9 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    13 March 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    5 February 2024

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Full-time equivalent salary

£30,000.00 - £43,266.00 Annually (FTE)

Class Teacher (initially based in EYFS) job summary

Class Teacher (initially based in EYFS)

Full Time to start from 1st September 2024

Salary: Main range M1 – UPR1 (£30,000 - £43,266)

This is an exciting opportunity for a qualified, imaginative and driven teacher who works with equal efficacy independently and as part of a team. Applicants will join an innovative, forward-thinking and committed team. The position would suit dynamic teachers who are able to inspire pupils to develop a love of learning and fulfil their full potential.

Experience of teaching in EYFS is essential as is a thorough up-to-date knowledge and experience of the curriculum (This post is suitable for both experienced teachers or newly qualified teachers). What is also important is your ability to interact and support children from our diverse school community in a positive way to foster their enthusiasm for learning and maximise their progress across the curriculum. Experience of communicating with parents and carers is essential.

Visits to the school are encouraged and can be arranged, please contact t.hollamby@wernethprimary.org.uk to arrange.

The successful candidate will

  • Have high expectations of achievement, attainment and behaviour.
  • Be an excellent teacher with the ability to improve attainment, maximise progress and demonstrate an understanding of how children learn.
  • Understand the importance of using assessment for learning to raise standards and improve pupil achievement.
  • Lead by example, inspiring and motivating children and colleagues.
  • Support the Principal and leaders at all levels in implementing the school vision.
  • Develop and support teaching and learning in the academy.

Applicants should be excellent teachers and be innovative and creative in their approach to learning.

Werneth Primary School

Werneth Primary School is a two-form entry Primary School, with children from Nursery to Year 6. We are a part of the Pinnacle Learning Trust, alongside Broadfield Primary School, Hathershaw College and Oldham Sixth Form College.

Rated 'Good' by Ofsted in May, 2023, we serve a diverse school community and are committed to making sure that every child makes excellent progress, no matter their starting point.

Our school values of Care-Aspire-Persevere are values that are lived by our children and by our Staff Team.

Education is part of the foundation of our children's future success, so we aim to raise aspirations so that expectations can be surpassed in every lesson, every day. We want our children to build a love of learning, enjoy our wonderful curriculum and access the many learning and personal development opportunities provided for them.

By joining the Werneth Primary School Team, you will benefit from our extensive CPD programme (supplemented by The Pinnacle Learning Trust Research School) and enjoy working with our expert and committed staff, our aspirational families and our wonderful children.

You can get a feel for the passion we have at Werneth Primary School through our website, but please do organise to come in and meet us in person. That’s the best way to get a sense of the dynamic and broad education that our children are enjoying and what your future at Werneth Primary School can be.

The Pinnacle Learning Trust

At the Pinnacle Learning Trust we celebrate students’ uniqueness and support our young people to flourish and become responsible, successful citizens who contribute positively to their communities. Our Trust invests in each member of staff, offering them professional development opportunities, including designation as Evidence Leads in Education for the Research School; delivery of school-to-school support; CPD facilitation and support for trainee teachers. Staff have access to opportunities to develop their teaching practice, such as training on metacognition, virtual classroom coaching and retrieval practice. As a Trust, we celebrate diversity by encouraging an understanding of our communities, faiths and cultures.

Closing Date: 12 noon on Wednesday 13th March 2024

Lesson observations and interviews to take place week commencing 18th March 2024.

To apply, please visit our website: https://www.pinnaclelearningtrust.org.uk/Vacancies/

Additional Reasons to Join Us:

  • Automatic enrolment into a Pension Scheme
  • Cycle to work schemes available
  • Various health and wellbeing benefits (including on site gym membership at Oldham Sixth Form College and The Hathershaw College)
  • Free on-site parking
  • Excellent opportunities for CPD and career development

Commitment to Safeguarding

Werneth Primary School is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, governors and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo pre-employment checks. Safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. The Pinnacle Learning Trust is an Equal Opportunities Employer and welcomes applications from underrepresented groups and ethnic minorities.

Commitment to safeguarding

As part of our safeguarding commitment and promoting the welfare of children any offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory DBS checks as part of the pre-employment procedures. The Pinnacle Learning Trust is an Equal Opportunities Employer and welcomes applications from underrepresented groups and ethnic minorities.

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About Werneth Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
414 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

The Pinnacle Learning Trust founded in 2017, is a thriving Multi-Academy Trust (MAT) operating across all phases of education to the age of eighteen. Our mission is to improve the lives and life chances of young people in Oldham and the local area, by a commitment to raising aspirations and achievements across all our academies, through the development of outstanding practice based upon partnerships. Our purpose is to provide excellent academies for our children and young people which establish a culture of high aspirations, and provide and nurture an ethos whereby students learn by example and grow morally and socially.

The Trust currently comprises of 4 academies:

Werneth Primary School (3-11)

Broadfield Primary School (2 – 11)

The Hathershaw College (11-16)

Oldham Sixth Form College (16-19)

We are proud of our caring, inclusive ethos where we set high standards and expectations to our students to achieve their very best. We also expect the very best of our staff and provide a full induction and training package relevant to the job role.

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