Central Team – Lead Practitioner: Teaching & Learning Coach

Post: L4-10
Full Time
Responsible to the Headteacher/Head of School
Closing Date for applications will be 12.00pm Thursday 22 March 2023
Interview dates: Monday 22 March and Tuesday 28 March 2023

Ivy Learning Trust is a small, inclusive family of community schools based in North London and Hertfordshire.

We believe in a fair and just society. That is why we offer the very best education to all our children. In all our schools our learning culture creates reflective and resilient pupils who love, and take ownership of their learning.

We are committed to staff well-being and have made great strides in reducing teacher workload, such as through our innovative and highly acclaimed ‘fast feedback’ approach to marking.

We offer a culture of care, excellent professional development and exciting career opportunities across the MAT.

This is your opportunity to join a Multi Academy Trust (MAT) that makes it easy for you to make a difference. ​

Ivy Learning Trust is excited to offer 4 newly created positions as Lead Practitioners to forward-thinking, innovative teachers with a passion for education. These posts will be instrumental in the future of the development of teaching and learning at Ivy schools.

These posts will be contracted to Ivy’s Central Team and seconded out initially to our three new schools in Hertfordshire.

As a Lead Practitioner, you will be part of the schools’ senior leadership teams. You will work alongside the Headteacher/Head of School to support the leadership of teaching and learning. You need to be passionate
about supporting the development of our curriculums and have a drive for outstanding achievement and progress.

You need:
An excellent teaching record and evidence of the impact of your teaching and learning (Recent KS1 or Upper KS2 experience would be desirable)

To be a highly motivated individual with a successful track record of working with a wide range of children and families.A vision, creativity, drive and enthusiasm to continue the development of our schools.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills that motivate, lead, support and challenge.
To be committed to the safeguarding of children.

In return, we can offer you:
The opportunity to be a strategic member of our school leadership teams with a 0.6 teaching commitment (could be reduced depending on the needs of the school)
The opportunity to shape the next step of your leadership journey through values-led leadership.
The opportunity to be part of whole school improvement.

The opportunity to join forward-thinking schools that work tirelessly to support the outcomes of all our children, families, and staff and to make a difference to the community they serve.
All Ivy schools are committed to the wellbeing, work life balance and professional development of all staff.
The opportunity to join teams where leaders at all levels work together effectively to drive improvement and build quality in the school.

We would strongly recommend that visits to the schools/conversations are arranged before application. Please contact Matthew Kleiner-Mann on 07741625675 or email hr@ivylearningtrust.org to arrange a visit.


Job Description

Please email recruitment@ivylearningtrust.org with a completed application form to apply.

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Code of Conduct

Ivy Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding the wellbeing of our pupils. Successful candidates will be required to be checked with the disclosure and barring service (DBS). Further information about the disclosure can be found at: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/disclosure-and-barring-service