2 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    2 September 2024

  • Closing date

    28 February 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    7 February 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

M1- M6 or UPS dependant on experience

Additional allowances

TLR 2 £3,214

What skills and experience we're looking for

Are you an ambitious leader who wants to make a difference?

Darley Dene Primary School is seeking to appoint an outstanding EYFS & KS1 Phase Leader who has a passion for creating lifelong learners, are committed to inclusion and equality and have high expectations of themselves and every child. Main duties and responsibilities of the job are included in the job description attached to this advertisement along with a person specification giving details of the skills, qualifications and experience required for the roles.

Darley Dene Primary is a one form entry nursery and primary school in Addlestone, Surrey with a diverse catchment and a wonderful team spirit. We have a strong reputation for working collaboratively with other local schools and are constantly on the look-out for opportunities to enhance our provision. The right candidate will be joining a strong, professional team of enthusiastic staff who will work alongside you in a supportive and constructive way.

Darley Dene has been “under new management” since Sept 2019 when it joined the Lumen Learning Multi-Academy Trust. The changes to the school have been transformational, and we are looking for like-minded, committed teachers who will help to continue the school’s development for our community.


We warmly welcome any interested applicants to either come and look around our school and meet the headteacher, or call and speak to the headteacher to discuss any questions you may have. Please contact the school office to arrange a visit.

For more information about the Darley Dene or the Lumen Learning Trust itself, please look at our website.

The deadline for applications is 9am Wednesday 28th February. However, please feel free to apply as soon as possible as applications will be considered upon receipt. We reserve the right to interview/appoint before the closing date.

Salary and grade:Main (£31,350 per annum to £42,689 per annum) or Upper Pay Scale (£44,579 per annum to £47,839 per annum), plus a TLR2 payment (£3,214) (dependent on experience)

Closing date:Wednesday 28th February, 2024

Interviews:Wednesday 6th March, 2024

Start date:Monday 2nd September, 2024

To apply please complete the application form; we do not accept CVs.

What the school offers its staff

As a Trust we are committed to offering all our teachers:

  • Accelerated career development, which can include gaining qualifications in middle and senior leadership.
  • Opportunities to work in partnership with other teachers and leaders across the Trust to develop practice in our own schools as well as other local schools.
  • A climate where your contributions are valued and positively received by all.

Commitment to safeguarding

Lumen Learning Trust is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect staff and volunteers to share this commitment. To achieve this, we will ensure continuous improvement and development of robust Safeguarding processes and procedures that promote a culture of Safeguarding. All posts are subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references, it is an offence to apply for this role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children. Please note that under safer recruitment practices we cannot accept CVs or letters in place of application forms.

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About Darley Dene Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
235 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

Darley Dene Primary is a one form entry nursery and primary school in Addlestone Surrey with a diverse catchment and a wonderful team spirit. We have a strong reputation for working collaboratively with other local schools and are constantly on the look-out for opportunities to enhance our provision. The right candidate will be joining a strong, professional team of enthusiastic staff who will work alongside you in a supportive and constructive way.

Arranging a visit to Darley Dene Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email amy.plummer@lumenlearningtrust.co.uk.

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