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  • Expected start date

    1 January 2022

  • Application deadline

    31 October 2021 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    14 October 2021

Job details

Job role
Key stage
Working pattern
Full time
Contract type
GLF Lead Practitioner Pay - 2-6 £44,634 - £49,143

Job summary

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Lead Practitioner to assist in delivering outstanding learning and teaching across our school.

Your Opportunity

We are seeking to appoint an innovative, dynamic and passionate aspiring or accredited Lead Practitioner to work in our Outstanding school. The Lead Practitioner will work in partnership with the senior leaders to provide professional guidance and support in teaching across the curriculum and have the passion and knowledge to drive standards forward in a specific core subject area. They will have classroom responsibilities as well as leadership time to ensure their strategies can be embedded across the school.

In addition, the Lead Practitioner will model and help to coordinate professional development as well as liaise with external agencies to promote successful teaching and learning strategies for all teachers and associate staff. They will also lead by example in the classroom, providing support where needed with guidance from the Executive Headteacher and the Teaching and Learning Team. This is an exciting role that focuses on the practical application of research and best practice in the classroom. We are looking for a talented individual who can contribute to establishing outstanding teaching and learning across the school.

The ideal candidate will have extensive teaching experience in Key Stage 2.

About Danetree Primary School

Danetree is a four-form entry, Ofsted rated 'OUTSTANDING' School set in fantastic grounds in West Ewell, Epsom. Our forward-thinking approach and dedicated staff aim to provide the best education for our children, bringing learning to life through our innovative thematic curriculum.

As an academy within GLF Schools, we benefit from sharing outstanding resources, and support in every aspect of school life from learning and teaching to staffing and educational expertise.

What we are looking for

The ideal candidate will:

have recent and consistently outstanding teaching experience, particularly in Key Stage 2
have proven experience of high standards of primary classroom practice
have respect for the views of parents and a commitment to the importance of the involvement of parents in the learning process
show evidence of a commitment to excellence and the maximising of academic and personal achievement for all children
Why work at Danetree Primary School

In return we can offer you:

talented and committed staff team
an active and well-informed Governing Body
children who love learning and strive to do their best
the opportunity to be part of a multi academy trust that has high aspirations for all its children and staff
Thrive in a Career with GLF

GLF Schools is a dynamic, forward thinking and rapidly expanding academy trust with many career opportunities for new and existing staff. Each school in our Trust has its own individual identity, while benefiting from the expertise that comes from dedicated and experienced regional and Trust Teams. Our schools serve to meet the needs of their own local community yet all are united in their core purpose of providing an outstanding educational experience. GLF Schools has a generous employment offer which allows our colleagues to Grow, Learn and Flourish. Our offer includes:

Continuous Professional Development
Work life and family friendly policies
Flexible Working
Staff Wellbeing
Career Pathways and Talent Management
Staff Benefits
Community and Collaboration
Valued Worker Scheme
The Details

Start Date – 1st January 2022

Contract type- Full time, Permanent

Salary - GLF Lead Practitioner Pay Range 2-6 £44,634 - £49,143

Interview Date – TBC

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
School size
743 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11

About Danetree Primary School

Danetree Primary School has gone through an exciting journey to become a four-form entry Primary school in September 2016. Recently rated by Ofsted as an 'Outstanding' school, we pride ourselves on the commitment and dedication of the entire staff body and we proudly promote our passion and desire to assist in the educational development and enhancement of each and every child within our school.

Our mission is clear; ‘Danetree is a caring school where learning is creative, challenging and inspiring; enabling all to achieve their potential.

Be part of our creative and passionate team as we plan the next step on our journey, and Grow, Learn and Flourish within GLF Schools.

School location

Danetree Road, Epsom, Surrey, KT19 9SE

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