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  • Job start date

    8 January 2024

  • Closing date

    15 October 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    29 September 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Early years

Working pattern

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - 12 months or until post holder returns

Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & EXPERIENCE Essential • Graduate with Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) (A/C) • Knowledge of current educational practice and issues in primary (A/I) • An excellent classroom practitioner (I/R) • Knowledge of the provisions of national strategies, i.e., Literacy, Numeracy, and ICT (A/I) • Effective use of ICT to support learning (A/I) • Statutory curriculum requirements and requirements for assessment, recording and reporting of pupils’ attainment and progress (A/I) • Knowledge of the current professional teaching standards (A/I) • Experience of teaching in a Primary phase (A/I/R) • High level of written, oral and communication skills (A/I) • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing to a range of audiences (A/I/R) • High level of organisational and planning skills (A/I/R) • Evidence of sharing in and contributing to the corporate life of the academy (A/I/R) • Work effectively as part of a team, relating well to colleagues, pupils, and parents (A/I/R) • Ability to demonstrate a commitment to equality of opportunity for all pupils (A/I) • Ability to investigate, solve problems and make decisions (A/I) Last updated: 31.03.2022 • Able to use own initiative and motivate others (A/I/R) • Ability to relate to and empathise with pupils and to develop trusting and respectful relationships with them (A/I/R) • Respect for confidentiality of information concerning individual pupils and ability to use discretion in circumstances of disclosure (A/I/R) • Evidence of continuing professional development (A/I) • Establish clear expectations and constructive working relationships in your own classroom through team working and mutual support (A/I/R) • Devolving responsibilities and delegating tasks where appropriate (A/I/R) • Commitment to an involvement in extra-curricular activities (A/I)

What the school offers its staff

We can offer:

  • children who enjoy coming to school and of whom we are very proud;
  • a very supportive team of staff and governors;
  • a positive working environment;
  • an excellent career opportunity with a commitment from the school to support individual professional development.

Further details about the role

Desirable • Knowledge of all phases of primary education (A/I) • Implications of the Code of Practice for Special Educational Needs for teaching and learning (A/I) • Full working knowledge of relevant policies/codes of practice/legislation • Able to offer expertise in a specific subject or area (A/I/R) Key: C – Certificate; A – Application Form; I – Interview; R - Reference Behaviours • Polite • Punctual • Reliable • Flexible • Passion for learning • Clear communicator • Takes initiative • Self-motivated • Resilient • Determined to succeed • Team player • Emotionally intelligent

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About Rowena Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 7
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
295 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 7
Phone number

Rowena Academy is a Nursery and Infant Convertor Academy (age range 3-7) situated in Conisbrough near Doncaster. Rowena became an Academy on November 1st 2011 within Delta Academies Trust. The Academy became a Teaching School in September 2014 and has supported many other academies and schools in improving their practice. The current number on roll is 306, with a Standard Admission Number of 80. There has been a significant rise in pupil numbers over the few years due to an increasing popularity in the community. The school serves its immediate community but does have some children who come from outside the catchment area as a result of parental choice. Conisbrough is a former mining community which was hit hard by the pit closures in the 1980’s. Rowena Academy is situated in an area of high social and economic disadvantage. In September 2013 the Academy was placed on the OFSTED list of 'Particularly Successful Schools and Colleges for 2012/2013’ for the third time.

Arranging a visit to Rowena Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email kennellyc@rowenaacademy.org.uk.

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