This job expired on 8 December 2022

  • Job start date

    17 April 2023

  • Closing date

    8 December 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    1 December 2022

Job details

Job role

  • Head of year or phase
  • Head of department or curriculum

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 2



Working pattern

Full time: Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£49136 - £54239

What skills and experience we're looking for

An unexpected opportunity has arisen to join our Senior Leadership Team as a Lead Practitioner from April 2023. This post provides an excellent opportunity for an outstanding Key Stage 2 practitioner with middle leadership experience to take their next steps in school leadership alongside our newly formed Leadership Team.

The successful candidate will have clear opportunities to drive school improvement raising standards at Key Stage 2. They should have an excellent knowledge and understanding of the upper Key Stage 2 curriculum and be able to model excellent classroom teaching in both English and Mathematics.

You will demonstrate a clear ability to influence and improve the teaching and pedagogy of others, raise standards of achievement for all and take clear actions to bring about and sustain improvement. You will have clear opportunities to work in partnership with school leaders and Trust colleagues to plan, influence and lead whole-school priorities. You will play a vital role in supporting our school values whilst contributing fully to life in our Middle School.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate:

* a track record of excellent leadership skills with the capacity to continue to grow

* a track record in affecting change within existing leadership roles

* ability to implement whole school strategies

* a knowledge of current thinking for improving pedagogy

* a commitment to achieving the highest standards for pupils

* a commitment to developing themselves fully as a professional

* the ability to support our school ethos to ensure that our children continue to grow, feel safe and enjoy success with their learning

To arrange a visit please contact Mrs Shona Sydenham - Office Manager & PA to the Headteacher on 01202 886378 or by emailing hr@allenbournmiddle.org

What the school offers its staff

  • Enthusiastic, hardworking and well behaved children;
  • A supportive staff body;
  • A progressive, forward thinking Academy Trust;
  • A welcoming environment where creativity is encouraged;
  • A school where core values run throughout the curriculum and support pupils every step of the way
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Programme, offering discounts across a range of wellbeing discounts and initiatives.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Allenbourn Middle School

School type
Academy, ages 9 to 13
Education phase
View all Middlejobs
School size
555 pupils enrolled
Age range
9 to 13
Phone number
01202 886738

At Allenbourn Middle School we are committed to ensuring that our children grow and learn alongside their peers in a safe and nurturing environment. Our school community works together embracing our shared values of 'Academic Excellence', 'All Inclusive' and 'Responsible Individuals' ensuring that every child is able to 'aspire@AMS'.

It is our aim to ensure that our children become well-motivated, confident learners, capable of achieving the highest possible standards, whilst becoming positive role models. We welcome children aged nine and they leave us aged thirteen with a clear sense of purpose and an enthusiasm for their future learning.

Children experience a rich curriculum taught by subject specialist teachers and enjoy a wide range of extracurricular clubs and opportunities throughout their time with us.

We take pride in maintaining positive relationships with parents and the wider school community and value the role the whole school community plays in maintaining high expectations for our children.

We will offer you:

Enthusiastic, hardworking and well behaved children;

A supportive staff body;

Excellent Middle School facilities;

A welcoming environment where creativity is encouraged;

A school where our core values support our desire to become a Rights Respecting School.

Arranging a visit to Allenbourn Middle School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email hr@allenbournmiddle.org.

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