6 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    21 June 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    7 June 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 1

Working pattern

Full time: Full time / Permanent

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£31,350 - £47,839

Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

Would you like to work in a small, friendly school with a supportive, family feel, where everyone is given the opportunity to grow and achieve the very best in all aspects of life and learning?

Cross Farm Infant Academy is a delightful infant school nestled in the heart of Frimley Green Village. We have a wonderful team of children, staff and parents working together to give our children the best quality of education and enrichment in life.

‘’We are a warm and inclusive school where we celebrate pupil’s individuality. Staff have high expectations for behaviour across the school that pupils readily rise to.’’ (OFSTED September 2023).

We are looking for an excellent, full time, KS1 practitioner who expects the very best for themselves, their children and the school to join our supportive and friendly team from 1st September 2024. If you are someone who can live and breathe diversity, celebrate the range of children at our school and champion their needs to ensure that all children have every opportunity to succeed then we would love to hear from you.

What the school offers its staff

We are delighted to be able to offer you:

  • A fantastic school!
  • A dedicated, friendly staff team, as well as happy, motivated children
  • An academy and trust which is committed to continuously improving colleague wellbeing
  • A curriculum which colleagues shape for the future
  • Approaches which are evidence and research informed
  • Genuine opportunities for career progression both within our academy and across the trust
  • The opportunity to help shape our Trust education strategy
  • Discounted Wrap around care, at relevant academies, if your child is a Kite Academy Pupil
  • Competitive salary & pension scheme
  • An incredible range of employee benefits (including access to Perkbox)
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Workplace pension through TPS

Further details about the role

Principle responsibilities:

The teacher will undertake all duties required of a qualified teacher identified in the School Teacher’s Pay and Conditions Document and will also undertake teaching in a designated area of the academy including, as below:

  • Establishing positive relationships with the children in your class and across the academy
  • Planning and teaching well-structured lessons, which meet the needs of all pupils
  • Making accurate and productive use of assessment to promote good progress and outcomes by pupils
  • Setting high expectations which inspire, motivate and challenge pupils
  • Managing behaviour effectively to ensure a good and safe learning environment
  • Undertaking reasonable roles and responsibilities as requested by the Head Teacher
  • Playing a full part in the life of the school community, supporting the ethos of the school, and encouraging staff, parents and pupils to do likewise
  • Complying with school policies and procedures
  • Ensuring personal professional development is prioritised, being up-to-date with national and local developments and participating in whole school and individualised INSET.

Here at Cross Farm we are proud to be a part of the team within The Kite Academy Trust where we pride ourselves on placing your workload, professional development and personal wellbeing at the centre of all that we do.

Kite is recognised by Ofsted as a Trust where ‘staff speak highly of leaders, governors and trustees. Teachers enjoy impressive training opportunities. They work with schools across the trust to share expertise and develop their skills. This helps their workload and wellbeing (Ofsted, November 2023).

Commitment to safeguarding

The Kite Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post is subject to an Enhanced DBS check, satisfactory references and social media check. Applicants must hold the Right to work in the UK.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to gemma.golland@kite.academy

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About Cross Farm Infant Academy

School type
Academy, ages 5 to 7
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
133 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 7
Phone number

Learning is a lifelong journey and at Cross Farm we always feel privileged to be able to guide and support our children to do their best, take responsibility and make the most of every day. We believe that learning should be an inspiring endeavour, providing purposeful experiences which motivate and challenge children from when they join us at four until they leave us at seven. At the end of their journey, we expect them to leave us confident and hopeful for their future, clear about their personal and learning values and ready to fully engage with the future. At Cross Farm, everyone matters, and we always look forward to the contribution of our children, families, and staff to continue to make our academy a special place to be.

Arranging a visit to Cross Farm Infant Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email gemma.golland@kite.academy.

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