Class teacher With Temporary TLR3 SEND Project Lead (optional) Zaytouna Primary School, Derby, Derbyshire

Job description

Are you excited about learning? Do you value the role of fun and laughter in a child’s education? Have you always wanted to do things a little differently?

If so, then Zaytouna Primary School should be your next phone call. Here at Zaytouna, our mantra is, ‘Everyone a learner. Everyone a leader’ and we are looking for an inspirational teacher to come and join our staff team. There is also the option for a suitably qualified SENDco to apply for this role or someone interested in undertaking the relevant training to become SENDCo qualified.

We care passionately about developing the whole child and if you are successful, then you can expect a new curriculum and timetable packed with PE, art and digital technology. We have a real commitment to the health and well-being of our children, staff and parents – so much so that we have assigned an entire curriculum team to it!

In return, we are looking for an inspiring, enthusiastic and dedicated classroom teacher who has a real love of learning. We need someone who is committed to developing and improving teaching and learning so that all children are supported, motivated and excited by achieving excellence.

About Zaytouna:
We are an inclusive school where all are inspired to excel in their achievements; we are all shining examples of how to live in multi-cultural Britain.

• We are happy life-long learners.
• Our school is warm, welcoming and truly inspirational for all
• We are positive contributors to any community in which we choose to live
• We celebrate diversity and respect differences
• The Islamic ethos is a golden thread that runs through everything that we do.
• Zaytouna staff will benefit from the collaborative approach to continued professional development provided by Transform Trust and the Transform Teaching School Alliance.

Zaytouna Primary School is a warm and welcoming school that truly inspires all; children, parents and the wider community by providing them with calm, reflective and safe environments in which they can be nurtured.
Our broad and balanced curriculum of intellectual, physical and spiritual education is all inspired and underpinned by the principles of the Islamic Faith and British Values so that children become positive contributors to any community in which they choose to live. We believe that children should have a positive emotional attachment to learning and be awed and inspired by the learning of Allah's creation so that they become lifelong learners who see the whole world as their classroom.
Our school family celebrate diversity, where difference is respected. We prepare our children to live in a multi-cultural world where they value people of all faiths and none along with people of all walks of life and who challenge discrimination of any form.
Zaytouna Primary School is a place where everyone is valued as an individual that is part of a family where we all work together with respect, transparency and honesty in the love of Allah. We aim to ensure that the Islamic ethos is a golden thread that runs through everything that we do.
Being part of Transform means that you will receive unparalleled professional development opportunities and be part of a well-integrated, supportive network. Combined with the uniqueness of our school we consider this to be a great opportunity for the right person.

You will:

• Be a consistently good / outstanding primary teacher
• Be passionate about teaching and learning and making a difference to every child.
• Care passionately about children and their development whilst still driving forward pupil progress and achievement.
• value a team working approach and be keen to contribute and share your skills with colleagues
• Have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, able to build on and maintain strong relationships with staff, parents and carers, children, governors and the local and wider community.

In additional for the Send Project Lead:
• Be willing to undertake the relevant training in order to achieve SENDCo qualification
• Be part of the middle leaders team
• Undertake supervisory role of SEN TA CP and SEN Manager

In return we offer:
• A welcoming community and a highly motivated, professional staff team that are driven towards continuously raising standards.
• Excellent professional development opportunities through an extensive range of network groups and other Transform Trust initiatives
• Calm and purposeful learning environments
• Excellent partnerships between pupils, staff, parents, governors and
community
• A forward-thinking approach to teaching and learning throughout the school
• Career opportunities as part of a successful Multi Academy Trust

Visits to our school are warmly welcomed. Please contact the school office on 01332 383389 to book your visit.

How to apply
Please complete and return your application form to Joanne Robottom at Zaytouna Primary School, 500 London Road, Derby, DE24 8WH.
Email: office@zaytounaprimary.co.uk
Closing date for applications : 9am Friday 21st February 2020

Transform Trust is a Multi Academy Trust with over 6800 children in 18 Primary Schools covering Nottingham, Nottinghamshire and Derby. Joining us, you will be part of an ambitious and innovative organisation. We promote the autonomy and local nature of each of our schools and we are an enabling organisation rather than a directive one.
We believe education has the power to transform lives and communities. Our Vision is to provide high quality education and deliver the best outcomes for children.
We are partners in East Midlands Maths Hub, Derby Research School, Inspiring Leaders and Challenge Partners.

We can offer you:
• Unrivalled opportunities for professional development through our schools and Transform Teaching School Alliance
• Trust support networks
• Staff benefits such as 24/7/365 employee welfare support; tax saving salary sacrifice schemes; a staff benefits scheme that offers a host of benefits and discounts
• Annual staff survey to allow you to provide us with feedback on what it’s like to work for us
• Annual children’s/staff awards which celebrates the successes and achievements of our children and staff

For more information about us please watch the Transform film at www.transformtrust.co.uk

Transform Trust and its Academies are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This appointment is subject to safer recruitment procedures, including satisfactory references, medical, enhanced DBS with

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Employee benefits

• Unrivalled opportunities for professional development through our schools and Transform Teaching School Alliance
• Trust support networks
• Staff benefits such as 24/7/365 employee welfare support; tax saving salary sacrifice schemes; a staff benefits scheme that offers a host of benefits and discounts
• Annual staff survey to allow you to provide us with feedback on what it’s like to work for us
• Annual children’s/staff awards which celebrates the successes and achievements of our children and staff


About Zaytouna Primary School

We are an exciting and happy school community who are committed to #DoingThingsDifferently. From our curriculum to our enrichment offer, our approach to professional development to our partnerships with the local community, we’re striving for innovation and excellence. We believe that school should develop a child’s mind, body and soul. This drives every decision that we make and we’re proud that we are able to offer this entitlement to all of our children. It’s what we care passionately about. We also know that to fulfil this, we need to ensure that mental and physical health and wellbeing is at our core. For our children and our adults. You’ll see this reflected in everything that we do. We’re proud to be a school of Islamic distinctiveness – you’ll see that our QIS offer enriches our children to be the best versions of themselves. It’s what makes our school a genuine family community. This together with our comprehensive development of our core British Values means that our children are being well supported to become informed, critical thinkers of the future. We are ambitious and unapologetic about what we do at Zaytouna. It’s based on what we believe to be important and on the future that we want for ourselves and our children. We make sure however that we have as much fun as we can along the way!

Address
500 London Road, Derby, Derbyshire, DE24 8WH
Phase
Primary
Type
Free School
Website
Zaytouna Primary School website (opens in a new window)