Class Teacher and Lead Practitioner job summary
(Based at The Oaklands Primary School 0.8 FTE and working across Summit Learning Trust on Academy Improvement work 0.2 FTE)
Lead Practitioner specialism: Science or Maths
Required for September 2022
Status: The class teacher role is permanent. The Lead Practitioner role is fixed term for 2 years in the first instance (Until August 2024).
Salary: MPS/UPS + TLR2 £4893
Not suitable for ECTs
“Mighty Oaks from Little Acorns Grow”
We’re looking for an experienced teacher to join our highly ambitious team who truly are dedicated in making a real difference to the lives of children at this wonderful school. This post will also involve leading on Maths or Science in the school and also having a wider Trust role for 1 day a week, supporting and coaching colleagues in our other academies, carrying out research, and providing training and professional learning through the Professional Learning Institute.
The Oaklands Primary School is a 2-form entry Primary school in Acock’s Green Birmingham. Our Ofsted report (November 2018) has identified many positives within our school. “Leaders and the Trust are highly ambitious for the school.” Staff “feel valued and part of a strong team.” There is a “rich and engaging curriculum” in place that “stimulates pupils’ interests and their desire to learn.” Ofsted 2019
As part of the Summit Learning Trust, you will have bespoke professional development opportunities and the chance to develop and further your career. You will also have the opportunity to work with colleagues from across schools, sharing resources and good practice.
This is an exciting role that would suit an experienced professional who is keen to develop and progress their career with a wider reach and influence. You’ll be part of a dynamic, welcoming Trust team, working together to transform standards and educational practice in Maths or Science across our academies.
Please follow the link for information about our academies. https://www.summitlearningtrust.org.uk/academies/
If you would like to be part of our journey to excellence, we would love to hear from you.
As a Unicef Rights Respecting School, we embrace and celebrate the diverse communities that make The Oaklands ‘who we are’. We believe that every child has the right to the highest possible standards in their education so that they are equipped with the skills they need to succeed in life. We are ambitious and aspirational for all our pupils and set high targets. We aim high because we know with the right opportunities, our pupils can do it.
We take great pride in developing a caring, creative and safe environment for our pupils and we are passionate about providing a rich and varied curriculum that inspires curiosity and enquiry.
Applicants for the post should have up-to-date knowledge and experience of the primary curriculum.
Are you our newest recruit? Are you ready to really make a difference and join us on our journey?
This is a very exciting position for a teacher who is seeking excellent development opportunities. The successful candidate will:
• Have excellent communication, organisational and interpersonal skills and the ability to work as part of a team.
• Be committed to working with parents, governors and the local community.
• Show a commitment to contributing to the wider life of the school.
• Be dedicated to raising standards across the Trust
The successful candidate will be a class teacher in our school and will uniquely, have:
• the opportunity to share planning with colleagues across Summit Learning Trust
• the opportunity to work within a forward-thinking school and Trust
• be part of our exciting journey
• receive support from a strong and dynamic leadership team
About the Trust
Why work for us?
The Trust offers:
• A strong focus on staff care and wellbeing
• High Quality training and support in and across academies
• A clear career pathway
• Employee assistance programme
• Employee discount schemes
Applications are available from the Trust’s website....
Please download an application pack from our website: http://www.summitlearningtrust.org.uk/category/nat-vacancies/. Completed application forms should be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org.
If this role interests you, we would love to hear from you. Please contact the school office on 0121 706 2168 to arrange an informal visit and to meet our fabulous pupils.
Closing date is Friday 20th May 2022 at midday
Interviews will be held in the following week.
We are an equal opportunities employer and we are determined to ensure that no applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender reassignment, age, disability, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy/maternity or race.
The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students and we expect all applicants to share this commitment. All appointments will be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure, including a Children’s barred list check.
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