Upper Key Stage 2 Leader - Gunton Primary Academy

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NR32 4LX
9 Gainsborough Drive Lowestoft England NR32 4LX GB

Post: Upper Key Stage 2 Leader

School / Location: Gunton Primary Academy,Gainsborough Drive, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 4LX

Salary: Leader Main / Upper pay scale plus TLR2c

Due to promotion to Deputy Headship, we are looking for an exceptional colleague to join our 1.5 form entry school as Upper Key Stage 2 Leader from 1st September 2018. This is a terrific opportunity for someone looking for new challenges and to join our leadership team. Your main roles will be to lead the learning, teaching, assessment, curriculum and staff team for Years 5 and 6.


We are looking for:

  • A consistently highly performing colleague who will develop and lead the whole phase team to enable all children to achieve their best
  • A confident and inspirational teacher who has high aspirations for all children
  • A professional who enjoys the ‘buzz’ of learning and teaching and who perseveres in solving challenges
  • A passionate colleague who has excellent communication and collaborative skills when working with all stakeholders
  • A professional who has already shown outstanding impact in their current role
  • A team player who can add to an already strong team and significantly contribute to our journey to ‘great’


We offer:

  • An over-subscribed 1.5 form entry school with: very friendly, polite, happy, enthusiastic and amazing children
  • Families who are incredibly supportive of children’s learning
  • A dedicated, nurturing, welcoming and conscientious team, who are open to professional development
  • Being part of a collaborative network of local schools
  • Close partnership with the new Limes Academy in Oulton Broad, opening September 2018
  • Membership of REAch2 the largest Primary only Trust. Collaboration and professional development are key aspects of our Trust


Closing date noon: Monday 23rd April

Interviews planned for: Friday 27th April

We welcome visits to our school on Monday 16th and Tuesday 17th April; please contact the School Office to make an appointment.


To apply please email your completed application to:

Email: sharon.ellis@gunton.suffolk.sch.uk


Application Document:


Application Pack – UKS2Leader

REAch2 Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form


Gunton Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Each post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.



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