ALT Primary Lead Teacher
Permanent, Full Time, All Year Round
Salary: Leadership L1 – L4
Are you an excellent KS2 practitioner who is passionate about sharing best practice and developing others?
Is your classroom practice driven by innovation and research?
Bluecoat Primary Academy is looking to recruit an exceptional KS2 practitioner to lead one of our Year 6 classes for three days per week and work on behalf of Archway Learning Trust for the remainder of the week to spread their excellent practice, to support and develop others and bring about high standards of teaching and learning.
At Archway, we have an unwavering commitment to the highest standards of teaching and learning and keep this at the heart of all that we do. The post holder will play a leading role in developing the strategic direction of teaching and learning as we look to grow the primary element of Archway Learning Trust. This is an exceptionally exciting and innovative role for the successful candidate. It brings together the opportunity for progression and wider impact, whilst ensuring that your practice continues to be rooted in the classroom.
The post holder will have classroom responsibility in a Year 6 class- shared with another of our exceptional leaders – and you will be joining a well-established and strong teaching team. When not leading by example in the classroom, you will work alongside the Deputy Head Teacher to support teachers across our school and the future primary element of the Trust to improve practice and develop a culture of excellence in teaching and learning.
We are looking for:
- An excellent KS2 classroom practitioner with a good/proven track record for delivering high standards of teaching and learning;
- Ability to build a strong culture for innovation and excellence in teaching and learning;
- A desire to have a whole school / trust impact whilst remaining in the classroom;
- Excellent communication skills and ability to build relationships quickly;
- Experience in coaching and mentoring to bring about improvement in practice;
- SLE or ambition to achieve SLE designation;
- Ability to inspire and motivate through the delivery of high-quality CPL;
- Leading from the classroom:
- Able to model best practice,
- Ability to coach and develop others,
- Unpick and identify areas of development and bring about improvements in practice.
In return, we can offer:
- A school and Academy Trust which is truly values driven;
- A wonderful, talented staff team to work alongside;
- Incredible children: we are proud of our unique and diverse school community;
- A well-established primary school with a strong culture of innovation and research underpinning our teaching and learning approach;
- A comprehensive and bespoke induction programme;
- Connections and networks both within Archway, across schools and beyond the trust. We embrace an outward-facing approach and connect with various primary networks.
- Employee benefits and well-being scheme
- Cycle to work scheme
- Teachers’ Pensions
- Salary sacrifice bus pass scheme
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to the satisfactory completion of an enhanced DBS check, Barred List check, the receipt of satisfactory references and any other statutory checks that are required for the post. We are an equal opportunities employer.
For more information about Bluecoat Primary Academy, please visit our website. To apply for the role click on the 'Apply Now' button which will take you to the application form for the post. We would encourage you to refer to the job description and person specification, demonstrating your suitability for the role.
Closing date: 9am Friday 23rd April 2021
Provisional Interview date: Wednesday 28th April 2021
Archway Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All staff and volunteers are therefore expected to behave in such a way that supports this commitment. Appointment to any post will be subject to the following pre-employment checks: health, identity, relevant work qualifications, right to work in the UK, professional registration (for qualified teaching staff), Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, references and a Childcare Disqualification and Disqualification by Association Declaration (where applicable). A start date for successful job applicants will not be confirmed until clearance from all the above checks has been obtained. Please note that the DBS check will reveal all convictions, reprimands, cautions and bindovers even if considered spent within the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act. There is a DBS Code of Practice which governs this process.