14 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    6 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    1 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher
  • Head of year or phase

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

Main Pay Scale/Upper Pay Scale + TLR1

Additional allowances

TLR1

What skills and experience we're looking for

Are you a teacher who believes in learning without limits? Do you want the opportunity to be part of a great teaching team and develop your career further? Are you passionate that all children deserve the very best learning opportunities? If so, we would love to hear from you! At Ranikhet Academy, we are looking for a Reception Class Teacher & Early Years Leader to join us in September 2024 on full-time permanent contract.

Ultimately, we are looking for someone who is up for a challenge and wants to get stuck in with all aspects of our academy life! This could be a fantastic opportunity for an experienced teacher looking for more responsibilities to support their career development. 

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Providing leadership and management of the school’s Early Years curriculum
  • Delivering high-quality teaching and effective use of resources
  • Evaluating the effectiveness of the provision in EYFS in close collaboration with the leadership team
  • Organising and managing teaching and learning in EYFS
  • The development and monitoring of the curriculum provision
  • Supporting the Headteacher in the monitoring of the quality of teaching and children’s achievements, including the analysis of EYFS data

You will work to improve learning standards and achievement for all pupils in their subject, whilst also carrying out their duties as a classroom teacher. You will be an integral part of the Senior leadership Team, contributing to the school development plan and to whole school strategic planning.You will offer guidance and support to EYFS teaching staff, modelling best practices and showing up-to-date knowledge of current theory and practice

We are looking for a candidate who is:

  • A class teacher with high expectations of all pupils, who can engage and inspire the learning behaviours that will support all in achieving their best.
  • An excellent practitioner, keen to work in a supportive and principle-based school.
  • Driven by a strong moral purpose to enable all children to achieve and have integrity.
  • Passionate about solving challenges and have a sense of humour.
  • Warm in character, easy to work with and committed to teamwork, recognising that more can be achieved together than is possible as individuals.
  • Keen to be challenged to become the best you can be.
  • Determined to succeed with a positive attitude.
  • Committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
  • Able to collaborate with others to develop the whole team.
  • Looking for a fresh challenge to develop their skills, ready for future Senior Leadership.

What the school offers its staff

  • The chance to be part of a Multi-Academy Trust that genuinely cares about YOU
  • The chance to work with a supportive team.
  • An excellent CPD training programme with REAch2 and beyond.
  • A tenacious and experienced senior leadership team who care fervently about inclusion and promote creativity and thinking outside of the box
  • Fun-loving, energetic and enthusiastic pupils (and staff).
  • Proactive parents who are very supportive of our school
  • As part of REAch2 employee benefits we also offer an eye care scheme, access to an Employee Assistance Programme for you and your immediate family and membership of ‘perks at work’ – which includes discounts on holidays, shopping, family days out and much more.

Further details about the role

Please download the Application Pack for more information about the role.

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)
medical
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.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to recruitment@reach2.org

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About Ranikhet Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
238 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
0118 9375520

Our school belongs to the staff, the children and the community. We have an inclusive culture where we celebrate our diverse community. We have 3 school rules – Be Ready, Be Respectful and Be Safe. All our children, staff and families follow these 3 rules so that we have an inclusive learning environment where we all feel Proud to Belong.

Our school sits in the heart of a community. We warmly welcome visits from members of our local community to build relationships, support local causes and encourage our children to have high aspirations. Parent and pupil voice is incredibly important to us and feedback we get from children, parents and community directly influences our practice.

Our children experience a rich curriculum with excellent teaching and learning. Classrooms are inclusive and we have high expectations of all children. We plan the curriculum that our children need which includes key learning experiences and collaborative projects inside and outside the classroom.

Arranging a visit to Ranikhet Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@reach2.org.

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