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Part Time Class Teacher

Burford Primary and Nursery School, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

Job details

Job role Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Subject Primary
Working pattern Will consider part-time, job share
Salary Main pay range 1 to Main pay range 6,

Job summary

Class teacher - required from 4th January 2021 or earlier if possible
This is a part time (2 days a week) permanent position.
Main Scale Points 1-6 (£25,714 up to £36,961 FTE) although candidates on the upper pay scale will be considered
Do you want to make a real difference whilst working in an ambitious school, which seeks to broaden the horizons of its children? Are you enthusiastic about creating a vibrant curriculum that is dedicated to providing motivating learning opportunities, setting unashamedly high expectations and offering engaging experiences?
Burford Primary and Nursery school is seeking to appoint an excellent teaching practitioner who has high expectations of pupil progress and a drive for self-development. We are a happy, pragmatic and creative school passionate about moving all children forward in their learning. If you are seeking an ambitious opportunity to create an inspiring, fun and inclusive learning environment, then we can’t wait to hear from you!
This position is open to both experienced colleagues with excellent subject knowledge and NQTs beginning their teaching career. You will need to demonstrate that you have the potential to become an outstanding practitioner who can motivate and challenge our pupils. You must be committed to working in partnership with our children, parents, governors, partner schools and the wider community.
The position will initially be a job share in our Year 5 class but we are looking for a candidate with the skills to teach throughout school.
You are someone who is:
Creative, positive and motivating with the drive to ‘go above and beyond’ to provide fun, meaningful and purposeful learning opportunities for your class and in a way that is relevant to our community

A good practitioner with the potential to become outstanding, who has high expectations and a commitment to continuously raise standards and improve our children’s cultural capital

Knowledgeable about the curriculum - including wider curriculum subjects - and who understands the learning journey from EYFS to Key Stage 2

Able to communicate an inclusive attitude whilst setting high expectations for all learners

A reflective practitioner who continues to look for ways to improve their practice

A team player with good interpersonal and communication skills who looks forward to collaborating with our small-but-friendly team

Confident when working to develop your own inspiring curriculum for your class

Has excellent interpersonal and communication skills, able to build on and maintain strong relationships with staff, parents and carers, children, governors and the local and wider community.
In return we offer:

A primary school committed to becoming outstanding with a vibrant atmosphere and team who are willing go the extra mile to develop a curriculum which responds to the passions of both children and teachers

A happy, supportive and inclusive school community led by a senior leadership team committed to maintaining the wellbeing of its children and adults

Respectful, well behaved children who care for one another and have high aspirations

Excellent professional development opportunities through an extensive range of network groups and other Transform Trust initiatives

Excellent partnerships between pupils, staff, parents, governors and community

A forward-thinking approach to teaching and learning throughout the school

Career opportunities as part of a successful Multi Academy Trust
You will be joining us at a very exciting time and we would welcome the opportunity to have an informal chat with you before you apply. This may have to be via Zoom, rather than the traditional school tour, because of COVID restrictions. Please contact the school office to arrange a mutually convenient time for a chat/possible visit.
How to apply
Please write a two page letter outlining why you would be suitable for this role. Please also complete the application form that is attached alongside this advert.
Closing date for applications: 9am on 23rd November 2020.
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Download our Guidance Notes for Applicants
Transform Trust is a Multi Academy Trust with over 6700 children in 19 Primary Schools covering Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, Derby and Derbyshire. Joining us, you will be part of an ambitious and innovative organisation. We promote the autonomy and local nature of each of our schools and we are an enabling organisation rather than a directive one.
We believe education has the power to transform lives and communities. Our Vision is to provide high quality education and deliver the best outcomes for children.
We are partners in East Midlands Maths Hub, Derby Research School, Inspiring Leaders and Challenge Partners.
We can offer you:
Unrivalled opportunities for professional development through our schools and Transform Teaching School Alliance
Trust support networks
Staff benefits such as 24/7/365 employee welfare support; tax saving salary sacrifice schemes; a staff benefits scheme that offers a host of benefits and discounts
Annual staff survey to allow you to provide us with feedback on what it’s like to work for us
Annual children’s/staff awards which celebrates the successes and achievements of our children and staff
For more information about us please watch the Transform film at www.transformtrust.co.uk
Transform Trust and its Academies are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This appointment is subject to safer recruitment procedures, including satisfactory references, medical, enhanced DBS with children’s barred list clearance and completion of safeguarding children in education training. Don't forget to check out our Recruitment Privacy Notice

Applying for the job

How to apply
Please write a two page letter outlining why you would be suitable for this role. Please also complete the application form that is attached alongside this advert.
Closing date for applications: 9am on 23rd November 2020.

More on how to apply

Supporting documents

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Primary
School size 232 pupils enrolled
Age range 3 to 11
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Burford Primary and Nursery School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email admin@burford.nottingham.sch.uk
Contact phone number 01159151560

About Burford Primary and Nursery School

Our vision is summed up in the 3A's - Attend, Aspire and Achieve - which is our school motto.

Our aim at Burford is to promote achievement in every aspect of our children’s life. We strive to ensure every child achieves the highest possible academic standards whilst working to develop the character of all children so they become resilient, empathetic, critical thinkers.

We work to broaden the life experiences of our children to show them the myriad opportunities they have . We do this in the hope that our children will go on to make a positive contribution to wider society as they grow up.
o achieve our aims we know there must be consistently strong, innovative teaching in school that is responsive to children’s needs and interests. This means we must have an exciting, broad and balanced curriculum that makes learning fun, engaging and purposeful. Our curriculum must also encourage practical experiences, it must be immersive and responsive to current events.

We also strive to develop a culture in school where children and staff are happy and enthusiastic about learning in the widest sense of the word. This culture grows when children and staff have relationships that are warm and built on mutual respect.

Arranging a visit to Burford Primary and Nursery School

You will be joining us at a very exciting time and we would welcome the opportunity to have an informal chat with you before you apply. This may have to be via Zoom, rather than the traditional school tour, because of COVID restrictions. Please contact the school office on 0115 9151560 to arrange a mutually convenient time for a chat/possible visit.

School location

Oxclose Lane, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG5 6FX

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