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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    8 March 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    16 February 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time: Monday - Friday 8.30am - 3.30pm

Contract type


Pay scale

Main Pay Range (MPR)

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Excellent personal organisation and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work with all members of the school team
  • Creative and effective learning and teaching strategies to engage, motivate and enable all children to make good progress
  • Ability to plan for the work of teaching assistants in order to maximise pupil progress
  • Knowledge of current educational developments - especially in relation to the deployment of creative technologies to enhance learning.
  • Understanding of the impact of new Technologies on Teaching and Learning across the school.
  • Knowledge and understanding of positive reinforcement to support behaviour
  • Ability to lead a curriculum area across the school
  • Experience of working effectively with parents / carers and the community
  • Experience of using assessment systems effectively to track progress
  • Experience in leading a curriculum area

What the school offers its staff

As a key player in the field of technology-driven teaching and learning, The Olive Tree Primary School is an Apple Distinguished School, a Regional Training Centre for local, national and international educators as well as a lead delivery school for the Department for Education’s suite of National Professional Qualifications (NPQs). We are also part of the ‘Teach Northwest’ partnership, regularly hosting the training and development of student teachers - with a particular emphasis on the amplification of teaching and learning through the use of innovative educational technology.

We welcome diversity and believe in an atmosphere of mutual respect, motivation and warmth, which is prevalent across the school.

You'll also benefit from:

  • Access to the Teachers’ Pension Scheme

  • Access to our Employee Assistance Programme

  • Continued professional development and training opportunities

  • A supportive staff team

  • Access to the latest educational technology

Further details about the role

You will:

  • Be responsible for the learning and achievement of all pupils in the class, in line with the National Curriculum and the schools teaching, learning and assessment policies, ensuring equality of opportunity throughout,

  • Be responsible and accountable for achieving the highest possible standards in work and conduct

  • Treat all pupils with dignity, building relationships rooted in mutual respect, at all times, observing proper boundaries appropriate to a teacher’s professional position in line with the published Teachers’ Standards

  • Work proactively and effectively in collaboration and partnership with learners, parents/carers, trustees, other staff and external agencies in the best interests of pupils

  • Act within the statutory frameworks, which set out professional duties – especially with regards to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children within the school

  • Demonstrate a strong understanding of practice across all phases/key stages.

Commitment to safeguarding

At The Olive Tree primary we strive to ensure that all students remain safe and free from harm and we are committed to playing a full and active part in the Multi-Agency response to Child Protection concerns.

Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. All posts are subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

In line with "Keeping Children Safe in Education", an online search will be carried out as part of our due diligence on shortlisted candidates.

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About The Olive Tree Primary School Bolton

School type
Free School, Muslim, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
418 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
01204 322370

The Olive Tree Primary School is a highly popular school situated in the Daubhill area of Bolton, with an Islamic ethos and an established reputation for using technology to enhance children's learning. Due to our popularity, we are over-subscribed with 420 pupils between our classes in Reception to Year 6!

It is our aim to work in partnership with our families to teach children to be strong, independent, self assured individuals prepared for the next step in their learning journey. For more information, or to get a fuller picture of the school, please do arrange an appointment to visit.

Through our vision, we believe that anything is achievable with perseverance and a belief that no task is too big.

Our pupils are provided with inspirational education and a plethora of experiences during their learning journey at school.

Our staff and pupils are dedicated to excellence and do not settle for anything less, they are equipped with a toolkit of skills and knowledge that will serve them through their lives.

We welcome diversity and believe in an atmosphere of mutual respect, motivation and warmth, which is prevalent across the school.

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