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At Boughton Leigh Junior School we are looking to appoint a highly motivated, enthusiastic and experienced class teacher to join our leadership team in the role of Year Head, from September 2021. The role will be class based, full time on a permanent contract with a TLR2 awarded for the teaching and learning responsibilities that the role generates. The year group is TBA but likely to be in Year 4 in the first instance, however, applicants will be expected to have the necessary experience, ability and drive to lead any Key Stage 2 year group moving forward.
Boughton Leigh Junior school is a highly successful and friendly four form entry school in Brownsover on the outskirts of Rugby. Our children and staff are happy and enjoy coming to school! We believe that we are one big family with parents who are supportive and proud of what their children achieve. Our academic results are in line with national expectations and we strongly believe in pupil wellbeing and pupil lead learning which results in high levels of pupil engagement and good, respectful behaviour in lessons and around the school. Our children thrive emotionally and spiritually, as well as academically. We strive to meet our mission statement which is: Inspiring the minds of the next generation; and offer a broad and balanced curriculum which is challenging, engaging and creative.
The successful candidate must have high expectations of pupil achievement, attainment, and personal development. They will be passionate about learning and take pride in their classrooms and pupil’s work. They will have secure knowledge of data and assessment, knowing how to use this to set targets and close gaps on learning. They will enjoy working with other school leaders and senior leaders to drive the vision of the school moving forward. They may have aspirations for headship themselves, and at the very least, will enjoy running their year group and leading their teaching teams through all aspects of school – inspiring and motivating others along the way. This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced teacher to join a hardworking and supportive team in a fantastic school.
We would expect the appointed person to:
· Demonstrate excellent teaching skills
· Work closely with other staff and have effective leadership skills
· Effectively promote and develop the vision, aims and ethos of the school
· Have high expectations of pupils, colleagues and themselves
· Have commitment to working in partnership with parents and the community and be prepared to take an active part in the life of the school
· Have a good sense of humour, excellent people and communication skills
In return, we will offer -
· A caring, supportive and positive working environment
· Well behaved, friendly and well-motivated children
· Excellent relationships with parents and other stakeholders
· A very attractive school environment with excellent resources
· Opportunities for continuous, professional development
Additional Information & How to Apply
Visits to the school are strongly encouraged and warmly welcomed. Please contact Mrs Amy To, Bursar/ School Business Manager for further information via email:
Our last Ofsted inspection was in May 2018 where we were described as Good.
The successful applicant will require an enhanced DBS disclosure and appointment will be subject to receipt of suitable references, qualifications and identity checks.
Closing date: 12 noon on Friday 12th March 2021 Interview date: W/comm 22nd March 2021 with a start date of 1 September 2021.
FAO Mrs Amy To (Bursar/ School Business Manager)
Post: Mrs Paula Duynstee - Headteacher Boughton Leigh Junior School Wetherell Way Brownsover Rugby Warks CV21 1LT
This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.Supporting documents
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