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  • Application deadline

    10 December 2021 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    24 November 2021

Job details

Job role
Key stage
Early years
Working pattern
Full time
32.5 hours a week
Contract type
MPS/UPS+ TLR2A £2873

Job summary

EYFS and Year 1 Leader with Responsibility for Phonics (Year 1 Class Teacher)

Salary: MPS/UPS + TLR2A £2873

Required April 2022 or sooner

A unique career opportunity to work in a brand new, state of the art £6 million school.

This is a genuinely unique and exciting opportunity to take on an exciting role at the new Lakelands Primary School in Stanway, Colchester.

Lakelands Primary School opened its doors to 60 Reception children in September 2020 and will grow one year group at a time, year on year until the school is full in 2026. We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and committed Early Years and Year 1 Leader with a responsibility for Phonics. This role will be pivotal in the development of the school as it grows and develops and it is also is a unique opportunity to gain new skills and expertise as part of the school’s growing Leadership Team.

The school has an instructional coaching model for developing teacher practice, and the new leader will have the responsibility to support the Headteacher in delivering coaching and mentoring, modelling excellent practice and support with the school’s ongoing recruitment opportunities. The new leader will also help map out the school’s Professional Development Programme and take a lead on delivering some of the Teaching and Learning CPD sessions.

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School overview

School type
Free School, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
School size
24 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

About Lakelands Primary School

The school is an integral part of the growing Lakelands community in Stanway and the successful candidate will work with the school’s Headteacher to build an outstanding provision for the children and families who attend the school.

We are looking for:

enthusiastic, committed and effective teachers
highly motivated teachers who take an active role in their professional development
creative classroom practitioners that have high expectations for pupils’ outcomes and behaviour
good knowledge and understanding of the EYFS and KS1 curriculum
We can offer you:

an opportunity to help develop the school as it grows
excellent support from the headteacher and the wider trust
a commitment to on-going professional development
strong links with the community
a school committed to staff wellbeing
This role is not suitable for Early Career Teachers.

The closing date is 09.00 on Friday 10th December 2021. Interviews will be held on Tuesday 14th December 2021.

The Chelmsford Learning Partnership is committed within its schools to:

Safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety, and the spiritual and cultural development of children and young people;

Promoting equality of opportunity and community cohesion where the diversity of different backgrounds and circumstances is appreciated and positively valued;

The fundamental British values of democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty and mutual respect and tolerance for those with different faiths and beliefs

and expects all staff, volunteers and other workers to share in this commitment.

As a trust, we welcome applications from colleagues from all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from colleagues from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) backgrounds and people that identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender plus (LGBT+) as these groups are currently underrepresented in our trust.

In compliance with safer recruitment procedures and guidelines, all applications must be made on an application form, CVs will not be accepted.  This appointment will be subject to pre-employment checks including an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service and satisfactory references. The Chelmsford Learning Partnership is an equal opportunities employer.

School location

Wagtail Mews, Colchester, Essex, CO3 8AJ

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