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Vacancy Details

Primary Phase Department Lead - Teaching, Learning and Assessment

Prendergast Primary School
Inner London MPR/UPR + TLR 1a (£8,291 per annum)
Prendergast Primary School
Working Pattern:
Full Time
32.5 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
19/04/2021 at 09:30
Prendergast Primary School

We wish to appoint an innovative and enthusiastic teacher to the post of Primary Phase Department Lead – Teaching and Learning to join our school from September 2021. This post is offered on a fixed term contract to cover the substantive post holder’s maternity leave.

Prendergast Primary School is part of Prendergast Ladywell School, an all-through school from EYFS to Year 11. The primary phase benefits from a purpose built primary building, as well as a stunning outdoor space which includes specifically designed play areas for Reception, Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2, as well as the school's own Nature Reserve. The school is fortunate to be one of the only primary schools in Lewisham to have its own Teaching Kitchen classroom.

The successful candidate will be responsible for leading and managing the career professional development and training processes, including Initial Teacher Training, in the Primary Phase. You will have:  

  • a track record of outstanding primary phase teaching;  
  • the knowledge and skills to lead on career professional development and training programmes;  
  • significant relevant experience of contributing to whole school issues;  
  • proven ability and enthusiasm to motivate students and staff;  
  • the ability to raise expectations and aspirations of students of all abilities;  
  • an understanding of effective strategies for urban schools.  

You will be an outstanding classroom practitioner with the ability to lead and influence others to achieve exceptional performance, holding them accountable to the highest expectations with respect to their own practice and the learning of the students in their classes. 

Being part of a successful Federation of Schools, located in easy travelling distance of each other, enables the schools to support each other and share best practice and resources. It also enables the Leathersellers’ Federation to offer staff the opportunity to develop their career as we are committed to developing and promoting from within wherever possible.

We offer a comprehensive and supportive induction programme for all new staff.  You will also have access to a rich and varied CPD programme within the school and across the Federation. 


Interviews:                 Monday 26 April 2021     

Please note CVs are not accepted.

The Leathersellers’ Federation of schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and all employees are required to have an Enhanced DBS Disclosure.

Appointment will be subject to qualifications, experience checks and satisfactory references.


How to apply

Please apply online. For technical difficulties, please contact the Support Team. For further information about the role, please contact the school directly.




Further information on this vacancy

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