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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    18 March 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    23 February 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

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Key stage

Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£31,737 - £41,333

Pay scale

M2 to M6

What skills and experience we're looking for

Poplar Farm is a new school which opened in September 2018. We are a warm, caring, inclusive and vibrant school where pupils are at the heart of every decision we make. Poplar Farm pupils are happy and confident, they are problem solvers, open minded, resilient and motivated to learn. We have a generous school site, with creative, bespoke learning areas both inside and outside.

The school is part of CIT (Community Inclusive Trust), a Multi Academy Trust comprising of special and mainstream primary schools across Lincolnshire, Leicestershire and Nottinghamshire.

We are looking to appoint two Class Teachers (one for Y5 and one for Y6). This is a great chance to join our incredible school at the early stage of its journey, and play an important role in the development and success of our school. These posts are not suitable for Early Career Teachers. The successful candidates will receive bespoke support from an experienced mentor, and the opportunity to access a range of CPD activities.

Please refer to attached Job Description and Person Specification for more information about this role and to ensure your suitability for this role.

We would love to hear from you if you:

  • Are efficient, well organised and have skills and talents to improve the learning of children.
  • Have high expectations for learning.
  • Use a range of positive behaviour management strategies.
  • Have excellent communication skills and are approachable for all children, staff and parents.
  • Have the ability to promote the school's aims and values.

What the school offers its staff

The benefits we can offer:

  • The opportunity to make a real difference to the lives of young people.
  • A supportive induction process to help you develop within this role to be the best you can be and develop for your next career step.
  • Access to high quality continuous professional development opportunities.
  • A rewarding role where no two days are the same!
  • A large, friendly, supportive and enthusiastic staff team.
  • An innovative, forward thinking leadership team.
  • Access to the Local Government or Teachers Pension Scheme with generous employer contributions.
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Programme.
  • An Electric Vehicle Salary Sacrifice Scheme (salary dependent).
  • A Bike2Work Scheme.

Further details about the role

f you would like to view the school, please attend one of our Open Mornings / Afternoons on one of the following dates:

  • Wednesday 28 February, 2pm
  • Monday 4 March, 11am
  • Wednesday 13 March, 4.15pm

To book a place at one of these sessions, please contact the school office -enquiries@poplarfarmsch-cit.co.uk or telephone the school on 01476 850680.

To apply online, please visit the school website at https://www.poplarfarmsch-cit.co.uk or CIT website www.citacademies.co.uk/work-with-us

Closing date for applications: Midday, Monday 18 March 2024

Interviews will take place: Monday 25 March 2024

CIT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post will be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure, medical and reference checks.

Applicants may also be subject to a social media presence check.

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 Poplar Farm School

School type
Free School, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
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School size
293 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number

Arranging a visit to Poplar Farm School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email enquiries@poplarfarmsch-cit.co.uk.

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