- Maternity or parental leave cover (Maternity Cover until 31/08/2023)
- TSAT Teacher Scale £27,186 - £42,192 per annum
Key Stage 1 Teacher job summary
We would like a Key Stage 1 Teacher to join our friendly team at Mooring Way Infant School.
We are looking for someone who has the drive, passion and skills to work at our school based in Portsmouth. Our school is a friendly, welcoming place with children who are full of energy and life. Learning is at the heart of what we do and we believe that all children enjoy their time at school.
We are part of the Thinking Schools Academy Trust (TSAT) which is made up of a family of schools working together to improve the life chances of young people.
It is our mission to nurture every child to both ‘Aspire and Achieve’.
We believe that it is important for the whole school community, children, staff, parents and governors, to work together to provide the best possible education for your child. We pride ourselves on having high standards and expectations and we hope that you will support us in our work to achieve these.
We are looking for someone who:
Has QTS and excellent knowledge and experience of teaching the Key Stage 1 curriculum
Is dedicated to ensure that all of our children achieve their very best
Is passionate about teaching and learning and have a positive outlook and interpersonal skills
Is able to plan and deliver a creative and stimulating curriculum
Has excellent understanding of current research and practice in Key Stage 1
Has excellent classroom practice with high expectations for achievements and behaviour
Has Good or Outstanding practice, along with high expectations for themselves and the children
Has a proven track record of supporting teachers to develop their practice
What you will get from our Trust:
The opportunity to work with happy children who come into school ready and excited to learn each morning.
Support from a vast network of senior leaders and other teachers within the school and our trust, our teachers regularly get the opportunity to meet and share best practice with the relevant year group teachers of the other Portsmouth Primary Schools within our trust.
As a teacher at The Thinking Schools Academy Trust you can also benefit from an internationally accredited pedagogy approach to thinking and learning, which has been proven to enhance classroom practice.
Revised Teacher Payscale to retain and reward excellent teachers
Support from across the Trust to help you deliver outstanding teaching and learning through resources, mentoring and school visits
A 24/7 employee assistance programme which provides counselling and support / advice on a wide array of areas
TSAT is committed to safe recruitment procedures and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Appointments to this post are subject to an enhanced DBS check and Children’s Barred List check
We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if a suitable candidate is found.
This will increase in line with national increases and we currently pay £1,472 above the national pay scale for new ECTs
Applying for the job
If you are interested in joining our school, benefitting from a supportive network of teachers across our large academy and our Trust and you are keen to progress your career then please apply today!
We strongly encourage any teachers who may be interested in working at our school to call our Office to book a no-pressure tour of the school and to meet some of our staff. We also encourage any early applications and we reserve the right to close the vacancy early if we suitable candidate is found.More on how to apply (opens in a new tab)
If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.