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  • Start date details

    September 2023.

  • Closing date

    5 June 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    18 May 2023

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Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time: Full-time hours.

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What skills and experience we're looking for

Armley Park Primary School are seeking a highly motivated, talented and enthusiastic Class Teacher on a permanent basis for a September 2023 start. This is an exciting opportunity to join an ambitious school, with a strong staff team, at the next stage of its development. The year group for this role has not been decided, candidates are encouraged to state their strengths and expertise as a classroom practitioner, and preferred year group, as well as any previous curriculum leadership responsibilities in their application form.

Armley Park Primary School is a one-form entry primary school in the Armley area of Leeds. We foster a holistic approach to managing children’s wellbeing and behaviour. We are seeking candidates who would relish the opportunity to work in an ambitious school with high expectations for its pupils. The successful applicant will work as part of an experienced and friendly team of teachers and support staff. This is an exciting opportunity to develop our pupil’s love of learning and further their education. There may be opportunities for leadership development commensurate with this role in the short/medium term.

The successful applicant will:

  • Be committed to putting children at the centre of their practice;
  • Have a keen eye for detail in order to assess the needs of pupils and effectively support their learning;
  • Be an experienced and strong classroom practitioner;
  • Be positive, motivated and enthusiastic;
  • Have excellent interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Have high expectations of attainment and behaviour;
  • Be highly organised and well-prepared;
  • Be committed to promoting children's individuality.

What the school offers its staff

Armley Park Primary School can offer:

  • Children with positive attitudes to learning;
  • A friendly team of staff and parents;
  • A thriving and aspirational school;
  • A commitment to personal and professional development.

This post will suit candidates who are highly motivated, have the best outcomes for children at heart, and able to effectively manage children independently or as part of a team. The successful candidate will be joining a like-minded and friendly school team. As part of the Owlcotes Multi-Academy Trust, we have access to a network of Lead Practitioners who are equipped to support the successful candidate in developing their career.

Successful applicants will undergo an enhanced DBS check prior to employment and will abide by Owlcotes Multi-Academy Trust's policies and procedures and Armley Park Primary School's safeguarding and child protection policies.

Further details about the role

Please contact Armley Park Primary School on 0113 2639216 or office@armleypark.owlcotesmat.org to organise a visit to school during the week commencing 22nd May 2023.

The deadline for applications for this role is Monday 5th June 2023 at 12pm. Interviews will take place during the week commencing 12th June 2023. Please state your preferred year group in your application form.

If you are interested in applying for this role, please see the job description and application form attached to this advert. Please contact the Armley Park Primary School office for a paper copy of the application form. Please submit completed application forms to recruitment@owlcotesmat.org or return your application form directly to the school office.

Commitment to safeguarding

Armley Park Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments made are subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check (DBS).

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About Armley Park Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
208 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
0113 2639216

Armley Park Primary School is a one-form primary school, with a nursery, in the Armley area of Leeds.

At Armley Park Primary School, we want our pupils to achieve their best in all areas of life. This could be academic, musical, by making great choices or simply being kind and caring to others. We value the efforts of every pupil and want every child to feel like they can succeed and that any failure or set back is just a part of learning. The purpose of our school is to develop pupils who are eager to continue learning, want challenging and reflect on previous experiences.

Armley Park Primary is a fast growing and ambitious school, with a great team of like-minded and motivated school staff and leaders. Part of Owlcotes Multi-Academy Trust since December 2019, the school has benefitted from the support of Owlcotes, namely through working collaboratively with a network of teachers and leaders to share best practice and create an enriched curriculum.

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