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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    11 June 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    25 May 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

M1 to M6

What skills and experience we're looking for

You will:

  • Be a consistently good / outstanding primary teacher
  • Be passionate about teaching and learning and making a difference to every child.
  • Care passionately about children and their development whilst still driving forward pupil progress and achievement.
  • 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.

What the school offers its staff

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

Further details about the role

Ravensdale Junior School is seeking to appoint an excellent teaching practitioner who has high expectations of pupil progress and a drive for self-development.

Would you like to join a school where there is often laughter in the staffroom, where visitors frequently comment on our calm and caring atmosphere and where staff are as dedicated to looking after each other as the children? If so, we would welcome your interest in this position.

We are looking for an inspirational teacher who is committed to creating a stimulating learning environment through excellent classroom practice.

Visits to our school are warmly welcomed and have been arranged for 4pm on Tuesday 6th June 2023 and 9am on Friday 9th June 2023. Please contact the school office to confirm your attendance on the date that is convenient.

Any questions or queries should be directed to Mrs L Knight at Ravensdale Junior School, Devonshire Drive, Mickleover, Derby DE3 9EY. Email: l.knight@ravensdalej.derby.sch.uk Telephone: 01332 512373.

Closing date for applications: Midnight on 11th June 2023

Interviews will be held on: Tuesday 20th June 2023

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 Ravensdale Junior School

School type
Academy, ages 7 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
360 pupils enrolled
Age range
7 to 11
Phone number
01332 512373

Ours is a happy school where children are well cared for, encouraged and supported to achieve their best and develop the skills necessary to be independent learners. Our ethos is underpinned by our RAVENS attitudes; you and your children will quickly become familiar with these! Our School Aims At Ravensdale Junior School, we aim to: • Provide an atmosphere in which children feel happy and secure where there is a strong and consistent expectation of good behaviour, positive attitude, mutual respect, trust and honesty, • Enable each individual child to develop the life-long skills necessary for an ever changing world and the positive attitude to allow their full potential to be reached, • Continually develop an increasingly enriched and exciting curriculum within an inclusive learning community, • Embrace and value contributions made by our children, promoting self-esteem and enabling them to develop into respected members of society, • Develop meaningful partnerships with parents/carers and other members of our community. • Personalise learning to cater for individual needs and styles, helping to develop independence, co-operation and lively, enquiring minds, • Enable children to acquire moral values and respect for others’ culture, background and religious beliefs All staff at Ravensdale are committed to helping pupils achieve high educational standards within a caring and positive environment. We regularly review all material relating to the curriculum to ensure equal educational experiences for both girls and boys and children from all ethnic and cultural backgrounds.

Arranging a visit to Ravensdale Junior School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email l.knight@ravensdalej.derby.sch.uk.

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