14 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    28 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    6 June 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 1

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Fixed term - 12 months

Pay scale

M1 to M4

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for someone who is:

  • an exemplary teacher of KS1 children
  • passionate about young children and who strives to improve their outcomes
  • a reflective practitioner with a desire to develop
  • able to establish positive working relationships with pupils, colleagues and parents
  • an excellent communicator
  • prepared to take an active part in all aspects of school life
  • a creative, innovative and reflective practitioner
  • passionate about Quality First Teaching, and has high expectations of all learners

What the school offers its staff

We are offering:

  • enthusiastic, independent learners
  • experience of working in a supportive 4 form entry school with friendly, professional year group teams
  • an amazing opportunity to develop your classroom practice in collaboration with a supportive team
  • supportive staff, trustees and parents
  • a forward thinking stand-alone academy that encourages and supports outstanding teaching and learning
  • an inspiring learning environment including attractive grounds for outdoor learning
  • an academy that invests in staff well-being and is committed to reducing workload

Further details about the role

FULL TIME KS1 TEACHER

Starting September 2024

Applications from NQTs and early career teachers are very welcome

Main scale M1 (£30,000) - M4 (£36,051)

Have you the vision, commitment and enthusiasm to develop and deliver the best provision for every child?

The Southwater Infant Academy is looking for an inspirational KS1 teacher.

The Southwater Infant Academy is an exceptional place to work. We drive our curriculum through key values and nurture the creativity, curiosity and imagination of our children. Assessment is used as a tool to inform planning, which is responsive and developmental for each individual child. Our commitment is to provide an outstanding education for every child, ensuring they are equipped with the skills and knowledge necessary to be successful, lifelong learners.

You will have an impact on the outcomes of our children through securing outstanding quality first teaching within your class. You will be passionate about putting the needs of our pupils and their families at the heart of everything you do. Our experienced staff, year group leaders and other senior leaders across the academy will support you in your role. We have a culture of supporting and caring for each other, which is reflected in our united and welcoming staff team.

The Southwater Infant Academy is looking to appoint an outstanding practitioner who will complement our friendly, hardworking, committed team of professionals and happy, enthusiastic, well behaved pupils who are very proud of our academy.

This post is initially for a fixed term one year contract, with a possibility to extend going forwards.

Request for references will be made before the interview date. The successful candidate will also be required to obtain an enhanced DBS clearance before starting the position.

Visits to the academy are welcomed and encouraged.

If you are interested in this position and would like to join a hardworking, committed, successful staff team please get in touch, or request an application pack. Please contact Mrs. Sharon Ashbolt or visit the academy website.

Interviews: These will be ongoing, and carried out as applications are received. Please be aware therefore that this application may close early if a suitable candidate is found.



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)
medical
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.

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 office@southwaterinfants.co.uk

Visas cannot be sponsored.
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About Southwater Infant Academy

School type
Academy, ages 5 to 7
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
301 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 7
Phone number
01403 733254

The Southwater Infant Academy is an exceptional place to work. We drive our curriculum through key values and nurture the creativity, curiosity and imagination of our children. Assessment is used as a tool to inform planning, which is responsive and developmental for each individual child. Our commitment is to provide an outstanding education for every child, ensuring they are equipped with the skills and knowledge necessary to be successful, lifelong learners.

Arranging a visit to Southwater Infant Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email office@southwaterinfants.co.uk.

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