Class teacher ( maternity cover)

Highbank Primary and Nursery School, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG11 9FP

5 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    5 January 2023

  • Application deadline

    12 October 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    21 September 2022

Job details

Key stages

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover (until August 2023 or sooner)

Full-time equivalent salary

Main pay range 1 to Main pay range 6, £25,714-£36,961

Class teacher ( maternity cover) job summary

Class teacher Required from 5 January 2023 Full time Fixed term Maternity Cover until 31st August 2023 Main Scale Points 1-6 Highbank Primary and Nursery School is seeking to appoint an excellent teaching practitioner who has high expectations of pupil progress and a drive for self-development. This is 2 term Maternity cover. We are looking for inspirational teachers who are committed to creating a stimulating learning environment through excellent classroom practice. You will: • Be a consistently good / outstanding primary teacher • Be passionate about teaching and learning and making a difference to every child. • Care passionately about children and their development whilst still driving forward pupil progress and achievement. • value a team working approach and be keen to contribute and share your skills with colleagues • Have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, able to build on and maintain strong relationships with staff, parents and carers, children, governors and the local and wider community. In return we offer: • A welcoming community and a highly motivated, professional staff team that are driven towards continuously raising standards. • Excellent professional development opportunities through an extensive range of network groups and other Transform Trust initiatives • Calm and purposeful learning environments • Excellent partnerships between pupils, staff, parents, governors and community • A forward-thinking approach to teaching and learning throughout the school • Career opportunities as part of a successful Multi Academy Trust Visits to our school are warmly welcomed and can be arranged by contacting the school office. How to apply Equality and diversity matters to us. If you think you’d be suited to one of our roles we’d love to hear from you regardless of age, disability status, ethnicity, gender, religion or sexuality. Please complete the online application form which you will find on the Transform Trust website http://www.transformtrust.co.uk/vacancies. Any questions or queries should be directed to Dawn Lyons at Highbank Primary and Nursery School, Winscombe Mount, Clifton, Nottingham, NG11 9FP Email:admin@highbank.nottingham.sch.uk Telephone: 0115 915 2965 Closing date for applications : Noon 12 October 2022 Interview date 2 November 2022 Transform Trust is a Multi Academy Trust with over 6700 children in 19 Primary Schools covering Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, Derby and Derbyshire. Joining us, you will be part of an ambitious and innovative organisation. We promote the autonomy and local nature of each of our schools and we are an enabling organisation rather than a directive one. We believe education has the power to transform lives and communities. Our Vision is to provide high quality education and deliver the best outcomes for children. We are strategic partners in Flying High Teaching School Hub, East Midlands Maths Hub and with Derby Research School. We can offer you: • Unrivalled opportunities for professional development through our schools and Transform Applied, Transform’s unique and high regarded CPD service www.transformapplied.co.uk • Trust support networks • Staff benefits such as 24/7/365 employee welfare support; tax saving salary sacrifice schemes; a staff benefits scheme that offers a host of benefits and discounts • Annual staff survey to allow you to provide us with feedback on what it’s like to work for us • Annual children’s/staff awards which celebrates the successes and achievements of our children and staff. All school roles are classed as regulated activity and as such, it is an offence to apply to for this role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children Transform Trust and its schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This appointment is subject to safer recruitment procedures, including satisfactory references, medical, Enhanced DBS with children’s barred list clearance and completion of safeguarding children in education training

Using the application form

How to apply
Equality and diversity matters to us. If you think you’d be suited to one of our roles we’d love to hear from you regardless of age, disability status, ethnicity, gender, religion or sexuality.

Please complete the online application form which you will find on the Transform Trust website http://www.transformtrust.co.uk/vacancies.
Any questions or queries should be directed to Dawn Lyons at Highbank Primary and Nursery School, Winscombe Mount, Clifton, Nottingham, NG11 9FP Email:admin@highbank.nottingham.sch.uk Telephone: 0115 915 2965
Closing date for applications : Noon 12 October 2022
Interview date 2 November 2022

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Supporting documents

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About Highbank Primary and Nursery School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
303 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Contact phone number
0115 9152965

HAPPINESS, PROGRESS, SUCCESS.
At Highbank we are proud to be an inclusive school providing a high quality, creative and challenging education. Every child experiences a sense of enjoyment and achieves their full potential within a secure, caring and happy environment.
In short, every child that attends Highbank will...
Be HEALTHY and SAFE,
Be EMPATHETIC,
Be AMBITIOUS,
Be RESPECTFUL and
Be TENACIOUS

The following 3 statements underpin everything that the school does:
-A relentless focus on high standards.
-There are NO BARRIERS or EXCUSES to great learning or achievement.
-The street stops at the gate.

The driving force behind all that happens at Highbank Primary and Nursery School is the shared aim of every child enjoying access to a stimulating and engaging education, developing both academically and socially and leaving us as life long, independent learners, who are prepared to play a positive role in society.

Highbank Primary and Nursery School has a culture of high aspiration and expectation for each and every child, which enables our children to acquire knowledge, understanding and develop learning throughout the school. We are a school that strives to work in partnership with parents and families. We are open and transparent and we share information. We strive to create a learning community that extends beyond the perimeter of our site. We do everything we can to support families for the benefit of their children.

We aim to fully develop any interests or talents that our children have, through the provision of a broad curriculum which values all subjects, the Arts and Sports. We will aim to provide as many enrichment activities and activity clubs for pupils as we can.

We recognise that bullying can happen in any setting and have a zero tolerance approach to this. We have a clear Behaviour Policy that includes Anti-Bullying to which all staff and pupils sign up. Targets of bullying will be listened to and the behaviour of the bully will be addressed.

Arranging a visit to Highbank Primary and Nursery School

Visits to our school are warmly welcomed. Please contact Dawn Lyons (Office Manager) on 0115 9152965 if you would like to arrange a visit.

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