48 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    12 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    12 March 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time: Normal Teaching hours

Contract type

Fixed term - 1 Year Initially - potential to be extended

Pay scale

TMS 1-6

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Be a confident practitioner, able to inspire and lead successful learning
  • Enjoy working hard in a supportive network of professionals
  • Be an excellent communicator who is committed to working in partnership with children, staff and parents
  • Be able to challenge and motivate all children to succeed
  • Be keen to become a part of the school community and participate in the wider school life
  • Have a love of learning and be committed to their own development
  • Be an adaptable team player with a good sense of humour
  • Have a good understanding of teaching systematics phonics
  • Have a high expectation for all pupils

We set high standards for the quality of teaching and will support you to become an outstanding teacher through the provision of outstanding professional development. As part of Catalyst Academies Trust, a high performing local MAT of five primary schools, you will benefit from support and shared planning. This will also provide the right candidate with opportunities for career development, including outreach work and ITT support work

What the school offers its staff

  • Excellent professional development opportunities
  • A supportive and friendly community
  • Outstanding, collaborative partnerships with other local schools
  • Recognition of continuous service
  • An employee assistance programme

  • Access to our "Catalyst Employee Perks" platform where you will be able to access a range of discounts from regular supermarkets, numerous retailers, family days out, restaurants and more.

A £1,000 Catalyst welcome payment for successful candidates (teachers paid on Main Scale to UPS3 only) if you are appointed through a direct application to a Catalyst school (i.e. avoiding agency costs). This payment is allocated 6 months after you have been in post.

Further details about the role

Are you passionate about teaching? Inspired by creativity? Innovative and proactive? Do you want to join a great team who work well together and are supportive and caring?

Catalyst Academies Trust are looking to appoint an enthusiastic teacher to join a highly motivated and dedicated team to provide additional capacity to ensure pupil make the best possible progress.

We are looking for a class teacher that sets high expectations for all learners, who has a willingness to strive for excellence and provide the very best education for our pupils. In return, we will offer high quality support from our dynamic and motivated team and provide extensive opportunities for you to develop as a professional within our Trust.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Quarry Hill Academy

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
501 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11
Phone number
01375 373729

Quarry Hill Academy is an ‘outstanding’ school (Ofsted, November 2022). Quarry Hill Academy offers fantastic professional development opportunities.

Quarry Hill Academy is part of Catalyst Academies Trust, an innovative, charitable organisation, whose mission is to widen access to outstanding educational provision by supporting and empowering teachers and leaders in other schools to develop remarkable teaching and achievement outcomes.

Arranging a visit to Quarry Hill Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email sbm.qha@catrust.org.uk.

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