The Lead School

King’s Leadership Academy Warrington offers it’s staff:

Classroom to Boardroom Flightpath: We provide a course of training that not only equips you to become an outstanding teacher within 12 months, but empowers you with a multitude of career progression opportunities into subject leadership within 4 years and academy leadership within 6 years.

Exceptional Training: A training needs analysis every 7 weeks will ensure you receive fully personalised CPD that recognises your strengths as well as your needs in developing towards an outstanding practitioner. A CPD mentor will align 2.5 hours of weekly CPD to your needs and aspirations.

Exceptional Support Network: You will be supported every step of the way through an expert mentoring and coaching network including both an in school professional mentor and subject mentor whom you will meet with weekly.

Exceptional Role Models: All training and professional mentoring is values based, follows a research led, evidenced based methodology, delivered by highly skilled, outstanding practitioners. Initial placements within the trust will be supplemented by opportunities to undertake additional bespoke training and visits to a range of outstanding secondary, special and alternative provision schools.

Exceptional Outcomes: We have a very successful history of Initial Teacher Education with over 30 of our staff having undertaken the School Direct Route into teaching. 100% were graded good or better by the end of their training year, 75% achieved outstanding status. On successful completion of the course you will receive Qualified Teacher Status with a PGCE with 60 Masters level Credits.

Message from the Principal

"As Principal at King's Leadership Academy Warrington, our school will be the hub during your teacher training. As a passionate leader, with considerable experience in designing professional development programmes, I will ensure that you are able to excel in the classroom. At interview, we look for individuals who share our values and mission to ensure that all students become successful citizens in tomorrow's world. King's Warrington was graded outstanding by Ofsted, who recognised our commitment to the very highest quality of teaching and learning. As the Lead School, you will have access to the very best teaching mentors who will share their expertise with you along your journey to becoming an outstanding teacher. King's has particularly engaged with the salaried route into teacher training, as such, we welcome applicants with a wide range of experience levels, we also encourage mission driven people who can bring their own flavour to the classroom. Whether you are experienced in your field already and seeking a new challenge or share our simple desire to make all children win, we welcome your application and look forward to you joining team King's."
Shane Ierston
Principal - King's Leadership Academy Warrington