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Class Teacher - Key Stage 1

The Vale Academy, Dunstable, Bedfordshire

Job details

Job role Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Subject Primary
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary M1-M6 £27,600 - £36,961

Job summary

The Vale Academy is on an exciting journey of development as we strive to improve educational outcomes for our pupils. We are looking for a creative and innovative Key Stage 1 Teacher to join our team and play a key role in motivating and inspiring young learners. In everything we do, we aim to create a positive and safe environment to foster success and impact our students’ lives.
The role a teacher plays is truly instrumental; it is their ability, skillset, knowledge and enthusiasm, which determines the success of children they teach. Therefore, we are looking for an excellent teacher who knows how to enthuse and connect with children to ensure our pupils’ have the best possible chance to thrive. This role is suitable for a Newly Qualified Teacher as well as a teaching colleague with more experience.
We understand that as a teacher, there are various pressures that come with the extensive preparation that is required for all pupils to make great progress. As much as we look for teachers who will invest and care about our pupils, it is equally important to us that we support and invest in our teachers too. As part of the Trust’s Primary Partnership you will have access to extensive on-line training (at every level), and programmes to significantly develop your own skills through internal and external training.
The successful candidate will
• Set goals that stretch and challenge pupils of all backgrounds and abilities
• Be accountable for pupils’ attainment, progress and outcomes
• Impart knowledge and develop understanding through effective use of lesson time
• Make use of formative and summative assessment to record pupils’ progress
Job Specifics
• Start Date: January 2021
• Salary: M1-M6 £27,600 - £36,961
• Contract: Full-time, Permanent

Employee benefits

excellent benefits

Applying for the job

please apply using the on-line form on our website, thanks very much


More on how to apply

Supporting documents

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Primary
School size 512 pupils enrolled
Age range 2 to 11
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website The Vale Academy website (opens in a new window)
Contact email academyrecruitment@thesharedlearningtrust.org.uk
Contact phone number 01582 211226

About The Vale Academy

Why work for The Vale Academy?
• The Vale Academy is a very popular primary academy within the Dunstable area, with increasing numbers of children attending from Nursery – Year 6
• A new state of the art EYFS unit, including a fully-equipped Nursery
• Fantastic results in the past three years in reading, writing and maths at the end of Key Stage 2
• An innovative curriculum that reflects the needs of the children and the community, with a balanced focus on core and foundation subjects
• A dedicated focus on the mental health and wellbeing of our staff and children
• Fantastic facilities and resources, including our school forest, a stage for our Annual Performance and significant space to provide our children with an excellent PE curriculum
• An academy and a Multi-Academy Trust that is committed to supporting its colleagues to continue their professional development through high-quality training and qualifications
• Experienced and innovative leadership with a fully committed governing body
• Colleagues who are absolutely dedicated to providing the best school experience for all of our children
• A lovely close-knit team that feels like a family

Arranging a visit to The Vale Academy

01582 211226 we welcome school visits

School location

Wilbury Drive, Dunstable, Bedfordshire, LU5 4QP

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