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  • Job start date

    17 April 2023

  • Closing date

    30 January 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    17 January 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

MPS / UPS depending on experience

What skills and experience we're looking for

We would like to hear from you if you are:​

  • Inclusive, passionate, and principled. These are our Trust core principles, and everyone who works for us embodies these in their own unique way​

  • Passionate about working with children with complex needs and providing memorable learning opportunities within a creative and inspiring curriculum​

  • Dedicated to, and has high expectations of, children with a belief that all children can succeed​

  • An excellent communicator with fantastic interpersonal skills​

  • Innovative, creative and forward thinking, and committed to their own professional development and learning​

  • Committed to raising standards through excellent teaching and learning​

  • Able to work effectively within a talented and friendly team on whole school issues​

  • Looking to become part of an inclusive and collaborative Trust​

  • A confident practitioner, who demonstrates outstanding classroom practice and high expectations of achievement and behaviour​

  • Enthusiastic, energetic, warm and caring

What the school offers its staff

  • An ambitious and vibrant place to work, with enthusiastic staff in all of our schools​

  • A highly organised and very supportive team​

  • The rare opportunity to work and plan collaboratively with experienced colleagues across the Trust​

  • High quality professional development opportunities from Day One​

  • A clear vision with purpose and values that are supported by all our staff​

  • A National College training account, where you can access thousands of training courses online for free​

  • Unlimited, free access to the Employee Assistance Programme which gives all our staffconfidential support and guidancejust when they need it most

Further details about the role

To apply for this role, you must be qualified to degree level and either hold QTS, or have a minimum of 2 years working on an UQT scale

Commitment to safeguarding

This role involves contact with children. The post-holder will be engaged in regulated activity relevant to children and subject to an Enhanced DBS check before appointment is confirmed. We submit DBS applications upon position acceptance. We follow Safer Recruitment procedures. Interviews include safeguarding questions. Our Safeguarding Policy is on our website.

Posts involving direct contact with children are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Amendments to the Exception Order 1975 (2013/2020) provide certain spent convictions/cautions are ‘protected’. These are not subject to disclosure and cannot be taken into account. Guidance is on the Ministry of Justice website.

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About River Mead School

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
269 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
01225 703428

We strive to ensure that the school is the centre of our community and with the support of an excellent staff team we do our utmost to develop children into respectful, well-mannered individuals with a passion for learning. The school environment should provide every child with the very best opportunities available, to achieve their potential both academically and in their wider skills; our children are happy, polite and enthusiastic learners. In 2019 OFSTED recognised this passion for excellence stating “River Mead is a nurturing haven of aspiration. Pupils feel safe to make mistakes and are eager to learn from them. They demonstrate pride in their learning and show an appetite to learn”. Working as part of The Mead Trust, we are very proud to be part of a forward-thinking and creative family of schools. These close, supportive links and a shared vision of shaping inspirational learning for all, help enable our school to strive for excellence in all we do.

Arranging a visit to River Mead School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email hello@themeadtrust.org.

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