6 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    1 May 2024 at 12:59am

  • Date listed

    27 March 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£34,514.00 - £46,000.00 Annually (FTE) Main scale; salary according to experience

Class Teacher job summary

Avenue Primary Academy, part of Cirrus Primary Academy Trust, is seeking a passionate Class Teacher to join our dynamic team. As an academy recently graded as 'Outstanding' by Ofsted (February 2024), we pride ourselves on delivering exceptional education and fostering a nurturing environment for our students to thrive.


Avenue is committed to providing high-quality education, empowering our students to reach their full potential academically, socially, and emotionally. With a supportive staff body and a vibrant learning atmosphere, we strive to instill a love for learning in every child.

    We are seeking a passionate and dedicated Class Teacher who shares our commitment to excellence. The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • - Delivering engaging and differentiated lessons that cater to the diverse needs of students.
  • - Creating a supportive and inclusive classroom environment conducive to learning and personal growth.
  • - Collaborating with colleagues to develop and implement innovative teaching strategies.
  • - Assessing student progress and providing constructive feedback to support their development.
  • - Building positive relationships with students, parents, and the wider school community.

At Cirrus Primary Academy Trust, we are proud to serve over 2500 pupils within our five schools all located within London Borough of Sutton. Our Trust was formed in 2015 and its core purpose is to develop the very best education environment to ensure that children do exceptionally well and are prepared for the future, based on the principle of equality of opportunity for all.

Every school in Cirrus Primary Academy Trust has the commitment that it can and should be its own, unique setting. Each school shares a relentless focus on personalised planning and having the highest aspirations for what children can achieve. This core value of being child-centred is an intrinsic part of every school’s DNA, and is the minimum standard expected of all employees of the Trust.

We are proud to offer staff and pupil charters which demonstrate our commitment to protect, promote and enhance the opportunities available to everyone who is part of Cirrus.

Our commitment to professional development is ongoing and we offer a wide range of courses and learning opportunities as well as opportunities to network with experienced practitioners from across the Trust.

We strive to empower our pupils to be the best they can be by providing education that enables them to flourish and take pride in their achievements. Our class teachers are enthusiastic, highly skilled and motivated to create unique learning experiences for our pupils. We would love to hear from like minded individuals.

If you have an interest in working at a particular school please include your preference in your application.

Cirrus Primary Academy Trust champions continuous professional development and has a range of CPD offerings and other staff benefits which include:

- LGPS and TPS pension

- Employee Assistance Programme

- Cycle to work scheme

- Staff recognition awards

- Staff Charter

Please read our applicant pack for further details

Other Information

Please be aware that this role can only be worked in the UK from the location(s) provided and not from overseas.

For this role the Trust would not consider sponsoring a Certificate of Sponsorship/visa. Please note we are unable to offer advice on any Visa and Immigration cases.

Feedback will only be provided upon request if you attend an interview.

Please note: Cirrus Primary Academy Trust may hold interviews as and when applications are received, and this job may be withdrawn at any point without notice. With this in mind, you are encouraged to apply as early as possible.

In line with Keeping Children Safe in Education 2023 statutory guidelines, the Trust will use internet searches, including social media searches to perform pre-employment checks on candidates in the course of recruitment. The Trust will act in accordance with its data protection and equal opportunities obligations.

Employees working in any role that requires them to communicate with pupils, parents, guardians, staff and / or members of the community, must be able to speak fluent English to enable the effective performance of the role and to ensure that they are able to abide by their safeguarding responsibilities.

Safeguarding & Equal Opportunities

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. All employees of the Trust are deemed to be in regulated activity with children and as such, all offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, and for this role, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed amongst other checks as appropriate.

All shortlisted candidates will be required to complete a declaration regarding offences and have references requested (unless agreed otherwise), prior to the interview.

Cirrus Primary Academy Trust is committed to promoting equality of opportunity for all staff and job applicants. We aim to create a supportive and inclusive working environment in which all individuals are able to make best use of their skills. Applications are invited from all members of the community. We do not discriminate against staff on the basis of age; race; sex; disability; sexual orientation; gender reassignment; marriage and civil partnership; pregnancy and maternity; religion, faith or belief (Equality Act 2010 protected characteristics). The principles of non-discrimination and equality of opportunity also apply to the way in which staff and Trust treat visitors, volunteers, contractors and former staff members.

Reasonable adjustments

Should you require any reasonable adjustments to support you in applying for this role, or at any stage of the recruitment process, please contact the HR Team via recruitment@cirrustrust.uk

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.

Applying for the job

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Using the application form

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About Avenue Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
1047 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

School location

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