6 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    21 June 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    7 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

Visa sponsorship

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Key stage

Early years

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£35,304 - £47,839 FTE

Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for an experienced reception teacher who is passionate, committed, forward thinking, and dedicated to join our school from 1st September 2024.

The Grove Primary Academy is a happy and thriving, two-form entry primary school in Frimley. We have a committed staffing team who work collaboratively to ensure that each child achieves their very best and reaches their full potential. We serve a rich and diverse community. We promote excellent learning behaviours, aspiration and resilience which are demonstrated consistently by our wonderful children. We are a fully inclusive academy and celebrate diversity in all its forms.

What the school offers its staff

We are delighted to be able to offer you:

  • A fantastic school!
  • A dedicated, friendly staff team, as well as happy, motivated children
  • An academy and trust which is committed to continuously improving colleague wellbeing
  • A curriculum which colleagues shape for the future
  • Approaches which are evidence and research informed
  • Genuine opportunities for career progression both within our academy and across the trust
  • The opportunity to help shape our Trust education strategy
  • Discounted Wrap around care, at relevant academies, if your child is a Kite Academy Pupil
  • Competitive salary & pension scheme
  • An incredible range of employee benefits (including access to Perkbox)
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Workplace pension through TPS

The Grove Primary Academy is proud to be a part of The Kite Academy Trust where your workload, professional development and personal wellbeing at the center of all that we do. Kite is recognised by Ofsted as a Trust where ‘staff speak highly of leaders, governors and trustees. Teachers enjoy impressive training opportunities. They work with schools across the trust to share expertise and develop their skills. This helps their workload and wellbeing (Ofsted, November 2023).

Further details about the role

Principle responsibilities:

The teacher will undertake all duties required of a qualified teacher identified in the School Teacher’s Pay and Conditions Document and will also undertake teaching in a designated area of the academy including, as below:

  • Establishing positive relationships with the children in your class and across the academy
  • Planning and teaching well-structured lessons, which meet the needs of all pupils
  • Making accurate and productive use of assessment to promote good progress and outcomes by pupils
  • Setting high expectations which inspire, motivate and challenge pupils
  • Managing behaviour effectively to ensure a good and safe learning environment
  • Undertaking reasonable roles and responsibilities as requested by the Head Teacher
  • Playing a full part in the life of the school community, supporting the ethos of the school, and encouraging staff, parents and pupils to do likewise
  • Complying with school policies and procedures
  • Ensuring personal professional development is prioritised, being up-to-date with national and local developments and participating in whole school and individualised INSET.

Commitment to safeguarding

The Kite Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be expected to undertake an enhanced DBS check.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to gemma.golland@kite.academy

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About The Grove Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
424 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
01276 22447

Ours is a vibrant, exciting academy where close partnerships thrive in a nurturing and aspirational environment. Our pupils have positive attitudes to learning and show tremendous care and respect for one another. Our staff team is committed to making a real difference to our children for whom we aim to give the very best possible start to their education, developing personal aspiration and a lifelong love of learning. We aim for every child to achieve beyond that which they believe possible. Working closely with parents, we make sure that pupils are happy and that they are achieving success in all areas of academy life. We have extensive and beautiful grounds and a resource-rich indoor learning environment. We take great pride in our lovely academy. Do come and see for yourself!

Arranging a visit to The Grove Primary Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email gemma.golland@kite.academy.

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