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  • Closing date

    27 September 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    15 September 2023

Job details

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Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

ECT-PT5

Early Years Class Teacher job summary

At Orchard Meadow School we are looking for someone with energy, enthusiasm and a hard-working ethos to join our happy school. Orchard Meadow School is a school with a commitment to high standards and teamwork. We can offer a very positive working environment and excellent professional development and support.

We are proud to be an inclusive and successful school serving a diverse community. Our primary school is growing, and this is an exciting opportunity to be a part of our fantastic staff team.

If you have a passion for your practice and want to develop further, then we want to hear from you. Alongside your teaching, you will have the opportunity to work in partnership with others developing your professional capital. The successful candidate will benefit from a supportive and ambitious Senior Leadership team and the opportunities that come with United Learning.

You will need to be:

  • A qualified teacher with a commitment to their on-going professional development.
  • Have experience of teaching in an Early Years setting.
  • Passionate in your practice - We expect the best from everyone to achieve the best in everyone.

As part of United Learning, a large growing group of schools

Orchard Meadow School is part of United Learning, a large and growing group of schools aiming to offer a life changing education to children and young people across England.

Our schools work as a team and achieve more by sharing than any single school could. Our subject specialists, our Group-wide intranet, our own curriculum and our online learning portal all help us share knowledge and resource, helping to simplify work processes and manage workloads for an improved work-life balance.

As a Group, we can reward our staff better: with good career opportunities and training e.g. NPQS, better pay, benefits and ultimately, the satisfaction of helping children to succeed. We invest in our staff wellbeing. Our academies each have at least eight INSET days per year (with three of those solely dedicated to planning, preparation and assessment), and an ongoing group-wide wellbeing programme. It’s an ethos we call ‘the best in everyone’. United Rewards, covering lifestyle and retail benefits including childcare vouchers, car lease scheme, cycle to work etc.

Visits to the school are strongly recommended, please contact Olivia Gray to make an appointment.

Commitment to safeguarding

Orchard Meadow Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post involves the type of work with children and young people that requires applicants to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post. All users are considered confidentially and according to the nature of the role and information disclosed.

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About Orchard Meadow Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
242 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

Orchard Meadow is located in Blackbird Leys on the outskirts of Oxford. We proud to be a diverse school with high ambitions and expectations, which is reflected in our school values and curriculum.

Everything we do is values driven and linked to PRIDE – our school motto. Learn more about our ‘PRIDE’ values here and see some examples of our students’ many achievements on the pages of this site. Every day we want pupils to feel proud of themselves and what they can offer their community as active, enquiring, compassionate citizens.

Above all, we want our learners to be happy and feel inspired by the joy of learning. Being a pupil at Orchard Meadow is an opportunity to find out something new, be creative, be challenged and, most importantly, feel valued.

We are a school family and this ethos is supported by daily ‘family meetings’, which help pupils to feel calm, safe and ready to learn. Our commitment to pupil well-being is supplemented by a bespoke curriculum and a broad offer which includes enrichment activities for all, mentoring and therapeutic interventions.

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