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  • Start date details

    April 8th 2024 (or sooner if possible)

  • Closing date

    11 March 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    15 February 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

MPS 1 – UPS 3

Additional allowances

TLR2A

What skills and experience we're looking for

This is an exciting opportunity for a talented teacher/ TLR to join the OTCA team at our established and successful primary academy, which is proud to be part of Focus Trust.

The responsibilities and professional duties of the post are to be performed in accordance with the provisions of the most recent version of the Teachers’ Standards.

Teachers make the education of their pupils their first concern, and are accountable for achieving the highest possible standards in work and conduct. Teachers act with honesty and integrity; have strong subject knowledge, keep their knowledge and skills as teachers up-to-date and are self-critical; forge positive professional relationships; and work with parents, colleagues and external agencies in the best interests of their pupils.

Main Duties

To provide strategic leadership for the development and management of subject to be negotiated throughout the school.

To identify areas for development and improvement linked to the school improvement plan and national and local initiatives.

To develop and monitor schemes of work for subject to be negotiated across the whole school and ensure successful implementation which meets curriculum requirements.

To have an overview of, and contribute to the planning and delivery of continuous professional development and training related to English.

To develop strategies for the use of English to promote new teaching methods and improve learning throughout the school and monitor effectiveness in raising standards of teaching and learning.

To monitor and evaluate pupil progress across the school in English.

What the school offers its staff

About our Academy Academy vision

Old Trafford Community Academy is a very special place. We have a wonderfully diverse school community, with an equally diverse range of strengths and needs. We are ambitious for all our children and committed to going the extra mile to remove barriers to learning. We aim to be a community school in the widest sense of the word, supporting children within the context of their family and their wider communities.

Our pupils

Our pupils are the best advertisement for our academy! They come from a diverse range of backgrounds, and work and play well together. The proportion of children eligible for pupil premium is well above average. The majority of children speak English as an additional language.

Our staff

We have a large and talented staff team. We believe that our children and their families need the very best staff to support them. We are therefore committed to supporting ongoing staff professional development. All new staff will be offered training and support, through an agreed induction programme.

Our geographical area

Old Trafford Community Academy is an inner-city primary academy serving a multi-cultural area. We are situated in a pocket of high deprivation within Trafford, close to Manchester city centre.

Our facilities

We occupy a modern building, with good outdoor facilities. We are lucky to have facilities for a range of extended services to support children and their families.

Our school organisation

We are a two-form entry school. Year groups plan together, and support each other in delivering the whole curriculum. The academy leadership team consists of Headteacher, Deputy Headteachers, Assistant Headteacher and Business Manager.

Our curriculum

Our curriculum is led by our Deputy Headteacher, supported by our Leading Teachers and subject leaders. We use Power Maths to support our teaching. Much of our learning is through our termly academy-wide topics. We are supported by specialist teachers and coaches in music and PE/sports.

Our extended services

We have a wide range of extended services to support children and their families. This includes universal services for the whole community, alongside more targeted support where needed. For example, we employ a child and family well- being practitioner and an independent social worker to help us provide early intervention to support our most vulnerable children and families.

Commitment to safeguarding

Old Trafford Community Academy is committed to safeguarding children, and this commitment is reflected in our recruitment processes.

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About Old Trafford Community Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
412 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
0161 912 4875

Old Trafford Community Academy is a very special place. We have a very diverse school community, with an equally diverse range of strengths and needs. We are ambitious for all our children, and committed to going the extra mile to remove barriers to learning. We aim to be a community school in the widest sense of the word, supporting children within the context of their family and their wider communities.

Arranging a visit to Old Trafford Community Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email j.ogara@focus-trust.co.uk.

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