Class Teacher and KS2 Phase Leader

Keston Primary School

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Class Teacher and KS2 Phase Leader


Role:        Key Stage 2 Phase Leader
Contract:  Full time, permanent
Salary:      Main pay scale/UPS plus TLR (Outer London)

We are seeking to appoint a committed and skilled Phase Leader with responsibility for Key Stage 2. As the leader of the phase, the successful candidate will be a member of the Senior Leadership Team formulating the aims and objectives of the school, particularly relating to years 3, 4, 5 and 6.

The successful candidate will have experience of delivering consistently good classroom practice with a clear understanding of how children learn and develop. Your classroom skills will enable you to work collaboratively with others to inspire, develop and support others within the phase. You will have responsibility for monitoring standards and reviewing progress within the phase to ensure high standards and you will have curriculum expertise and confidence to lead a subject.


As Phase Leader you will:

• Lead, inspire and motivate others
• Lead on curriculum development
• Oversee the day to day running of the phase
• Support staff to meet the core aims and objectives of the school
• Have excellent classroom practice with high expectations
• Have a strong desire to improve your own practice and the practice of others in   order to contribute to wider school improvement


Keston Primary is a two-form entry primary school located on the border of Croydon and Surrey. We are part of PACE Academy Trust. We are fortunate to have superb grounds with good facilities, both inside and outside. These include a swimming pool, outdoor classroom, running track, computing suite, two libraries, a dedicated music room and a pond and quad with a growing area. As well as the main school, we have a Nursery, with its own large outside learning area.



·         A school that is dedicated to developing every child to reach their full potential
·         Collaborative working within our shared family of schools (PACE Academy Trust) to provide the best education we can to all of our children
·         A dedicated and friendly team of professionals who are keen to develop and learn together
·         Release time
·         Fully paid employee assistance package.



• A detailed knowledge of the national curriculum
• High standards of communication and interpersonal skills
• The ability to work as a team
• The ability to work towards deadlines
• The ability to motivate both students and your peers
• Highly motivated and enthusiastic
• Excellent attendance and punctuality

Potential candidates for this role are warmly invited to visit the school or to contact our Head of School for an informal conversation. Contact details are in the job application pack attached.

Find out more by visiting our School Career site or in the attached information pack. Interviews will be ongoing throughout the Summer Term. We reserve the right to withdraw the advert prior to the closing date should a successful candidate/s be appointed.

Safeguarding Statement:

Keston Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to a DBS check