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  • Job start date

    8 January 2024

  • Closing date

    22 November 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    7 November 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 1

Working pattern

Full time: 32 Hours per week, 52 weeks per year

Contract type

Fixed term - 8 months

Pay scale

MPS

What skills and experience we're looking for

About this Role

Parkland Primary School South Wigston

Class Teacher

Grade: MPS (M1 – M6)

100%

Fixed term until August 2024.

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 ChooseParkland Primary School South Wigston?

Parkland Primary School are looking to appoint a caring, enthusiastic and highly motivated Learning Support Assistant who willwork under the direct supervision of a teacher to provide support for teaching and learning and associated activities in accordance with school policies and procedures.

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

What the school offers its staff

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.

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 Parkland Primary School South Wigston

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
572 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

Parkland Primary school is a large primary school, with 506 children aged 4 to 11. It is also a pretty happy place with children who on the whole are willing to learn, friendly and easy-going. Our intake is mixed in socio-economic terms with nearly a quarter of the children on free meals. Parents are supportive regular volunteer helpers in school.
Staff range from very experienced to NQTs, with a generous allocation of support staff including HLTAs, a nursery nurse, teaching assistants and an ICT technician.

Premises are modern with open-plan areas for younger children and closed rooms for older ones. We have good resources and excellent facilities including an ICT suite, field, studio, resource room, and separate Year 6 building. We share a campus with South Wigston High School. A state-of-the-art sports centre has been built at the High School with community access and timetabled slots for our school's use.

Our school is part of the Discovery Schools Academies Trust. Discovery Schools Academy 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 is 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.

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