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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    14 April 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    21 March 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term - until 31.08.2025

Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

The ideal candidate will:-

- Be educated to degree level with QTS;

- Love encouraging, motivating and inspiring children through the support they give in order to encourage their learning;

- Be committed to our ethos that all pupils can achieve at Heaton Avenue, A SHARE Primary Academy

- Have great references demonstrating they are a suitable candidate, safe to work with children.

As a Class Teacher you will implement and deliver an appropriately broad, balanced, relevant and differentiated curriculum for students and ensure delivery of high quality teaching and learning for which you will be accountable.

You will be required to meet the general requirements of this post, as specified in the School Teachers' Pay and Conditions Document. In addition, you will be required to fulfil any reasonable expectations from the Head of School.

The post will require you to work in partnership with the Senior Leadership Team, governors and staff to ensure the continuous improvement of the Academy.

What the school offers its staff

Rated Good by Ofsted in 2021, Heaton Avenue, A SHARE Primary Academy, is a family-centred academy that nurtures and motivates pupils to become shining citizens of the future. It is one of eight academies within the well-regarded and high-performing SHARE Multi-Academy Trust.

Located in a close-knit, diverse community, the academy is within good commuting distance from Leeds, Huddersfield, and Wakefield. Heaton Avenue is proud to offer:

- A supportive and ambitious environment where all pupils are encouraged to go beyond what they think they can achieve and to enjoy learning, helping them to lead successful, healthy and happy lives

- A vibrant place to work which equips staff to deliver their best every day, under the strong belief that Valuing People, Supporting Personal Best is the key

- A commitment that staff are happy, engaged, and well supported at work, taking pride in pupils’ attendance, behaviour, progress and development as well as their own

- Excellent training and guidance relevant to individual job roles, so expectations are understood and staff are motivated

- Great benefits, as an employer of choice, including outstanding CPD, supportive line management, and meaningful networking opportunities across the trust to aid personal development

- Supportive leadership, encouraging a healthy work-life balance

- A high-quality teaching and learning environment, alongside good facilities

- A culture where children are happy, settled and confident, accessing a broad and balanced curriculum which provides a memorable educational experience for pupils and staff

Further details about the role

Essential expertise in role required -

- Qualified Teacher Status

- Degree or equivalent

- Successful experience or the ability to teach at KS2/KS1

- Evidence of continuing professional development and a willingness to undertake further development as appropriate

- Evidence of/potential to become an excellent classroom practitioner, capable of inspiring pupils and forming great relationships with colleagues & parents

- Able to inspire and motivate pupils

- Knowledge of assessment processes and tracking systems and how they can be used to adapt planning & delivery of the curriculum to improve pupil progress.

- Able to monitor and evaluate impact of interventions and strategies

- Working knowledge of the National Curriculum & fully conversant with good primary practice

- Experience of/able to implement SEN provision in a class setting

- Is willing to work flexibly within scope of overall hours, e.g. evening meetings.

- Able and willing to travel to meet the needs of the role.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Heaton Avenue, A Share Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
386 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
01274 028613

Heaton Avenue Primary Academy is one of eight academies within our trust and is part of a close-knit community well located for commute from Leeds, Huddersfield and Wakefield. We would welcome you to visit the academy (by appointment) if you wish to learn more before you apply, you will find it:

• is a vibrant place of learning and encouragement where children are happy, settled and confident;
• has a broad and balanced curriculum that provides a memorable educational experience for all of its pupils;
• equips pupils with the attributes and attitude they need for their next stage of education;
• is a school that supports staff to reach their full potential and career goals.

Arranging a visit to Heaton Avenue, A Share Primary Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email kirstie.humphreys@sharemat.co.uk.

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