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  • Job start date

    17 April 2023

  • Closing date

    3 February 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    18 January 2023

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Key stage

Key stage 2

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What skills and experience we're looking for

Cotgrave Candleby Lane School is looking to appoint an experienced teacher to provide high quality, supportive, engaging, teaching for the pupils in our school. You would be joining an exceptional and supportive team of professionals, who are relentless in our pursuit of excellence and our mission to make every day count for the children.

Our curriculum, alongside our ethos and values, celebrates the uniqueness of each individual and has enabled an environment where staff and pupils are encouraged to push boundaries to be the very best they can in all aspects of life.

You will be joining a strong and supportive staff team who are creative and innovative and provide the best learning opportunities for all of our pupils. We are always striving to develop, learn and improve our practice.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Is passionate about education and impacting on the lives of children.
  • Is determined to make every day count for our children.
  • Is a leader with high standards and knows the importance of strong relationships with their team.
  • Has proven leadership skills that have impacted on provision and standards.
  • Has excellent communication, interpersonal and organisational skills.
  • Can work effectively with and without direction.
  • Enthusiasm, energy, integrity, and professionalism.
  • Is a team player.
  • Has an eye for detail.
  • Is willing to roll up their sleeves up and get stuck in.

Your core duties will be:

  • Leading a team of 5 class teachers in Year 3 and Year 4
  • Being a member of the Leadership team who together strategically drive the school forward
  • Undertaking a range of monitoring activities to ensure that provision is of a high quality

Ensuring your class teaching, environment and provision is of an excellent standard

What the school offers its staff

Cotgrave Candleby Lane School, is part of The Flying High Partnership which consists of two distinct parts: Flying High Trust and Flying High Futures. Flying High Trust is a Multi Academy Trust of 30 primary schools across Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire and Nottingham City. Our Flying High family work hard to deliver the best possible opportunities to our children. Through this partnership we are proud of our achievements and are recognised as one of the highest performing Multi Academy Trusts (MAT) in the country. Flying High Futures provides professional learning internally for staff across the Trust, and externally through Department for Education national programmes. Forming part of Flying High Futures is the Flying High Teaching School Hub, Flying High English Hub, and the Flying High cohort of Inspiring Leaders teacher training.

We can offer you:

  • A fantastic working environment, in a team that works together for the benefit of children in our school.
  • Weekly management time.
  • Support to develop you within this role, to be the best you can be and to help you develop for your next career step.
  • An opportunity to be part of a supportive, developmental partnership.
  • The opportunity for quality Continuous Professional Learning.
  • A varied job where no day is the same!
  • Pensions scheme with generous employer contributions.
  • An organisation committed to supporting and enabling all staff.

Commitment to safeguarding

We recognise our moral and statutory responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of all pupils. We will endeavour to provide a safe and welcoming environment where children are respected and valued. We will be alert to the signs of abuse and neglect and follow our procedures to ensure that children receive effective support, protection and justice. The procedures contained in our policies apply to all staff, volunteers and governors/ member of the Cotgrave Candleby Lane and are consistent with those of Nottinghamshire Safeguarding Children Partnership (NSCP)
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About Cotgrave Candleby Lane School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
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School size
596 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
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Cotgrave Candleby Lane School and Nursery is at the heart of our community and strives to ensure that every child has the support, care, guidance and challenge to be the best they can be. Our fun and engaging approach, mixed with an invigorating environment and ethos, enables staff and pupils to push boundaries to be the very best they can be in all aspects of school life. We value the uniqueness in every child and celebrate this with them. This is mirrored with the staff too as every member of our team has to celebrate and be clear about what makes them unique. The school is proud of the strong bonds created with our children and families. This careful development is the product of nurture; our drive to develop the school’s eight values and truly going the extra mile for our children and families. The strong bonds are also reflected in our staff team, who have a ‘can do’ approach, care for each other, learn together and work well together as a high performing team. Importantly, we also know how to have fun in what we do. ‘Relentless in our strive for excellence’ underpins everything that we do and alongside our values (Confidence, Aspiration, Creativity, Fun, Pride, Perseverance, Respect and Responsibility), this ethos helps all our children to achieve the best that they can in all areas of their learning. Our Candleby Lane Curriculum vision is LOVE (Long term memory, Oracy rich, Values based, Experiential). Our curriculum promotes a love of learning. It is broad and balanced, rich and varied, and offers our pupils a learning journey that ensures they develop the knowledge, skills, experiences, attitudes and beliefs to become confident and passionate future citizens of the world. All members of staff and the governing body accept responsibility for ensuring the progress of all of our children and are committed to meeting their pastoral, social and academic needs within a caring and nurturing environment. We hope that each child will develop a love for learning and we are determined to ensure that all of our children are given every chance to maximise their full potential.

Arranging a visit to Cotgrave Candleby Lane School

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

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