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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    26 June 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    19 May 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time: 36hrs

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - 1 year

Full-time equivalent salary

£32,407 - £48,054.30 per year

Pay scale

M1 - UPS 3

Additional allowances

NSCT Allowance £2,600

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent teaching qualification.
  • Right to work in the UK.
  • Qualified Teacher Status.
  • High level skills as a classroom practitioner.
  • Experience of effective lesson planning, marking and assessment practice.
  • Experience of using a range of positive behaviour management techniques to create an effective climate for learning.
  • Experience of working well as a team member.
  • Experience of communicating and presenting to others.
  • Improving practice through effective monitoring and feedback.
  • The ability to motivate and inspire children.
  • Good organisational and time management skills.
  • Experience of adapting teaching to respond to the needs of all pupils.
  • An understanding of the features of effective pedagogy, how students learn and strategies to improve performance.
  • Knowledge and understanding in how to teach early reading, writing and maths.
  • Knowledge of barriers to learning and how to support a range of pupils to overcome these.
  • Understanding of safeguarding / Child Protection requirements.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the importance of continued professional development.
  • Understand and deliver the vision, values, and ethos of the school. Knowledge of research and evidenced best practice relating to the quality of teaching and learning.
  • Knowledge of curriculum design and development.
  • Understanding of the latest Ofsted inspection framework and how this should be reflected in practice.
  • Knowledge of recent developments at national level, pertaining to examination reform, curriculum reform and school accountability measures.
  • Knowledge of internal and external monitoring and moderation.
  • A positive role model.
  • Value diversity and promote equal opportunities.
  • Commitment to own CPD.
  • Determination, resilience, and drive.
  • Enthusiasm, creativity, and initiative.
  • Excellent record of attendance and punctuality.

What the school offers its staff

Working at NSCT Academies brings many additional benefits for our dedicated and valued staff, including:

  • Wonderful, kind and hardworking pupils
  • Supportive parents.
  • A school committed to the professional development of all staff.
  • A modern, spacious building with well-equipped classrooms
  • CPD and career opportunities across the Trust
  • Health Shield membership (employee assistant program supporting with wellbeing and offers many attractive discounts)
  • Free onsite car parking for staff
  • A subsidised canteen for lunches
  • Pensions scheme
  • Cycle scheme

Further details about the role

Please ensure to complete the personal statement section using the full person specification of the attached job pack.

Commitment to safeguarding

We are dedicated to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to enhanced clearance through the Disclosure and Barring Service.

In line with KCSIE updates, an online search will be conducted as part of our due diligence checks on shortlisted candidates.

Kingfisher Hall Academy is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from individuals of all backgrounds. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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About Kingfisher Hall Primary Academy

School type
Free School, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
446 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number

Kingfisher Hall Academy is part of North Star Community Trust, an educational charity that manages a family of 4 academies in North London, educating some 2,600 pupils.

Our vision is to help as many children as possible to succeed at school and in life.

Our mission is to work within disadvantaged communities to make a real and lasting difference in order to give children the very best chances to succeed, academically and socially.

A two-form entry primary academy serving pupils from Nursery through to Year 6, Kingfisher Hall Academy is rated 'Outstanding' by Ofsted and we work in close partnership with parents and carers.

To summarise our mission we use three words for everyone to remember on a daily basis: Education, Community and Opportunity (ECO).

Education: Every child at a North Star Community Trust school will receive an excellent education.

Community: Every child at a North Star Community Trust school will be able to make a difference in their community.

Opportunity: Every child at a North Star Community Trust school will have opportunities to help them develop into well-rounded citizens of the future.

Arranging a visit to Kingfisher Hall Primary Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email hr@northstartrust.org.uk.

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