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  • Start date details

    17th April 2023 or earlier if available

  • Closing date

    27 January 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    23 January 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

L4 to L8 (point is dependent upon experience)

What skills and experience we're looking for

The successful candidate will:

  • be ambitious and driven and keen to be involved in all aspects of school development;
  • be resilient;
  • have leadership experience;
  • have proven themselves to be a consistently excellent classroom practitioner;
  • have an excellent understanding of assessment for learning and a real commitment to securing the best possible progress for all pupils;
  • have high levels of emotional intelligence to establish positive relationships with pupils and colleagues and to contribute to maintaining the calm, working atmosphere that our pupils enjoy;
  • have excellent behaviour management skills;
  • have a strong understanding of safeguarding, including relevant legislation;
  • have an excellent understanding of the subject knowledge required to teach primary pupils and an excellent command of Standard English; and
  • be excited to work in our school community and bring enthusiasm and ideas.

What the school offers its staff

Our school can offer:

  • wonderful pupils, who deserve the very best;
  • a friendly, caring and supportive team;
  • a driven leadership team with clear plans for school improvement;
  • collaboration with other schools within Evolution Academy Trust; and
  • opportunities and career development, with a commitment to CPD

Further details about the role

Applications are invited from prospective candidates who can demonstrate that they meet the essential criteria set out in the person specification.

Commitment to safeguarding

A child’s welfare is of paramount importance. Our school will establish and maintain an ethos where pupils feel secure, are encouraged to talk, are listened to and are safe. Children at our school will be able to talk freely to any member of staff at our school if they are worried or concerned about something. All staff will reassure a child that they are being taken seriously and that they will be supported and kept safe.
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About Poplars Community Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
349 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
01502 565757

At Poplars Community Primary School, we are unwaveringly dedicated to providing children with the knowledge and skills needed to reach their full potential. Recognising that every child is an individual with their own set of talents and interests – this is celebrated and actively encouraged. We have exceptionally high expectations of all, as a school community who act with honesty and integrity.​ Our aim is to support and help nurture independent, articulate, aspirational children by providing a safe, inclusive and inspirational environment, where children develop a love of learning and natural curiosity to know and remember more. We feel passionate about creating leaders of the future, who act with courage and kindness. ​ Together, we collaborate with all stakeholders and make decisions to benefit all. ​ Our vision is underpinned by our core values of: courage, honesty, aspiration, kindness, collaboration.

Arranging a visit to Poplars Community Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email admin@poplars.suffolk.sch.uk.

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