Class Teacher

Mount Pleasant Primary School, Darlington, County Durham


Job details

Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Main pay range 3, £24,373 to £28,413
Newly qualified teacher Suitable

Job description

Are you looking for a new teaching opportunity in an excellent school? Do you have a genuine desire to create something extraordinary for the children in our care? If so, Mount Pleasant Primary School may be looking for you…
This is a key appointment for the school. Your practice, ethos and approach to school life will shape the lives of our children. As such, it is key that:
• You are an outstanding teacher – or have the potential to become so;
• You love being a teacher; your children come first and you are full of enthusiasm and energy;
• You are kind. You lead by example and will embody our school motto: ‘Learn for life’
• You are committed to a team approach
We are part of a Multi Academy Trust, which values networking and support highly. If you are an NQT, you will be well supported throughout. There is a high level of teaching assistant support across the school.
If this sounds like you, and a role that you would enjoy, please look carefully at the following materials and complete the application form.
The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. The post is subject to a successful DBS clearance (certificate of disclosure form from the Disclosure and Barring Service) and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before an appointment is confirmed.
Further details are available from Mrs Ward, Office Manager. Please email or call 01325 244950 for an informal discussion, or to arrange to visit the school to meet the children and staff team.
Application forms are available to download from Please return completed applications to Mrs S Ward, Office Manager, Mount Pleasant Primary School.

Essential educational requirements

Qualified Teacher Status or pending qualification

Essential qualifications

Qualified Teacher Status or pending qualification

Essential skills and experience

Recent experience in KS1 or KS2
Knowledge of structure and content of the National Curriculum
Understanding & knowledge of current educational issues
A clear vision and understanding of the needs of Primary pupils
Experience of working successfully and co-operatively as a member of a team in a school
Evidence of commitment to raising achievement
Ability to communicate both orally and in writing to a wide range of audiences
Competence in the use of ICT to enhance learning
Ability to communicate effectively in
Curriculum management – planning, delivery and assessment
Ability to demonstrate an understanding of curriculum planning, delivery and assessment

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Primary
School size 276 pupils enrolled
Age range 2 to 11
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
Website Mount Pleasant Primary School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email

School location

Newton Lane, Darlington, County Durham, DL3 9HE