20 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    3 May 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    2 April 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£30,000 - £46,525

Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

Education and Qualifications:

  • Qualified Teacher Status- Essential

Experience: applicants should be able to demonstrate recent and relevant experience of:

  • A range of successful classroom practice in a primary school-Essential
  • Monitoring and evaluation of learning and teaching leading to effective planning to raise standards-Essential
  • Evidence of continuing professional development- Essential
  • Effective involvement with parents- Essential

Knowledge: Applicants should be able to demonstrate a good knowledge and understanding of the following areas related to this post:

  • A thorough knowledge and understanding of the National Curriculum- Essential
  • Excellent understanding of curriculum and pedagogical issues, particularly those related to the learning and development of young children-Essential
  • How the creative and expressive arts can be developed into cross curricular learning- Essential
  • How learning can be developed through a project based learning approach- Desirable
  • The assessment and review of children’s progress and development -Essential
  • The role of the class teacher in relation to Special Educational Needs-Essential
  • A positive and effective approach to behaviour management-Essential
  • How to analyse, understand, interpret and respond to school performance data-Essential
  • Encouraging parents and carers to work co-operatively with the school and involve them in their children’s education -Essential
  • A thorough knowledge of good practice in relation to safeguarding and child protection-Essential

Leadership and Management Skills: applicants should be able to demonstrate from their experience the ability to:

  • Promote and sustain high standards for all children-Essential
  • Understand and value the process of monitoring, evaluating and review as an aid to raising standards-Essential
  • Contribute to self-evaluation exercises and whole school development-Essential
  • Inspire and motivate the children and staff to influence the quality of learning and teaching and initiate change- Essential
  • Share expertise, skills and knowledge and to encourage others to follow suit- Essential

  • Have personal impact and presence to be able to initiate change and achieve excellence- Essential

  • Seek advice and support when necessary- Essential

Personal Skills and Attributes: applicants should:

  • Demonstrate a high level of commitment and professionalism- Essential
  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills- Essential
  • Be a good team player and be able to lead and inspire by being an excellent role model- Essential
  • Be able to work independently and on own initiative-Essential
  • Have good time management skills and an ability to plan and prioritise work and tasks for you and your phase team- Essential
  • Maintain a personal commitment to professional development linked to the competencies necessary to deliver the requirements of this post-Essential
  • Demonstrate commitment to inclusive practise and equal opportunities-Essential
  • Be approachable, positive, flexible and enthusiastic with a good sense of humour- Essential
  • Have the desire for further career progression- Essential

Advert closes- 3rd May 2024

Shortlisting- 8th May 2024

Interviews w/c 20th May 2024

What the school offers its staff

LIPA Primary and High School is a growing all-through school in Liverpool City Centre with 560 pupils on roll, ranging from Reception to Year 9. We are also part of LIPA Multi Academy Trust.

We immerse children in the creative and performing arts to enrich teaching and learning in the early development of language, reading, writing and mathematics skills. We provide outstanding education, focusing strongly on English, Mathematics, Science and the creative and performing arts using an engaging curriculum, inspiring teachers and excellent learning resources to help pupils to enjoy and succeed in learning.Our school is a vibrant and exciting place to learn, where children are happy, engaged, motivated and well behaved.

You will be part of a well-supported and valued team.

All employees are enrolled into an Employee Assistance Programme, which offers support in and outside of school

Further details about the role

You will be required to teach a class of pupils and ensure that planning, preparation, recording, assessment and reporting meet the varying needs of the children.

You will maintain the positive ethos and core values of the school, both inside and outside the classroom.

You will be required to exercise their professional skills and judgement to carry out the professional duties set out below in a collaborative manner.

Commitment to safeguarding

LIPA Primary and High School is committed to the highest standards in protecting and safeguarding the children entrusted to our care.

Our school will support all children by:
Promoting a caring, safe and positive environment within the school
Encouraging self-esteem and self-assertiveness
Effectively tackling bullying and harassment

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to hr-enquiries@lipaprimary.org

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About Lipa Primary and High School

School type
Free School, ages 4 to 16
School size
484 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 16
Phone number

Based in the centre of Liverpool, our school, sponsored by The Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts, opened in September 2014.

We are an all-through school that provides children with a broad and balanced curriculum and have a particular focus on the creative and performing arts. We currently have 560 children from Reception to Year 9, growing to Year 10 from September 2024.

School location

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