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  • Expected start date

    1 January 2022

  • Application deadline

    1 December 2021 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    18 November 2021

Job details

Job role
Suitable for early career teachers
Key stage
Early years
Working pattern
Full time
Contract type
Fixed term (until 31 August 2022)
Main pay range 1 to Main pay range 6, £25,714-£36,961

Job summary

Class Teacher with a preference for EYFS

Required from January 2022

Full time

Fixed for 2 terms with a view to permanent

Main Scale Points 1-6

£25,714-£36,961 per annum

Zaytouna Primary School is seeking to appoint an excellent teaching practitioner who has high expectations of pupil progress and a drive for self-development.

We want to recruit people who are passionate about making a difference to children and want to challenge themselves to keep on improving. Our working relationships are positive, supportive and forward looking.

The post available is in Early Years (The Olives).

NQTs are welcome to apply.

This is a Fixed term contract pending the determination of a longer-term staffing structure

On 1st September 2018 the school became part of Transform Multi Academy Trust.

We are a warm and welcoming school that truly inspires all: children, parents and the wider community, by providing them with calm, reflective and safe environments in which they can be nurtured.

Our broad and balanced curriculum of intellectual, physical and spiritual education is all inspired and underpinned by the principles of the Islamic Faith and British Values so that children become positive contributors to any community in which they choose to live. We believe that children should have a positive emotional attachment to learning and be awed and inspired by the learning of Allah’s creation so that they become lifelong learners who see the whole world as their classroom.

Our school family celebrate diversity, where difference is respected. We prepare our children to live in a multi-cultural world where they value people of all faiths and none along with people of all walks of life and who challenge discrimination of any form.

You will:

Be a consistently good / outstanding primary teacher
Be passionate about teaching and learning and making a difference to every child.
Care passionately about children and their development whilst still driving forward pupil progress and achievement.
value a team working approach and be keen to contribute and share your skills with colleagues
Have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, able to build on and maintain strong relationships with staff, parents and carers, children, governors and the local and wider community.
In return we offer:

A welcoming community and a highly motivated, professional staff team that are driven towards continuously raising standards.
Excellent professional development opportunities through an extensive range of network groups and other Transform Trust initiatives
Calm and purposeful learning environments
Excellent partnerships between pupils, staff, parents, governors and community
A forward-thinking approach to teaching and learning throughout the school
Career opportunities as part of a successful Multi Academy Trust
Visits to our school are warmly welcomed and have been arranged for:

Wednesday 24 and Thursday 25 November 2021.

Please contact the school office to confirm your attendance

Any questions or queries should be directed to Joanne Robottom, Office Manager at Zaytouna Primary School, 500 London Road, Derby, DE24 8WH.


Telephone: 01332 383379.

Closing date for applications : 23:59 Wednesday 1st December 2021

How to apply
Equality and diversity matters to us. If you think you’d be suited to one of our roles we’d love to hear from you regardless of age, disability status, ethnicity, gender, religion or sexuality

Please complete an electronic application form through our Trust website

Closing date for applications: 23:59 Wednesday 1 December 2021

Interviews to be on Tuesday 7 December 2021

Transform Trust is a Multi Academy Trust with over 6700 children in 19 Primary Schools covering Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, Derby and Derbyshire. 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 strategic partners in Inspiring Leaders, Flying High Teaching School Hub, East Midlands Maths Hub and with Derby Research School.

We can offer you:

Unrivalled opportunities for professional development through our schools and Transform Applied, Transform’s unique and high regarded CPD service
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

All school roles are classed as regulated activity and as such, it is an offence to apply to for this role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children

Transform Trust and its schools 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

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School overview

School type
Free School, Muslim, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
School size
352 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Contact phone number
01332 383379

About Zaytouna Primary School

We are an exciting and happy school community who are committed to #DoingThingsDifferently. From our curriculum to our enrichment offer, our approach to professional development to our partnerships with the local community, we’re striving for innovation and excellence. We believe that school should develop a child’s mind, body and soul. This drives every decision that we make and we’re proud that we are able to offer this entitlement to all of our children. It’s what we care passionately about. We also know that to fulfil this, we need to ensure that mental and physical health and wellbeing is at our core. For our children and our adults. You’ll see this reflected in everything that we do.
We’re proud to be a school of Islamic distinctiveness – you’ll see that our QIS offer enriches our children to be the best versions of themselves. It’s what makes our school a genuine family community. This together with our comprehensive development of our core British Values means that our children are being well supported to become informed, critical thinkers of the future.
We are ambitious and unapologetic about what we do at Zaytouna. It’s based on what we believe to be important and on the future that we want for ourselves and our children. We make sure however that we have as much fun as we can along the way!

Arranging a visit to Zaytouna Primary School

Visits to our school are warmly welcomed and have been arranged for:

Wednesday 24 and Thursday 25 November 2021.

Please contact the school office to confirm your attendance

Any questions or queries should be directed to Joanne Robottom, Office Manager at Zaytouna Primary School, 500 London Road, Derby, DE24 8WH.


School location

500 London Road, Derby, Derbyshire, DE24 8WH

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