KS2 Leader

St Laurence Catholic Primary School
Location: Cambridge
Salary (£): Main scale, dependent on experience, UPS may be considered, with TLR
Closing Date: Rolling
Start Date: January 2024
Phase: Primary

Role Managed by

Victoria Bari
Executive Search Consultant


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🎓 **Join St. Laurence Primary School as a KS2 Leader!**

At St. Laurence Primary School, we value your passion for education and commitment to achieving the best outcomes for all. Our happy and welcoming school, located in Cambridge, is dedicated to providing a nurturing environment for our diverse cohort of students.

As a KS2 Leader with English Leadership, you will have the opportunity to make a significant impact on our students’ lives. With a focus on a relationship-based approach to behavior management, you will lead your colleagues towards creating a positive and supportive learning atmosphere.

We take pride in our work to support students and families, especially those with special educational needs, English as an Additional Language (EAL), and those eligible for Pupil Premium. We are actively working towards achieving the prestigious Wellbeing Award for Schools, demonstrating our commitment to student well-being.

Join us and be part of our journey towards excellence! Our children are brimming with character and thrive in our wide and enriching curriculum. We welcome applications from both experienced leaders and those seeking their first leadership role.


**Job Details:**

📅 Full-time, permanent position

💰 Competitive salary on the main scale, with consideration for UPS and TLR

👥 Reporting to the Head of School

🎯 Responsible for Key Stage Two Leadership

**Main Purpose:**

As the KS2 Leader, you will provide leadership and effective management of the key stage curriculum. Your expertise in high-quality teaching and resource allocation will contribute to improving learning standards and achievement for all students. Additionally, you will fulfill your duties as a classroom teacher.

**Responsibilities Include:**

🔹 Develop and implement short-, medium-, and long-term plans for KS2 development

🔹 Enhance the school’s approach to assessment, driving improvements in teaching and learning

🔹 Mentor and support staff within the key stage, modeling best practices and staying updated on current theory and practice

🔹 Monitor the quality of teaching and learning in KS2 through observations and performance data analysis

🔹 Induct new key stage staff, ensuring they uphold expected values and teaching standards

**General Duties:**

🔸 Continuously enhance your professional knowledge and skills through courses and reading

🔸 Attend meetings as per school policy and provide leadership when required

🔸 Lead whole-school and key stage initiatives aligned with the school’s ethos and strategic needs

Don’t miss this opportunity to shape the future of education at St. Laurence Primary School! We invite you to visit our school, meet our wonderful children and staff, and witness the vibrant learning environment we offer.

Apply today and embark on an inspiring journey of educational leadership!