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  • Start date details

    18th December 2023

  • Closing date

    23 November 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    13 November 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£30,000.00 - £46,525.00 Annually (FTE)

Classroom Teacher (FAR078BC) job summary

Farndon Fields Primary School

Class Teacher

Grade: MPS (M1 – M6)

Fixed-term (Maternity cover)

19.5 hours per week

We are looking for a highly motivated person with energy, enthusiasm and a passion for providing inspirational learning experiences, making a difference to the lives of all our children. You must be a hardworking and supportive team member, with a clear understanding of how children learn and the ability to plan for effective and high-quality teaching and learning.


Why Choose Farndon Fields Primary School?

We are a successful, friendly school set in beautiful grounds on the edge of Market Harborough. The school has expanded to have two classes in every year group, supported by an extension to the school hall and entrance area in 2018. We have updated our library thanks to funds raised by our own PTA and support from the local Market Harborough charity ‘Howard Watson Symington Memorial Charity’ and developed our ‘Global Suite’ as a flexible workspace built around the use of technology. We proud to be a Microsoft Showcase school, sharing good practice through this global network. At Farndon Fields we are incredibly passionate about improving health and later life choices for all the children in our care, impacting positively on the local community. A healthy school is essential to building and sustaining a learning environment. We have a school ethos that promotes health, well–being, self-esteem and resilience. Our Foundation Stones – Nurture, Inspire, Learn, Succeed – underpin everything we do.


What Makes Discovery Different:

  • To ensure our teaching staff get the time and space to learn, we have launched – Teacher Development Time (TDT).
  • By embracing technology, we’re able to deliver virtual lessons, allowing teachers to be released from their class each week, to focus on their own learning and development.
  • In addition to their TDT, teachers also work alongside a coach, to ensure they have someone to discuss their learning with and help identify their strengths and areas for development.
  • Feedback from teachers shows that they are overwhelmingly happy with their development time and the time they spend with their coach.


We are looking for someone that has:

  • ·        Qualified Teacher Status
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and organisational skills
  • Willingness to be fully involved the life of the school community
  • A commitment to supporting and enhancing our school’s ethos and vision


Please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification attached to support with your application.


What we offer:

  • Flexible working options
  •  Support for continuous professional development in the role
  • Opportunities to visit other organisations for professional learning
  • Highly committed and motivated Team
  • A role which has the opportunity to make a real difference whilst having fun
  •  Free car parking
  • Annual incremental pay increases with the pay scale range
  • A defined benefit pension scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme - EAP
  • Employee self-service portal.
  • Eyecare voucher scheme.
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Retail discounts
  • Dental support
  • Gym discount
  • Be an integral member of the team in a vibrant school
  • Create an outstanding learning environment for the success of all of our children
  • Play a significant part in continuing to develop our school
  • Be part of a wider community of Discovery Schools Trust
  • Excellent opportunities for personal and career development
  • A established Central Services Team who support schools and wider colleagues


More about Discovery Schools Trust:

Discovery Schools Trust is dedicated to improving learning and teaching by creating a culture that promotes excellence. The needs of all children are placed at the heart of all decision making regardless of the school they attend. Teaching and learning excellence are shared through learning networks, sharing of ideas and materials as well as leading practitioners between schools. Discovery has developed a school improvement system which focuses on improving outcomes for all children. It also places staff development, talent management and succession planning at the heart of achieving outstanding organisations.

Please note that interviews for this position may be made earlier than the stated closing date if a suitable candidate is identified. Therefore, we encourage interested applicants to submit their applications promptly. Early submission will not only ensure consideration for the position but also increase the likelihood of being invited for an interview. We appreciate your understanding and look forward to receiving your application.


Safeguarding Statement:

We are committed to safeguarding our pupils; therefore, the successful applicant will require an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and references.

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.

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About Farndon Fields Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
332 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11

We are a friendly, nurturing, inclusive school set in beautiful, extensive grounds on the edge of Market Harborough. We currently have approximately 300 children on roll including our Preschool and our school is growing, with six additional classrooms completed in January 2019.



Our vision is for Farndon Fields to be a high achieving, vibrant learning community in which children are nurtured, motivated and have outstanding expectations for themselves and others. We believe that every member of our school community has a right to achieve their potential in an atmosphere which balances support with challenge. We provide a climate for learning which encourages creativity, is enjoyable, safe, exciting, and well-structured. We are passionate about improving the health and life choices for all our children and our school ethos promotes health, well–being, self-esteem and resilience and these are the foundations for our children to be successful in all they do. Our goal - underpinned by our four foundation stones of Nurture, Inspire, Learn, Succeed - is to develop life-long learning characteristics in children that encourage self leadership skills, helping each child to be the very best they can be.



We enjoy close links with our parents and community. We believe that strong and effective parent partnerships are key to the successful academic, social and emotional development of the children in our care. We also have established collaborative partnerships with other schools in the locality, in our Trust, with the Affinity Teaching School Alliance and Inspiring Leaders Teacher Training. In a rapidly changing educational landscape, we know that working in partnership is a vital way to grow our capacity and improve on the achievement of our school. Here at Farndon Fields we recognise that progress can come from the power of many if we have a common aim: to achieve success for all.

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