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Trust Vacancies

Forest Park Primary School

KS2 Class Teacher (full time)

Forest Park Primary is looking to appoint a positive, skilled Primary Teacher to take over Key Stage Two class, from Autumn term 2024 on a full-time, permanent basis.

 

We have a fabulous school community with a very big heart! Our children are amazing, and we are a team of enthusiastic, passionate and caring staff, who are welcoming, friendly and keen to support and develop any newcomers to our family.

 

We seek staff that are committed to improving the life chances of every single child in the school by striving to ensure that they reach the highest possible standards. We welcome applications from experienced, talented individuals who find creative ways to enhance the children’s learning experiences across the curriculum. 

In return we offer:

  • Friendly, inquisitive, and aspirational children who are determined to make the most of their schooling.
  • An engaging high- quality, knowledge rich curriculum to teach.
  • A supportive leadership team who strives to tackle teacher workload and promote well-being.
  • Access to Schools Advisory Service Well-being Services
  • An extensive programme of professional development, including excellent opportunities for further professional development, through the Orchard Community Trust.

 

Ofsted (Nov.’23) said, “Staff are very happy and supportive of one another. They highly value the support from leaders to manage their workload and well-being. Staff morale is high.”

Job Purpose

To carry out the duties of a teacher as set out in the current School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions Document: Conditions of employment of Teachers other than Headteachers.

Key Duties/Responsibilities

To contribute to the overall effectiveness of the school by operating within policies and practices of the school.

Establishing effective working relationships with all members of the school community.

Endeavour to give every child the opportunity to reach their potential.

Lead a subject or an aspect of teaching and learning

Undertaking any additional responsibilities which may be required from time to time.

 

Further information can be found within the application pack which will be provided upon request.

Salary - £33,814-£46,525

Grade - MP3-6 (UPS)

Closing Date  - 9.00am Monday 15th April 2024

Date & time of visits to the school   - Thursday 11th April 2024 at 3.30pm (please call to book a place)

 

Forest Park Primary School

Part time KS1 Class Teacher (Monday, Wednesday, Friday- non-negotiable)

Forest Park Primary is looking to appoint a positive, skilled Primary Teacher to work alongside our dedicated KS1 team from Autumn term 2024 on a part-time, permanent basis.

 

We have a fabulous school community with a very big heart! Our children are amazing, and we are a team of enthusiastic, passionate and caring staff, who are welcoming, friendly and keen to support and develop any newcomers to our family.

 

We seek staff that are committed to improving the life chances of every single child in the school by striving to ensure that they reach the highest possible standards. We welcome applications from experienced, talented individuals who find creative ways to enhance the children’s learning experiences across the curriculum. 

In return we offer:

  • Friendly, inquisitive, and aspirational children who are determined to make the most of their schooling.
  • An engaging high- quality, knowledge rich curriculum to teach.
  • A supportive leadership team who strives to tackle teacher workload and promote well-being.
  • Access to Schools Advisory Service Well-being Services
  • An extensive programme of professional development, including excellent opportunities for further professional development, through Orchard Community Trust.

 

Ofsted (Nov.’23) said, “Staff are very happy and supportive of one another. They highly value the support from leaders to manage their workload and well-being. Staff morale is high.”

 

Job Purpose

To carry out the duties of a teacher as set out in the current School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions Document: Conditions of employment of Teachers other than Headteachers.

Salary - £33,814-£46,525(actual £20,288-£27,915)

Grade - MP3-6 (UPS)

Key Duties/Responsibilities

To contribute to the overall effectiveness of the school by operating within policies and practices of the school.

Establishing effective working relationships with all members of the school community.

Endeavour to give every child the opportunity to reach their potential.

Lead a subject or an aspect of teaching and learning

Undertaking any additional responsibilities which may be required from time to time.

 

Further information can be found within the application pack which will be provided upon request.

