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Phase Leader (Early Years) TLR & Class Teacher

  • Employer: Knowsley Council
  • Reference: SVP 0212
  • Published: Fri 06/05/2022, 13:04 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 16/05/2022, 12:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: Full Time
  • Salary: £25,714 - £41,604 per annum plus TLR 2a of £2,873 per annum
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: St Lukes RC, Shaw Lane , Prescot, Merseyside, L35 5AT, Merseyside

MPR 1 – 6 / £25,714 - £36,961 per annum

UPR 1 – 3 / £38,690- £41,604 per annum

Plus TLR 2a - £2,873


To commence September 2022



The Governors of St Luke’s Catholic Primary School are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and committed teacher to join our teaching team.

We are looking for someone who is:

  • An outstanding teacher with high expectations and a commitment to raising standards;
  • prepared to work closely with colleagues within a team setting;
  • Willing to support the extended school curriculum.
  • able to support the catholic ethos of the school.


Candidates with a particular strength, experience or particular passion for music, the arts or computing should state this in their application alongside any other particular subject strengths.

The person appointed will be joining a friendly, caring and dedicated staff and will teach happy, positive children.  Opportunities will be provided for training and to work with a dynamic group of teachers who will be fully supportive. 

Line Management

The teacher is responsible to the Headteacher

Job content

  • To promote the Catholic ethos, principles and practices of the school
  • To work as a member of a whole school team to maintain and extend the academic standards achieved in the school with the objective of encouraging every child to achieve her or his maximum potential
  • To be familiar with the school’s Health and Safety Policy and to immediately report any concerns related to this to the appropriate representative and the Headteacher
  • To assist the Headteacher in the personal and professional development of colleagues by carrying out
  • Performance Management tasks with staff as a Reviewee, in accordance with the local authority and diocesan guidelines and the School’s Performance Management Policy
  • To teach children in the age range 3+ - 11 and particularly pupils aged (as specified on appointment), while having a flexible attitude to a change of year group.
  • The duties expected of a teacher are outlined in the National Standards Framework, according to their role and stage of career development in accordance with their Role Profile.
  • Additional descriptors provide supporting information for post holders use who are awarded pay within the Upper Pay Spine.
  • Maintain a particular focus on a subject or aspect as negotiated with the Headteacher in the school. The post holder will work collaboratively to develop those areas identified by the Headteacher or Deputy Headteacher that require development.
  • To assist with the co-ordination and development of focus curriculum areas throughout the school, ensuring that they are satisfactorily provided for in terms of time and resources allocated to them.
  • To formulate and update as necessary in line with priorities out-lined in the School Improvement Plan the school policies and schemes of work for these areas with: due regard to progression in the key concepts, skills, knowledge and attitudes taught. emphasis on establishing cross-curricular links where appropriate following consultation with staff.
  • Set up and maintain the resources necessary to service the needs of these policies by:  organising the ordering / provision of e.g. reference information, books, materials, instruments, computer software and equipment etc, ensuring that the school always has an adequate store of basic equipment; ensuring that staff are aware of the resources available at the school for each subject, and of their effective use in their teaching; ensuring that all equipment is in effective working order and ready for immediate reliable use; organising effective storage of resources.
  • To offer encouragement and support to colleagues and to offer advice on ideas or activities to help them develop their teaching of these focus curriculum areas.
  • To arrange and co-ordinate workshop sessions, when appropriate, to demonstrate the school’s approach to teaching these curriculum areas for Inset purposes or for parents.
  • To represent the school at relevant meetings to discuss the teaching of these areas.
  • To keep abreast of regional and national developments in the teaching of these areas through attendance at in-service courses and personal reading and discussion, where appropriate, with teachers who hold a similar responsibility.
  • To maintain the means by which the progress of individual children can be established and checked – the record keeping devised should be efficient, useful, easy to maintain and relate to National Curriculum requirements, in line with the policies and procedures of the school.
  • To monitor and evaluate these curriculum areas regularly according to the monitoring and evaluation timetable, record findings and take appropriate action to develop standards, achievement and provision in line with school priorities and approach.


Conditions of employment

The above responsibilities are subject to the general duties and responsibilities contained in the written statement of conditions of employment (the Contract of Employment).

The postholder is required to support and encourage the school’s ethos and its objectives, policies and procedures as agreed by the governing body.

S/he shall be subject to all relevant statutory requirements as detailed in the most recent School Teachers Pay and Conditions Document.

The postholder may be required to perform any other reasonable tasks after consultation.

This job description allocates duties and responsibilities but does not direct the particular amount of time to be spent on carrying them out and no part of it may be so constructed.

This job description is not necessarily a comprehensive definition of the post. It will be reviewed at least once a year and it may be subject to modification at any time after consultation with the postholder.

All staff participate in the school’s performance management scheme.


School Visit:                             Tuesday, 10 May at 4pm (by appointment only)

Closing date:                           Monday, 16 May 2022 at 12 noon                      

Shortlisting date:                    Monday, 16 May 2022            

Lesson Observation dates:     Wednesday, 18 May 2022 

Interview date:                        Thursday, 19 May 2022

  • Employer: Knowsley Council
  • Reference: SVP 0212
  • Published: Fri 06/05/2022, 13:04 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 16/05/2022, 12:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: Full Time
  • Salary: £25,714 - £41,604 per annum plus TLR 2a of £2,873 per annum
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: St Lukes RC, Shaw Lane , Prescot, Merseyside, L35 5AT, Merseyside

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