Key Stage 2 Phase Lead

  • Employer: Wirral School
  • Salary: £30000 to £46525
  • Location: The Observatory School
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 1.00 fte hours per week.
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Closing Date: 01/03/2024 at 12:00
  • Reference: SCH/24/269195

1.00 FTE plus TLR2 (£3214)  & SEN (£2539)

As part of the school strategic action plan to harmonise practice over the two campuses at The Observatory School, we are looking to appoint an experienced Key Stage 2 teacher across the curriculum who will take a lead on the KS2 Phase, supporting the Head of School and Senior Teacher in their roles.

The key areas of responsibility will include transition, quality first teaching, mentoring and coaching of colleagues and other areas depending on your previous knowledge skills and experience.

This job comes at the most critical junction in the school's development, where we are spearheading the development and opening of the third campus whilst we are still building the second.

You will play a key part in this journey by supporting a team of Senior Teachers, Assistant Headteachers, Heads of School, Executive Headteacher and Governors in the delivery of the school’s primary aims and objectives.

You will assist with keeping communication open and ensure barriers are overcome, challenges are met and outcomes improved for all stakeholders.

Your leadership style will be transformational, but gentle, professional and proper. Your integrity, professional curiosity and the ability to self-reflect must be on point. You will be ambitious and we will support your aspirations with an appropriate CPD package.

Your knowledge, skills and experience are important, but so will be your emotional intelligence and resilience.
Expectations will be high, challenges you have never faced before will come from all directions and the expectation will be on you to meet them in line with the vision of school.

The Observatory School is an extraordinary place of work and to meet our team's expectations, you will be an extraordinary individual with a proven track record in school leadership and management.

In return we offer the opportunity to work with our area's most extraordinary children, we will say, the area's most resilient and cohesive and supportive staff team and a working day is never the same as the last.

The school is truly a remarkable place and if you feel you would like to embark on the adventure, please take the opportunity visit the school before application.

This can be arranged by emailing Kate Smith - HR Manager
Closing date for the vacancy is 1st March 2024 with commencement date of 15th April 2024, although this is negotiable.
Due to high volumes of applications, the school will be operating a rolling interview process whereby candidates may be invited to interview following receipt of their application should the essential criteria be met.
Fully completed application forms should be accompanied by a letter of application, no longer than two sides of A4 and submitted to

The school is committed to the highest standards of safeguarding and promoting the safety and welfare of our children and expects the same level of commitment from all staff. 
This post is subject to an Enhanced Level CRB check.
All applicants will be considered on the basis of suitability for the post regardless of sex, race or disability

The Observatory School
Bidston Village Road
CH43 7QT
Tel: 0151 652 7093

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