7 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    29 April 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    18 March 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 1

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term - 1 Year

Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking to recruit a Key Stage One Class Teacher on a Full Time and Temporary basis, from September 2024. This position is suitable for an ECT/MPR who will be supported by a full package of induction and coaching offered by experienced staff. The Key Stage One Team is led and managed by a Phase Leader who is supported by Senior Leaders in school. There are two Year 1 classes and two Year 2 classes and they are located off the Infant Hall. The pan for each year group is 60.

Staff plan together and PPA is set and supported by the team at John Clifford School. There is a close relationship between Key Stage One and the key stages above and below and staff work together to ensure that information is shared that best supports development. The curriculum is secure and developed and builds upon the Foundation Stage with a strong emphasis on the acquisition of language and vocabulary. Essential Letters and Sounds is the chosen scheme for phonics.

John Clifford Specific Information:

Are you looking for a school where:

  • Children are valued as individuals and respected as people and learners.
  • Parents and carers are viewed as vital partners in the success of educational outcomes.
  • Staff are cared for and every effort is made to consider wellbeing and workload.
  • Leaders support training and opportunity that match staff aspiration and career development.
  • Governors support and challenge outcomes for all children whilst protecting the unique ethos instilled through the John Clifford Promises.
  • Schools within our family and trust come together to celebrate children and develop practice.
  • White Hills Park Trust colleagues and trustees promote the strengths of our school and enhance our capacity for sustained improvement.

If so:

Come and join our vibrant and creative team. John Clifford School is an excellent place to start or develop a career. It is filled with opportunity to thrive and everyone in school is unique and equally talented. We pride ourselves on providing a broad and balanced curriculum that is rich in content and appealing to all leaners, challenging stereotypes and celebrating difference and diversity. You will be encouraged and supported in becoming the best version of yourself so that our brilliant children get the educational start in life that they deserve. If you want to be remembered as ‘that teacher; the one that made the difference’ please come and have a look around the school.

What the school offers its staff

We can offer you:

  • A sense of belonging;
  • A chance to become part of a vibrant and creative team;
  • A talent spotting mindset where strengths are enhanced;
  • A varied network of support from induction, individualised coaching, through to professional qualifications and promotion;
  • A close and supportive partnership with our families and friends of Beeston, and above all,
  • A community of children who love coming to school each and every day.

We are looking for a Class Teacher who can demonstrate:

  • Positivity and an enthusiasm for learning.
  • Resilience and a strong work ethic.
  • Team commitment and shared responsibility.
  • Inclusivity and the promotion of diversity.
  • Reflection and a desire to develop.

Further details about the role

The White Hills Park Trust is an equal opportunities employer committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children. The successful candidate will be required to undergo an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) clearance and checks will be made with past employers. In line with safer recruitment policies, references will be called prior to interview and online searches may be carried out on shortlisted candidates as part of due diligence checks.

The White Hills Park Trust welcomes applications from all, irrespective of gender, marital status, disability, race, age or sexual orientation for posts within Educational Settings.

The White Hills Park Trust is a Pathfinder for the Framework for Ethical Leadership in Education and expects all leaders in the Trust to embody these values in their daily work.

Paul Heery - CEO

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)
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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About John Clifford Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
385 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
0115 9258057

Arranging a visit to John Clifford Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email janine.waring@johnclifford.school.

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