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KS2 Leader of Learning (class based 0.8)

Looking to start from February half term

Permanent and full time

Salary: MPS/UPS + TLR2B (Outer London)


Are you a teacher who looks to inspire a love of learning to the children you teach?


Many teachers are feeling frustrated and disinterested in their current teaching job due to the prescriptive and restrictive schemes of work that limit their creativity.


At George Spicer, we empower our teachers to be unique and innovative in order to provide our children with a broad and engaging curriculum.


Everyone in our school community shows a willingness and dedication to improve their individual knowledge, skills and abilities.


George Spicer is a four-form entry primary school based across two sites. We have a diverse community, brought together by our values. As a school, we are committed to providing an excellent well-rounded educational experience for our pupils. Similarly, we want to offer our staff the opportunity to grow and develop, whilst also ensuring their work/ life balance is respected.


We are looking for someone who is:

  • Looking to develop their leadership skills and progress to a middle leadership role.
  • An effective communicator with high quality people skills.
  • An excellent teaching and learning practitioner who is committed to the needs of the children.
  • Strong in their knowledge and planning of the curriculum.
  • Creative and innovative, with a history of leading and implementing impactful change.
  • Committed to demonstrating a growth mindset and has a track record of finding solutions to overcome challenges.
  • Able to find solutions to remove barriers to learning in their year group/subject area
  • Organised and demonstrates efficient time management.
  • Aspirational is their expectations of both staff and students.
  • Confident to share opinions and work collaboratively with a range of staff.
  • Interested in educational theory and research based change.


  • The role offers you dedicated leadership time and the opportunity to:
  • Oversee the progress and attainment of the 120 motivated and engaged children in your year group.
  • Help develop and deliver an exciting and engaging curriculum, which is broad, unique and resonates with our pupils.
  • Act as a role model for excellent classroom practice and play a key role in developing the staff in their team.
  • Hone your interpersonal skills as a performance manager to guide your team in improving their personal practice.
  • Liaise with SLT to help drive forward the school’s vision and culture.
  • Motivate and enable staff to develop expertise in their respective roles through continuing professional development.
  • Network with other middle leaders both internally and externally to evolve you leadership skills such as effective monitoring and data analysis. 


This unique position is the perfect platform for anyone looking to move into senior leadership and over the last few years, many ‘Leaders of Learning’ at George Spicer have made this transition, aided by the skills, opportunities and experiences the role offers.


To apply for this post please click KS2 Leader of Learning - George Spicer Primary


Visits to the school are welcomed and warmly encouraged.                                                           

Closing date: Thursday 1st December. Interviews Thursday 8th December

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS disclosure and satisfactory references are required for this post.

George Spicer welcomes applications from all, irrespective of gender, marital status, disability, race, age or sexual orientation.