Class Teacher (Maternity Cover)

Heatherlands Primary School, Poole, Dorset

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Job details

Subject Primary
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 2 to Main pay range 6, £26,298 to £35,971

Job summary

The Ocean Learning Trust is an expanding Multi Academy Trust (MAT) consisting of six community and church primary schools in the Bournemouth and Poole area; we are committed to working together for the common good, empowering every school to improve the life opportunities of all our children. The MAT has a central management team based at Heathlands Primary Academy, which supports the schools’ Finance, HR, Operational and School Improvement activities. We are soon to enter into the next phase in our development, working with another two local Trusts to combine our efforts under the name of ‘Coastal Learning Partnership’. This venture will see greater continuing development and professional opportunities for all of our staff, still within school environments which celebrate their unique qualities.

Heatherlands Primary School is a forward thinking National Support School with excellent standards and high expectations. We develop our teachers to be the best that they can in order to provide the best possible education for the pupils of the school. We are looking to appoint an inspirational and creative class teacher with drive and commitment for a maternity cover in Year 3.

Successful candidates will:
• Have the ability to spark children’s curiosity and make learning delightful
• Be talented classroom practitioners with high expectations of your own and children’s achievement
• Be passionate about learning, ensuring our children make great progress
• Be committed to inclusive practice and making a difference
• Make a significant contribution to our school

We will offer you:
• Enthusiastic and engaged children
• Experienced, highly effective and supportive colleagues
• A commitment to your professional development
• A purposeful, supportive and happy work environment
• A school with high aspirations, sharing curriculum innovation and best practice with partner schools across the OCEAN Learning Trust and beyond.

The Ocean Learning Trust is committed to children’s safety and safeguarding; DBS disclosure requirements will apply to this post. View our Child Protection Policy: http://www.oceanlearningtrust.co.uk/policies/

Essential educational requirements

Degree or professional qualification (PGCE or SCITT)

Essential qualifications

Qualified teacher

Essential skills and experience

Experience of Primary Teaching
Sound understanding of good primary practice
Sound understanding of curriculum requirements, planning and development
Good understanding of how children learn and be able to actively promote and support creativity and independence in learning
High expectations of pupil achievement
Sound understanding of inclusion
Excellent classroom teacher with high standards of discipline
Ability to communicate confidently with children, staff, parents and governors including large audiences
Ability to motivate pupils of differing abilities
Possess excellent planning skills with regard to curriculum
Ability to develop knowledge and skills leading to future professional development
Ability to promote strong links with parents
Ability to teach at KS1 or KS2

Employee benefits

We will offer you:
• Enthusiastic and engaged children
• Experienced, highly effective and supportive colleagues
• A commitment to your professional development
• A purposeful, supportive and happy work environment
• A school with high aspirations, sharing curriculum innovation and best practice with partner schools across the OCEAN Learning Trust and beyond.
Full post details are available on the school and Ocean Learning Trust website

More on how to apply

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Primary
School size 621 pupils enrolled
Age range 4 to 11
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Heatherlands Primary School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email sue.smith@oceanlearning.org.uk

About Heatherlands Primary School

School location

Library Road, Poole, Dorset, BH12 2BG