Class teacher Breadsall Hill Top Primary School, Derby, Derbyshire

Job description

Class Teacher
Required from Jan 2020
Full time and Permanent

Main Scale Points 1-6 or UPS (for the right candidate) £24,373 - £40,490 FTE with TLR for leading Teaching and Learning (£2,796 FTE)

Breadsall Hill Top Primary is seeking to appoint a senior leader to join our team who is an excellent teaching practitioner with, not only high expectations of pupil progress, but also a drive for self-development.

You would be joining Breadsall at an exciting time as we are working hard to be the school of choice for our community and provide our children with the highest quality education that enables them to fulfil their potential, discover new talents and develop a love for learning.

We are looking for an inspirational teacher and leader who is committed to creating a stimulating learning environment through excellent classroom practice and be responsible for leading the whole school development of teaching and learning.

You will:

• Be a consistently good or better primary teacher with secure evidence-based understanding of what makes great teaching.
• Be passionate about teaching and learning and driven by making a difference to every child.
• Care passionately about children and their development whilst still driving forward pupil progress and achievement.
• Support the leadership capacity of the school as we seek rapid improvement across all key stages.
• 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.

In return we offer:
• 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 Transform Trust 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 a successful Multi Academy Trust

Visits to our school are warmly welcomed and strongly encouraged and have been arranged for week commencing 14th October 2019. Please contact the school office to arrange a mutually convenient time.

How to apply
Please download an application form from our website. Any questions or queries and completed application forms should be directed to {name} at Julie Spencer at Breadsall Hill Top Primary School St Andrew's View, Derby DE21 4ET. email: julie.spencer@bhtp.derby.sch.ukTelephone number 01332 341451
Closing date for applications : Midday 21st October 2019
Short listing: Tuesday 22nd October 2019
Interviews: Thursday 24th or Friday 25th October 2019
Transform Trust is a Multi Academy Trust with over 6000 children in 17 Primary Schools covering Nottingham, Nottinghamshire and Derby. Joining us, you will be part of an ambitious and innovative organisation. We promote the autonomy and local nature of each of our schools and we are an enabling organisation rather than a directive one.

We believe education has the power to transform lives and communities. Our Vision is to provide high quality education and deliver the best outcomes for children.
We are partners in East Midlands Maths Hub, Derby Research School, Inspiring Leaders and Challenge Partners.

We can offer you:
• Unrivalled opportunities for professional development through our schools and Transform Teaching School Alliance
• Trust support networks
• Staff benefits such as 24/7/365 employee welfare support; tax saving salary sacrifice schemes; a staff benefits scheme that offers a host of benefits and discounts
• Annual staff survey to allow you to provide us with feedback on what it’s like to work for us
• Annual children’s/staff awards which celebrates the successes and achievements of our children and staff

For more information about us please watch the Transform film at

Transform Trust and its Academies are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This appointment is subject to safer recruitment procedures, including satisfactory references, medical, enhanced DBS with children’s barred list clearance and completion of safeguarding children in education training

Essential educational requirements

see job description and person specification which can be downloaded from Transform Trust website

Essential qualifications

see job description and person specification which can be downloaded from Transform Trust website

Essential skills and experience

see job description and person specification which can be downloaded from Transform Trust website

Employee benefits

Staff benefits such as 24/7/365 employee welfare support; tax saving salary sacrifice schemes; a staff benefits scheme that offers a host of benefits and discounts

About Breadsall Hill Top Primary School

Breadsall is a warm and caring community housed in extensive grounds with 6 separate classroom blocks, 2 halls and a number of intervention spaces. As a team we constantly strive to achieve the very best for you and your child in order to create successful and happy children. Education is a partnership between home and school and we place a great deal of emphasis on our relationship with parents. We believe that children learn best when home and school work together for their benefit. Our RESPECT code and vision is a living and breathing representation of our school where expectations of ALL pupils are the highest for Learning, Behaviour, Attendance and Punctuality. As a learning community we are committed to providing only the best quality teaching and learning opportunities both in the classroom and outdoors. We have an exciting and engaging curriculum based on a cross curricular approach, which aims to link thinking across subject areas and also develop positive learning behaviours and key skills for life-long learning. We are a growing school, we know our children well and acknowledge that building positive relationships coupled with high expectations and high quality learning are the keys to success. However parents/carers are important partners in every child’s education and with our support we actively encourage and expect parents/carers to engage in supporting their child’s learning. Please visit our website which gives you a flavour of what our wonderful school has to offer, if you have any questions please contact the school office. But don’t simply take our word for it – come and see for yourself; we would be delighted to show you around.

St Andrew's View, Derby, Derbyshire, DE21 4ET