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  • Start date details

    29th August 2024

  • Closing date

    13 June 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    5 June 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 1

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£34,514.00 - £46,001.00 Annually (Actual) Teachers Main Pay Scales MPS1-MPS6 (Outer London Weighting)

Class teacher - KS1 job summary

Our experienced Head teacher and his supportive senior leadership team are looking to recruit an aspirational and energetic class teacher to join their KS1 team at Chatsworth Infant and Nursery School, or join their KS2 team at their partner school Burnt Oak Junior School, both in Sidcup. We welcome applications from experienced teachers, as well as ECTs. For ECTs, we offer strong support – an experienced mentor whom you will meet weekly during dedicated release time; an excellent training programme using materials from the ECF; regular observations of experienced colleagues, including visits to other schools; working with other ECTs who are also at the same stage of their career. For experienced teachers, we offer fantastic leadership pathways and additional release time for subject leadership.

Visits to the school are encouraged and can be arranged via Chatsworth Infant and Nursery School office on 0208 300 9295 ext 0.

Chatsworth Infant and Nursery School is a delightful 2 form entry infant and nursery school. We have the highest expectations and are committed to inspiring a School that nurtures lifelong learners putting the building blocks in place for their future. Burnt Oak Junior School is a 2 form entry junior school. We are a vibrant ‘village-feel’ school embedded within the heart of Sidcup’s community. Judged as Outstanding by Ofsted in July 2018, Burnt Oak Junior School is described by pupils as ‘a bursting ball of joy’. Our motto is Inspirational Teaching – Aspirational Learners.

Chatsworth Infant and Nursery School and Burnt Oak Junior School are part of The Pioneer Academy Trust which is an academy trust with schools across London and the South East. At The Pioneer Academy, we put children first, pioneering excellence and championing each and every child. All our schools, ranging from small infant schools to large primary schools, work collaboratively, sharing resources and expertise. Find out more at: Chatsworth Infant School & Burnt Oak Junior School and The Pioneer Academy

The Pioneer Academy, we take the wellbeing and mental health of our staff seriously which is why we are committed to regular reviews of staff well-being and reducing staff workload. We have been offering additional PPA time this year for full time teachers, and regular additional release time scheduled for all subject leaders across the school. We create bespoke career pathways for every member of staff, identifying and growing talent, with outstanding professional development opportunities at every stage of your career. We also have an Employee Assistance Programme with a range of resources to support wellbeing which is available to all employees and their immediate family members 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

What we offer you:

  • A friendly, dedicated staff team who believe in teamwork and building positive relationships across the school, the Trust and in the local community.
  • High quality development programme with induction programmes for all new staff.
  • Excellent CPD opportunities.
  • Annual conferences with keynote speakers.
  • Access to professional coaching.
  • A supportive and collaborative working ethos, including support from the Trust’s Central Executive Team and a range of experts, such as specialists in pupil welfare, SEND and behaviour.
  • Termly forums to increase collaboration and reduce workload.
  • Access to Employee Assistance Programme including free counselling.
  • Access to discounted wrap around childcare for staff.
  • Free academy-wide social events throughout the year.

If you are interested in applying for the post, please see the Job Description/Person Specification. To apply for this vacancy, please complete the application form, completing a full education and employment history since leaving school and indicating how you satisfy the criteria set out in the Job Description/Person Specification. You will also be required to complete and return a self-disclosure declaration with your application. Applications should be submitted via My New Term

Only those shortlisted for interview will be contacted. References will be requested for those shortlisted only and prior to interview. In line with Keeping children safe in education 2023 online searches will be completed as part of the due diligence on shortlisted candidates, searching online content that is publicly available for inappropriate online content that may suggest that a shortlisted candidate may not be suitable to work with children, or that may harm the reputation of the school. If any issues of concern come up in online searches, shortlisted candidates will have an opportunity to address these at interview. An Enhanced DBS certificate will be required on provisional offer, including a check of the Children’s Barred List. Further vetting checks, in line with the requirements of Keeping children safe in education 2023 will be completed following a provisional offer of appointment. Where applicable, if an applicant with a provisional offer of employment has lived and/or worked outside the UK, they will be required to obtain a Certificate of Good Conduct.

The Pioneer Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. Offers of employment are subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS disclosure and other employment checks. Our school Safeguarding Policy can be downloaded and read following this link: Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy 23-24

Commitment to safeguarding

Vetting checks, in line with the requirements of Keeping Children Safe in Education 2023, will be completed following a provisional offer of appointment. Where applicable, if an applicant with a provisional offer of employment has lived and/or worked outside the UK, they will be required to obtain a Certificate of Good Conduct.

The Pioneer Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. Offers of employment are subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS disclosure and other employment checks. Our school Safeguarding Policy can be downloaded and read on our website.

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About Chatsworth Infant School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 7
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
207 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 7

Chatsworth Infant and Nursery School is a delightful 2 form entry infant and nursery school within The Pioneer Academy. We at Chatsworth have the highest expectations and are committed to inspiring a School that nurtures lifelong learners putting the building blocks in place for their future. Our last Ofsted inspection, which graded the school as Good, recognised that we ‘provide a positive environment for learning’.

Chatsworth Infant and Nursery School is part of The Pioneer Academy Trust which is an academy trust with schools across London and the South East. At The Pioneer Academy, we put children first, pioneering excellence and championing each and every child. All our schools, ranging from small infant schools to large primary schools, work collaboratively, sharing resources and expertise.

At The Pioneer Academy, we take the wellbeing and mental health of our staff seriously which is why we have signed up to the Education Staff Wellbeing Charter and increased our PPA offer this year to up to 5 hours for full time teachers, and regular additional release time scheduled for all subject leaders across the school. We are committed to regular reviews of staff well-being and reducing staff workload. We create bespoke career pathways for every member of staff, identifying and growing talent, with outstanding professional development opportunities at every stage of your career. We also have an Employee Assistance Programme with a range of resources to support wellbeing which is available to all employees and their immediate family members 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

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