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We currently have the following post(s) available.  Please see below for further information.

Oracy & Writing Leader

Lead Practitioner - KS2

Hillside Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment.

Our sponsors at the Active Learning Trust would like to share the following information and opportunities for new staff.

Oracy & Writing Leader

Location: Ipswich, Suffolk
Salary:    MS/UPR + TLR2a
Start Date: January 2019 or earlier.
Closing Date: 12 noon — Wednesday 26th September 2018
Interviews: Wednesday 3rd October 2018


Oracy & Writing Leader Required for Hillside Primary School
Are you looking for your next challenge and share the same values as our dedicated staff?

Do you have passion for oracy as a tool to impact on pupils’ writing outcomes?

Who we are? 
Hillside School is an exceptional, internationally diverse school community in the heart of Ipswich.

We see a bright future for Hillside Primary School because we believe all children will be successful if we work hard to make it so.

You will:

  • Take specific responsibility and accountability for the teaching and learning of oracy and writing across the school.
  • Be an exemplary teacher of English, acting as a professional model to colleagues and learners, securing consistently high standards and rapid progress in oracy and writing across the school.
  • Establish and lead a small team to champion and support the development of writing and a culture of oracy across the school to ensure that planning and classroom practice, provides work that consistently matches pupils’ needs, abilities and interests
  • Collaborate with senior colleagues (as a member of the school’s Extended Leadership Team - ELT) to support and improve the quality of teaching and raising standards within the school
  • Support and implement the vision and ethos of the school as a member of ELT.

We welcome applicants who believe that every child can succeed.

Please contact Kate Wright on 01223 907 973 / 07901 585 959 or kwright@academicis.co.uk for a confidential conversation or to arrange a school visit.

All completed applications to be sent to Kate Wright E: kwright@academicis.co.uk by

12 noon on Wednesday 26th September 2018.

Lesson observations will take place following shortlisting in candidate schools on

Tuesday 2nd October 2018. This will be arranged by Academicis, the candidate and the current Headteacher/Principal.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to DBS checks where appropriate along with other relevant checks. We reserve the right to research applicants on social media platforms and the internet, and the panel members may take this into consideration during the recruitment process


Lead Practitioner - KS2

Start : 1st January 2019

Location:      Ipswich, Suffolk (close to rail links to London, Norwich and Cambridge)                                            Salary:          Leadership Pay Scale L1-L5 (£39374 - £43454)
Job Type:      Full Time, Maternity Leave.  Appropriate for fixed term secondment if supported by current Headteacher 


“We are learners, nurturing learners for a bright future”

Are you looking for a leadership role that utilises the quality of your excellent teaching and leadership skills? Do you want to be part of shaping our school’s bright future? 

We wish to appoint an exceptional teacher and leader to join our team and play a key role in ensuring the highest level of learning progress for our pupils through the development of high quality teaching.

We welcome applicants who believe that every child can succeed.  We need an experienced teacher who:

  • Can demonstrate strong teaching (in Ks2 in particular) and leadership practice.
  • Demonstrates high expectations and secures high standards for all pupils.
  • Has a clear vision of effective teaching and learning across the primary curriculum.
  • Possesses the analytical, interpersonal and organisational skills necessary to work effectively with teaching colleagues.

We can offer you:

  • The opportunity to help shape, lead and improve our school.
  • Excellent opportunities for career development.
  • A culturally diverse and vibrant school community.
  • Enthusiastic children and staff who enjoy learning

Visits to the school are strongly encouraged; please contact Mrs Helen Wilden in the school office for further details. 01473 601402 or please visit our website: www.hillsidecp.net

Closing date:  Friday 28th September 2018 (9am)

Interview date: Friday 5th October 2018

Please note – your teaching will be observed in your current school on Thursday 4th October as part of the interview process.

Hillside Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment.


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