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

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Key stage 2

Working pattern

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

Allenbourn Middle School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed for all applicants. We also value the diversity of our workforce and welcome applications from all sectors of the community.

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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

Allenbourn Middle School is a mixed middle school in the heart of Wimborne and is part of the Initio Learning Trust. The pupils and staff work together to ensure everyone is achieving and succeeding. It is a fantastic school where pupils make excellent progress and gain valuable life experiences to take with them on their next steps. We are committed to raising pupil aspirations in order to reach their full potential.

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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