Cherry Tree Hill Primary School, Derby, Derbyshire


Job details

Job role Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Subjects Primary, Primary, Primary
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary MPS (or UPS)

Job summary

Are you a terrific teacher? Have you got what it takes to be outstanding? If the answer is yes, then come and visit our fantastic school.
Cherry Tree Hill Primary School, has served our community for over eighty years. During this time, we have already established ourselves as a thriving school in the local community and pride ourselves on our high standards. We are looking to recruit the best teachers to join our talented, friendly and supportive team.
We require all our teachers to be inspiring and talented classroom practitioners who have a passion for primary education, committed to educating the whole child and willing to teach across the primary phase. You will have high expectations, be dedicated to our child-centred approach and be bursting with engaging ideas. Joining us, you will be a creative and accomplished practitioner who welcomes collaborative practice and working in a supportive, exciting environment.
Candidates will have the opportunity to express a preference of Year Group upon application.
To be part of our school you will need to:
• See every child as unique
• Understand the developmental stages of learning
• Be able to develop positive relationships with the whole community
• Have high expectations for teaching and learning
• Be able to shape and drive the curriculum
• Be committed to continuing professional development
• Be a proactive learner and willing to work collaboratively
• Make a positive contribution to our school
• Enjoy working with children
In return, we can offer you:
• Wonderful children with a passion to learn
• A culture of growth mindset where purposeful practise and effort are rewarded
• A creative, exciting curriculum which we continue to reflect on and adapt
• A dynamic staff who all share the same goals and ethos
• A leadership team that is committed to staff development, teaching & learning and pupil outcomes
• Opportunities to develop your career
• A school that is committed to ensuring that every child succeeds
This opportunity is suitable for applicants at all stages in their career. We are looking for the best candidate for our school, we will wait until September to appoint if we need to!
Visits to the school are normally warmly welcomed, but in the current ‘situation’, we are having to do things a little differently! To take part in our zoom virtual tour, please contact Janet Buxton, School Business Manager at jbuxton@cherrytree.derby.sch.uk For an application form and job description, please visit the Derby city website or e mail Janet Buxton.
Cherry Tree Hill Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects staff to have the same commitment. Appointments will be subject to DBS checks.
The closing date for applications is 25th May at 12:00 noon. Interviews are to be held on 29th May. Candidates who have not been notified by 26th May should assume that, on this occasion their application has not been successful.
Please submit your application form together with a supporting letter of no more than 2 sides of A4 explaining how your skills equip you for the role.
We know from experience that candidates love our school. We look forward to meeting you.

Supporting documents

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Primary
School size Up to 630 pupils
Age range 3 to 11
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
Website Cherry Tree Hill Primary School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email jbuxton@cherrytree.derby.sch.uk

About Cherry Tree Hill Primary School

On behalf of the children, staff, trustees and governors, I would like to welcome you to Cherry Tree Hill Primary School. Please visit our website and twitter feed @cherrytreederby which will give you a flavour of the vibrant life of our school, the work of our pupils and the quality education we strive to deliver.

Our school is a large primary, set in spacious grounds two miles from Derby City Centre. Visitors to our school comment positively on our facilities and the stimulating environment. They describe our atmosphere as respectful and nurturing. and you know what? It is!

Being the Headteacher of Cherry Tree Hill Primary School continues to give me great pleasure. I am fully committed to the community of Cherry Tree Hill Primary School and strive to ensure that the school serves our local children and their families well. I am proud to welcome you to our school and I look forward to welcoming you to our community.

Mr Paul Appleton B.Ed Hons NPQH

School location

Lime Grove, Derby, Derbyshire, DE21 6WL