6 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    21 April 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    26 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Head of year or phase

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Key stage

Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

TSAT Teacher Scale £30,863 - £47,182 + TLR2 per annum

Additional allowances


What skills and experience we're looking for

Penbridge School is seeking to appoint an inspirational Class Teacher with Year Lead responsibility to join our friendly and supportive team from September 2024.

The successful candidate will be an experience educator with a proven track record of leadership and innovation to lead a specific year group. As the Year Lead, you will play a pivotal role in shaping the curriculum, fostering collaborative working, and ensuring excellence in teaching and learning.

This is an excellent opportunity for an outstanding teacher who is looking to take the next step in their professional journey or for an established Year Lead ready for a new challenge. With this role, there is also the prospect of becoming the subject lead for Maths across Penbridge schools with a TLR to reflect this added responsibility.What you will need to succeed:

For a full list of responsibilities please see the attached job description

  • Qualified Teacher status
  • Passionate about teaching, learning and transforming the life chances of our children
  • Outstanding classroom practice with high expectations for achievements and behaviour
  • Plan and deliver a creative and stimulating curriculum
  • High expectations for yourself and the children to ensure that all of our children achieve their very best
  • An aspiring leader of learning and happy to grasp exciting CPD opportunities
  • A positive outlook and excellent interpersonal skills
  • Contribute to the values, ethos and the development of our schools

What the school offers its staff

Formally known as Penhale Infant School and Newbridge Junior School, we officially joined together in September 2022 to form Penbridge Infants and Junior School.The infants site comprises of a nursery with 24 places for funded 2-4 year olds and a 2-form entry Infant school with 180 children on the roll including 24 in our Rainbow Fish Inclusion Unit.The Juniors site comprises of a 4-form entry school with 440 children on the roll.

“Pupils are happy and enjoy attending this welcoming school” – Ofsted 2022

    What our Trust will offer you:
    • The opportunity to work with happy and well behaved children who are excited about learning and work with parents who are supportive of our school values and ethos.
    • Vast support network from senior leaders and colleagues within the school and our Trust including excellent CPD opportunities and career pathways.
    • Benefit from an internationally accredited pedagogy approach to thinking and learning, which has been proven to enhance classroom practice.
    • Generous employer contribution to the Teachers Pension Scheme.
    • As a Trust we aim to foster a culture of appreciation with our fantastic Colleague recognition scheme.
    • Health and Wellbeing benefits including access to Thinking You -A 24/7 employee assistance programme for legal, financial, emergency health or lifestyle support.
    • A 'Refer a Friend' incentive scheme.

Commitment to safeguarding

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check. As per KCSIE we will also undertake online searches for all shortlisted candidates, if you have any questions regarding this process, please emailrecruitment@tsatrust.org.uk

Applying for the job

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About Penbridge Junior School

School type
Academy, ages 7 to 11
Education phase
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School size
443 pupils enrolled
Age range
7 to 11

At Penbridge School we want children to be successful learners and develop a lifelong love of learning. We teach the skills they need to be effective learners and the language they need to express how they can become successful across all areas of the curriculum.

We know that children are naturally inquisitive and we aim to develop this curiosity by providing a curriculum that engages and excites but also provides challenge at the correct level.

Arranging a visit to Penbridge Junior School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email sarah.arthur@penbridge.tsat.uk.

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