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Upper Key Stage 2 Class Teacher

Rockingham Primary SchoolNorthamptonshire

Rockingham Primary School is recruiting for an Experienced Upper Key Stage 2 Class Teacher to join us this academic year.  If you are an experienced Teacher, this role at Rockingham Academy could be the ideal next step in your career.  (Please note that this is not suitable for an NQT.) Please book an appointment - we look forward to meeting you soon!

Rockingham has been through an exciting period of transformation over the last few years and is a leading Primary school in the local area.  The school is going from strength to strength.  Therefore if you are ambitious, inspirational, creative, open-minded, and want to be part of our success then we would really like to hear from you.

As well as providing a world-class education, we are keen to develop the child as a whole.  All our students benefit from a wealth of opportunities to develop, learn and become the best that they can be.

We work alongside outstanding organisations and individuals who are happy to share their expertise and skills in supporting the Trust’s vision, to give children better life chances through access to the best education and support we can give them.

About the role

We now have an opportunity for a colleague to join us. You will already be on your way to being an excellent class room practitioner and will want to thrive and to develop your career by working in our school. 

We are looking for

To carry out professional duties and to have responsibility for an assigned class in Key Stage 2.

To carry out appropriate planning, teaching, marking and assessment activities so each child can achieve their potential.

To be responsible for the day-to-day work and management of the class and the safety and welfare of the pupils, during on-site and off-site activities.

To promote the aims and objectives of the school and maintain its philosophy of education..​​​​​​

About our Academy

Currently rated “Good” by Ofsted, our rapidly improved outcomes reflect the school’s commitment to providing our pupils with a World Class Education.

Our close-knit team work hard to ensure every child at Rockingham has the opportunity to fulfil their individual potential.  We would love you to come and visit us and see our fantastic pupils first hand.  We look forward to welcoming you.

Salary & Benefits

Full time fixed term for the 2021/2022 academic year

Standard class teacher hours and pay scale

Access to Teachers' Pension Scheme

An excellent provision for your professional development and Leadership Development programme

About The David Ross Education Trust

The David Ross Education Trust (DRET) has grown to a network of 34 academies, incorporating primary, secondary and grammar, and special schools. We employ over 2000 people with the primary focus of raising the standards of education for 13,000 young people. Whatever your role, you should know you are contributing to achieving our vision of inspiring the next generation of young people to be the best they can in whatever they choose. Our aim is to be the country’s leading academy chain, committed to delivering the highest educational standards alongside an unrivalled package of sporting and cultural enrichment.

We are incredibly lucky to be able to work alongside outstanding organisations and individuals who are happy to share their expertise and skills in supporting the David Ross Foundation's vision to give children better life chances through access to the best education and support we can give them.

While each academy is unique, we share common goals, aspirations, values and methods that enable us to work collaboratively and collectively to achieve our mission. We operate regional hubs, whereby academies work with other schools who are part of the Trust so we can share skills and knowledge, allowing them to benefit and learn from each other. We offer high quality programmes for CPD and Leadership Development to support our practitioners to deliver high quality teaching and learning across our academies.

Apply now

To complete our application form, please click here.   Please note we do not accept CVs without a completed application form.

Should you require any further information before submitting an application please email

Closing Date for all applications is: Thursday 23rd September 2021

Interview Day to take place: w/c 27th September 2021

Vacancy start date: 1st October 2021 or as soon as possible

Early applications are advised. We receive high numbers of applications for our roles and therefore have to close the vacancy prior to the closing date in order to review candidates' details against our job criteria before shortlisting or re-opening the vacancy.

An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants.

The David Ross Education Trust is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing a fair, equitable and mutually supportive learning and working environment for our students and staff.

It is our objective to ensure that job applicants and staff are treated solely on the basis of their merits, abilities and potential. We do not discriminate against any applicants on the basis of any protected characteristics.

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