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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    20 May 2024 at 12:59am

  • Date listed

    30 April 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 1

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£30,291.00 - £41,745.00 Annually (Actual) TLR 2a - £3,214

KS1 Teacher and TLR2a for Early Reading Leader job summary

Atlas Academy has an exciting opportunity for a KS1 Teacher and Early Reading Leader to join their team!

As KS1 Teacher and Early Reading Leader you will:

  • Maintain a high standard of quality care and education through an excellent balanced, varied, and exciting curriculum.
  • Be an active and effective part of the team, who promotes the welfare and development of our pupils.
  • Monitor and evaluate teaching and learning of the RWI and Fresh Start phonics programmes.
  • Lead and manage arrangements for preparing our pupils for the Phonics Screening Check.
  • Ensure the successful organisation and delivery of RWI and Fresh Start phonics lessons

    We are looking for:

    • A qualified teacher with recent and successful teaching experience across the primary phase, preferably in Key Stage 1.
    • Significant experience of delivering the RWI phonics programme
    • Commitment to continued professional development.
    • An understanding of the importance of the processes of planning, monitoring and evaluation as an aid to raising standards.

    About us:

    Atlas Academy is a school at the heart of its community. It has moved from strength to strength over recent years, gaining valued parental partnerships to best support its pupils. The senior leadership team are driven and passionate about school improvement and empowering the children. All staff work together as a team with the aim to ensure that the pupils at the school leave with having experienced more than just the national curriculum and to instil a love of learning that will last a life time.

    The school is located within good communal distances from Wakefield, Rotherham, Doncaster and Barnsley with good access to the A1 and other major roads. There is also a local train station within walking distance of the school.

    Astrea Academy Trust are fully committed to being a diverse and inclusive workforce where together we can embrace each other’s unique individuality, background and heritage. We believe that by reflecting and representing the communities and people we serve, we will better and further the life chances of our pupils.

    We can offer you:

    • Amazing children who enjoy learning and are increasingly eager to achieve
    • A positive culture where everyone is valued and respected
    • A commitment to your own professional development, whether you are at the early stages of your career or are more experienced.
    • A supportive team of staff and opportunities to work together to improve practice and outcomes for children
    • An opportunity to be part of a school with a drive to be at the cutting edge of practice.

    Interested in applying?

    Please see the attached Applicant Brief for more information.

    We are proud of our academy, and actively encourage visits and enquiries - please get in touch - admin@astreaatlas.org

    Astrea Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to satisfactory background checks including references and enhanced DBS checks. We reserve the right to interview shortlisted candidates during the application window should suitable applicants be identified.

    Commitment to safeguarding

    Astrea Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and staff. Every child should feel safe and should be protected from any form of child abuse. We have robust policies and procedures that support our commitment to Safeguarding, this includes our Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy. The in-house Safeguarding teams at each Academy work in partnership with families and safeguarding partners to ensure the safety of children is paramount. We are committed to ensuring that all staff access regular, contextual safeguarding training to meet the needs of the local community.

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    About Atlas Academy

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

    A warm welcome to Atlas Academy. We are a vibrant and diverse primary school located in the centre of Doncaster, South Yorkshire, providing education for children from 3 to 11 years. Most pupils speak English as an additional language; many speaking two to three languages, and we are proud of our multi-cultural community. We enjoy learning about each other’s backgrounds and beliefs.

    Leaders have created a truly inclusive school. Pupils say that they are ‘united

    through diversity’. They know the importance of being respectful to each other.

    Pupils feel safe at school. Teachers are kind and take the time to speak to them if

    pupils are worried. (Ofsted, 2022)

    Whether you are a prospective parent interested in a place for your child or looking to join the team, we are proud to offer:

    a staff team who are committed to raising standards, and providing a high standard of education for all of our pupils;

    supportive, friendly and professional environment, which is always welcoming;

    a dedicated Pastoral Team with specialist skills to support pupils and families;

    our own nursery offering 15 hours free childcare for 3 and 4 year olds;

    a calm, safe, inclusive and nurturing learning environment for all pupils;

    an environment that promotes positive behaviour expectations and relationships;

    exciting learning experiences through a knowledge rich curriculum so that they develop into confident, capable, resilient and independent learners;

    a range of wider curriculum activities and specialist sports such as taekwondo, access to a Sports Coach;

    great outdoor spaces with purpose built outdoor climbing equipment;

    and….. the best pupils ever, who are eager to learn and make new friends.

    At Atlas, we are GREAT: Gifted, Resilient, Engaged, Aspirational, Together. These are our core values and underpin everything we do.

    We are part of the Astrea Academy Trust. This means we are part of a family of schools within South Yorkshire and Cambridgeshire. Astrea aims to provide every child with a brilliant education by pursuing aspirational standards with tenacity and drive. They aim to never settle for second best and do not tolerate something that does not live up to their standards. They stand to remove performance barriers and develop a scholarly culture of behaviour and learning from students and of pedagogy and curriculum from its staff to ensure our children learn, thrive and lead successful lives.

    We hope you enjoy finding out about Atlas Academy. Prospective parents and pupils are welcome to visit the school. We shall be delighted to show you around our school and discuss with you and your children what we are able to offer. Please telephone us to make an appointment or call into the school office and speak to either Miss Crookes or Mrs Mitchell.

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