UKS2 Class Teacher

The Forest Academy, Barnsley, South Yorkshire


Job details

Job role Suitable for NQTs
Subject Primary
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £24,373 to £40,490

Job description

We are looking for a passionate, committed teacher to join our UKS2 team and take advantage of the opportunity to work alongside talented colleagues to hone your craft and unleash your potential. We are fully committed to your professional development and welcome applications from newly or recently qualified teachers who have an ambition to be the best they can be.
Forest is passionate about offering the very best quality provision in all aspects of the school experience for our little people: we simply believe they deserve nothing less. We have a strong desire to ensure that our children have everything that they need to become successful adults when they leave us. If you are passionate about improving the life chances of young people then this could be the right place for you.
If you are:
• A good teacher who has a thorough understanding of engaging children and eliciting their best.
• Passionate about the achievement of all children and doing ‘whatever it takes’ to secure pupil progress and outcomes.
• Enthusiastic about your role in a school environment which sees pupils at its heart.
• Committed to your own professional development
• A strong team player who enjoys collaboration with colleagues
• Able to demonstrate a track record of impact and success
• Able to communicate your passion to children and colleagues alike
• Creative, imaginative, determined, resourceful and adaptable.
…then we want to hear from you.

Essential educational requirements

PGCE or equivalent. If currently enrolled on ITT or PGCE, evidence to support progress and expected completion date

Essential qualifications

Teacher Training Qualification

Essential skills and experience

Effective class teacher&proven record of high levels of attainment
Engaging, lively style of teaching which promotes pupil activity
Detailed understanding of assessment, target setting and securing progress
Working with TA/HLTA &school staff in a range of settings
Effective deployment of support staff
Using a range of IT programs equipment to benefit the classroom&pupil attainment
Knowledge of early intervention strategies to support accelerated progress through KS1 or KS2
Knowledge of effective strategies for managing behaviour
Knowledge of effective strategies to support pupils with EAL
Knowledge of effective strategies to support pupils with SEN
Adaptability to changing circumstances and new ideas
Positive attitude, energy and enthusiasm
Ability to work well in a team
Excellent rapport with students
Ability to work confidentially&with discretion
Excellent communication&interpersonal skills
Ability to be a good role model to young people

Employee benefits

What can we offer?

● Fantastic kids
● A supportive, hardworking, dedicated and rather fun team
● Passion, commitment, energy, enthusiasm
● Effective systems and supportive leadership
● Brilliant professional development opportunities with imminent opportunities for leadership development
Wellspring Academy Trust is a growing Multi-Academy Trust with nineteen Academies and five Free Schools in pre-opening. We are committed to making a difference to the lives and life chances of the young people and the communities we serve.

Wellspring Academy Trust is an education charity with Academies in the Primary, Secondary, Special and Alternative Education sectors, working with students with challenging behaviour and Social Emotional and Mental Health needs (SEMH). As such, we work with some of the most challenging young people in the system.

As the Trust continues to grow our roles offer pathways for ambitious and dynamic individuals who are determined to make a difference. We value our people; collegial working at all levels is central to our culture. High quality induction training and ongoing professional development support are guaranteed. There will be a broad range of opportunities for you to realise your professional vision and ambitions within the Trust.

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Primary
School size 328 pupils enrolled
Age range 3 to 11
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
Website The Forest Academy website (opens in a new window)
Contact email

School location

Thornton Road, Barnsley, South Yorkshire, S70 3NG