Class Teacher

Ryecroft Primary Academy, Bradford, West Yorkshire


Job details

Job role Suitable for NQTs
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £24,373 to £40,490

Job summary

Whether you are an experienced practitioner or newly qualified, Ryecroft could be the ideal location for the next stage of your career. Ryecroft is warm and welcoming and has enthusiastic and happy learners. To ensure the very best teaching and learning, we need dedicated, adventurous and creative teachers; teachers with flexibility, drive and ambition. Ryecroft was judged as a Good school by Ofsted In January 2019.

We are set in inner city Bradford and form part of the Northern Education multi academy trust. Prospective candidates will be keen to join this diverse family of academies and will be provided with CPD and could possibly have career progression opportunities within the Trust.

The successful applicant should:
• Be a qualified teacher who can show a commitment to their own learning
• Be able to demonstrate a sound understanding of attainment and progress
• Be able to offer creativity and a child centred approach to their teaching style

In return we can offer:
• Excellent support for NQT including support from The Northern Education Trust
• A busy, creative and dynamic school
• A well resourced and supportive school environment
• Lively and enthusiastic children

We strongly recommend a visit. Please contact the Business Manager Cat McCormack on 01274 683128 or email to arrange a time.

Applications should be emailed to

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. Applicants to posts that are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act will require a DBS from the Disclosure and Barring Service before the appointment is confirmed.

Closing Date: 9.00am 6th December 2019
Shortlisting will take place on 6th December and successful applicants will be contacted by email by 11th December.

Interviews: 12th & 13th December

Essential educational requirements

A honours degree

Essential qualifications


Essential skills and experience

Experience of teaching, learning and assessment to KS1
A good understanding of curriculum developments in English
Able to use a range of teaching and learning strategies
Commitment to high standards in all aspects of the academy’s work
An understanding of how Assessment for Learning can improve student performance and how to embed this within your department
Confidence in the use of standard computer packages and how these can be used to enhance student learning
Able to use student level data to raise standards
Enthusiasm for your subject
Creative problem solving together with willingness to take on and develop and try new approaches and ideas
Ability to relate to students in a pleasant and sympathetic manner and to recognise potential safeguarding issues
Able to communicate both orally and in writing to students and their parents

More on how to apply

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Primary
School size 300 pupils enrolled
Age range 3 to 11
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Ryecroft Primary Academy website (opens in a new window)
Contact email

School location

Kesteven Close, Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD4 0LS