Reporting to the Head of School
Responsibilities in addition to a class teacher role;
- To be responsible for the standards of attainment and the quality of learning and teaching within Phase
- To line manage, in accordance with current school policies, Phase teachers and Teaching Assistants
- To contribute to whole school development and reporting procedures
- To promote The School and its’ aims within the immediate and wider community
Professional Knowledge and Understanding
The Phase Leader classroom will reflect the school’s aims, policies and beliefs in action. Phase Leader expertise is demonstrated by the ability to apply this knowledge and understanding to all areas of their department’s leadership and management. Phase Leaders understand the need for development and change, actively supporting colleagues in the process and fostering high morale. They actively support and engage in the school’s performance management policy
Phase Leaders understand the importance of their phase in the context of each child’s learning journey within the school. They actively work with and support Senior Leaders, fellow Phase Leaders and senior school colleagues to ensure continuity of a high quality learning experience for all students from 3-18 years.
Skills and Attributes
An exemplary class teacher
- Leadership skills; the ability to lead and manage colleagues towards common goals
- Decision making skills; the ability to solve problems and make decisions within the post remit
- Communication skills; the ability to make points clearly and understand the views of others Communicate both orally and in writing to colleagues, Senior Leaders and the wider school community including the Board of Governors
- Ability to efficiently and effectively deploy department staff and resources
- Management of effective pastoral care, home-school links, extra-curricular activities, duties and supporting the wider community
- An understanding of the importance of continuing and enhancing the strong links already in place with Preparatory/Senior Colleagues to ensure a seamless transition from Preparatory to Senior
- The ability to respond positively and proactively to the challenges of a rapidly developing school
Recent UK experience and knowledge of UK independent sector schools is desirable but not essential. Applicants will have strong ICT skills and a proven ability to use technology to support learning.
Kellett is a through-train school from Reception to Year 13 with two preparatory campuses and one senior campus. Student roll currently 1421; Senior 620; KLB Prep 320; PFL Prep 481
Kellett offers a truly outstanding education, evidenced by a BSO Inspection, membership of HMC and IAPS, as well as exceptional public examination results.
Kellett School is committed to safeguarding the children in our care and their welfare is our top priority. All adults in the School community are expected to follow its Child Protection procedures and are required to undertake safeguarding checks.
Kellett School is an equal opportunity employer.
Kellett School reserves the right to recruit at any stage during the selection process.
Further information on the position, and online application process, is available through the school web site: