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  • Job start date

    2 January 2024

  • Closing date

    3 December 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    17 November 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£33,814.00 - £41,333.00 Annually (FTE)

[231116A] Class Teacher job summary

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

We are 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 will:

  •   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 application.
  • 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 Pilgrim. 

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 others.

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.

Next Steps

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  mmurray@ppsonline.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.



Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Pilgrim Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
396 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

School location

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