Class Teacher Primary
Job Reference #EDV/2021/RPA/48677
Location : Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, LU7 1EW
Contract Type : Permanent
Contract Term : Full-Time
Salary : £25,714.00 – £36,961.00 Annually (FTE) M1-M6 £25,714 – £36,961
Closing Date : 9:00am, 17th May 2021
Start Date : September 2021 Suitable for NQTs
About this Role
We are on an exciting journey of development as we strive to improve educational outcomes for our pupils. We are looking for a creative and innovative Teacher to join our team and play a key role in motivating and inspiring young learners. In everything we do, we aim to create a positive and safe environment to foster success and impact our students’ lives. Ours is a lower school setting 4-9 years of age.
The role a teacher plays is truly instrumental; it is their ability, skillset, knowledge and enthusiasm, which determines the success of children they teach. Therefore, we are looking for an excellent teacher who knows how to enthuse and connect with children to ensure our pupils’ have the best possible chance to thrive. This role is suitable for a Newly Qualified Teacher as well as a teaching colleague with more experience.
We understand that as a teacher, there are various pressures that come with the extensive preparation that is required for all pupils to make great progress. As much as we look for teachers who will invest and care about our pupils, it is equally important to us that we support and invest in our teachers too. As part of the Trust’s Primary Partnership you will have access to extensive on-line training (at every level), and programmes to significantly develop your own skills through internal and external training.
Visits to the Academy are warmly welcomed.
The successful candidate will
- Set goals that stretch and challenge pupils of all backgrounds and abilities
- Be accountable for pupils’ attainment, progress and outcomes
- Impart knowledge and develop understanding through effective use of lesson time
- Make use of formative and summative assessment to record pupils’ progress
Start Date September 2021
Salary M1-M6 £25,714 – £36,961
Job role Full-time, Permanent
‘We believe in the safeguarding and welfare of children and expect all staff to share this view’.
The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service. We are an equal opportunities employer. The Trust reserves the right to interview and appoint a suitable candidate before the deadline date.
The Department for Education (DfE)’s has set out statutory guidance ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’ for schools and colleges on safeguarding. Safeguarding is defined in paragraph 4 as:
… protecting children from maltreatment; preventing impairment of children’s health or development; ensuring that children grow up in circumstances consistent with the provision of safe and effective care; and taking action to enable all children to have the best outcomes.
The definition of ‘children’ includes everyone under the age of 18.
Please provide referee details for all employment and/or educational establishments you have worked and/or studied at within the last 5 years. If you have worked at your current employer for more than 5 years details of an additional employer will need to be given. A minimum of 2 referees must be provided
Referee details must be from an educational or company email address (not Gmail/Hotmail etc).
References will only be requested prior to interview.