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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    15 April 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    22 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher
  • Head of year or phase

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

M4 to UPS

Additional allowances

TLR 2A: £3,214.

What skills and experience we're looking for

We have a unique and exciting opportunity for an excellent, experienced early years specialist to join the leadership team at North Worcester Primary Academy and shape our EYFS as the school continues to grow.

We are looking for someone with:

  • a passion for teaching and learning
  • excellent subject knowledge, particularly with children’s early development
  • creative and stimulating teaching strategies, making learning visible and exciting, with the ability to motivate, inspire and stimulate curiosity, interest and enjoyment of learning in pupils
  • a secure knowledge of the teaching and learning of phonics and strategies to encourage rich language acquisition
  • an excellent understanding of the importance of the development of early reading and writing
  • a commitment to ensuring that every pupil achieves the best that they possibly can
  • high expectations in all areas of school life.

The successful candidate will have a proven track record of making a demonstrable impact in the areas they are responsible for.

Skills we are looking for:

  • an excellent classroom practitioner,
  • experience of leading and developing an area of school life,
  • has the ability to work as part of a supportive and enthusiastic team,
  • has the enthusiasm and the ability to inspire children and colleagues,
  • has a commitment to continued professional development,
  • are highly motivated and organised,
  • has high expectations of self and others; the desire and ability to make a difference,
  • is committed to promoting the vision and core values of the school.

What the school offers its staff

  • a thriving new school,
  • vibrant and stimulating indoor and outdoor learning environments,
  • happy and friendly children with excellent behaviour,
  • supportive and committed parents,
  • a dedicated and hardworking staff team and
  • a well-structured and forward-thinking curriculum framework
  • an opportunity to work within a successful school with an outward looking MAT
  • a commitment to high quality CPD, with support to further develop your skills as a teacher.

Further details about the role

Visits for an informal tour of the school are essential if you would like to be considered for the role; please call 01905 953850 to book.

Applicants are invited to submit applications on the Rivers Teaching Application Form. Please state your experience and strengths on the application form, including subjects you have led or have expertise in.

Closing Date: Monday 15th April 2024 - 12 noon.

Interviews: Monday 22nd April

Interviews will consist of: a visit to your setting to observe you with your children and teaching, an interview at NWPA, a task and spending time with pupils and staff on the day of the interview.

Commitment to safeguarding

The school and Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful application will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure & Barring Service.

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About North Worcester Primary School

School type
Free School, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
223 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
01905 953850

We are an impressive free school run by the highly regarded Rivers C of E Academy Trust, a multi-academy trust, specialists in early years and primary provision.

Since opening in 2019, our enthusiastic staff have worked hard to create a safe and inclusive school where children feel happy and are excited to learn. We are currently in a 'growth phase' so we are able to offer places in our current pre-school, Reception, Year 1, Year 2, Year 3 and Year 4 and in the 2024-2025 academic year, Year 5 cohorts. We are a two-form entry school.

We are Ofsted rated ‘good’ in all areas (February 2024). We are proud that our staff enjoy working at North Worcester and that this was acknowledged by Ofsted: “Staff are overwhelmingly positive about working at North Worcester Primary. They feel supported and valued.”

We offer a large, vibrant learning space; extensive grounds, including two forest school areas and an all-weather, artificial grass sports field;
state-of-the-art immersive room, 1:1 devices and specialist rooms for practical activities such as music and DT.

We offer a varied curriculum which puts sustainability at its heart and is designed to challenge all abilities, giving our pupils the right tools to prepare them for the next stage of their life. Our school has a friendly atmosphere, which is reflected in happy children who thrive in a safe and positive learning environment.

We understand that our parents want more than just academic achievement. We offer an exciting and varied curriculum, with sustainability at its heart, designed to challenge all abilities and give our pupils the right tools to prepare them for the next stage of their life.

North Worcester Primary Academy operates as a ‘faith ethos’ community school, welcoming families from all faiths and no faith, drawing from the distinct STARS values and vision of the Rivers C of E Academy Trust, ‘Love – Learn – Live’.

The Rivers C of E Academy Trust is a dynamic trust of sixteen primaries, first and nursery schools and a thriving teaching alliance with a strong educational reputation. As a member of our 800+ staff community, you will have access to a collaborative network of colleagues who work together to drive high standards and benefit from a contributing pension scheme, access to continued professional development and opportunities for internal talent management.

Arranging a visit to North Worcester Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email northworcesterprimary@riverscofe.co.uk.

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