Leighfield Primary School
Grade: MPS (M1 – M6)
0.4/0.6 Percentage - 1319.5 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 Us:
It is only with such outstanding people that we can succeed
in our vision. In return we offer dynamic and energetic school environments to
work from with opportunities for progression, and a wealth of career
development prospects for everyone. Colleagues are able to move between schools
to gain experience, collaborate with partners, join network and peer to peer
groups and work in different roles as appropriate, including secondment
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
- Willingness to be fully involved the life of the
- 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:
for continuous professional development in the role
to visit other organisations for professional learning
committed and motivated Team
role which has the opportunity to make a real difference whilst having fun
incremental pay increases with the pay scale range
defined benefit pension scheme
Assistance Programme - EAP
to work scheme
an integral member of the team in a vibrant school
an outstanding learning environment for the success of all of our children
a significant part in continuing to develop our school
part of a wider community of Discovery Schools Trust
opportunities for personal and career development
established Central Services Team who support schools and wider colleagues
More about Discovery Schools Trust:
Leighfield is an exciting place to be. We are passionate about providing our children with an engaging curriculum which provides exciting opportunities and experiences. We are committed to providing a quality education for all of our pupils and our school ethos ensures children are nurtured and their wellbeing placed at the heart of what we do.
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.
We are committed to
safeguarding our pupils; therefore, the successful applicant will require an
Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and
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