Nursery Class Teacher
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Job start date
1 September 2023
23 March 2023 at 12pm (midday)
6 March 2023
- Early years
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What skills and experience we're looking for
What skills / experience are required?
Qualified Teacher Status (UK)
Successful experience of working within an Early Years Foundation Stage setting.
A secure knowledge of child development and early childhood education.
Knowledge and understanding of the Statutory Framework for the EYFS.
Proven commitment to meeting the needs of the whole child and his/her family, particularly an understanding of the importance of the child’s well-being, personal, social and emotional development.
Sound knowledge of current developments and issues in the education and care of Nursery children, including those who are vulnerable or disadvantaged.
Proven experience of working with children with additional needs.
A proven record of raising achievement.
Excellent classroom behaviour management through a range of positive strategies.
A commitment to your own continued professional development.
Our school is new and growing. This teaching post would break new ground as you would be leading our first ever UKS2 class. As we grow, opportunities and challenges for the right people arise each year. We are looking for an individual who is excited about being part of our developing community and can bring enthusiasm and skills that will help shape our school now and in the future.
As part of the River Learning Trust, we can also offer you an excellent network of professional support and CPLD that will help you grow as a professional through access to some of the county’s best teachers and leaders.
What the school offers its staff
Our school is part of the River Learning Trust; our collective vision is to be a Trust where pupils and staff thrive in schools which demonstrate:
- all-round education, academic success, lifelong learning and strength of character
- sustainable continuous improvement; no school standing still
- all schools being good and outstanding, or improving rapidly
- collaboration that is raising standards, and reducing workload
- where pupils, staff, parents and communities value all we do to support the best possible outcomes and experiences for our children and young people
This role incl udes regulated activity relevant to children.
The River Learning Trust and Barton Park Primary School are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and preventing extremism. All staff must ensure that the highest priority is given to following the guidance and regulations to safeguard children and young people. The River Learning Trust are required to conduct online searches about you as part of their shortlisting process in accordance with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance in order to identify any incidents or concerns which are publicly available online. By applying for this role, you acknowledge that such searches will be conducted as part of the shortlisting process. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check Employment will also be conditional on the receipt of at least two acceptable references (one from current/latest employer) and evidence of the formal qualifications required for the role.The River Learning Trust is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from a range of backgrounds to represent diversity in line with our schools’ community. It is an offence to apply for certain roles within schools if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.
Further details about the role
This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. Which means that when applying for certain jobs and activities certain spent convictions and cautions are ‘protected’, so they do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account.
Commitment to safeguarding
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About Barton Park Primary School
- School type
- Free School, ages 2 to 11
- Education phase
- View all Primaryjobs
- School size
- 46 pupils enrolled
- Age range
- 2 to 11
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- School website
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- Email address
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Barton Park School is a new primary school, including a nursery, on the Barton Park Housing Development situated on the outskirts of the City of Oxford. Our school opened in September 2020 to children in reception and a mixed years 1 & 2 class. The school will grow over the coming years with a final capacity of 315, with a potential to expand further to 420, subject to community demand. Our place within the heart of a new and developing community, with easy walking, cycle and bus routes, is a perfect location for families and staff alike. Our lovely new building and the fantastic facilities available on site, along with our neighbouring sports pavilion, make for a very special place for children to learn and flourish - and for teaching staff to teach. We have high aspirations for all our children. Our curriculum is designed to provide children with high quality, rigorous and engaging learning opportunities. Enquiry and creativity are central to our learning, and these principles are underpinned by a solid foundation in the key skills. We aim to build on each child’s natural curiosity and help them become enquiring, resilient and confident learners, able to communicate their ideas to both peers and adults. Quality teaching, targeted support and enriching, open-ended learning opportunities - alongside well planned indoor and outdoor environments - allow all children to develop their thinking skills, independence and individual talents. Our six school values were chosen in collaboration with the school community: respect, kindness, equality, independence, perseverance, curiosity. It is important to us that these values reflect both emotional and intellectual growth and that they can be embraced by everyone within our diverse community. Barton Park is committed to offering a variety of extra-curricular activities after school and developing these opportunities as we grow. Our children already enjoy access to dance, sports, art and music clubs, led by experts and have had the chance to perform on the stage at Pegasus Theatre and The Town Hall. Such experiences are key to fostering confidence and self-belief, as well as extending horizons and understanding of others.
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