12 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    1st September 2024

  • Closing date

    29 April 2024 at 10am

  • Date listed

    25 March 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 1

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

M1-M6

Class Teacher job summary

We are looking for teachers who are outstanding practitioners or have the potential to be. We need staff who are inspiring and motivating for pupils, able to think about learning and deliver it in an interesting and engaging way. We have a strong support package for teachers, including joint PPA time giving opportunities to share ideas; strong, knowledgeable senior leaders who have time out of the classroom to focus on developing teaching and learning.

You will:

  • Meet the Teaching Standards
  • Have a diverse set of skills which will enable you to be flexible in working with a range of age groups and special educational needs and disabilities
  • Have enthusiasm for working with children
  • Have the ability to manage a diverse workload
  • Be an innovative and reflective practitioner who is keen to learn
  • Have a willingness to learn and develop new skills
  • Have a commitment to improving the life chances of every child
  • Have a positive ‘can do’ attitude.

What we can offer you:

  • A rewarding and enjoyable position in a primary school environment
  • A friendly team of school staff who will be very keen to welcome you and work with you to provide the best opportunities to their children
  • A firm commitment to your personal and professional development.

Applications are welcomed from both ECTs and main scale experienced teachers.

Upper Key Stage 2 experience desirable.


We only accept applications submitted online via MyNewTerm, our chosen applicant tracking system, and which are completed before the closing deadline. Active Learning Trust reserves the right to interview and appoint prior to the advert closing date. With this in mind, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible.​

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)
medical
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 Sidegate Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
655 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

Sidegate is a vibrant three-form entry primary school in the north of Ipswich. The school hosts a 25 place Specialist Education Unit for pupils with moderate learning difficulties, giving approximately 655 pupils on roll. The school boasts large grounds, an indoor swimming pool, gymnasium and good ICT provision. We pride ourselves in the broad and engaging curriculum we offer our pupils; sport and culture

feature highly and are used to enhance the curriculum in all areas. The school received a “Good” Ofsted rating in October 2022. We were the first primary school in Suffolk to be awarded the prestigious Platinum Artsmark in November 2019; we also hold quality marks in RE, Science and Sport.

Sidegate became an academy in May 2014 with The Active Learning Trust (ALT). ALT encourages each of their schools to develop a curriculum that meets the needs of the pupils in the school. They work closely with the school, providing specialist advisory support as necessary. We work closely with other schools in the ALT Ipswich Hub and the Northgate Pyramid of Schools. ALT offers a comprehensive package of professional development opportunities for teachers at all levels, to support career progression

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