5 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    19 April 2022

  • Application deadline

    27 January 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    11 January 2022

Job details

Job role
Teacher
Suitable for early career teachers
Key stage
KS1
Working pattern
Full time
Contract type
Maternity or parental leave cover (until 31 March 2023 or sooner)
Salary
Main pay range 1 to Main pay range 6, £25,714-£36,961

Job summary

Year 1 Class teacher
Required from 19 April 2022
Full time fixed term
Maternity cover
Main scale 1-6
Rosslyn Park Primary and Nursery School is seeking to appoint an excellent teaching practitioner to teach Year 1, who has high expectations of pupil progress and a drive for self-development. This is a fixed term maternity cover contract from 19 April 2022 to 31 March 2023 or sooner should the substantive post older return sooner.

Rosslyn Park is a very large primary school with over 700 pupils. The school has changed significantly over the last four years as it has undergone a period of rapid improvement. We became an academy, with Transform Trust, in January 2015, a new Head Teacher took up post in April 2016 and in September 2016 a new staffing structure was implemented allowing bespoke support for teachers and children. As outlined in our Ofsted inspection (November 2017): ‘Leaders have also placed a strong emphasis on coaching, staff training and professional development. Teachers and support staff speak effusively about the quality and quantity of training they receive. As a result, staff are deeply reflective about their own practice and teaching across the school is consistently good.‘ The children are at the centre of everything that we do and we have a relentless focus upon pupil progress ensuring that our children receive the best possible teaching and learning.

Rosslyn Park and the City of Nottingham are fantastic places to work. If you don’t believe us have a look at the Teach Nottingham (Nottingham Education Improvement Board) video on YouTube. It features staff and children at our school and reflects what a great place Rosslyn Park is to teach.

We are looking for inspirational teachers who are committed to creating a stimulating learning environment through excellent classroom practice.

You will:

• Be a consistently good / outstanding primary teacher
• Be passionate about teaching and learning and making a difference to every child.
• Care passionately about children and their development whilst still driving forward pupil progress and achievement.
• value a team working approach and be keen to contribute and share your skills with colleagues
• Have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, able to build on and maintain strong relationships with staff, parents and carers, children, governors and the local and wider community.

In return we offer:
• A welcoming community and a highly motivated, professional staff team that are driven
towards continuously raising standards.
• Excellent professional development opportunities through an extensive range of network groups and other Transform Trust initiatives
• Calm and purposeful learning environments
• Excellent partnerships between pupils, staff, parents, governors and community
• A forward-thinking approach to teaching and learning throughout the school
• Career opportunities as part of a successful Multi Academy Trust

If you would like further information or would like to discuss the role or arrange a visit to the school please contact the school office on 0115 9153266

How to apply
Equality and diversity matters to us. If you think you’d be suited to one of our roles we’d love to hear from you regardless of age, disability status, ethnicity, gender, religion or sexuality.
Please complete the online application form which you will find on the Transform Trust website http://www.transformtrust.co.uk/vacancies.
Any questions or queries should be directed to Andy Mullahy, School Business Manager on 0115 9153266
Closing date for applications: 12 noon 27 January 2022
Interviews 3 February 2022

Transform Trust is a Multi Academy Trust with over 6700 children in 19 Primary Schools covering Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, Derby and Derbyshire. Joining us, you will be part of an ambitious and innovative organisation. We promote the autonomy and local nature of each of our schools and we are an enabling organisation rather than a directive one.
We believe education has the power to transform lives and communities. Our Vision is to provide high quality education and deliver the best outcomes for children.
We are strategic partners in Inspiring Leaders, Flying High Teaching School Hub, East Midlands Maths Hub and with Derby Research School.

