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  • Job start date

    27 August 2024

  • Closing date

    9 June 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    24 May 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 1

Working pattern

Part time: 0.4

Contract type

Fixed term - 12 months initially

Pay scale

M1 to M4

What skills and experience we're looking for

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Be an effective, reflective practitioner.
  • Be passionate about teaching and learning and making a difference to every child.
  • Care passionately about children and their development whilst still driving forward pupil progress and achievement.
  • Value a team working approach and be keen to contribute and share your skills with colleagues.
  • Have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, able to build on and maintain strong relationships with staff, parents and carers, children, governors, and the local and wider community.

What the school offers its staff

What the school offers its staff

  • A welcoming community and a highly motivated, professional staff team that are driven towards continuously raising standards.
  • Excellent professional development opportunities through an extensive range of network groups and other David Ross Education Trust (DRET) initiatives.
  • Calm and purposeful learning environments.
  • Excellent partnerships between pupils, staff, parents, governors and community.
  • A forward-thinking approach to teaching and learning throughout the school.
  • Career opportunities as part of DRET (September 2024).

Further details about the role

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.

Commitment to safeguarding

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo vetting appropriate to the post, including a social media presence check and Enhanced DBS check. The successful applicant will be expected to adhere to all safeguarding, welfare and health and safety policies and procedures.
All pre-employment checks are in line with "Keeping Children Safe in Education" statutory guidance.

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About Booth Wood Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
242 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number

About our school
Booth Wood Primary School is a one form entry school in Loughborough with 210 pupils. Rated ‘outstanding’ by OFSTED in 2012, we are committed to grow, develop, and challenge, in order to maintain and develop our OFSTED status.
Please read more about our achievements from OFSTED.
This is further evidenced by:
• Gaining the prestigious Apple Distinguished Schools status (awarded in 2021). Apple Distinguished Schools are centres of leadership and educational excellence that demonstrate Apple’s vision for learning with technology. Learn more here.
• Academic performance - we are in the top 5% of Primary Schools in England.
• Our popularity - in 2023 we were oversubscribed by 220%, making us the most sought-after Primary School in Leicestershire!
We strive to provide all our children with a world class education. Our curriculum is carefully sequenced and knowledge-rich, inspiring our children and promoting excellent outcomes for all.
To further enhance the opportunities for our school community, the Governors have recently taken a decision to become part of the David Ross Education Trust (The-DRET-Way-Primary). The new Principal will join us as we begin a new journey for our school.
Joining DRET will offer a wide range of enrichment opportunities, including a wealth of nationally renowned music, art and sporting experiences. These experiences will enhance the offering to our children, further encouraging our children to be confident, well-rounded, and motivated. In addition, it will provide our Loughborough community with the opportunity for their children to have a straight through education with DRET from 2 to 18, aiding transition and supporting long term outcomes.

Arranging a visit to Booth Wood Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email Headteacher@boothwood.leics.sch.uk.

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