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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    17 May 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    23 April 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Head of department or curriculum

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Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time

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What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for a passionate and experienced KS1 or KS2 teacher to join our happy and hardworking staff team and lead the development of English across the mainstream primary school (2-11yrs). We are looking to appoint the best from across the Primary range. The successful applicant will take up the post in September 2024. The English Lead role is perfect for aspirational candidates wishing to develop their leadership skills in a supportive environment based around coaching and mentoring.

We are looking for a candidate who:

  • has QTS
  • has at least 2 years experience working in KS1 or KS2.
  • is a good primary practitioner wishing to develop further
  • is passionate, creative and hard-working
  • has a good knowledge and understanding of how to support children with early language acquisition
  • is able to engage with and enthuse parents
  • has excellent organisational and digital skills
  • would like to develop themselves further in middle leadership

We can offer:

  • friendly children who are eager to learn
  • an innovative curriculum
  • excellent professional development
  • a happy, strong, supportive staff team
  • a genuinely inclusive school with a positive and caring culture
  • a central location with good transport and cultural links
  • networking across schools as part of the Camden English Lead network
  • Membership of CLPE and course attendance

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed. Please email: jobs@netley.camden.sch.ukto enquire.A full Job Application Pack (including the Job Description, Person Specification and Application Form) can be found on our website.www.netley.camden.sch.uk

We have visits on:

Monday 29th April at 5pm

Thursday 2nd May at 5pm

Thursday 9th May at 5:00pm

Thursday 16th May at 10:00am and 5:00pm

Closing date for applications: 12 noon Friday 17th May 2024 Completed applications should labelled ‘English Lead’ and sent to: jobs@netley.camden.sch.uk

Interview dates: Week beginning 20th May 2024

No agencies please

What the school offers its staff

The school is set in Netley Campus which includes Woodlands ASD resource base, Robson House PRU, Outreach and Language & Communication Team and an Adult Learning Centre. We are a large, culturally and socially diverse school with a strong inclusive ethos, driven by a committed and happy staff. The school is set in Regents Park estate, an area which has one of the highest poverty indices in England. We are very proud to have a centre for children who have Autism, and Acorns; our provision for two year olds.

The post is based in our mainstream primary school.

This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious teacher with QTS and experience of KS1 or KS2 to work in our thriving Rights Respecting School, with opportunities to grow and develop. We are a growing mainstream primary with a separate autism resource base for 30 pupils and a centre for two year olds.

We pride ourselves on providing an environment where teachers have the freedom to teach and to grow.

We are committed to valuing staff, reducing unnecessary workload and ensuring staff wellbeing whilst working hard to maintain high standards of education.

We have just had an Ofsted inspection (May 2024) and we are really excited to receive the report validating our strengths and ethos and values that are evident across our provision.

Further details about the role

Interview Process

In order to make our recruitment process as effective as possible, we will follow the procedure outlined below:

  • Shortlist applications against the criteria
  • Interviews will occur : Week beginning 20th May 2024
  • Shortlisted candidates will be asked to teach a lesson of 40 mins *preferably in their current school
  • This will be followed by an interview with a panel
  • Candidates can present a portfolio of evidence/project they have led on

Netley Primary School is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and staff.The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.We are an equal opportunities employer.

Commitment to safeguarding

Netley Primary School is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and staff. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure and completion of all pre employment checks. We are an equal opportunities employer.

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About Netley Primary School & Centre for Autism

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
393 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11
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Netley Primary School is a aspirational two form entry primary school in Camden with an autism resource base for 30 pupils and a centre for two year olds. Situated on Netley Campus we are located alongside an Adult Learning Centre, Camden’s Primary Pupil Referral Unit and an NHS Language & Communications Team.
We are a Gold UNICEF Rights Respecting school and this ethos permeates through all aspects of school life. The successful candidates will be prepared to work hard and respond to daily challenges, but not have unreasonable demands placed upon them in terms of hours worked, marking or evidencing. Most of our staff stay between 5-15 years as we offer a nurturing, respectful environment where teachers have freedom to teach and to grow.

Arranging a visit to Netley Primary School & Centre for Autism

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email jobs@netley.camden.sch.uk.

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