English or Maths Lead Teacher

Burford Primary and Nursery School, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire


Job details

Subject Primary
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £24,373 to £40,490

Job summary

English or maths lead teacher – Burford Primary and Nursery School
Required as soon as possible
Main scale teacher plus TLR to be paid at £3721
This is a full time (27.5 hours per week), permanent position

We are a happy, pragmatic and creative school looking to appoint an inspirational leader to the post of English or maths leader. If you are passionate about inspiring children, and staff, and are as ambitious as we are to create an exceptional, fun and inclusive learning environment, then we want to hear from you!

To be successful in your application, you will need to demonstrate that you are an outstanding teacher and leader. One of the key aspects of the role will be to lead on improving either maths or English practice across school. To be successful, you will need to lead by example and have the skills to coach/mentor teachers to ensure their English or maths practice is always good or outstanding. This role will have half a day’s release time each week, meaning a full day out of class per week with PPA. The successful candidate will initially teach in Year 6.

You will be someone who can show they have the skills to motivate, lead and inspire our children, staff, governors, parents, trust colleagues and other relevant stakeholders.

Our new English/maths lead will:
• be an outstanding teacher who can use this knowledge and experience to lead other teachers to become outstanding practitioners
• be knowledgeable about the English or maths curriculum and understand the learning journey in these subjects from EYFS to Key Stage 2
• care passionately about children and work tirelessly so all children in Burford reach their full potential
• be able to communicate an inclusive attitude whilst setting high expectations for all learners
• be a reflective practitioner who continues to look for ways to improve their own, and colleagues, practice
• be a team player with good interpersonal and communication skills who can lead maths or English with our small-but-friendly team

In return, we can offer:
• a happy, supportive and inclusive school community led by a senior leadership team committed to maintaining the wellbeing of its children and adults
• respectful, well behaved children who care for one another and have high aspirations
• the opportunity to develop by accessing quality professional development opportunities from outstanding, inspirational individuals and the support which comes from networking with colleagues from across Transform Trust

You will be joining us at a very exciting time and we would welcome the opportunity to invite you into our school for a walk round, and an informal cup of tea and a chat, so that we can decide whether we are the school for you, and you are the right teacher for our children! Please contact the school office to arrange a mutually convenient time for a visit.

Further information:
• if you would like to arrange a visit to school, please contact Sarah Harding, our Office Manager, on (0115) 9151560 or via email at sarah.harding@burford.nottingham.sch.uk
• if you would like to apply, please complete the attached application form, as well as write a two page letter outlining how your skills and experience match those required in the person specification. Send your completed application pack to sarah.harding@burford.nottingham.sch.uk

• Deadline for applications: 9am Monday 24th February 2020
• Interview date: Monday 2nd March 2020

Transform Trust is a Multi Academy Trust with over 6000 children in 17 Primary Schools covering Nottingham, Nottinghamshire and Derby. Joining us, you will be part of an ambitious and innovative organisation. We promote the autonomy and local nature of each of our schools and we are an enabling organisation rather than a directive one.

We believe education has the power to transform lives and communities. Our Vision is to provide high quality education and deliver the best outcomes for children.

We are partners in East Midlands Maths Hub, Derby Research School, Inspiring Leaders and Challenge Partners.

We can offer you:
• Unrivalled opportunities for professional development through our schools and Transform Teaching School Alliance
• Trust support networks
• Staff benefits such as 24/7/365 employee welfare support; tax saving salary sacrifice schemes; a staff benefits scheme that offers a host of benefits and discounts
• Annual staff survey to allow you to provide us with feedback on what it’s like to work for us
• Annual children’s/staff awards which celebrates the successes and achievements of our children and staff
For more information about us please watch the Transform film at www.transformtrust.co.uk

Transform Trust and its Academies are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This appointment is subject to safer recruitment procedures, including satisfactory references, medical, enhanced DBS with children’s barred list clearance and completion of safeguarding children in education training. Don’t forget to check out our Recruitment Privacy Notice

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Employee benefits

Staff benefits such as 24/7/365 employee welfare support; tax saving salary sacrifice schemes; a staff benefits scheme that offers a host of benefits and discounts

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School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Primary
School size 237 pupils enrolled
Age range 3 to 11
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Burford Primary and Nursery School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email sarah.harding@burford.nottingham.sch.uk

About Burford Primary and Nursery School

Our vision is summed up in the 3A's - Attend, Aspire and Achieve - which is our school motto.

Our aim at Burford is to promote achievement in every aspect of our children’s life. We strive to ensure every child achieves the highest possible academic standards whilst working to develop the character of all children so they become resilient, empathetic, critical thinkers.

We work to broaden the life experiences of our children to show them the myriad opportunities they have . We do this in the hope that our children will go on to make a positive contribution to wider society as they grow up.
o achieve our aims we know there must be consistently strong, innovative teaching in school that is responsive to children’s needs and interests. This means we must have an exciting, broad and balanced curriculum that makes learning fun, engaging and purposeful. Our curriculum must also encourage practical experiences, it must be immersive and responsive to current events.

We also strive to develop a culture in school where children and staff are happy and enthusiastic about learning in the widest sense of the word. This culture grows when children and staff have relationships that are warm and built on mutual respect.

School location

Oxclose Lane, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG5 6FX