Class Teacher

Pear Tree Community Junior School, Derby, Derbyshire, DE23 8PN

2 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    19 May 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    10 May 2022

Job details

Key stage

KS2

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Salary

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

Class Teacher job summary

Class Teacher x 2
Required from September 1st 2022
Permanent
Full time
Main Scale Points 1-6

Pear Tree Community Junior School is seeking to appoint two excellent teaching practitioners who have high expectations of pupil progress and a drive for self-development.

These positions are both fixed term for one year, one due to maternity absence and the other receipt of additional temporary funding.

Pear Tree Community Junior School is in the heart of a vibrant, diverse and culturally rich community. The school has built an excellent reputation across Derby for its commitment to providing the best education for all its children and supporting the community to grow. The school’s values of Trust, Care and Grow are lived out on daily basis ensuring the school, its staff and its pupils flourish.

Over the past 4 years, Pear Tree Community Junior School has been on a rapid journey of improvement and received a Good in all areas in their most recent Ofsted inspection. The inspection report states:
‘This school is a Transformed school’ Leaders have worked tirelessly to improve the school…Staff and parents agree that Pear Tree is unrecognisable from the school it was in the past.’

The report highlighted many of the school strengths including:
• Leaders have created a culture where pupils are deeply cared for
• Leaders have created a positive working environment for pupils and staff.
• Staff are highly ambitious for all pupils and want them to succeed both academically and socially.
• Pupils are safe and happy at school.
• Pupils behave well in lessons and around the school.
• There are high expectations of what pupils can achieve.
• Classrooms are calm places where pupils can learn successfully.
You will:
• Have the ability to identify and deliver outstanding teaching and learning.
• Have an inclusive ethos and a good understanding of inclusion policy and practice.
• Care passionately about children and their development whilst still driving forward pupil progress and achievement.
• 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 The opportunity to be innovative in supporting school improvement and to make a real difference to the lives of Pear Tree Community Junior School pupils.
• A friendly, hardworking and professional team which has high expectations of pupils.

Visits to our school are warmly welcomed, please contact the school office with a date and time convenient to you and we shall book you in with the Head of School.
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 can be found on the Transform Trust website at http://www.transformtrust.co.uk/vacancies.

Any questions or queries should be directed to:
Natalie Bounds at Pear Tree Community Junior School, Pear Tree Street, Derby, DE23 8PN.
Email: n.bounds@peartreej.derby.sch.uk
Telephone: 01332 760610

Closing date for applications: Thursday 19th May 2022 - Noon
Interviews will be held on: Wednesday 25th / Thursday 26th May
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 Inspiring Leaders, 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

For more information about us please watch the Transform film at www.transformtrust.co.uk

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

Applying for the job

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 can be found on the Transform Trust website at http://www.transformtrust.co.uk/vacancies.

Any questions or queries should be directed to:
Natalie Bounds at Pear Tree Community Junior School, Pear Tree Street, Derby, DE23 8PN.
Email: n.bounds@peartreej.derby.sch.uk
Telephone: 01332 760610

Closing date for applications: Thursday 19th May 2022 - Noon
Interviews will be held on: Wednesday 25th / Thursday 26th May

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Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

About Pear Tree Community Junior School

School type
Academy, ages 7 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
351 pupils enrolled
Age range
7 to 11
Contact phone number
01332 760610

Pear Tree Community Junior is located in the Pear Tree area to the south of Derby City Centre. The school takes pupils from the ages of 7-11 across four year groups (Year 3 to 6). The vast majority of our pupils transfer from Pear Tree Infant School, that shares the same site. We have three classes of 30 pupils in each year group and have up to 360 pupils on roll at any one time.

The school serves a diverse community. We have pupils from a wide range of countries and cultures; there have been as many as 37 different languages at any time across the whole school.

Pear Tree offers an interesting and exciting curriculum which incorporates many enrichment activities, including a variety of trips, visits and visitors. In addition, the school benefits from a purpose built dance studio, art block and sports field, allowing our children to experience a high quality curriculum in designated spaces.

Our pupils have a strong work ethic and are dedicated to their learning. Visitors regularly comment on their exceptional manners and their respectful attitudes. Children are encouraged to be ready, respectful and responsible for their learning. We want all our children to grow and flourish.

Arranging a visit to Pear Tree Community Junior School

Visits to our school are warmly welcomed, please contact the school office with a date and time convenient to you and we shall book you in with the Head of School

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