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  • Start date details

    1st September 2024

  • Closing date

    17 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    5 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

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Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£30,000.00 - £41,333.00 Annually (Actual) MPS 1 - MPS 6

Classroom Teacher - Maternity Cover job summary

Classroom Teacher

Shakespeare Primary School are looking for an energetic, warm and caring Classroom Teacher, who is highly effective in the planning, teaching and evaluation of learning opportunities. The Classroom Teacher will join a supportive and successful team, committed to excellence, inclusion and high expectations for all.
The successful Classroom Teacher will have vision, energy and passion to provide a creative and invigorating learning environment for all children. We are looking to appoint an outstanding Teacher who prides themselves on delivering exciting learning experiences and has the creativity and determination to drive the school forward.

We are looking for Classroom Teachers who can:

Demonstrate high expectations of both pupil achievement and behaviour for all

Able to provide a stimulating, attractive and safe environment for the children

Able to build and maintain positive relationships with pupils, colleagues and families

The ability to develop positive behaviour strategies with children and be committed to inclusion

Flexible with a strong commitment to teamwork

Dedicated to delivering a broad and balanced curriculum

Able to contribute to the wider life of the school

About the School

Shakespeare Primary School is a rapidly developing two form entry primary school, with our own nursery, that serves the west of Plymouth. With a new yet experienced, innovative and research driven leadership team at the helm, our school staff are raising standards at speed for our school community. Our school is located on extensive grounds with huge potential. Staff work tirelessly to improve the children's outcomes both in school and within the wider community we serve. It is the firm belief of our school team that Shakespeare is a school whereby "all children achieve greatness."

About the Trust
The Learning Academies Trust is a family of 18 schools across Plymouth and surrounding areas, dedicated to delivering outstanding education to all our children, whatever their starting point or background. Our Trust’s mission is:

Together we will… work with our children, families, and communities to provide exceptional learning opportunities for all our children

As part of the trust, we will support you to learn and develop, providing outstanding CPD and opportunities for collaboration between schools.

Further information about the position, the trust and the benefits we offer can be found in the attached recruitment pack.

To request a tour of the school or to discuss the role in anyway please contact the school on the number below.

01752 312048

If you believe you can demonstrate the dedication, skills and passion required, we look forward to receiving your application. If there are no vacancies currently, but you would like to register your interest for future vacancies, please join our talent pool and we will be in touch as soon as we have a suitable position.

Please note, the closing date is for guidance only. Successful applicants will be invited to interview at the earliest available opportunity. Learning Academies Trust reserves the right to close the vacancy early if a suitable candidate is found.

With 18 individual primary schools, the Learning Academies Trust is the largest primary school trust in Plymouth and the first education employer in Plymouth to achieve the Livewell Southwest Wellbeing at Work Bronze Award. The Trust is committed to supporting the wellbeing of all staff and is proud to work closely with official bodies to ensure we have a holistic approach to staff wellbeing.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and we expect all staff to share this commitment. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974; pre-employment checks will be carried out; references will be sought for all shortlisted candidates and all shortlisted candidates will be requested to complete a questionnaire about any convictions or adult cautions that are unspent. Guidance will be given to those shortlisted. Appointment is subject to an Enhanced DBS.

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 Shakespeare Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 5 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
433 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 11

School location

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