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  • Expected start date

    25 April 2022

  • Application deadline

    4 February 2022 at 4:00pm

  • Date listed

    5 January 2022

Job details

Job role
Suitable for early career teachers
Key stage
Working pattern
Full time
Contract type
Fixed term (71 weeks)

Job summary

The Governors are looking for an enthusiastic and dynamic teacher to teach in year 5/6. Building on the school’s high standards and strong systems, we are looking for a high quality classroom practitioner who would like to work with as we continue to develop the school for the future. You will need to be a well-motivated team player and an excellent classroom teacher. The successful candidate must be able to offer a high standard of 'quality first teaching' and be committed to planning and delivering exciting and challenging learning experiences within a creative curriculum. They must be able to demonstrate a sound understanding of how children learn and have very high expectations of children's achievements. They will be willing to make a full contribution to the life of our busy, vibrant and successful school. In return the school can offer you:

• A Competitive salary.
• A school that is fully dedicated to developing every child to reach their full potential.
• Collaborative working to support the school’s development and achieve an effective balance between home and work.
• A dedicated, strong and friendly team of professionals who are keen to develop, learn and support each other.
• Excellent CPD opportunities.
• Comprehensive induction and support package for all years of teaching.
• A staff well-being and support package.
The successful candidate will be working with the school’s KS2 planning team who work very closely together to share planning to lower workload.

The position is a fixed term contract until the 31st August 2023.

Forest View Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children & young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share the same commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Applying for the job

Applicants should apply using the Forest View Primary School application form which is available via the school's website.

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Supporting documents

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
School size
372 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Contact phone number

About Forest View Primary School

At Forest View children come first. We believe that it is important to value each individual within the school community and to celebrate their achievements. We have high expectations of ourselves and others. We value the gift of learning and recognise that we all have the right to succeed.

We value the role of the school within the community and work in partnership with parents/carers and the wider community to ensure that children are able to:

- enjoy school and want to learn;
- become independent learners;
- attain the highest academic standards;
- develop skills and knowledge needed to develop individual talents, be they creative, scientific, technological, spiritual, sporting or social;
- understand their own feelings and begin to make life decisions that reflect their increasing confidence;
- understand how to lead a safe and healthy life both in mind and body; and
- understand that everyone has equal rights to access opportunities.

Forest View believes that children should take risks when they learn and play. We offer children stimulating, challenging environments for exploring and developing their learning and play in a range of different ways. This includes 'learning beyond the classroom'. Children who attend Forest View often take part in learning activities in the local woods and town, as well as around the school site. Learning activities may include den building, cooking over open fires and nature hunts to name but a few.

Forest View's curriculum has been built around the school's local community and meets the requirements of the national curriculum. Whole school topics provide children with purposeful learning activities which are designed to excite and engage children in their learning. The school upholds the British Values of democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty, mutual respect and tolerance of those from different beliefs and faiths through all that it does and teaches children to respect each other.

The school also promotes and awards our own values which are: honesty, tolerance, cooperation, kindness, invention, courage and determination. By promoting these key values the school wants every child to leave us fully prepared for their next stage in education and to have the skills to tackle any problem that they may face through life.

Forest View is a forward thinking school which is building towards becoming an outstanding institution. We innovate where can to make sure that the education that we provide for our children is engaging and suited to their individual needs.

Arranging a visit to Forest View Primary School

School visits are encouraged and can be arranged by contacting the school office.

School location

Latimer Road, Cinderford, Gloucestershire, GL14 2QA

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