9 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    17 May 2021 at 9:00 am

  • Date listed

    28 April 2021

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
Permanent
Salary
MPS 2 £28,828 - MPS 6 £38,174 Subject to experience

Job summary

Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to develop your career in a forward looking church primary school, that was graded ‘outstanding’ by SIAMs in March 2015 ‘good’ by Ofsted in December 2018? We are seeking to appoint a talented, enthusiastic and creative Class Teacher to join our teaching team and who will help us on the road to ‘excellent’.

You must be:
- a dynamic and innovative teacher who can motivate and challenge themselves and the children;
- an effective practitioner who is skilled in using imaginative approaches to teaching and learning, and have evidence of successful strategies to improve pupil performance;
- passionate about high expectations and making a difference for every child;
- a team player, developing and maintaining positive and supportive professional relationships with children, staff, parents and governors.

We can offer:

- curious, happy, enthusiastic and well behaved children;
- a strong, caring Christian ethos where everyone is valued;
- a cheerful team of dedicated staff, governors and parents who want the best for our children;
- the opportunity to progress your career through the development of subject leadership and senior leader roles.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and encouraged (masks required), so please telephone the school office to make an appointment for the Head Teacher to show you around.

Northaw is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.

Applying for the job

Apply via Teach In Herts (www.teachinherts.com)
Alternatively, please return your completed application form via email to:
Shirley Whales (Head Teacher) head@northaw.herts.sch.uk

More on how to apply

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England
Education phase
Primary
School size
105 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact phone number
01707 652869

About Northaw Church of England Primary School

Northaw School is situated in a small village with stunning and surprising views overlooking Great Wood in Hertfordshire. As a Voluntary Aided Church school our approach is guided by our Christian family ethos that is inclusive and welcoming to all faiths as well as to those who do not attend Church. With just over one hundred children we are able to offer a personal approach to each child's education, enabling every child to achieve his or her best. Embracing our 6Rs, we value each child's contribution to the school whether it is academic, sporting, musical, creative, interpersonal, helpful, cultural or spiritual. The school has an extensive playing field, a hard surfaced playground, wild areas for Forest School and a delightful garden run by members of the gardening club. We are lucky to have a well- stocked library and a well-used art studio (managed by our artist in residence), which are used in school and after school. We have four classes, each with two year groups: Foundation Years, Key Stage 1, and two Key Stage 2 Classes. There is a high quality mix of experienced and new teachers and strong well-qualified support staff who enjoy working together. Our school enjoys a rich and varied curriculum, delivered by specialists (music, computing, French and PE) and our own inspirational teachers.We reward and encourage good behaviour, good manners and helpfulness. All children are expected to wear the approved school uniform. We feel that it helps the children to feel part of the family of Northaw CE Primary School and it helps to promote unity and a sense of ownership. We encourage home learning and the support of parents and carers. We encourage parental participation and involvement in all aspects of the school. When they have the time to spare, we invite parents to share their talents with our children. Our Governing Body is proactive and supportive. Our PTA organises events that are fun for the children and raise valuable funds for the school. As a small school we believe it is important to keep in close contact with our neighbours. The school is very much at the centre of the village and the church community and likewise the church community supports events at the school. The Head Teachers of local schools meet regularly to support each other and provide useful professional development activities for all. We are part of a Teaching and Learning Alliance.

Arranging a visit to Northaw Church of England Primary School

Interested applicants are encouraged to make an appointment to visit the school. (Masks required) Please telephone 01707 652869 to arrange a visit.

School location

Vineyards Road, Potters Bar, Hertfordshire, EN6 4PB

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