Kilburn, north-west London Salary: Upper Pay Scale (Negotiable to attract the best candidate)
There are a great many jobs to choose from, but few, if any, that will offer you the chance to play an important part in the growth and development of a brand new school. As an inspirational and ambitious practitioner, you will help take our school on the journey to outstanding. Interested?
Who you are
- You have experience and passion for working within Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2, with some leadership responsibility.
- Your creative and innovative approaches to teaching and learning, mean that you are able to design and deliver exciting learning experiences in a stimulating environment and are committed to excellence, inclusion and challenge.
- Equally important to you is being forward thinking with a talent for effective planning, teaching and assessment.
- You are excited by the opportunity and motivated to make the most of it.
Who we are
“At Kilburn Grange School we put the children at the heart of everything we do in order for them to learn. Enjoy. Succeed. At Kilburn Grange School Wonder, Enjoy, Collaborate, Aspire, Reflect, Endeavour.”
Kilburn Grange School is a new Free School, which opened in the London Borough of Brent in September 2015 in state-of-the-art facilities on Priory Park Road, NW6. We are a two-form entry school and at capacity, in 2021 will have 420 pupils. We’re also one of seven primary Free Schools across London sponsored by Bellevue Place Education Trust.
The school offers a broad and balanced curriculum which is tailored specifically to the needs of our pupils. Our aim is to ensure that every child achieves their full potential. We are fortunate to have the flexibility of creating our own unique curriculum around our chosen topics, to also ensure learning is fun, creative and cross-curricular.
At Kilburn Grange we are a small, but supportive team of staff, who work closely together, with highly experienced and qualified teaching assistants who support each class.
What is in it for you?
In addition to the excellent salary, for exceptional candidates we may also offer a retention package (a one-off “Golden hello” payment, travel expenses and relocation costs. Furthermore there is the extra advantage of receiving the inner London pay scale.
We pride ourselves on caring for all our staff and pupils and provide two entitlement days throughout the year, a birthday day. There will also be excellent professional development opportunities from colleagues at the school and valuable support from a strong and growing network of partner Free Schools. Training courses are encouraged/available if you have a particular interest you wish to develop. We also offer free school lunches to staff as part of our family style dining experience which are cooked freshly everyday by our in house chef.
There is also a unique opportunity to join a stakeholder private pension scheme with no employee contribution needed.
Visits to the school are warmly encouraged please email us and we will arrange a time for you to meet the Headteacher, Helen Richardson.
For more information please take a look at the school website at http://www.kilburngrangeschool.org.uk
If you have the skills and drive to be successful in this role, please download the attached documents and submit the application form to us at email@example.com.
Closing Date for Applications: Noon on Monday 16th October 2017.
Interviews: w/c 16th October 2017.
Position Available: 1st January 2018 (with some transition days in the autumn term).
The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to satisfactory references, pre-employment and DBS checks. Kilburn Grange School will welcome a diverse population of both children and staff and is committed to promoting and developing equality of opportunity in all its functions.