• Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    14 June 2021 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    21 May 2021

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
Fixed term (End Date: May 2022)
Salary
Main Pay Scale, £25,712 rising to a maximum of £29,371 per annum,

Job summary

Hours/Contract: Full-time, Fixed-term until May 2022: 1.0 FTE

The Role: Pilgrim Primary Academy are looking to appoint a temporary maternity cover teacher to work in KS2. The position will last until the end of the post holders' maternity leave period and this is expected to be no later than end May 2022 but this date will be re-assessed throughout the cover period and be dependent on the planned return of the specific post holder. We are looking for candidates who have a passion and desire to accelerate the progress and raise the achievement of all our children.

The Person: As an outstanding teacher, you'll be able to demonstrate that your teaching has directly impacted on outcomes for pupils. You'll also be extremely well organised, have excellent subject knowledge, and be an excellent communicator.
The position would be suitable for candidates in the early stages of their career and applications from recently qualified teachers would be welcomed.

We are looking for a practitioner with the following qualities and experience:

• An outstanding and dynamic teacher with the ability to inspire our learners, have high expectations and secure high quality outcomes.
• Highly organised with effective communication skills when working with both children and adults
• Eager to work flexibly and collaboratively in a wider team, being adaptable to new practices
• Committed to inclusive education and raising standards for all

Opportunities and Benefits: We offer a competitive salary plus TPS pension, great career progression and development opportunities, access to our Employee Assistance Programme with many other benefits. We’re proud of how we support our staff in order that you have high levels of job satisfaction, are aware of the difference you are making for the children and families you work with and can see your contribution towards our community. There are regular opportunities for professional development and training, and a wider community of staff to network with within Reach South Multi Academy Trust. You will have the chance to visit other local schools, work alongside a range of outside professionals and take part in a variety of e-learning and face-to-face training.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Each post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Reach South Academy Trust has an Equal Opportunities Policy for selection and recruitment. Applicants are requested to complete the Equal Opportunities Monitoring section of the application form before submitting.

Please note that Reach South Academy Trust can only consider applications from candidates eligible to work in the UK, and who can provide the required documentation and where a candidate does not need a Tier 2 Visa.

Supporting documents

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
Primary
School size
199 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Contact phone number
01752422955

About Stuart Road Primary School

School Background: Pilgrim Academy is a friendly, caring and welcoming place, with children's learning, happiness and well-being at the heart of all we do. We understand that children will only get the best education when there are strong and respectful relationships between both pupils, staff, parents and the wider community.

We want the pupils in our school to receive a broad range of experiences alongside a high quality academic education, being inquisitive and active learners with a strong set of moral values. The skills and values of collaboration, respect, ambition, endeavour, responsibility and thoughtfulness are woven through our curriculum and are central to our ethos. Our aim is to develop confident young people who have high aspiration, a clear sense of themselves as learners and citizens, and who can contribute positively to their futures and those of others. The Academy has a PAN of 420.

Trust Background: Reach South is a young and developing Trust which operates across the South West of England with the aim of delivering all through 3-19 education. We operate 14 academies in Plymouth, Bournemouth, Dorset and Wiltshire. We are building this Trust on a clear set of values, behaviours and curriculum principles. At the heart of those values and principles is a belief in our young people and a determination to support them to develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes to become the successful citizens for today and all of their tomorrows.

Our core business is delivering exceptional education for children and young people
with a mission to help all pupils aspire to achieve beyond the expectations that others put on them. We do this through the development of a talented and committed workforce. In order to deliver exceptional opportunities for learning, we need highly motivated staff across all parts of the organisation.

Teachers within Reach South belong to a national community of professionals, and benefit from a wide range of networks and development opportunities across the Trust. In time, our best teachers are able to work across schools, develop specialisms and step up to leadership roles within and beyond their own academy. The Trust provides a strong culture of collaboration and support, together with high expectations for staff and pupils alike.

Those we recruit are able to demonstrate that they share our values, are highly motivated to work with colleagues, within and beyond their school, to continuously develop their skills and pursue professional excellence.

School location

Palmerston Street, Plymouth, Devon, PL1 5LL

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