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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    14 April 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    24 March 2023

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time: Full time 32.50 hours

Contract type


Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for


  • Graduate with Qualified Teacher Status (QTS)
  • Knowledge of current educational practice and issues in primary
  • An excellent classroom practitioner
  • Knowledge of the provisions of national strategies, i.e., Literacy, Numeracy, and ICT
  • Effective use of ICT to support learning
  • Statutory curriculum requirements and requirements for assessment, recording and reporting of pupils’ attainment and progress
  • Knowledge of the current professional teaching standards
  • Experience of teaching in a Primary phase
  • High level of written, oral and communication skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing to a range of audiences
  • High level of organisational and planning skills
  • Evidence of sharing in and contributing to the corporate life of the academy
  • Work effectively as part of a team, relating well to colleagues, pupils, and parents
  • Ability to demonstrate a commitment to equality of opportunity for all pupils
  • Ability to investigate, solve problems and make decisions
  • Able to use own initiative and motivate others
  • Ability to relate to and empathise with pupils and to develop trusting and respectful relationships with them
  • Respect for confidentiality of information concerning individual pupils and ability to use discretion in circumstances of disclosure
  • Evidence of continuing professional development
  • Establish clear expectations and constructive working relationships in your own classroom through team working and mutual support
  • Devolving responsibilities and delegating tasks where appropriate
  • Commitment to an involvement in extra-curricular activities
  • Desirable
  • Knowledge of all phases of primary education
  • Implications of the Code of Practice for Special Educational Needs for teaching and learning
  • Full working knowledge of relevant policies/codes of practice/legislation
  • Able to offer expertise in a specific subject or area

What the school offers its staff

At Willow Green Academy everyone works together within a positive, calm and nurturing environment, insisting upon high aspirations for all pupils and staff. We believe that all of our children can achieve, and we ensure that our pupils are given the opportunities and support they need to thrive and succeed.

Through our broad ASPIRE curriculum pupils experience a wide variety of engaging learning opportunities and our extensive grounds provide opportunities for outdoor learning, including forest schools in our very own nature area. ASPIRE represents the strands of Achievement, Safety, Pride, Independence, Responsibility and Engagement as these are the core values that drive everything we do. Our aim is that our pupils leave us as well-developed, rounded citizens with strong personal and social and communication skills, with a sense of independence, confidence and identity. They will also possess secure skills and knowledge from across the curriculum with a focus on the importance of strong communication, language and oracy.

Pupils, staff and parents are proud of Willow Green, the exciting learning that takes place here and the community atmosphere that is central to everything we do.

This is an exciting opportunity to become part of a forward-thinking, ambitious team in a welcoming, friendly school. This role would suit anyone looking to progress in their teaching career and in turn develop their wider leadership responsibilities.

We offer an extensive range of opportunities, incentives and benefits with this post including:

  • Membership of the Teachers’ Pension Scheme (TPS) (opt out available)
  • Access to the Delta benefits website with discounts on retailers, holidays, days out, etc.
  • Access to Cycle to Work scheme, car leasing and technology scheme
  • Access to our Employee Assistance helpline for free and confidential advice
  • Training and development opportunities

Commitment to safeguarding

In accordance with DfE Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022, an online search will be completed on all shortlisted applicants prior to interview. Any relevant information will be discussed further with the applicant during the recruitment process.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding the welfare of its students and the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service certificate and checks of the relevant barred list / prohibition lists.

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About Willow Green Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
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School size
226 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
01977 722487

Located in Ferrybridge, in the heart of Yorkshire, we are a primary academy entrusted with being the centre of learning for over two-hundred children who range in age from Nursery to Year 6. The building itself is modern in design and flooded with natural light, making our learning environments bright and vibrant places to be. It is a beautiful place for children to learn and never fails to impress visitors to our school. We have high expectations of all our children and we model this by having high expectations of ourselves. Each and every person who steps through the door at Willow Green is treated respectfully and given the absolute best opportunities possible to realise their potential and become the greatest version of themselves they can be.

Arranging a visit to Willow Green Academy

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

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