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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    22 February 2024 at 3pm

  • Date listed

    5 February 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary


What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Experience of promoting positive behaviour conductive to learning and which is focused on raising standards
  • Teaching in the relevant key stage and year group
  • Teaching in classes with high number of children with SEN and EAL needs
  • Knowledge and understanding of current theory and best practice in learning and teaching
  • Understanding of a diverse range of teaching and learning styles and techniques
  • The theory and practice of providing effectively for the individual needs of all children
  • Statutory National Curriculum requirements at the appropriate key stage
  • The monitoring assessment, recording and reporting of pupils' progress
  • The statutory requirements of legislation concerning Equal Opportunities, Health & Safety, SEN and Child Protection
  • Good understanding of effective procedures for managing and promoting positive behaviour among pupils
  • The positive links necessary within school and with all its stakeholders
  • Latest research around effective teaching and learning strategies to maximise pupil outcomes
  • Develop good personal relationships within a team
  • Establish and develop close relationships with parents, governors and the community
  • Communicate effectively (both orally and in writing) to a variety of audiences
  • Create a happy, challenging and effective learning environment
  • ICT skills
  • Ability to create a happy, challenging and effective learning environment
  • Innovative practice in using ICT/ digital technology in the classroom

What the school offers its staff

  • A highly supportive and committed senior leadership team
  • Employee Assistance Programme which offers 24/7 confidential advice and support on a range of matters and free access to accredited counsellors
  • A focus on staff wellbeing including a network of wellbeing champions and a supportive working environment
  • Opportunity to join a committed and forward-thinking team of staff
  • Employee Benefits platform providing staff access to a range of benefits such as shopping discounts

Commitment to safeguarding

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and appointments will be subject to rigorous safeguarding checks including enhanced DBS and references. The postholder must share our commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Candidates who have been successfully shortlisted will be asked to complete a self-declaration to confirm any (non-protected) criminal disclosures or information that would make them unsuitable to work with children.

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About Frederick Bird Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
Up to 840 pupils
Age range
3 to 11

Frederick Bird Academy is a proud member of the Inspire Education Trust, a ‘family’ of like-minded schools, which collaborate to provide mutual support, share good practice and learn from each other whilst retaining their own distinctive character.
We are a large primary school of just over 800 children serving the Hillfields area of Coventry. Our team of dedicated, hardworking and skilled staff are committed to ensuring that our children achieve excellence and enjoyment in all that they do. In promoting a culture of aspiration and achievement, we aim to provide a high-quality education that prepares our children for their next step and beyond, as well as equip them to meet the challenges of a changing society.
Our vibrant community is celebrated and reflected in our curriculum offer which provides children with a wide range of memorable experiences and values their individuality and heritage. All children regardless of disability, race religion, belief or gender are encouraged to reach their full potential, uphold British values and embrace the rich cultural diversity of our community.

We are a truly inclusive school and expect the highest standards of learning, behaviour and attendance from our children. Through our partnerships with parents, we aim for all children to be the best learners they can be.

Arranging a visit to Frederick Bird Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email ttaylor@frederickbird.coventry.sch.uk.

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