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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    7 May 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    18 April 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Fixed term - Until 31st August 2025

Pay scale

M1 - M6

What skills and experience we're looking for

The successful candidates will:

  • Be excellent classroom practitioners with high expectations.
  • Be passionate and committed to improving the life chances of our children and making a difference.
  • Be positive role models who can inspire and motivate.
  • Be reflective practitioners with a commitment to continued professional development.
  • Be strong communicators with pupils, parents and staff who is prepared to go the extra mile for our school community.
  • Support and champion the school’s ethos and values.
  • Be team players who are positive and flexible.
  • Be able to lead a subject area effectively, showing passion, initiative and vision.

What the school offers its staff

We are able to offer you:

  • The opportunity to join a positive, supportive and forward-thinking staff team.
  • Outstanding professional development opportunities led by our dynamic senior leadership team in partnership with the Trust.
  • Excellent bespoke career development with the opportunity to shape the school's future
  • Opportunities for accelerated pay progression for sustained outstanding performance.
  • Enthusiastic, polite and well-mannered pupils.
  • Access to a package of wellbeing services such as physiotherapy, mindfulness, gym classes and expert advice to support your wellbeing.

Further details about the role

Derwent Primary School is seeking to appoint outstanding qualified teachers to join our dedicated, passionate and innovative team. The year group for this post will be dependent on successful candidates’ experience and expertise, alongside the needs of the school.

At Derwent Primary School we are dedicated to transforming the lives of children in our local community, through the provision of an outstanding education. We have a relentless focus on excellent teaching and learning, exemplary behaviour from our pupils and ensuring our children experience a rich and inspiring curriculum which prepares them for their future lives.

This is your chance to play a key part in the school’s journey to excellence and make your mark in a supportive environment with bespoke continuous professional development and a host of leadership opportunities.

Derwent Primary School is a warm, caring and friendly school community. We are proud of our pupils’ behaviour and attitude towards their learning. All staff can expect to work in a calm and orderly environment, supported by senior leaders, with a positive and effective behaviour policy.

Derwent is part of One Academy Trust and these appointments come at an exciting time when the Trust is fulfilling its ambitions to support a growing number of pupils learning. This growth, together with the prospect of joining an organisation with a supportive and talented Senior Leadership Team, will provide excellent opportunities for the post holders.

The trust’s vision is to create school communities where children excel, develop a love of learning, and create magical memories that will last them a lifetime. We have high expectations for every child to succeed through the provision of personalised, real life learning experiences which enable them to grow into productive and valued citizens. Children will have success for today and be prepared for tomorrow.

Commitment to safeguarding

Derwent Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All staff and volunteers are expected to share this commitment.

Appointments are subject to rigorous pre-employment checks in accordance with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance including an online check for shortlisted candidates..

This role is exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (2013 and 2020) which requires you to disclose all spent convictions and cautions except those which are ‘protected’ under Police Act 1997 – Part V and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975 (2013 and 2020).

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About Derwent Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
284 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11

Derwent Primary School is a highly successful school that has shown rapid improvement. In our latest Ofsted inspection we received a GOOD rating.

Derwent Primary School is situated in an area of Derby City with 339 pupils currently on roll. We are a welcoming, inclusive school where children achieve to their full potential.

At Derwent we recognise children’s individuality and the challenges they face. Therefore, reflected in the heart of our curriculum design, we ensure that all children have an entitlement to rich and stimulating learning overflowing with first-hand experiences relevant to their needs. The curriculum gives all learners, particularly the most disadvantaged the knowledge and self-discipline to become ‘anything’ and ‘anyone’.

Arranging a visit to Derwent Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruit@oneacademytrust.co.uk.

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