Bayards Hill Primary School
Start: 1st January 2024
Main purpose of role - we require a passionate and creative teacher to join our committed, kind and warm team.
The role would consist of the following:
Teach pupils as designated by the Headteacher.
Plan, prepare and deliver engaging and exciting lessons and projects according to the Teaching & Learning Policy.
Plan trips, visits and experiences to enhance and enrich learning, and give effective feedback according to the school Feedback Policy.
Support children to produce the highest quality outcomes they are capable of.
Treat each child as an individual, encourage them to embrace who they are and provide a stimulating, relaxed and tidy classroom environment.
Use the school’s assessment systems to record regular formative and summative assessments.
Communicate with our Inclusion Lead and other authorised agencies and participate in meetings if required.
Follow the school Behaviour Policy and Individual Behaviour Plans.
Liaise with parents and carers with care and consideration.
Communicate with all members of the school community.
What skills / experience are required
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Planning, organisation and time-management skills.
The ability to enthuse and motivate pupils.
Resilience to bounce from challenging situations
Positive, can see the best in every situation.
Imagination, creativity and a sense of humour.
listening skills and the ability to reflect on your teaching practice.
Motivated to engage with ongoing CPD.
Experience leading a subject
What we can offer
Bayards Hill Primary School is an exciting place to be with with a positive, vibrant atmosphere. We are proud to support each other and have an aspirational leadership team who enable teachers to work efficiently, improving workload and wellbeing. As a school, we are constantly striving to offer the very best to the children in the community we serve. We are always looking for ways to enhance our curriculum with opportunities for personal development and enrichment.
We recruit people who are passionate about education and are lifelong learners. We offer a unique CPD programme and are always looking to develop our staff in whichever area they are most passionate.
Our school is part of the River Learning Trust; our collective vision is to be a Trust where pupils and staff thrive in schools which demonstrate:
• all-round education, academic success, lifelong learning
and strength of character
• sustainable continuous improvement; no school standing
• all schools being good and outstanding, or improving
• collaboration that is raising standards, and reducing
• where pupils, staff, parents and communities value all we
do to support the best possible outcomes and experiences for our children and
This role includes regulated activity relevant to children.
Please complete online applications through MyNewTerm
following the link here.
Closing date and shortlisting date: Monday 16th October 2023 (8:00am)
Interview date: Thursday 19th October 2023
We reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy prior to the closing date if there is a good level of response. Therefore, we would recommend that you submit your application as soon as possible. Applications will be considered as and when they are received.
The River Learning Trust and Bayards Hill Primary school are
committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and
preventing extremism. All staff must
ensure that the highest priority is given to following the guidance and
regulations to safeguard children and young people. The River Learning Trust are required to
conduct online searches about you as part of their shortlisting process in
accordance with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance in order to
identify any incidents or concerns which are publicly available online. By applying for this role, you acknowledge
that such searches will be conducted as part of the shortlisting process. The
successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check Employment will also be conditional on the
receipt of at least two acceptable references (one from current/latest
employer) and evidence of the formal qualifications required for the role.The
River Learning Trust is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome
applications from a range of backgrounds to represent diversity in line with
our schools’ community. It is an offence to apply for certain roles within
schools if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to
children. You should contact the school if you are unsure if this role includes
regulated activity relevant to children.
For all RLT Safer Recruitment Documentation candidates should click on the following link RLT Safer Recruitment Documents for Candidates
This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act
1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. Which
means that when applying for certain jobs and activities certain spent
convictions and cautions are ‘protected’, so they do not need to be disclosed
to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into
account.For further guidance for applicants click on the this link
List of offences that are not filtered
Our staff are expected to maintain high standards of ethics
and behaviour, within and outside school, by not undermining fundamental
British values including democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty and
mutual respect, and tolerance of those with different faiths and beliefs.
What benefits does the Trust offer to its employees?
- Annual pay increase for support staff (in line with grade
boundaries) and for Teachers (subject to government framework and successful
- A Defined Benefit Pension Scheme with favourable terms for
- (Teachers Pension for Teachers; LGPS for Support Staff)
- Moving from the public sector? Those without a break in
service can be reassured that RLT will recognise their continuous service.
- Employee centred and family friendly policies and practises
that support you in and beyond your workplace.
- Offering flexible working wherever we can, in order to
support the work life balance of our employees.
- Enhanced sick pay, maternity leave, paternity leave and
- Competitive holiday entitlement for support staff (minimum
24 days rising to 32 days plus bank holidays per annum - dependent on grade of
role and length of service)
- Cycle to work scheme
- Funded eye tests and glasses for DSE users (subject to T/Cs)
Bayards Hill Primary School and The River Learning Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and preventing extremism; all staff must ensure that the highest priority is given to following the guidance and regulations to safeguard children and young people. The successful candidate will be required to undergo an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and obtain any other statutorily required clearance. Employment will also be conditional on the receipt of at least two acceptable references (1 from current/latest employer) and evidence of the formal qualifications required for the role..
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