2 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    6 February 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    24 January 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term - until 31/08/2023

Pay scale

MPS1-6 (£28,000 - £38,810) per annum

What skills and experience we're looking for

Candidates for this post should be:

  • Passionate about how children learn best with a genuine belief that all children can succeed.
  • Creative and adaptable, with a good sense of humour.
  • An innovative practitioner who values and can support enquiry and curriculum development
  • Can work positively within a team setting.
  • A confident professional, keen to share their knowledge and understanding with others and committed to ongoing professional development.

In addition, the successful candidate will have a passion for working with children alongside a deep pedagogical knowledge of teaching and learning to help children realise their academic potential as well as a commitment to enhancing the life chances of the children in the community which we serve.

What the school offers its staff

In return we can offer you:

  • A genuine opportunity to make a difference where it is needed.
  • Well-resourced classrooms, necessary IT equipment and structured administrative support.
  • A fantastic community of children, parents and carers who deserve the best.
  • To join a wonderful team and have every opportunity to further your professional development and career with an excellent benefit package including; Wellbeing Health Cash Plan, Retail Discounts, ICT Loans, Higher Degree Support Funding, Professional Introduction Incentive plus others.

If you are hardworking, reflective, committed, and looking to further develop your talents and skills at Merchants’ Academy then we would love to receive an application from you.

Commitment to safeguarding

Venturers Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and requires all staff and volunteers to demonstrate this commitment in every aspect of their work. The aims of our Safer Recruitment procedures are to help deter, reject or identify people who might abuse children or are otherwise unsuited to working with them. An enhanced DBS check is required for all staff.

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@venturerstrust.org

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About Merchants' Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 18
School size
1268 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 18

Merchants’ Academy has a distinctive and positive ethos which guides our work and the education of our students. Preparation for adult life underpins our Academy aims and the well-developed culture which is established across all aspects and functions of the Academy. We are committed to the success of each of our students whatever stage they are at in their education and this is reflected through the Academy's values and commitment to: • provide high quality education and a thirst for life-long learning • enable everyone to enjoy success and achievement • promote confidence and a strong sense of personal worth • have high expectations which will be reflected in the targets set for staff and students alike • harness the energies of children, students, staff and parents to establish a genuine partnership with the Academy for the benefit of all • establish a business-like ethos by beliefs in values and attitudes such as hard work, honesty, integrity, respect and concern for others • provide quality opportunities for the spiritual, moral, social and cultural development of our children and young people • ensure that the effectiveness of all Academy staff is maintained and developed through considerable investment in high quality, continuous professional learning This is demonstrated through constant reference to our BRISTOL Values of: Boldness: Aim high, show courage and hope to push against any barriers Respect: Be considerate and respect the rights of others Integrity: If it’s not right, do not do it. If it’s not true, don’t say it Service: We have a responsibility to the future and each other Tenacity: Tough times don’t last, strong people do Optimism: No pessimist discovered the secret of the starts or uncharted land Learning: A commitment to lifelong development unlocks your full potential

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