Year Group Leader (Year 6), Ipswich

Closing date:

Gusford Community Primary SchoolIpswich

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Start date: 01/09/2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS plus TLR (£2667)
Contract term: Permanent

This is a key position within the extended Leadership Team at Gusford. 

This role will provide an opportunity to play a significant part in the continuing development of our school whilst gaining experience and training on your route to further leadership. 

We are looking to appoint a permanent postholder who will:

  • Be an excellent classroom practitioner and have the ability to share their passion for learning and teaching with all stakeholders
  • Have the strength to inspire, challenge, motivate and support colleagues
  • Have extensive experience of subject leadership • Support the school to move forward with its bid to raise standards
  • Have a commitment to developing a creative curriculum
  • Have good communication skills  

We will provide a supportive learning environment; employee assistance programme; extensive CPD programme; clear strategic vision and direction; total focus on learning and an opportunity to work closely with the Headship team as part of the extended leadership team to drive the school forward.  

Roll 650 (including Nursery)   

Gusford Primary School is part of The Active Learning Trust: . As a Trust school we pride ourselves on working in close partnership in order to benefit our pupils, staff and community. Policies are available to view on the Active Learning Trust and Gusford Primary School websites. Our school website is:

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed. For further details or to arrange a visit please contact Vicki Martin, our School Business Manager, on 01473 682148 or email   

Closing date: Friday 20th April 2018 @ 4pm  

Interviews:  Friday 27th April 2018  

Gusford Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  This position is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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More about Gusford Community Primary School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 11 years
Address: Sheldrake Drive, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP2 9LQ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1473 682148
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