We can offer you:
• Unrivalled opportunities for professional development through our schools and Transform Applied, Transform’s unique and high regarded CPD service www.transformapplied.co.uk
• Trust support networks
• Staff benefits such as 24/7/365 employee welfare support; tax saving salary sacrifice schemes; a staff benefits scheme that offers a host of benefits and discounts
• Annual staff survey to allow you to provide us with feedback on what it’s like to work for us
• Annual children’s/staff awards which celebrates the successes and achievements of our children and staff

For more information about us please watch the Transform film at www.transformtrust.co.uk

All school roles are classed as regulated activity and as such, it is an offence to apply to for this role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children

Transform Trust and its schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This appointment is subject to safer recruitment procedures, including satisfactory references, medical, Enhanced DBS with children’s barred list clearance and completion of safeguarding children in education training

Applying for the job

How to apply
Equality and diversity matters to us. If you think you’d be suited to one of our roles we’d love to hear from you regardless of age, disability status, ethnicity, gender, religion or sexuality.
Please complete the online application form which you will find on the Transform Trust website http://www.transformtrust.co.uk/vacancies.
Any questions or queries should be directed to Andy Mullahy, School Business Manager on 0115 9153266
Closing date for applications: 12 noon 27 January 2022
Interviews 3 February 2022

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Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
Primary
School size
691 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Contact phone number
0115 9153266

About Rosslyn Park Primary and Nursery School

We are a very large primary school situated in Aspley in the North of Nottingham, with just under 700 children on roll. Despite being such a large school, we pride ourselves on supporting individual children and families. We feel it is essential that every child feels valued, is well supported and has a sense of belonging.

We are proud to be a member of the Transform Multi Academy Trust and work closely as a partnership of schools in order to ensure the best possible outcomes for all children.

Additionally we also work closely with our local family of schools, the Primary 6 Partnership, on a number of exciting projects that enhance and enrich the school curriculum.

Our school was built in 2006 and we have invested heavily in ensuring that the building reflects the investment that we put into our children. This has involved creating four houses – Castle, Sherwood, Trent and Highfields. Children collect house points for the work they produce and the winning house is rewarded every half term.

Our Vision, Ethos and Values:
A successful vision for inner city education must recognise that the needs of the pupils cannot be addressed without acknowledging the needs of the community.
Because we recognise our responsibility for each individual child, our school must:

Be an inclusive school.
We will:
Ensure each pupil’s needs are met as fully and effectively as possible to equip them for life in their society.
Value each pupil’s efforts unconditionally.
Work in a culture of achievement and high self-esteem.
Engage in professional dialogues to explore and address individual needs.
Support families in supporting their children.
Be at the heart of the community we serve.
We will:
Act as a community resource.
Seek opportunities to provide for the needs of the school community.
Respect, value and utilise the diversity within our community.
Work in partnership with other establishments and agencies to improve community provision.
Promote independent learning for life.
We will:
Begin in the Foundation Stage.
Place an emphasis on investigative, experiential and creative activities.
Provide high quality opportunities for children to develop their thinking skills.
Focus on Speaking and Listening as a key to developing independence.
Use targets as a means to involve children in their learning.
Provide a rich and varied curriculum that promotes key skills and opportunities for their application.
Have positive attitudes.
We will:
Support, not blame.
Offer opportunities, not excuses.
Have high expectations of pupils, staff, parents and governors.
Promote education beyond the curriculum and education for all.
Have high standards.
We will:
Use data to set challenging targets.
Strive to support pupils to meet and exceed their targets.
Use CPD to improve our teaching and learning.
Never settle for second best.
Challenge underachievement in all areas of school life.
Be a school that others visit to see what “good practice” means.
Provide a safe, secure and happy environment for learning.
Know ourselves and help others to know us.
We will:
Review our practices and procedures regularly, stringently and honestly.
Use data to inform ourselves of our successes and areas to develop.
Involve our stakeholders in our plans for improvement.
Be open to constructive criticism and new ideas.
Publicise our successes and be proactive with the Media.
We will work as one staff, one team, with one common goal – to succeed for the children of Aspley..
A school that succeeds plays a part in raising the esteem of a community. A community that believes in itself succeeds.
We aspire to be a school that good teachers will want to work in, that committed parents will want to send their children to and that pupils will succeed in.

Arranging a visit to Rosslyn Park Primary and Nursery School

If you would like further information or would like to discuss the role or arrange a visit to the school please contact the school office on 0115 9153266

School location

Amesbury Circus, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG8 6DD

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