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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    2 May 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    27 March 2023

Job details

Job role

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

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time: Full time

Contract type


Pay scale


Additional allowances


What skills and experience we're looking for

As a Phase Leader, you will be responsible for delivering inspirational learning, which enables pupils to achieve the highest standards. You will lead colleagues in your phase to ensure consistency of excellent and professional practice. You will take an active role in the continued development of the Academy and develop a strategic view of the Academy’s vision and aims. You will have shared responsibility for the well-being, education and behaviour of all children, as well as the well-being and development of the staff you lead. Successful candidates will be positively committed to shaping and changing the lives of others. This role involves being a strong team member and having the ability to work in partnership with all stakeholders.

This unique opportunity has been created to increase leadership capacity across the middle primary phase (Years 2, 3 and 4). The successful candidate will be required to know and understand the expectations required at both KS1 and KS2. You will form part of the Academy’s Middle Leadership at this stage and there is capacity for the role to develop over time. There is a class teacher responsibility but there is dedicated release time to carry out this role effectively and efficiently.

Does this sound like you?

  • You are child-centred and put children’s best interests at the heart of your teaching and leadership
  • You are an exceptional classroom practitioner; able to engage, motivate and inspire children
  • You are a natural leader, with tenacity and ambition, and can demonstrate high aspirations and expectations of yourself and others
  • You have strategic vision and leadership skills to lead and implement change
  • You have the ability to motivate others and develop excellent relationships with all stakeholders
  • You embrace challenge and relish the opportunity to grow
  • You embrace core moral values such as integrity, resilience and respect

What the school offers its staff

In turn, we offer you:

  • A chance to work alongside amazing children who are keen to learn and have high aspirations
  • An opportunity to work alongside a highly professional, committed and talented staff team
  • An opportunity to grow and develop as a professional through high quality CPD
  • A brand new, state-of-the-art building with dedicated facilities and spaces for supporting learning
  • The opportunity to develop your career within an expanding Multi-Academy Trust
  • A vibrant and inclusive community
  • A commitment to well-being and reduced workload

Further details about the role

Further information:

For more information about our Academy please visit our website www.kvpa.org.uk or to discuss the role further please contact our Head of Academy, Mr Jon Turner, via email: office@kvpa.school or telephone: 01296 255000

Visits to the Academy are warmly welcomed but need to be arranged in advance. Please email: office@kvpa.school or call: 01296 255000 to arrange a visit.

How to apply:

Interested candidates should complete the attached IFPT application form, which includes a personal statement that should outline your suitability for the post by referring to the job description and person specification detailed above. Please send completed applications, alongside a covering letter, to Mr Turner by email to: office@kvpa.school

Closing Date: 12pm Tuesday 2nd May 2023

Interviews will be held the week beginning: 8th May 2023

Interviews may be offered prior to the closing date, upon receipt of an exceptionally strong application.

Commitment to safeguarding

Kingsbrook View Primary Academy and the Inspiring Future’s Partnership Trust are committed to safeguarding children, promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Online searches & BCC Self-Declaration form will be completed prior to shortlisting and an enhanced DBS and qualifications check will be carried out upon appointment of all successful candidates.

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About Kingsbrook View Primary Academy

School type
Free School, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
150 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Email address
Phone number
01296 255 000

The newest primary Academy in Buckinghamshire is growing rapidly, creating a number of exciting opportunities. Are you ready to join our expanding team and become part of something very special and rewarding?

Kingsbrook View opened in September 2021, with just 3 classes (90 pupils), and was built to serve the primary education needs of the new Kingsbrook residential development.

We currently have 5 classes, up to Year 3. In September 2023, we will be opening an additional 4 classes, across the Academy, taking us up to 9 classes (2 in Foundation Stage; 2 in Year 1; 2 in Year 2; 2 in Year 3 and 1 in Year 4) totalling 270 pupils. Our rapid growth means that we have a number of opportunities to join our expanding and dedicated staff team. We will continue to grow until we reach our final capacity of 472 places, up to the end of KS2.

At Kingsbrook View Primary Academy we are committed to delivering inspirational learning opportunities that are engaging, purposeful and challenging as everyone has the potential to achieve and excel. We have a passion for learning and we value the power of learning in securing a successful future. Our pupils take ownership of their learning to become highly aspirational and be able to make positive contributions to life in modern Britain.

Kingsbrook View Primary Academy:
• Has a strong set of values, modelled and followed by all
• Provides an excellent primary education for all children attending
• Enables all children to be highly aspirational and reach their potential
• Has high expectations of all
• Develops resilience, independence and self-regulation
• Provides a broad, rich, engaging and challenging curriculum
• Is an active and prominent establishment within the local community
• Provides a secure and happy environment where everybody’s safety and wellbeing matters: children, parents and staff.
• Meets the individual needs of children and their families through a proven model of outstanding teaching and learning
• Values the contribution outdoor learning makes to a stimulating curriculum as well as wellbeing
• Celebrates diversity through an inclusive culture based on equality and respect
• Is a member of the Inspiring Futures Partnership Trust, drawing on the expertise and capacity of other Trust members to deliver outstanding provision

Our values permeate all that we do and we expect all children, parents, staff, Trustees and visitors to live and breathe these values. These values underpin our curriculum as they are central to being successful individuals, who make a valued contribution as citizens in the modern world.

Aspiration: aiming high, having high expectations and striving for the best

Resilience: responding to challenge, overcoming difficulty and learning from mistakes by having a growth mindset

Respect: valuing everyone’s contributions and demonstrating respect for ourselves and others

Integrity: being open and honest, showing commitment to what is right and being proud of who we are

Arranging a visit to Kingsbrook View Primary Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email office@kvpa.school.

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