Class Teacher Platt Bridge Community School, Wigan, Lancashire

Job description

We are seeking to appoint outstanding and committed Class Teachers to work as part of our school Trust. The desired candidates will be hardworking, honest, dependable and self-motivated in order to uphold the ethos, aims and values of the Trust.

If you wish to work in a supportive and ambitious school environment? We are an innovative school where team work is valued and there is a caring, family ethos.

We are looking for some enthusiastic and innovative qualified teachers to join our expanding team. We pride ourselves on the number of opportunities available within our school trust to try new things and to develop your career.

Candidates will need to be committed to delivering the best learning opportunities for every child.

Applications are welcome from practitioners who are (or will be) NQTs in September 2020 or those who are experienced. For NQTs, we offer a highly supportive and successful NQT programme where you will train alongside other NQTs from across the Local network. This enables aspiring teachers to support and learn from each other.

There is a structure of support and challenge with customised professional learning, and every NQT has a professional mentor. For experienced teachers we offer a supportive environment in that teachers work together to share good practice on the important things - curriculum, assessment and behaviour.

What we are looking for:
• All teachers should be knowledgeable in implementing current good practice across all areas of teaching. We are looking for teachers who enjoy teaching and have a desire to contribute to the development of the whole school.
• We are also looking for teachers that work collaboratively to share expertise, which creates great opportunities for children and teachers.
• Teachers who promote a love of learning.

We are looking for applicants with:
• Excellent classroom practice and experience of working through the primary range;
• Effective communication skills and a commitment to a collaborative team approach;
• Excellent organisational skills;
• Energy, loyalty, passion and integrity;
• An ambition to develop leadership skills and qualities;
• High aspirations for all children, themselves and a desire to raise standards;
• QTS and an undergraduate degree.

For a confidential discussion about this post, or more information please contact the school on 01942 487999.

We look forward to receiving your application.

Community First Academy Trust is committed to rigorous safeguarding procedures and consistently promoting the welfare of children. All appointments will be subject to satisfactory Enhanced DBS Disclosures. Any offer of employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced criminal record with barred list through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), medical clearance, references and verification of your qualifications satisfactory to the Trust.

Essential educational requirements

What we are looking for:
• All teachers should be knowledgeable in implementing current good practice across all areas of teaching. We are looking for teachers who enjoy teaching and have a desire to contribute to the development of the whole school.
• We are also looking for teachers that work collaboratively to share expertise, which creates great opportunities for children and teachers.
• Teachers who promote a love of learning.

Essential qualifications

Qualified Teacher Status

Essential skills and experience

Recent participation in a range of INSET and Teaching and Learning

Employee benefits

Main Scale / UPS + automatic enrolment into the CFAT well-being Plan


About Platt Bridge Community School

Our school consists of like-minded individuals who focus relentlessly on their core purpose to advance education for public benefit. Our charitable school trust has one single legal and moral purpose: to advance education in the public interest. We believe that school trusts create the conditions for deep collaboration among teachers and leaders to improve the quality of education.

Address
Rivington Avenue, Wigan, Lancashire, WN2 5NG
Phase
Primary
Type
Academy
Website
Platt Bridge Community School website (opens in a new window)