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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    20 May 2024 at 8am

  • Date listed

    9 May 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Pay scale

M1 - M6

What skills and experience we're looking for

Upperwood Academy is looking to recruit an inspirational teacher for September 2024. Our successful candidate will be a talented and professional individual who shares our vision of high aspirations, achievement, and a passion for learning. They will be prepared to work hard and respond positively to the challenges of day-to-day school life. They will be innovative and creative in their teaching and be a strong team player.

We are a friendly and inclusive school with very high expectations and a relentless drive for improvement. We are entering an exciting time for our school and now is a great time to join our friendly and hardworking staff team at Upperwood.

We are looking for a Teacher who:

  • Is an exemplary classroom practitioner who will model outstanding practice
  • Has a positive attitude and a genuine commitment to high standards of attainment, progress and behaviour
  • Will be able to continue to raise standards across the school
  • Has the commitment required to work in partnership with parents/carers and the wider school community
  • Will work creatively and effectively with the Headteacher and Senior Leadership Team to drive school improvement
  • Has excellent communication and interpersonal skills and work as part of a team.

The commitment and dedication of all our employees puts the students in our care at the heart of everything we do.

To recognise our employee’s contribution in delivering our vision and values, we offer lots of incentives to support our staff to thrive and grow, whatever their role.

What the school offers its staff

Upperwood Academy offer an extensive range of opportunities, incentives and benefits including:

  • Membership of either the South Yorkshire Pension Scheme (Support Staff) or Teacher Pension Scheme (Teaching roles)
  • Access to free Financial Advice
  • Free Flu Jabs available, access to our Employee Assistance helpline for free and confidential advice, physiotherapy, and weight management.
  • Flexible working arrangements wherever possible
  • Training and development opportunities
  • A welcoming, supportive and inclusive school ethos
  • Well-motivated children with enthusiasm and an eagerness to learn
  • A committed and hardworking team who are supportive and work closely with parents, governors and the community, and who work closely together to provide the best care and teaching for the children

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. A DBS disclosure is required for this post.

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.

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About Upperwood Academy

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
306 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

Primary School

Arranging a visit to Upperwood Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email s.stone@upperwoodacademy.com.

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