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  • Closing date

    14 June 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    28 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

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Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£30,570 - £42,365

EYFS Teacher- Maternity Cover job summary

Teacher EYFS –Maternity Cover:

September 2024 start

Ark Castledown Primary Academy    

 

Are you someone who has high expectations and a desire to improve the life chances of pupils? Do you want to belong to a school which is continually striving to improve teaching whilst simultaneously reducing teacher workload?  

 

Ark Castledown Primary Academy is a popular school in the heart of Hastings. The school has been transformed since joining the Ark network and during our first year of transition was in the top 1% of most improved schools in the country. As Hastings is recognised as an ‘Opportunity Area’, the academy will be pivotal in ensuring our children get the best start in life.  

 

As part of the Ark network, we are committed to making sure that every child has access to an excellent education and real choices in life. We know that great schools need great teaching staff, which is why we offer you the very best training and support at every stage of your career.  

 

We are looking for a caring, passionate and committed Class Teacher to join our Early Years team from September 1st on a Fixed term basis for the rest of the academic year.

 

The successful candidate will:

·       care passionately about children, their growth and achievements

·       be hard working and adaptable to change

·       be an excellent team player

·       be willing to embrace a culture of self-reflection and development

 

We welcome applications from Newly Qualified Teachers and we provide coaching and development opportunities to support you through your first year in teaching.  

 

If you have a passion for education, we can offer you both support and challenge to develop further as a classroom teacher and future leader.  

 

We strongly encourage you to visit the academy to meet us and find out more about this post.  Please contact Miss R Stewart on 01424 444046 or via email at rstewart@arkcastledown.org to arrange a visit.

 

As a teacher at Ark Castledown, you will be part of Ark, an international charity and one of the UK's most successful multi-academy trusts, with a network of 39 schools in 4 locations across the country.

 

We work hard to recognise hard work

 

·        We strive to recognise your achievements and celebrate your success.

·        You will have access to health packages, discounts at major retailers, travel loans and other benefits, through the Ark Rewards scheme.

·        We take CPD seriously, which is why we offer twice as many training days as standard.

·        We provide an array of development programmes for our staff including our NQT, middle leader and senior leader programmes supplying you with the training and            support you need to progress throughout your career. We will support you to become the best you can be.  

 

We offer:

• Salaries 2.5% higher than main pay scale.

• Twice as many training days as standard.

• Generous pension scheme.

• Access to Ark rewards – a scheme offering savings from over 3,000 major retailers

• Interest-free loans – up to £5,000 available for season ticket or to buy a bicycle

.• Gym discounts – offering up to 40%.

• Access to Employee Assistance Programme – providing free, confidential counselling, legal advice and a range of different support.

 

Click here to find out more about the benefits of working for Ark Castledown Primary Academy.

 

Visit our website, www.arkcastledown.org/vacancies  for more information about our school.

 

A copy of the Job Description and Person Specification can be found here
 

 

Ark is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in its academies. In order to meet this responsibility, its academies follow a rigorous selection process to discourage and screen out unsuitable applicants. Ark requires all employees to undertake an enhanced DBS check. You are required, before appointment, to disclose any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975. Non-disclosure may lead to termination of employment. However, disclosure of a criminal background will not necessarily debar you from employment - this will depend upon the nature of the offence(s) and when they occurred. To read more about Ark’s safer recruitment process, please click this link. We aim to build a diverse and inclusive organisation where everyone – staff and students – can do their best work and achieve their full potential. We want to reflect and represent diverse perspectives across our organisation because we know that doing so will make us stronger and more effective. To know more about Ark’s diversity and inclusion commitments, please click on this link.

Commitment to safeguarding

Ark is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in its academies.

Ark requires all employees to undertake an enhanced DBS check. You are required, before appointment, to disclose any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975. Non-disclosure may lead to termination of employment. However, disclosure of a criminal background will not necessarily debar you from employment - this will depend upon the nature of the offence(s) and when they occurred.

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About Ark Castledown Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
387 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11

Ark Castledown are a community primary school that is dedicated to providing the very best education for the children of our town.

We hold a strong child-centred approach to teaching, where consistency, praise, encouragement and challenge are key. We believe that every child has a unique potential and we work hard to inspire and motivate children to achieve their goals.

We know that a successful and happy school depends on all of us working together, and that parents make an important contribution to children’s achievements at school. We are committed to developing excellent working relationships with our families and all members of our school community.

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