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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    16 June 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    23 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Working pattern

Part time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£30,000.00 - £46,525.00 Annually (Actual) MPS 1 - UPS 3

[240521B] Class Teacher KS2 0.6 job summary

Drake Primary Academy, Reach South Academy Trust is seeking to appoint an exceptional KS2 Class Teacher to join the School in September 2024.

Post: Class Teacher

Location: Drake Primary Academy, 1 Johnston Terrace Ope, Keyham, Plymouth PL2 2EN

FTE Salary Range: MPS 1 to UPS 3; £30,000 rising to a maximum of £46,525 per annum pro rata

Contract Type: Fixed-term to August 2025, part-time 0.6 FTE

Contract Hours: 19.5 hours per week, 3 days a week, (actual days to be confirmed)

About the role

Drake Primary Academy is looking for candidates who have a passion and desire to accelerate the progress and raise the achievement of all our children.

We would like to hear from enthusiastic, innovative teachers with who would like to join our vibrant team in September 2024. We are looking for candidates who have a passion and desire to accelerate the progress and raise the achievement of all our children.

The post is initially temporary to cover the management time of the new Assistant Headteacher for the next academic year and it is likely to be in Year 5. If this post is successful, it may become permanent in the following academic year.

About the successful candidate

As an outstanding teacher, you’ll be able to demonstrate that your teaching has directly impacted on outcomes for pupils. You’ll also be extremely well organised, have excellent subject knowledge, and be an excellent communicator. This role would ideally suit an experienced candidate, however applications from outstanding teachers at an early career stage would also be welcomed.

We are looking for a practitioner with the following qualities and experience:

  • An outstanding and dynamic teacher with the ability to inspire our learners, have high expectations and secure high quality outcomes.
  • Highly organised with effective communication skills when working with both children and adults
  • Keen to work flexibly and collaboratively in a wider team, being adaptable to new practices
  • Committed to inclusive education and raising standards for all, with a very good understanding of SEN provision and best practice
  • Ability to offer a subject of area of expertise to lead across school – it is important that you state your area(s) of curriculum strength in your application

About the School

Welcome to Drake Primary Academy’s website. I hope you find the information you are looking for here. We pride ourselves on being a warm and friendly school that welcomes visitors and actively encourages a partnership with parents. Indeed OFSTEd noted that ‘staff go the extra mile to help pupils- whenever they need it.’ We strive to provide a high quality creative and engaging education within a caring and happy environment where our children thrive.

In return, we can offer you:

  • The support of our experienced team in developing your classroom practice.
  • A hardworking but caring environment where the children thrive.
  • Working with children who have a desire to learn and do well.
  • Providing you with the opportunity to work alongside other members of the school and academy trust staff.
  • Access to Reach South Multi Academy Trust’s high quality continuous professional development programme.

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 17 academies in Plymouth, Bournemouth, Dorset 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

If you think this role may be for you and want to be involved at this exciting time in our development and have any questions about the position, please get in touch by contacting the Recruitment Team on 07759365064 or email marie.beaven@drakeacademy.org

Visits to the school are strongly encouraged; please call the school office on 01752 567649 to arrange one.

Closing date: for applications is midnight on the Sunday, 16th June 2024

Interview Date: Interviews are provisionally booked for the week commencing 24th June 2024

To apply for this opportunity, please complete our online application form by clicking ‘apply now’ on the advert.

We reserve the right to interview and appoint prior to the closing date. Therefore, an early application is strongly advised.

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.

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)
medical
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 Drake Primary Academy

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

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