Application forms and information packs can be obtained by emailing Miss S L Irving at recruitment@forestpark.org.uk or calling on 01782 234979

 

 

Abbey Hulton Primary School 

Key Stage 1 Teacher 

 Main purpose of the job:

  • Be responsible for the learning and achievement of all pupils in the class/es ensuring equality of opportunity for all
  • Be responsible and accountable for achieving the highest possible standards in work and conduct
  • Treat pupils with dignity, building relationships rooted in mutual respect, and at all times observing proper boundaries appropriate to a teacher’s professional position
  • Work proactively and effectively in collaboration and partnership with learners, parents/carers, governors, other staff and external agencies in the best interests of pupils
  • Act within, the statutory frameworks, which set out their professional duties and responsibilities and in line with the duties outlined in the current School Teachers Pay and Conditions Document and Teacher Standards (2012)
  • Take responsibility for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young people within the school

Duties and responsibilities

All teachers are required to carry out the duties of a schoolteacher as set out in the current School Teachers Pay and Conditions Document. Teachers should also have due regard to the Teacher Standards (2012). Teachers’ performance will be assessed against the teacher standards as part of the appraisal process as relevant to their role in the school.

Teaching

  • Deliver the curriculum as relevant to the age and ability group/subject/s that you teach
  • Be responsible for the preparation and development of teaching materials, teaching programmes and pastoral arrangements as appropriate
  • Be accountable for the attainment, progress and outcomes of pupils’ you teach
  • Be aware of pupils’ capabilities, their prior knowledge and plan teaching and differentiate appropriately to build on these, demonstrating knowledge and understanding of how pupils learn
  • Have a clear understanding of the needs of all pupils, including those with special educational needs; gifted and talented; EAL; disabilities; and be able to use and evaluate distinctive teaching approaches to engage and support them
  • Demonstrate an understanding of and take responsibility for promoting high standards of literacy including the correct use of spoken English (whatever your specialist subject)
  • If teaching early reading, demonstrate a clear understanding of appropriate

      teaching strategies e.g. systematic synthetic phonics

  • Use an appropriate range of observation, assessment, monitoring and recording strategies as a basis for setting challenging learning objectives for pupils of all backgrounds, abilities and dispositions, monitoring learners’ progress and levels of attainment
  • Make accurate and productive use of assessment to secure pupils’ progress
  • Give pupils regular feedback, both orally and through accurate marking, and encourage pupils to respond to the feedback, reflect on progress, their emerging needs and to take a responsible and conscientious attitude to their own work and study
  • Use relevant data to monitor progress, set targets, and plan subsequent lessons
  • Set homework and plan other out-of-class activities to consolidate and extend the knowledge and understanding pupils have acquired as appropriate
  • Participate in arrangements for examinations and assessments

 

Behaviour and Safety

 

  • Establish a safe, purposeful and stimulating environment for pupils, rooted in mutual respect and establish a framework for discipline with a range of strategies, using praise, sanctions and rewards consistently and fairly
  • Manage classes effectively, using approaches which are appropriate to pupils’ needs in order to inspire, motivate and challenge pupils
  • Maintain good relationships with pupils, exercise appropriate authority, and act decisively when necessary
  • Be a positive role model and demonstrate consistently the positive attitudes, values and behaviour, which are expected of pupils
  • Have high expectations of behaviour, promoting self-control and independence of all learners
  • Carry out playground and other duties as directed and within the remit of the current School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions Document
  • Be responsible for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young people within the school, raising any concerns following school protocol/procedures

Team working and collaboration

  • Participate in any relevant meetings/professional development opportunities at the school, which relate to the learners, curriculum or organisation of the school including pastoral arrangements and assemblies
  • Work as a team member and identify opportunities for working with colleagues and sharing the development of effective practice with them
  • Contribute to the selection and professional development of other teachers and support staff including the induction and assessment of new teachers, teachers serving induction periods and where appropriate threshold assessments
  • Ensure that colleagues working with you are appropriately involved in supporting learning and understand the roles they are expected to fulfil
  • Take part as required in the review, development and management of the activities relating to the curriculum, organisation and pastoral functions of the school
  • Cover for absent colleagues within the remit of the current School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions document

