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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    17 May 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    23 April 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years

Working pattern

Full time: 32.5 hours per week AYR

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - 1 year

Pay scale

M1 to M6

What skills and experience we're looking for

Graduate with Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) • Knowledge of current educational practice and issues in Early Years • An excellent classroom practitioner • Knowledge of the provisions of national strategies, i.e., Literacy, Numeracy, and ICT • Effective use of ICT to support learning • Statutory curriculum requirements and requirements for assessment, recording and reporting of pupils’ attainment and progress • Knowledge of current professional teaching standards • Experience of teaching in a Primary phase • High level of written, oral and communication skills (A/I) • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing to a range of audiences • High level of organisational and planning skills • Evidence of sharing in and contributing to the corporate life of the academy • Work effectively as part of a team, relating well to colleagues, pupils, and parents • Ability to demonstrate a commitment to equality of opportunity for all pupils • Ability to investigate, solve problems and make decisions • Able to use own initiative and motivate others • Ability to relate to and empathise with pupils and parents to develop trusting and respectful relationships with them • Respect for confidentiality of information concerning individual pupils and ability to use discretion in circumstances of disclosure • Evidence of continuing professional development • Establish clear expectations and constructive working relationships in your own classroom through team working and mutual support • Devolving responsibilities and delegating tasks where appropriate • Commitment to an involvement in extra-curricular activities • Knowledge of all phases of primary education • The implications of the Code of Practice for Special Educational Needs for teaching and learning • Full working knowledge of relevant policies/codes of practice/legislation • Experience of teaching in the EYFS • Able to offer expertise in a specific subject or area

What the school offers its staff

This is a fantastic opportunity to join an outstanding team within a high performing multi academy trust with exciting career prospects for successful applicants.

We offer an extensive range of opportunities, incentives and benefits with this post including:

  • Financial, offering unlimited access to a huge range of discounts on holidays, days out, retailer and cashback deals inc. Curry’s, John Lewis, Tesco and B&Q to name but a few.
  • Lifestyle and Wellbeing, discounted & flexible gym memberships, eye care vouchers, cycle 2 work/Technology scheme, free annual flu jab and 24/7 access to a market leading Employee Assistance Programme providing expert information specialist advisors trained by Citizens Advice and access to professionally qualified counsellors accredited by the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy.
  • Motoring, access to an employee vehicle leasing scheme*,discounted vehicle repairs and discounts on car/van hire.
  • Pension, excellent employer/employee contributory pension scheme with the Teachers’ Pension Scheme (TPS)
  • Personal and professional, we offer a range of training and development opportunities for you to grow and develop.

*Subject to ensuring NMW is maintained.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Highfields Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
114 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
01302 651037

Highfields Primary Academy is a vibrant and caring primary school situated in Doncaster. Our teaching team is highly motivated and driven by a desire to raise standards and improve outcomes for all our children. Highfields is an area of high deprivation and many of our children struggle with early communication. At Highfields Primary we give the children a wide, language-rich curriculum which enriches their lives and enables them to set their own personal goals and achieve them through dedication and hard work. The commitment of the staff to deliver these ambitious aims creates a positive environment in which staff work collaboratively to support and discuss all aspect of the children’s learning in a creative and purposeful way. This ethos means that parents and children are welcomed into our school and positive attitudes are fostered by adults and children. Leaders mentor staff and model great practice in an open and encouraging way. As a result, there is a clear and ambitious vision of the school’s future which the whole school community work towards together.

Arranging a visit to Highfields Primary Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email info@highfieldspa.org.uk.

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