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The Knowledge Schools Trust

We aim to provide children with a classical liberal education, regardless of background or ability.

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Job title:       KS2 Class Teacher/KS2 Lead

Start date:    September 2021

Contract:      Permanent, term time (including INSET) 8:00am - 5:00pm   

Salary:          Competitive  

Location:      Kensington and Chelsea, W14

The Kensington Primary Academy is looking for an excellent teacher and lead for KS2. Kensington Primary Academy, West London Free School Primary, and Earls’ Court Free School Primary are part of the Knowledge Schools Trust and our staff work closely together, utilising their skills and experience across all three schools. All three schools have been graded Ofsted ‘Outstanding’. Our schools are inclusive, with the highest academic standards; we take children from all backgrounds and give them the knowledge, skills and confidence to flourish. Our core belief is that every child is entitled to a classical liberal education, which we deliver by implementing the cutting-edge Core Knowledge Curriculum. The happiness, well-being and success of our pupils is at the centre of everything we do.

You will:

• Be an outstanding practitioner who inspires your pupils and colleagues
• Believe that every child in our school can, and will, succeed
• Think creatively, be flexible, collaborative and resilient
• Enjoy the challenge of, and be committed to, teaching a rigorous, knowledge-based curriculum
• Have an enthusiastic and positive approach to school life
• Want to work in a school at the heart of the community and cultivate relationships with local families
• Have the highest ambitions for our pupils, the school, and yourself
• Have experience teaching in KS2
We will offer you:
• A unique opportunity to be help us build our innovative school
• A happy and supportive working environment with the highest expectations and standards of learning and teaching
• An opportunity to pioneer an exciting new curriculum
• Access to a network of outstanding practitioners to collaborate with and learn from
• Leadership and management opportunities as the school grows
During school closure, potential candidates are encouraged to visit the school website to learn more about the school.


CVs alone will not be considered.
This briefing pack should provide you with the key background information about our Trust and our Primary Schools.   We very much hope that, if you believe that this is the right opportunity, that you apply to us.  

Application form

Role outline


Please send completed application forms to careers@wlfs-primary.org

Closing date: Noon on the 19th April 2021

Candidate interviews: will take place by invitation and will be held at Kensington Primary Academy on 21st April.

Time: Between 9am and 4pm

The Knowledge Schools Trust Safer Recruitment Procedure

The Knowledge Schools Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in its schools. In order to meet this responsibility, its schools follow a rigorous selection process to discourage and screen out unsuitable applicants. 

Please read our safeguarding and safer recruitment policies.

The Knowledge Schools Trust is committed to equality of opportunity and to safeguarding children; successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and other employment checks.