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Job Ref No. ECC5246-65 Position Type: Leader/Co-ordinator Pay Range: Mainscale / UPS with TLR
Position Start Date: 01/09/2019 Contract Type: Full-time/Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 20/05/2019 Midday Date of Interviews: w/c 20th May 2019  

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Key Stage OnePhase Leader

Are you an experiencedkey Stage OneTeacher with QTS looking to take on the challenge of a leadership role?
Waltham Holy Cross Primary School are looking for an experienced KS1 teacher to join our successful
team in September 2019. Salary will be negotiable based on experience.

The Key Stage Phase Leader for this unique primary school will be responsible for the successful progression of tteaching and learning in KS1/

We would like to find someone with ideas and vision that is keen to develop their leadership skills and promote successes of both the staff and children to ensure positive outcomes across the school.

Every member off staff has the opportunity to progress within the school and has access to continuous professional development (CPD) to ensure that both the school and its pupils succeed and have positive educational outcomes.

This is an extremely friendly and welcoming school that can offer outstanding opportunities, supportive leadership and staff to work with.

Is this the primary teaching challenge you have been seeking?

Can you see yourself taking on the role as a leader in this unique and quirky primary school, who love their school dog, dance out of assemblies, regularly bake cakes for staff and adopt ex-battery hens? Children are at the heart of everything we do!

It is proposed that Waltham Holy Cross primary school will be joining the NET Academies Trust in July 2019,
local NET Academies Trust Schools have recently been voted as "Employer of the Year 2018"
by TES and "Winner of the National School Community Wellbeing in Schools Award 2019" by
Additional benefits at working at NET Academies Trust in Waltham Holy Cross Primary
· Weekly collaborative PPA time with your year group
· Lead practitioner support in English and Maths for planning and teaching
· Individual career programme for all staff
· Fast tracked leadership training scheme
· Children who have a love of learning and a highly motivated staff team
· A caring and happy learning environment
· High expectations and excellent behaviour
· Personalised staff well-being programme
· NET Academies Trust introduced a reduced-marking policy, which cut workload by 67
Harlow NET Academies offer a unique chance to be part of a friendly and supportive team.
Working as a part of a family of schools, teachers work in teams to share the responsibility
for planning. We have a number of specialist teachers who work across our cluster who
offer teachers expert knowledge in Maths, English, PE, Drama, Art and Music.
The Trust has a dedicated team that works hard to reach high standards in everything they
do and this is further embedded through our successful relationships with parents, the local
community and the other local schools within NET. At NET Academies Harlow we believe in
the future development of our teachers, our staff development programme has meant
teachers are successful in progressing the next stage of their career.
What Ofsted says about Waltham Holy Cross Primary School:
"Children in the early years are happy and know the routines well."
"Leaders and teachers have developed effective partnerships with parents and carers. The
new system for recording children's development allows teachers to share with parents
information about their child's learning. Many parents contribute to their child's learning
record, enabling teachers to gain a bigger picture of what children can do. This has had a
positive impact on increasing parental engagement."
What Ofsted says about NET Academies Trust:
"Strong and purposeful leadership is galvanising staff, raising expectations and transforming
the culture of the school. Other senior leaders share your ambitious vision for the school."
"The executive headteacher has made an enormous contribution to the improvements in
this school in the two and a half years that she has been in post. She uses the 'fire in her
belly' and her very high aspirations to continually and doggedly pursue excellence in every
aspect of school life. The executive headteacher has a very clear vision for the future
development of the school, based on a thorough understanding of what works in education
and how children learn." OFSTED 2017
What parents says about our Waltham Holy Cross Primary School:
Parents rated Waltham Holy Cross Primary as follows via Parent View:
93% of parents would recommend this school to another parent
89% of children are happy at the school
83% of parents agree the school is well led and managed
What our teachers says about working with NET Academies Trust:
"I feel like it is an incredibly supportive working atmosphere where people want the best for
one another and go out of their way to do their best for both staff and pupils. It is pupil
driven which is why I particularly agree with the academy's attitude towards priorities."
"The academy allows me to be part of something larger that makes a difference."
"Staff and pupils feel that we are all part of one family that help and support each other."
"I very much enjoy working for the academy, because I feel supported, valued and work
with a great group of people."
Potential applicants are both welcome and encouraged to visit the school. Please contact
the school office by telephone on 01992 713 191.
Your completed application form should be submitted electronically to or by post to:
NET Academies Trust,
Latton Green Primary Academy,
Riddings Lane,
CM18 7HT
In compliance with Safer Recruitment guidelines, CVs cannot be accepted. We are fully
committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and the successful
candidate will be expected to undertake the appropriate checks including an enhanced DBS

Information about the School

Welcome to Waltham Holy Cross Primary Academy and Nursery.

On behalf of the children, staff and governors, it gives me great pleasure to welcome you to Waltham Holy Cross Primary Academy and Nursery.

Based in Waltham Abbey, our school is very special – a happy and safe environment in which our children can learn, grow and develop into confident and successful young people.  

Through our engaging curriculum, we ensure that children can foster a passion for learning and curiosity that will help to develop: a strong knowledge base, high aspirations and a lifetime of memories. We believe in ensuring that children receive a well-rounded education; where individual talents can be spotted and nurtured to ensure that all children experience success and reach their potential.

The school has a caring team that works hard to reach high standards in everything we do. We firmly believe that education is a partnership between home and school and regard you as an active partner in your child’s education and value your interest and support.

We are delighted to be part of the NET Academy Trust. The key aim of NET Academies Trust is to promote and lead innovative practice to help raise educational outcomes for all pupils.

I look forward to meeting you and working with you.

James Kenyon Headteacher Waltham Holy Cross Primary Academy and Nursery.

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.


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Information about the school

Contact Information

Mel Culverhouse
Waltham Holy Cross
Quendon Drive, Waltham Abbey
Essex, EN9 1LG
Telephone: 01992 713191

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