 

Fulfil wider professional responsibilities

 

  • Work collaboratively with others to develop effective professional relationships
  • Deploy support staff effectively as appropriate
  • Communicate effectively with parents/carers with regard to pupils’ achievements and well-being using school systems/processes as appropriate
  • Communicate and co-operate with relevant external bodies
  • Make a positive contribution to the wider life and ethos of the school

Administration

  • Register the attendance of and supervise learners, before, during or after school sessions as appropriate
  • Participate in and carry out any administrative and organisational tasks within the remit of the current School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions Document

Professional development

  • Regularly review the effectiveness of your teaching and assessment procedures and its impact on pupils’ progress, attainment and well-being, refining your approaches where necessary responding to advice and feedback from colleagues
  • Be responsible for improving your teaching through participating fully in training and development opportunities identified by the school or as developed as an outcome of your appraisal
  • Proactively participate with arrangements made in accordance with the Appraisal Regulations 2012

Other

  • To have professional regard for the ethos, policies and practices of the school in which you teach, and maintain high standards in your own attendance and punctuality
  • Perform any reasonable duties as requested by the Headteacher

Salary Scale:                             Main pay scale range 1-6 in line with the current School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions Document

Visits to the Schools:              Monday 15 April 2024 (Please call to book)

Closing Date:                       Tuesday 16 April 2024 at 4.00pm

Interview Date:                    Friday 26 April 2024

 

Kemball School 

Class Teacher 

About the school

Kemball School, part of Orchard Community Trust and is a day special school for pupils with cognitive and learning difficulties.  There are currently 218 pupils on roll aged 3-19.  Dependent on need, pupils are educated in one of our four bespoke pathways.  Please refer to our website for more information. 

Class

Visits are advisable, during the school day, so that candidates are aware of the complexity of the pupils needs.  Please phone to make an appointment. 

  • Non-contact time of 1 day per fortnight

 

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to deliver a lesson. Lesson observations and interviews will be w/c 18 March 2024

Closing date is 13 May 2024 by 12pm

Observations and interviews to be held w/c 20 May 2024

 

The school is committed to equality of opportunity.

More information about our school and details of how to apply are on our website: https://kemballschool.org.uk/vacancies/

 

In line with the Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSIE) guidance which outlines that schools should carry out online searches on shortlisted candidates.  I can confirm that the online check will be carried out on all shortlisted candidates only as part of the process of assessing your suitability to work with children.

 

Job Purpose

This vacancy is within the functional pathway.  If you are creative, enthusiastic, love a new challenge, and are passionate about every child reaching their full potential then this may be the career opportunity that you have been looking for.  Across all pathways, our curriculum offer includes daily Maths, English, Read Write Inc phonics/spelling interventions and writing/reading interventions however within the functional pathway emphasis is also placed on preparing our students for life beyond Kemball which includes achieving Duke of Edinburgh award scheme, travel training, ASDAN qualifications, careers, work experience and the development of general life skills. We have an excellent in house CPD offer that can support you in transitioning into the role of a special school teacher

 

Key Duties/Responsibilities

  1. To carry out school policy as documented and/or as directed by the Head Teacher
  2. To present the school in a positive way in the community
  3. To respect the confidential nature of all information acquired in the performance of the job either verbally or in writing
  4. To work in a responsible and safe manner, paying attention Health & Safety procedures operating within the school.

 

Grade TMS

Salary  £30,000 to £46,525 plus SEN1 £2,539

Subject/Key Stage KS3 Functional pathway

 

Application forms and information packs can be obtained by emailing kemball@kemballschool.co.uk or calling  01782 883120

Completed application forms should be emailed to kemball@kemballschool.co.uk

or alternatively posted to:

Kemball School

Beaconsfield Drive

Blurton
Stoke on Trent

ST3 3JD

 

 

 

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