An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Lead Practitioner to assist in delivering outstanding learning and teaching across our school.
We are seeking to appoint an innovative, dynamic and passionate aspiring or accredited Lead Practitioner to work in our Outstanding school. The Lead Practitioner will work in partnership with the senior leaders to provide professional guidance and support in teaching across the curriculum and have the passion and knowledge to drive standards forward in a specific core subject area. They will have classroom responsibilities as well as leadership time to ensure their strategies can be embedded across the school.
In addition, the Lead Practitioner will model and help to coordinate professional development as well as liaise with external agencies to promote successful teaching and learning strategies for all teachers and associate staff. They will also lead by example in the classroom, providing support where needed with guidance from the Executive Headteacher and the Teaching and Learning Team. This is an exciting role that focuses on the practical application of research and best practice in the classroom. We are looking for a talented individual who can contribute to establishing outstanding teaching and learning across the school.
About Danetree Primary School
Danetree is a four-form entry, Ofsted rated 'OUTSTANDING' School set in fantastic grounds in West Ewell, Epsom. Our forward-thinking approach and dedicated staff aim to provide the best education for our children, bringing learning to life through our innovative thematic curriculum.
As an academy within GLF Schools, we benefit from sharing outstanding resources, and support in every aspect of school life from learning and teaching to staffing and educational expertise.
What we are looking for
The ideal candidate will:
• have recent and consistently outstanding teaching experience
• have proven experience of high standards of primary classroom practice
• have respect for the views of parents and a commitment to the importance of the involvement of parents in the learning process
• show evidence of a commitment to excellence and the maximising of academic and personal achievement for all children
Why work at Danetree Primary School
In return we can offer you:
• talented and committed staff team
• an active and well-informed Governing Body
• children who love learning and strive to do their best
• the opportunity to be part of a multi academy trust that has high aspirations for all its children and staff
Thrive in a Career with GLF
GLF Schools is a dynamic, forward thinking and rapidly expanding academy trust with many career opportunities for new and existing staff. Each school in our Trust has its own individual identity, while benefiting from the expertise that comes from dedicated and experienced regional and Trust Teams. Our schools serve to meet the needs of their own local community yet all are united in their core purpose of providing an outstanding educational experience. GLF Schools has a generous employment offer which allows our colleagues to Grow, Learn and Flourish. Our offer includes:
- Continuous Professional Development
- Work life and family friendly policies
- Flexible Working
- Staff Wellbeing
- Career Pathways and Talent Management
- Staff Benefits
- Community and Collaboration
- Valued Worker Scheme
Start Date – 1st September 2021
Contract type- Full time, Permanent
Salary - GLF Lead Practitioner Pay Range 1-6 £42,402-£49,143
Closing Date – Wednesday 10th March
Interview Date – Thursday 18th March
GLF Schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).
As a Trust, we are happy to discuss flexible working opportunities. We particularly welcome applicants from under- represented groups including those based on ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.
We reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy at any time ahead of the closing date if there is a good level of response. Therefore, we recommend you submit your application as early as possible.
We also reserve to right to interview shortlisted candidates ahead of the closing date.
Please be advised that references may be requested on receipt of your application. Please state if you wish this to be delayed until shortlisting/interviews have taken place.