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  • Start date details

    September 2023 or earlier

  • Closing date

    24 April 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    23 March 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

M1 to M6

What skills and experience we're looking for

Our new colleague will:

  • be an excellent teacher
  • be able to communicate an inclusive attitude whilst setting high expectations for all learners
  • care passionately about children and work tirelessly so all children in Burford reach their full potential
  • be knowledgeable about the curriculum - including wider curriculum subjects - and understands the learning journey from EYFS to Key Stage 2
  • be a reflective practitioner who continues to look for ways to improve their own practice
  • be resilient, up for a challenge and a team player with good interpersonal and communication skills who looks forward to collaborating with our small-but-friendly team
  • be confident when working to develop your own inspiring curriculum for your class, accepting that they must work flexibly to evolve their curriculum over time

What the school offers its staff

In return we offer:

  • a happy, supportive and inclusive school community led by a senior leadership team committed to maintaining the wellbeing of its children and adults
  • respectful, well-behaved children who care for one another and have high aspirations
  • the opportunity to develop by accessing quality professional development opportunities from outstanding, inspirational individuals and the support which comes from networking with colleagues from across Transform Trust

Further details about the role

Do you want to make a real difference whilst working in an ambitious school which seeks to broaden the horizons of its children? Are you enthusiastic about creating a vibrant curriculum that is dedicated to providing motivating learning opportunities, setting unashamedly high expectations and offering engaging experiences?

Burford Primary and Nursery school is a Good school with the ambition to be the best we can. We are a single form entry school. Almost 50% of our children are eligible for Pupil Premium. We are therefore determined to raise our children’s aspirations and smash glass ceilings.

We are seeking to appoint an excellent teaching practitioner who has high expectations of pupil progress and a drive for self-development. We are a happy, pragmatic and creative team who are passionate about moving everyone forward in their learning – pupils and adults alike! If you are seeking an opportunity to create an inspiring, fun and inclusive learning environment, then we can’t wait to hear from you.

The position is likely to be initially be in upper Key Stage 2 (probably Year 5) but we are looking for a candidate with the skills to teach throughout school.

Commitment to safeguarding

Transform Trust and its schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to safer recruitment procedures and pre-employment background checks, including satisfactory references, medical, Enhanced DBS with children’s barred list clearance, online and social media checks and completion of relevant safeguarding training including Safeguarding Children in Education All school roles are classed as regulated activity and as such, it is an offence to apply to for this role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children
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About Burford Primary and Nursery School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
226 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
0115 9151560

Our vision is summed up in the 3A's - Attend, Aspire and Achieve - which is our school motto. Our aim at Burford is to promote achievement in every aspect of our children’s life. We strive to ensure every child achieves the highest possible academic standards whilst working to develop the character of all children so they become resilient, empathetic, critical thinkers. We work to broaden the life experiences of our children to show them the myriad opportunities they have . We do this in the hope that our children will go on to make a positive contribution to wider society as they grow up. o achieve our aims we know there must be consistently strong, innovative teaching in school that is responsive to children’s needs and interests. This means we must have an exciting, broad and balanced curriculum that makes learning fun, engaging and purposeful. Our curriculum must also encourage practical experiences, it must be immersive and responsive to current events. We also strive to develop a culture in school where children and staff are happy and enthusiastic about learning in the widest sense of the word. This culture grows when children and staff have relationships that are warm and built on mutual respect.

Arranging a visit to Burford Primary and Nursery School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email headteacher@burford.nottingham.sch.uk.

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