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  • Start date details

    29th August 2024 (or before the summer holidays depending on availability)

  • Closing date

    19 April 2024 at 12:59am

  • Date listed

    26 February 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 1

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£38,219.00 - £46,001.00 Annually (Actual) Teachers Pay Scales M1-M6 (Outer London)

Class teacher - EYFS or KS1 job summary

We are looking to recruit a committed class teacher from September to teach either a KS1 class or EYFS class. This position is full time and on a permanent contract. For those applicants who are ECTs or returning to teaching after a break, we can negotiate an earlier start date in the summer term with pay over the summer holidays. Our Good school offers you a happy team with highly trained support staff, fantastic children and outstanding professional development opportunities at every stage of your career. We have a fantastic Ofsted-rated Good EYFS provision, consisting of a Nursery and 3 Reception classes, all with their own amazing purpose build outdoor learning environments (see our website and Twitter pages for photos). Our KS1 team has a wealth of experience and our 3-form entry teams work together on all aspects of teaching and learning, supporting one another with planning during joint PPA time.

This is a role suitable for both ECTs and experienced teachers. Visits to the school are encouraged and can be arranged via the school office on 0208 311 9092.

Belvedere Infant School is a 3 form entry infant and nursery school within The Pioneer Academy. Our motto is: Caring, Learning, Together, which is at the heart of every decision we make. Our last Ofsted inspection in November, which graded the school as Good, recognised that ‘This is a happy and harmonious school. Pupils enjoy school because their learning is fun. Pupils achieve well here across a range of subjects. As part of our moral commitment to putting children first, we believe that every child should have the opportunity to be taught by inspirational staff with the highest expectations. Belvedere Infant School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Offers of employment are subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS disclosure and other employment checks.

Belvedere Infant School is part of The Pioneer Academy Trust which is an academy trust with schools across London and the South East. At The Pioneer Academy, we put children first, pioneering excellence and championing each and every child. All our schools, ranging from small infant schools to large primary schools, work collaboratively, sharing resources and expertise. Find out more at: Belvedere Infant School - Home and www.thepioneeracademy.co.uk

At The Pioneer Academy, we take the wellbeing and mental health of our staff seriously which is why we are committed to regular reviews of staff well-being and reducing staff workload. Our recent Ofsted report (November 2023) states: Staff are overwhelmingly positive about working here because there is a culture of respect and support. Staff value the guidance they receive to manage their workload. They know that leaders, including in the trust will listen to any concerns they have and take appropriate actions to address them. As a Trust, we have increased our PPA offer this year to up to 5 hours for full time teachers, and regular additional release time scheduled for all subject leaders across the school. We create bespoke career pathways for every member of staff, identifying and growing talent, with outstanding professional development opportunities at every stage of your career. We also have an Employee Assistance Programme with a range of resources to support wellbeing which is available to all employees and their immediate family members 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

At The Pioneer Academy, we take the wellbeing and mental health of our staff seriously which is why we are committed to regular reviews of staff well-being and reducing staff workload. We have increased our PPA offer this year to up to 5 hours for full time teachers, and regular additional release time scheduled for all subject leaders across the school. We create bespoke career pathways for every member of staff, identifying and growing talent, with outstanding professional development opportunities at every stage of your career. We also have an Employee Assistance Programme with a range of resources to support wellbeing which is available to all employees and their immediate family members 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

What we offer you:

  • A friendly, dedicated staff team who believe in teamwork and building positive relationships across the school, the Trust and in the local community.
  • High quality development programme with induction programmes for all new staff.
  • Excellent CPD opportunities, including outstanding ECT development and middle leadership training.
  • Annual conferences with keynote speakers.
  • Access to professional coaching.
  • A supportive and collaborative working ethos, including support from the Trust’s Central Executive Team and a range of experts, such as specialists in safeguarding, SEND and behaviour.
  • Termly year group and subject leader forums to increase collaboration and reduce workload.
  • Access to Employee Assistance Programme including free counselling.
  • Access to discounted wrap around childcare for staff.
  • Free academy-wide social events throughout the year.

If you are interested in applying for the post, please see the Job Description/Person Specification. To apply for this vacancy, please complete the application form, completing a full education and employment history since leaving school and indicating how you satisfy the criteria set out in the Job Description/Person Specification. Applications should be submitted via the My New Term platform.

References will be requested for those shortlisted only and prior to interview. In line with Keeping children safe in education 2023 online searches will be completed as part of the due diligence on shortlisted candidates, searching online content that is publicly available for inappropriate online content that may suggest that a shortlisted candidate may not be suitable to work with children, or that may harm the reputation of the school. If any issues of concern come up in online searches, shortlisted candidates will have an opportunity to address these at interview. An Enhanced DBS certificate will be required on provisional offer, including a check of the Children’s Barred List. Further vetting checks, in line with the requirements of Keeping children safe in education 2023 will be completed following a provisional offer of appointment. Where applicable, if an applicant with a provisional offer of employment has lived and/or worked outside the UK, they will be required to obtain a Certificate of Good Conduct.

The Pioneer Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. Offers of employment are subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS disclosure and other employment checks. Our school Safeguarding Policy can be downloaded and read from our My New Term school profile page.

Commitment to safeguarding

Vetting checks, in line with the requirements of Keeping Children Safe in Education 2023, will be completed following a provisional offer of appointment. Where applicable, if an applicant with a provisional offer of employment has lived and/or worked outside the UK, they will be required to obtain a Certificate of Good Conduct.

The Pioneer Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. Offers of employment are subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS disclosure and other employment checks. Our school Safeguarding Policy can be downloaded and read on our website.

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About Belvedere Infant School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 7
Education phase
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School size
264 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 7

Belvedere Infant & Nursery School is a 3 form entry infant and nursery school within The Pioneer Academy. Our motto is: Caring, Learning Together, which is at the heart of every decision we make. Our last Ofsted inspection, which graded the school as Good, recognised that ‘the quality of teaching, learning and assessment is good and pupils make good progress from their different starting points’. As part of our moral commitment to putting children first, we believe that every child should have the opportunity to be taught by inspirational staff with the highest expectations.

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