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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    25 June 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    17 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£30,000.00 Annually (Actual)

Part time class teacher (0.6) job summary

This role is suited to an enthusiastic, innovative and inspirational teacher who us able to teach music across the key stages.

The role of a classroom teacher is a key role within the academy in achieving our vision, and is suited to an enthusiastic, innovative and inspirational candidate who is focused on ensuring the best for all children.

The successful candidate will:

Set high expectations which inspire, motivate and challenge pupils

Establish a safe and stimulating environment for pupils, rooted in mutual respect

Set goals that stretch and challenge pupils of all backgrounds, abilities and dispositions

Lead by example and demonstrate consistently the positive attitudes, values and behaviour which are expected of pupils

Be accountable for pupils’ attainment, progress and outcomes.

Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of how pupils learn and how this impacts on teaching.

Encourage pupils to take a responsible and conscientious attitude to their own work and study.

Plan teaching to build on pupils' capabilities and prior knowledge.

To succeed in this role you will need to be have excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to be flexible and adapt and be prepared to roll up your sleeves and lead by example, just like we all do at Shibden Head.

Our school community places the highest priority on keeping our children safe. Applicants for all posts will be subject to stringent vetting and induction processes. The holder of this post will be required to work with children under the age of 18 in a position of trust, and is, therefore, exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

If you are shortlisted, we will take up references before the interview date. One of your referees must be your current or most recent employer. Two satisfactory references must be received before we can confirm any offer of an appointment. The information we request will relate to salary, length of service, skills and abilities, suitability for the job, disciplinary record and suitability to work with children. Copies of references or open references will not be accepted. On receipt of references, your referees may be contacted to verify any discrepancies, anomalies, or relevant issues as part of the recruitment verification process.

In line with our safer recruitment policy, an online presence search will be undertaken if you are shortlisted. This on line search is designed to complement the range of standard recruitment checks and allows us to identify a candidate’s online presence which potentially could damage the organisation’s reputation and/or question a candidate’s suitability to work with children.

The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed. Please contact the school to make an appointment.

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.

This job post has expired.

About Shibden Head Primary Academy

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

Shibden Head is one of three schools serving the village of Queensbury, on the outskirts of

Bradford. Queensbury is one of the highest parishes in England, with views to the hills of Brontë

Country and the Yorkshire Dales to the north and north-west. We have just over 400 primary

aged pupils, the majority of whom are of White British heritage. We converted to an academy

on 1st March 2013, joining Focus-Trust. We are delighted by the level of highly skilled professional

support and challenge that Focus-Trust provides, as together we strive for higher standards.

When you visit us, you will find children who are happy to be in school. We have a reputation

for being friendly and welcoming with an exceptionally hardworking team of staff. Pupil

behaviour is a strength and a rich curriculum, good quality teaching and learning combine to

make this a rewarding and exciting place to be.

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