Main Pay range or Upper pay range for exceptional candidate
Are you a passionate and experienced Class Teacher who believes in creating a stimulating, enabling, learning environment? Looking for a fresh challenge? Want to be part of an ambitious school with a supportive team and wonderful children. If you are motivated about developing the curriculum, raising standards and providing stimulating learning experiences, we want to hear from you!
We are seeking to appoint an experienced Class Teacher at Upton St James, a wonderful and inclusive school in the Upton area of Torquay. Upton St James is based in a Victorian school building but hold modern, nurturing values and pride ourselves on our strong community links. Our Christian Ethos helps to create a warm, calm atmosphere, whilst priding ourselves on our high achievements. The Academy is part of the St Christopher’s Trust - a family of 19 Church and Community Schools spanning three local authorities and providing a rich network of collaboration. The Trust will build a package of exceptional continuous professional development around the appointed teacher.
We are looking for a rigorous practitioner to bring learning to life for our pupils. You will be experienced and skillful in challenging each pupil, whatever their starting point, using your strong pedagogical practice and philosophy so that every pupil can truly ‘Rise their best!’ The class you will lead will be discussed at interview, based on your knowledge and experience. With high expectations, you will be used to being proactive, as well as collaborating with others. We are looking for the appointed teacher to hold subject leader responsibilities, with the subjects open for discussion at interview.
This is an exciting role that will help shape the future development of the school. In joining Upton, you will be part of a friendly and welcoming staff team and a supportive community. You will develop your teaching and leadership skills in a Trust that has a strong focus on CPD. As a Church of England school, you will be happy to support the Christian ethos through our school values.
When completing an application please ensure you address all aspects of the person specification and list any additional subject strengths.
If you would like to arrange a tour of the school, please contact the school directly on 01803 326286.
Your completed application form should be returned by Friday 1st March 2024 9.00am. Interviews will be held on Friday 15th March 2024.
Please note it is our process to apply for references for shortlisted applicants and to complete online searches in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance, for all shortlisted applicants. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS Disclosure is required for this post.
Please visit the below website for our Trust policies and our Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy:
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS Disclosure is required for this post. Please note it is our process to apply for references for shortlisted applicants and to complete online searches in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance.
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