54 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    15 April 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    9 February 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

MPS/UPS

Additional allowances

TLR 2

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for an experienced classroom teacher who is:-

  • Passionate about creating a strong reading culture in our school
  • Has strong knowledge of children’s literature
  • Excited by the opportunity to inspire and lead others
  • An excellent primary practitioner, committed to raising achievement for all
  • Able to use assessment effectively to raise standards in reading
  • Able to effectively work as part of a supportive team
  • Wanting to develop and grow in a nurturing environment

This post is not suitable for ECTs

What the school offers its staff

We are able to offer:-

  • A school where all staff are passionate about learning and teaching
  • A caring ethos with well-behaved children who are keen to learn
  • Supportive families who want their children to be successful in life
  • A welcoming and energetic team of talented professionals who have high expectations of all children
  • Continuing professional development
  • A supportive leadership team with a strong ambition for raising standards through quality teaching and learning whilst understanding the importance of a good work-life balance
  • Year group shared PPA time to support workload

Further details about the role

We are advertising for a Key Stage Two Reading Lead who has the passion to promote and lead Reading across the Key Stage Two staff team, working alongside other middle and senior leaders. This is an ideal opportunity for an ambitious teacher who is looking to lead, support and inspire others and promote a love of reading across our school.

The Reading Lead will be responsible for leading staff in the teaching and learning of reading in Years Three to Six, to promote pupil progress and plan an exciting reading curriculum at Key Stage Two. Working closely with our experienced EYFS and KS1 Reading Lead.

Commitment to safeguarding

Berridge is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Appointment to the posts below will be subject to the following pre-employment checks: health, identity, relevant work qualifications, right to work in the UK, professional registration , Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and references. A start date for successful job applicants will not be confirmed until clearance from all the above checks has been obtained. As part of the pre check, school will also conduct online searches including social media presence.

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 info@berridge.nottingham.sch.uk

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About Berridge Primary and Nursery School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
613 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
01159155813

Berridge Primary School is a popular, vibrant, diverse and inclusive school in inner-city Nottingham. The school is in the heart of the Hyson Green community and is well regarded by parents, staff and children. We value everyone’s achievements in a caring atmosphere which is central to everything we do as a school. Berridge is a large school split over two sites (Bobbers Mill EYFS & KS1 and Brushfield KS2). We are a three-form entry school meaning you will be working as part of a supportive year group team.

Berridge School is rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted who said:
• Pupils are friendly, polite and welcoming. They are proud of their school. They enjoy learning and school life
• There is a strong ethos of mutual respect between staff and pupils and between pupils themselves
• Leaders are mindful of staff’s work life balance

Arranging a visit to Berridge Primary and Nursery School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email info@berridge.nottingham.sch.uk.

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