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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    14 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    23 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 1

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

M6/UPS1

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for someone who is:

  • an exemplary role model with a proven track record in leading inspirational and innovative teaching and learning across KS1
  • passionate about young children and who strives to improve their outcomes
  • a reflective practitioner with a desire to develop and drive improvement
  • experienced in leading a key curricular area
  • able to establish positive working relationships with pupils, colleagues and parents
  • an excellent communicator
  • prepared to take an active part in all aspects of school life

What the school offers its staff

We are offering:

  • enthusiastic, independent learners
  • experience of working in a supportive 3/4 form entry school with friendly, professional year group teams
  • an amazing opportunity to develop your leadership skills in collaboration with a supportive Leadership Team
  • supportive staff, trustees and parents
  • a forward thinking stand-alone academy that encourages and supports outstanding teaching and learning
  • an inspiring learning environment including attractive grounds for outdoor learning
  • an academy that invests in staff well-being and is committed to reducing workload
  • excellent opportunities for professional development

Further details about the role

Have you the vision, commitment and enthusiasm to develop and deliver the best provision for every child?

The Southwater Infant Academy is looking for an inspirational and outstanding leader and teacher of KS1 who is ready for the move (or to step up) into this exciting leadership role.

The Southwater Infant Academy is an exceptional place to work, offering many opportunities for professional development and career progression. We are also committed to supporting the wellbeing of our staff, and received the TES School of the Year for wellbeing in recognition of this.

We drive our curriculum through key values and nurture the creativity, curiosity and imagination of our children. Assessment is used as a tool to inform planning, which is responsive and developmental for each individual child. Our commitment is to provide an outstanding education for every child, ensuring they are equipped with the skills and knowledge necessary to be successful, lifelong learners. As an infant school, we are specialists in Early Years education, with a dedicated and experienced team working across the academy, and work closely in collaboration with other schools across the locality.

You will have an impact on the outcomes of our children through securing outstanding quality first teaching across the year group. You will be passionate about putting the needs of our pupils and their families at the heart of everything you do and be an excellent role model supporting staff to make continuous improvements to their practice.

The Southwater Infant Academy is looking to appoint an ambitious professional to take a major role with the Head Teacher and Senior Leadership Team in driving forward our agenda for excellence and continuous improvement.

You will help to lead the teaching, learning and assessment across the year group, ensuring that each child receives positive encouragement, support and challenge to develop their potential to the full. You will be joining a friendly, hardworking, committed team of professionals and happy, enthusiastic, well behaved pupils who are very proud of our academy.

The specific responsibilities of this post will take into account the academy's needs, and the strengths, interests and experience of the successful applicant.

Request for references will be made before the interview date. The successful candidate will also be required to obtain an enhanced DBS clearance before starting the position.

We welcome and encourage visits to our academy – please make an appointment by contacting the academy office:

If you are interested in this position and would like to join a hardworking, committed, successful staff team please get in touch, or request an application pack. Please contact the academy office or visit the academy website.

www.southwaterinfantacademy.co.uk

Tel: 01403 733254

Email: office@southwaterinfants.co.uk

Closing date: Friday 14th June 2024. Please note that we may close the application early if the right candidate is found before the closing date.

Interviews: Ongoing as applications are submitted.


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)
medical
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 Southwater Infant Academy

School type
Academy, ages 5 to 7
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
301 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 7
Phone number
01403733254

The Southwater Infant Academy is an exceptional place to work. We drive our curriculum through key values and nurture the creativity, curiosity and imagination of our children. Assessment is used as a tool to inform planning, which is responsive and developmental for each individual child. Our commitment is to provide an outstanding education for every child, ensuring they are equipped with the skills and knowledge necessary to be successful, lifelong learners.

Arranging a visit to Southwater Infant Academy

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

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