4 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    19 April 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    19 March 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

Main Pay Scale M1 - M6

What skills and experience we're looking for

Are you an inspirational KS2 Class Teacher looking to work with an amazing group of colleagues and children? Are you looking to forge a career within a caring and values-driven family of schools? Do you want to belong to a national professional learning community, with real opportunities for growth, development and career progression? Are you driven to enable all children to succeed in all areas of the curriculum? If so, REAch2 is the Trust and Kirby Primary Academy is the school for you!

We are seeking to appoint a KS2 teacher to join our dedicated team from either September 2024. Come and join us on our quest to ensure that all of our children reach their full potential. We would like to hear from anyone who feels they can motivate, inspire and challenge our pupils to achieve their very best and want to be a memorable chapter of a child’s learning story.

We are looking are for someone who:

  • Fosters and demonstrates a love for learning and can inspire children to learn;
  • Has high expectations of children's learning and conduct;
  • Has energy and commitment to all aspects of school life;
  • Is able to work as part of a team, committed to providing the best possible opportunities for our children;
  • Is a consistently good (or better) teacher whose practice leads to good outcomes;
  • Has a desire and passion to make a real difference to the lives and life-chances of our children;
  • A secure knowledge of phonics teaching is preferable but not essential. (Read, Write Inc)

Candidates should:

  • Have a flexible approach to working and be adaptable
  • Be a hardworking, team player who thrives in working with others
  • Display initiative and ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Be creative, enthusiastic and dynamic
  • Be reliable with a sense of commitment
  • An individual that is passionate and dedicated to the profession, who puts children’s learning at the heart of what they do
  • Someone who is willing to contribute to an outstanding education for the community that you serve
  • Have experience of teaching phonics (preferably Little Wandle).

What the school offers its staff

  • An Ofsted good school, in a supportive and dynamic trust;
  • Well-behaved and responsive children who are a joy to teach;
  • Supportive parents, PTA, community and governing board;
  • Opportunities for professional development within the school and across our cluster of local schools;
  • An inclusive workplace where individuality is embraced

Further details about the role

Please download the Application Pack for more information about the role.

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.

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 recruitment@reach2.org

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About Kirby Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
207 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
01255 674056

Arranging a visit to Kirby Primary Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email admin@kirbyacademy.org.

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