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Teacher

Millbrook Primary School, Telford, Shropshire, TF1 6UJ

This job expired on 25 May 2022 – see similar jobs

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    25 May 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    18 May 2022

Job details

Key stage

KS2

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Salary

MPS - (negotiable dependent on experience)

Teacher job summary

We are looking to strengthen our KS2 team by appointing a teacher who is passionate about teaching and learning. You will have the support of a dedicated KS2 team which consists of an Assistant Headteacher, two Phase Leaders, eight teachers, three HLTA’s and eight teaching assistants. We are looking for a colleague who has a good understanding of the National Curriculum and already has some experience of teaching in KS2. We wish to appoint an inclusive and forward-thinking colleague who is committed to raising standards and attainment for all children, as well as supporting the implementation of a new foundation curriculum. If you are an experienced subject lead, please indicate which subjects you have led previously.

We can offer you:
• A strong school ethos that encourages positive attitudes to learning and behaviour
• Strong relationships across and throughout the school
• The opportunity to strengthen links with our parents/carers and wider community
• A diverse school community with a focus of inclusivity at its heart
• An enthusiastic and committed team of staff that strive for the best outcomes for all pupils
• Caring and enthusiastic pupils who are motivated to learn and thrive
• A supportive and knowledgeable Governing Body
• Support in your career progression
• A commitment to supporting your wellbeing and workload
• Supportive Senior Leadership Team

We are looking for someone who:
• Has had passion for inclusion, diversion and equality
• Has high expectations of themselves and those they work with
• Can ensure good levels of progress and attainment for the children in their class
• Will actively seek to remove barriers to learning for vulnerable and disadvantaged learners
• Has a passion for learning in the outdoors
• Is an outstanding communicator and team player
• Has excellent organisational skills
• Is a person of vision and humanity, who demonstrates professionalism and presence
• Has the ability to inspire, challenge, motivate and empower pupils and individuals to achieve excellence
• Has a dynamic and enthusiastic approach with excellent interpersonal skills
• Makes excellent relationships with children, their parents/carers and colleagues
• Holds all children with unconditional positive regard and responds to them calmly and consistently, with warmth, care and empathy
• Is a reflective practitioner who takes responsibility for their own professional development and performance
• Demonstrates a positive attitude with high levels of resilience.

We value people who show independence of thought and creativity, whilst maintaining the highest standards of integrity.

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Supporting documents

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About Millbrook Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
406 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11
Contact phone number
01952 387640

Millbrook Primary School is situated in Leegomery, Telford. The school was originally separate junior and infant schools which opened in the late 1970s. In 2005, the schools amalgamated to form Millbrook Primary School and Nursery.

The school occupies an enviable green site which gives superb opportunities for outdoor education. There are currently fourteen classes from Reception to Y6 and an attached nursery.

Background

Millbrook serves a very diverse community. Approximately forty-five per cent of the pupils are entitled to Pupil Premium and pupil inward mobility is considerably higher than the national average. The school’s intake is diverse with around fifty-five per cent of pupils from ethnic minority backgrounds and fifty percent of pupils speak English as an additional language. The main languages spoken are Urdu, Panjabi and Polish. A number of children arrive every year from abroad with little or no English. The school places great value on the background and heritage of all pupils. As a result, we are building a diverse and supportive learning community with pupils at the heart of everything we do, underpinned by a strong inclusive ethos. Our aim is to raise children’s aspirations and to widen their horizons through a context rich curriculum that gives purpose to their learning, offers a range of experiences, as well as broadening understanding of the local, British and global community.

There are currently 450 pupils on role in fourteen classes plus nursery. At the last Ofsted inspection in May 2014, the school was graded ‘Good’ in all areas. It was noted that “high priority is given to supporting and training staff in order to improve the quality of teaching and raising pupils’ achievement. This has been very successful.” In May 2018, the school received a short inspection which confirmed its status as good. “There is a sense of optimistic purpose about the school, which is evident in the calm excitement generated in lessons, pupils’ orderly conduct and the friendly, relaxed, yet focused, manner of staff and pupils.”

Arranging a visit to Millbrook Primary School

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and strongly encouraged. To arrange a tour, please contact Tricia Gurney, School Business Manager on 01952 387640 or email your request to millbrook.recruitme@taw.org.uk

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