Pilgrim Primary Academy,
Reach South Academy Trust, is seeking to appoint an experienced KS2 Class
Teacher for January 2024.
Post: Class Teacher (Primary age)
Location: Pilgrim Primary Academy, Oxford Street, Plymouth PL1 5BQ
Salary/Range: MPS 3-6, £33,814 rising to £41,333 per annum
Hours/Contract: 32.5 hours per week, permanent contract
About the Role
looking for an experienced, caring class
teacher to join our happy and dedicated team. Our ideal candidate will have a passion and
desire to improve outcomes and lead outstanding provision within their class.
About the Person
As an outstanding, dynamic and passionate teacher, you’ll be able to inspire
our learners, having high expectations that ensure your teaching directly
impacts on great academic and pastoral outcomes for pupils. Specifically you
- be able to offer a subject area
of expertise to lead across school – please
state areas of curriculum strength you could offer in your letter of
- have well-developed
interpersonal skills, understanding the importance of establishing trusted
and empathetic relationships with children to best support behaviours and
positive learning attitudes.
- be an excellent communicator,
delivering learning with clarity and offering dynamic feedback.
- have excellent subject
knowledge, be extremely well organised and well prepared.
- be committed to fully inclusive
practices and have a good understanding of SEN provisions, knowing the
importance of meeting the needs of the whole child -valuing the uniqueness of
every pupil in your care.
- bring energy and positivity,
being eager to work flexibly and thriving when working in a wider team and in
collaboration with colleagues.
- be consistently professionally
curious, enjoying extending your own knowledge and skills through reflective
practice, research and coaching models of CPD, being adaptable and welcoming to
new practices and ideas.
About the School
Pilgrim is a friendly, caring and welcoming place, with children's
learning, happiness and well-being at the heart of all we do. We understand that children will only get the
best education when there are strong and respectful relationships between both
pupils, staff, parents and the wider community.
We are very proud of the positive relationships that exist at
Our aim is to develop confident young
people who have high aspirations, a clear sense of themselves as learners and
citizens and who can contribute positively to their futures and those of
About the Trust
Reach South is a young and developing Trust which operates across the South West of England with the aim of delivering all through 3-19 education. We operate 16 academies in Devon, Bournemouth, Dorset, Gloucestershire and Wiltshire. We are building this Trust on a clear set of values, behaviours and curriculum principles. At the heart of those values and principles is a belief in our young people and a determination to support them to develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes to become the successful citizens for today and all of their tomorrows.
Our core business is delivering exceptional education for children and young people with a mission to help all pupils aspire to achieve beyond the expectations that others put on them. We do this through the development of a talented and committed workforce. In order to deliver exceptional opportunities for learning, we need highly motivated staff across all parts of the organisation.
Teachers within Reach South belong to a national community of professionals, and benefit from a wide range of networks and development opportunities across the Trust. In time, our best teachers are able to work across schools, develop specialisms and step up to leadership roles within and beyond their own academy. The Trust provides a strong culture of collaboration and support, together with high expectations for staff and pupils alike.
Those we recruit are able to demonstrate that they share our values, are highly motivated to work with colleagues, within and beyond their school, to continuously develop their skills and pursue professional excellence.
Closing date for applications: Sunday 3rd December 2023 2023
Interview Date: Wednesday 13th December 2023
We reserve the right to interview and appoint prior to the closing date. Therefore, an early application is strongly advised.
To apply for this opportunity, please complete our online application form by clicking ‘apply now’ on the advert
We welcome visits to the school to support your application process. So if you think this role may be for you and want to join our team, please get in touch by calling our school office on 01752 225319 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org and we can arrange a visit or answer any of your queries.
Opportunities and Benefits
We offer a competitive salary plus TPS pension, great career progression and development opportunities, access to our Employee Assistance Programme with many other benefits.
We’re proud of how we support our staff in order that you have high levels of job satisfaction, are aware of the difference you are making for the children and families you work with and can see your contribution towards our community. There are regular opportunities for professional development and training, and a wider community of staff to network with within Reach South Multi Academy Trust. You will have the chance to visit other local schools, work alongside a range of outside professionals and take part in a variety of e-learning and face-to-face training.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Each post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.
Reach South Academy Trust has an Equal Opportunities Policy for selection and recruitment. Applicants are requested to complete the Equal Opportunities Monitoring section of the application form before submitting.
Please note that Reach South Academy Trust is a licenced Sponsor for CoS applications and therefore can consider applications from candidates eligible to apply for Teaching and Teaching Leadership roles (only). For all other roles applicants are required to provide the required documentation where a candidate does not need a Skilled Worker Visa.
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