24 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    1st September 2024 or Early start may be available for ECT

  • Closing date

    12 June 2024 at 3pm

  • Date listed

    25 April 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

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Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Pay scale

MPS + Fringe

What skills and experience we're looking for

Are you passionate about teaching? Inspired by creativity? Innovative and proactive? Do you want to join a great team who work well together and are supportive and caring?

Catalyst Academies Trust are looking to appoint an enthusiastic teacher to join a highly motivated and dedicated team.

Our schools are looking for teachers that set high expectations for all learners, who has a willingness to strive for excellence and provide the very best education for our pupils. In return, we will offer high quality support from our dynamic and motivated teams and provide extensive opportunities for you to develop as a professional within our Trust.

The ideal candidate will:

• Be a confident practitioner, able to inspire and lead successful learning

• Enjoy working in a supportive network of professionals

• Be an excellent communicator who is committed to working in partnership with children, staff, and parents

• Be able to challenge and motivate all children to succeed • Be keen to become a part of the school community and participate in the wider school life

• Have a love of learning and be committed to their own development

• Be an adaptable team player with a good sense of humour

• Have a good understanding of teaching phonics

• Have a high expectation for all pupils

We set high standards for the quality of teaching and will support you to become an outstanding teacher through the provision of outstanding professional development. As part of Catalyst Academies Trust, a high performing local MAT of five primary schools, you will benefit from support and shared planning. This will also provide the right candidate with opportunities for career development, including outreach work and ITT support work

What the school offers its staff

• Excellent professional development opportunities

• A supportive and friendly community

• Outstanding, collaborative partnerships with other local schools

• Recognition of continuous service

• An employee assistance programme

• Access to our "Catalyst Employee Perks" platform where you will be able to access a range of discounts from regular supermarkets, numerous retailers, family days out, restaurants and more.

A £1,000 Catalyst welcome payment for successful candidates (teachers paid on Main Scale) if you are appointed through a direct application to a Catalyst school (i.e. avoiding agency costs). The first £500 payment will be made 1 term after working in a Catalyst school

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.

Applying for the job

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About Benyon Primary School

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

Benyon Primary School is part of Catalyst Academies Trust. We are currently a one form entry rapidly changing into a two form entry school with a new build beginning in November 2019

Arranging a visit to Benyon Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email sbm.bps@catrust.org.uk.

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