[the children] are happy to come to school.’

One pupil said; ‘Everyone is special in their own way. We welcome everyone.’

Thank you once again for your ongoing support of Kingsway Primary school and I look forward to meeting you all soon.

Best wishes,

G Mckinnon - Head of School

About Us

Kingsway Primary School was built in 1974 and admitted its first pupils in January 1975.

It is an attractive open plan building set in pleasant surroundings with a large playing field and two playgrounds.

The school is situated to the West of the city adjacent to The Winstanley School and with easy access to motorways and the Fosse Park Shopping Complex. Most children from Kingsway transfer to Bosworth Academy and the Winstanley School. The school's form a close collaborative group under the LiFE Multi-Academy Trust.

The number of children on roll is 320.


In addition to the fully carpeted class bases there are a number of quiet rooms and art areas. There is also a studio which holds one of the school libraries and a hall. There is a double mobile classroom which houses the self-contained 4+ Reception Unit. We also have a computer suite containing 15 computers, also, to give even more access to ICT facilities, 2 computer trolleys with 30 laptop computers. All of the teaching bases have an interactive display screens.

Over the years the school has grown steadily and now comprises: -

  • A main teaching block composed of:
  • 6 open plan teaching areas
  • 2 Libraries
  • Large hall
  • Computer Suite
  • Studio
  • Quiet room
  • Art & Craft areas
  • Teacher's workroom
  • Boys & Girls toilets
  • Kitchen
  • Administration area
  • A Year 3/4 block with three classrooms, deputy head's office and storage rooms
  • Three new classroom for Years 5/6

To the rear of the school are extensive playing fields used for curriculum activities and play times in dry weather. There is also a large tarmacadam playground and extensive paved areas adjacent to the school buildings.

We have also developed the area outside of the 4+ block to provide an additional learning space which is equipped with sand pit, under tree sitting area, climbing frame and bridge, willow tunnel, planting beds, display boards and a further covered area.

At the end of the Year 5/6 block there is a paved seating area where the older children are allowed to eat their packed lunches outside when the weather permits. At the far end of the main playground is another space which has been developed as a nature area with beds for planting, a pond, a bottle greenhouse and an outdoor classroom.

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LiFE Multi Academy Trust


"The LiFE Multi-Academy Trust offers an exciting environment that has a range of development opportunities to take on roles across the trust, to help develop your career. We are always looking for people who are enthusiastic and committed to support our ‘Life long learning’ ethos. If you like the sound of our Vision, Values and Ethos and would like a visit to one of our schools, please get in contact."

To find out more about the trust, please click here

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