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  • Start date details

    1st January 2024

  • Closing date

    16 October 2023 at 8am

  • Date listed

    2 October 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Key stage 1

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

MPS/UPS / Suitable for ECTs

Class Teacher PT/FT job summary

Class Teacher

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 still

• all schools being good and outstanding, or improving rapidly

• collaboration that is raising standards, and reducing workload

• where pupils, staff, parents and communities value all we do to support the best possible outcomes and experiences for our children and young people

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 performance review)
  • A Defined Benefit Pension Scheme with favourable terms for all employees
  • (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 parental leave.
  • 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)

Safeguarding Statement

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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About Bayards Hill School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
270 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

School location

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