Classroom Teacher Eastwick Infant School, Leatherhead, Surrey

Job description

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To start January 2020

We are looking to appoint an innovative, passionate and well qualified Key Stage 1 Classroom Teacher to join us at Eastwick School. This is a unique opportunity for a talented and ambitious professional to join our team. We are looking for an inspirational teacher with the ability to create a nurturing learning environment, and meets Teacher Standards.

This is a temporary role in the first instance, however becoming a member of The Howard Partnership Trust will provide you with opportunities that may arise throughout the year which may be of interest to you.

You will be fully supported by the senior leadership team. Our outstanding staff and students make us a great place to work. When you join us, you will be supported and developed through our extensive CPD programme and given effective PPA allocation to allow for a better work/life balance. Working in our school within The Howard Partnership Trust provides a wealth of opportunities to include excellent career progression options. Regardless of your experience or level of responsibility you will have a range of exciting opportunities to ensure you are improving your craft.

We offer an excellent NQT Welcome Bonus of £2000 (conditions apply) and a supportive programme with a mentor and reduced timetable.

At Eastwick we believe that children get just one childhood; it should be a magical and happy time where education should leave a host of positive and deep, meaningful memories that last for the rest of their lives. With this in mind children are at the heart of every decision we make. We aim for every child to be happy, confident risk takers who fulfil their potential. We provide a nurturing environment where we value each child and promote positive attitudes and lifelong learning to help children grow into independent, respectful and creative adults with their own unique gifts and talents. Eastwick School is a federation of Eastwick Infant School and Eastwick Junior School offering inspirational education to children from 4 to 11 years. There are 3 classes in each year group and a 22 place Special Needs Centre in each school.

THPT value their staff very highly, as reflected in the excellent retention rates across the Trust. THPT also operate an extensive Rewards and Benefits Scheme that includes Loyalty & Service Awards, consideration of relocation packages, travel allowances and grants, access to discount schemes and membership of the Teacher Pension Scheme. If you would like to request a tour of the school, or meet with us informally before applying, then please contact Pauline or Katie on the Recruitment Team on 01372 455796.

Interviews may happen earlier than the closing date by mutual agreement, early applications are encouraged.
Employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

The Howard Partnership Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Essential educational requirements

Qualified teacher status

Relevant specialist qualifications in your subject

Commitment to CPD and improving practice through reflection

Thorough knowledge and understanding of curriculum requirements and developments within your own subject specialism

Essential qualifications

Qualified teacher status

Essential skills and experience

To be able to teach lessons which consistently meet the Teacher Standards

To use a variety of strategies to engage students and promote a stimulating environment

To work well in a team, contributing ideas and supporting faculty/department procedures

To be a confident user of IT as a teaching tool

To contribute to the wider life of the faculty / department and whole-school, supporting extra-curricular and intervention initiatives

Employee benefits

excellent CPD opportunities plus NQT welcome bonus


About Eastwick Infant School

Address
Eastwick Drive, Leatherhead, Surrey, KT23 3PP
Phase
Primary
Type
Academy
Website
Eastwick Infant School website (opens in a new window)