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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    26 April 2024 at 1pm

  • Date listed

    27 March 2024

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Full-time equivalent salary

MPS/ UPS ECT welcome

Teacher job summary

Job Title: Class Teacher (EYFS)

Contract Term: Full time

Contract: Permanent

Salary: In line with national Payscales for teachers, ECT’s are welcome to apply.

This is an exciting opportunity to join our thriving, successful and happy school.

Olney Infant Academy are looking for an inspirational teacher to join our dynamic, forward-thinking school. Our ethos is to grow curious and passionate learners who challenge themselves and persevere to get the job done. We are a nurturing school and we pride ourselves on our innovative curriculum that is rooted in continuous provision, instilling in our children, a true love of learning.

A 3-form entry infant school in the market town of Olney, with an enthusiastic and vibrant teaching team who all firmly believe that every child should be inspired by a rich and varied curriculum. Our school promotes a warm and caring community where children are challenged to achieve endless possibilities. Our commitment to creating a culture of excellence is contagious and is embedded across our school. Olney Infant Academy is proud to be part of the Inspiring Futures Through Learning(IFtL) family of schools who inspire all of our futures through learning together.

IFtL is committed to levels of collaboration required to shape and protect the future. We start with our schools, our people, our family, and from there we grow. At IFtL we are never alone – one united family striving for excellence in all that we do.

Aim and main purpose of the role:

We are looking for someone who understands the privilege of educating young children. Could you be the person to join us on the next stage of our journey?

The successful candidate will be:

A talented, organised, and dedicated teacher who will inspire and motivate our youngest learners.

A practitioner with a passion for delivering high quality learning experiences for all pupils, helping everybody achieve the best possible outcomes.

A great team player who can work successfully in collaboration with others and contribute towards our inspiring ethos.

A teacher excited by the opportunity to be part of our amazing community, building strong relationships with our youngest learners and their families.

Passionate about outdoor learning, providing open-ended opportunities for children to be able to take risks and excel in a safe place.

In addition, the successful candidate must:

Smile every day, all day and make children feel special!

Laugh at jokes that aren’t funny!

Take on any role with no training – hairdresser, train driver, astronaut, pilot!

Enjoy the taste of devious soups of mud, cakes of salt dough while wearing the scent of dandelion and daisy perfume!

Please see the job description for further details.

We can offer:

As part of the Inspiring Futures through Learning, successful candidates will have full access to our staff benefits package, including a bespoke CPD, wellbeing support (Health Assured) discount on gym membership, cinema tickets, cycle to work scheme and much more.

For more information or to arrange a visit to Olney Infant Academy please contact us on admin@olneyinfant.org or 01234711388.

Our children and young people come from a wide range of backgrounds, and so do our colleagues. We aim to reflect and celebrate diversity in our workplace in order to create an inclusive culture that adds real value to our vision of inspiring the futures of us all through learning together.

Our commitment to ensuring equal opportunity and lifelong development is showcased in our 1:1 iPad initiative for learners and teaching colleagues across the schools in our trust. By harnessing the power of technology and collaboration, we aim to reshape and rethink what it means to be a learner into this digital age, and you can play a role in shaping our curriculum offer by joining us on this journey.

Inspiring Futures through Learning is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All employees are expected to share this commitment, to follow IFtL’s safeguarding policies and procedures, and to behave appropriately towards children at all times, both in work and in their personal lives.

All school based posts are defined as Regulated Activity and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced with Barred List Criminal Records Bureau check

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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)
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.

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About Olney Infant Academy

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 7
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
233 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 7

School location

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