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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    23 March 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    9 March 2023

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time: Full Time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£28,000 - £43,685 Per Year

What skills and experience we're looking for

Required for September 2023
Full-time - Permanent - (Potential teaching and learning responsibility (TLR) for suitably experienced candidate)

The Palmer Academy is part of the REAch2 Multi Academy Trust, we are looking for enthusiastic and innovative teachers to join our team.

We are looking for a candidate who is:
• KS1 or KS2 teacher with high expectations of all pupils, who can engage and inspire the learning behaviours that will support all in achieving their best.
• An excellent practitioner, keen to work in a supportive and principle-based school.
• Driven by a strong moral purpose to enable all children to achieve and have integrity.
• Passionate about creativity and have a sense of humour.
• Warm in character, easy to work with and committed to teamwork, recognising that more can be achieved together than is possible as individuals.
• Keen to be challenged to become the best you can be.
• Determined to succeed with a positive attitude.
• Committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

We can offer you:
• Enthusiastic and well-behaved pupils.
• A Leadership Team dedicated to helping you develop an outstanding career and balanced life.
• Exciting, accelerated leadership development and early promotion opportunities for the right candidates across the Trust.
• The chance to work with a fantastic team, with the best possible opportunities to share ideas, planning, assessment etc.
• The opportunity to work alongside excellent teachers, to observe and share practice on a regular basis.
• The chance to develop personal curriculum strengths.
• An excellent CPD training programme and ECT package.
• A dynamic, creative staff, dedicated to achieving whole-school improvement and building lifelong friendships.
• Enthusiastic and proactive parents.

What the school offers its staff

About REAch2: Founded in 2012, REAch2 Academy Trust is the largest primary-only academy trust in the country. It is a growing charitable organisation currently supporting over 60 primary academies across England, including 4 in Reading. REAch2 is a family connected by a common desire to learn from each other, share experiences and be mutually supportive across the entire academy community. We work as a team to deliver exceptional learning opportunities for all pupils in REAch2.

The successful candidate will be subject to all necessary pre-employment checks, including: an enhanced DBS disclosure with children’s barred list check; Prohibition check; Childcare Disqualification (where applicable); qualifications (where applicable); medical fitness; identity and right to work.

All applicants will be required to provide two suitable references.

Visits to our school are warmly encouraged and can be arranged at your convenience to meet our brilliant children!

Please contact the office at The Palmer Academy at admin@thepalmeracademy.com to request an application pack, application form or to arrange a visit.

Visit the school website for more details https://www.thepalmeracademy.com

The application process and timetable Application deadline: Thursday 23rd March 2023

School visits: Tours and informal discussion to be arranged via the school

Interviews: Friday 31st March 2023
Selection exercises:
1. Teaching element
2. Tasks linked to the role of the teacher
3. An interview

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 The Palmer Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
443 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

Arranging a visit to The Palmer Primary Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email admin@thepalmeracademy.com.

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