8 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    22 April 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    28 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term - 12 months

Pay scale

M1 - UPR3

What skills and experience we're looking for

Class Teacher Full Time (EYFS – Year 6 depending on successful candidate)

1 x Temporary class teacher position

Start Date: September 2024 Scale: Main Scale

The Governing body of Springwell Park Primary School wish to appoint an outstanding and inspirational teacher to join our hard working and dedicated team.

We are looking for an innovative and ambitious primary school teacher who demonstrates consistently high standards of teaching and learning who is committed to ensuring the highest standards for all of our pupils. This role is from September 2024 for one year in the first instance but has the potential to become a permanent position for the right candidate.

The successful applicant will:

  • Be responsible for the learning and achievement of all pupils in the class ensuring equality of opportunity for all
  • Have high expectations for pupils behaviour
  • Is able to work as part of a dynamic team and can motivate and inspire others
  • Is resilient and determined to succeed
  • Will be keen to have an impact across the school
  • Has a high level of energy, enthusiasm and a sense of humour
  • Be able to use adaptive teaching effectively to ensure all pupils can achieve
  • Work proactively and effectively in collaboration and partnership with our children, parents/carers, governors, other staff and external agencies in the best interests of pupils
  • Act within, the statutory frameworks, which set out their professional duties and responsibilities and in line with the duties outlined in the current School Teachers Pay and Conditions Document and Teacher Standards (2012)
  • Take responsibility for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young people within the school

As an employee of the school, you will have a responsibility for and must be committed to, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and for ensuring that they are protected from harm.

Because of the nature of the work for which you are applying, this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013 and 2020).

In accordance with our statutory obligations under Keeping Children Safe in Education Springwell Park Primary School is required to conduct an online search as part of our due diligence on shortlisted candidates. This may help identify any incidents or issues that have happened, and are publicly available online, which we might want to explore with you at interview.

Tour around the school 18th April 1.30pm -Please call school to book on the tour.

Closing date: Monday 22nd April at 1pm

Interviews: Tuesday 7th May

What the school offers its staff

We will offer you:

  • A caring, happy school with a pupil centred ethos for learning
  • A highly committed governors & staff who will support you.
  • Opportunities for professional development
  • Pupils who are keen to learn and who take pride in their school
  • A quality programme of continuous professional
  • A supportive staff team

Commitment to safeguarding

We are committed to promoting the safeguarding and welfare of children and Young People and expect staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to finance@springwellpark.org.uk

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About Springwell Park Community Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
462 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11
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The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.
Due to the nature of work the above post is exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and relevant care/safeguarding legislation and appointment will only be confirmed if a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure is obtained from the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS).

Pastoral officer
The Governors at Springwell Park are looking for a highly motivated, enthusiastic and committed Pastoral officer to join our dynamic pastoral team. This role will provide the opportunity for the successful candidate to make a difference by supporting our children’s social and emotional health and to ensuring they attend school every day, ready to learn.
As a key part of the pastoral team the successful candidate will be a deputy safeguarding officer with responsibility for attendance in school.
They will work closely with the pastoral Assistant Head teacher to ensure we are meeting national targets for attendance.
The successful candidate will track pupils’ attendance, make home visits, including some lone home visits, and provide support to families to ensure pupils attend school every day and on time.
The successful candidate will work with families to ensure any barriers to attendance are overcome.
The successful candidate will be able to utilise systems such as Arbor and CPOMs to monitor and track attendance and other aspects of pastoral support.
The pastoral officer will also support children’s day to day behaviour, helping them to self-regulate and supporting them through the challenges they may face.
The successful candidate will support individual children, staff and families in supporting behaviour and developing Individual Behaviour Plans.
The successful candidate will develop children’s resilience so they can have effective and happy relationships in school.
The successful candidate will demonstrate initiative and be able to work as part of a team, responding to emerging needs and deadlines.
The successful candidate will need to be able to drive and have use of a car.

The successful candidate will:
Be hardworking, flexible and highly organised;
Be able to work independently and as an integral part of the existing team.
Be able to work under pressure and respond to changing needs and tight deadlines.
Be able to make referrals to key agencies and service providers.
Have excellent interpersonal skills, able to forge effective relationships with all stakeholders including families, social services and external support agencies to get the best outcomes for our children.
Have a clear understanding of the safeguarding frameworks and the requirements of the Keeping Children Safe in Education and Working Together to Safeguard Children documents.
Be willing to undertake additional training associated with the role.
Be resilient with a good sense of humour and the passion to make a difference.
Have experience of working within a school environment

Arranging a visit to Springwell Park Community Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email finance@springwellpark.org.uk.

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