Lion Academy Trust
An innovative school; a growing academy trust.
Lion Academy and Lion Education Trusts are leaders in developing innovative practice around key pedagogical strategies, integrating ICT into the curriculum and providing all pupils the best possible start to their learning journeys.
Barclay Primary - The Flagship school
Barclay is an impressive school with superb facilities. Our purpose-built sports hall, dining facilities, ICT integration and investment in the staffroom ensures that both children and staff alike are always well catered for.
A team with the ability to support you
From our CEO, Justin James, to the Director of Schools and the Lion Academy Trust Leadership Team: we have an impressive capacity to support your career development.
What are you waiting for? Come and see what we do...
New for 2017-18:
· All teachers receive a chromebook that converts to a tablet, to support planning.
· Every teacher is given teacher development time in addition to PPA to support your personal growth.
Your interview day is a mutual process aligned to helping you to decide if Lion Academy Trust is the place to advance your career. We aim to make it as supportive as possible. Please can I ask that should you have any questions, these are sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. Maria will be happy to discuss your specific requirements and to answer any questions that you may have.
Please state, in your personal statement, whether you wish to be considered for a KS1 or 2 teaching position.
Interview date: to be arranged mutually with the candidate.
On behalf of the staff and children at Barclay, I look forward to hearing from you and receiving your application.
Aspiration - Respect - Kindness - Responsibility - Honesty
CORE PURPOSE: To carry out the duties and responsibilities for class teachers as detailed in the Pay and Conditions of Service Document 2013 and meet the requirements of the Teaching Standards. CORE DUTIES: To provide a high quality educational experience for all children by leading learning in School, developing consistent practice in teaching and learning and ensuring that children achieve the highest standards of attainment and achievement. Children are expected to make rapid and sustained progress. The teacher will contribute to the schools strategic planning documentation (SIP), supporting the ethos, aims and vision of the school in accordance with the five outcomes in Every Child Matters: Be healthy Stay safe Enjoy and achieve Make a positive contribution Achieve economic well-being KNOWLEDGE & UNDERSTANDING: Teachers are expected to have a minimum good knowledge of and keep up to date with the Early Years Curriculum, National Curriculum and the Agreed Syllabus for Religious Education. This includes any adaptations and curriculums the school or Lion Academy Trust adopt or use. Teachers are expected to understand how pupils’ learning is affected by their physical, intellectual, emotional and social development and to understand the stages of child development in order to adapt and improve provision so that children exceed expectations.
Use technology in teaching and learning to enhance the learning and extend the learning experience for children. Teachers select and make good use of ICT skills for classroom and management support. Be familiar with the school’s current systems and structures as outlined in policy documents including the Health and Safety and Child Protection Policies. Understand and know how national, local comparative and school data including National Curriculum test data can be used to set clear targets for pupil’s achievement. PLANNING: Liaise with colleagues, subject leaders and other middle leaders in the planning, development and delivery of an effective curriculum which meets the needs of all groups of pupils. Attend and contribute to staff meetings to support implementation of the School Improvement Plan, in accordance with school strategy and direction; Liaise with the Year Leader, Inclusion Manager/SENCO in planning intervention and targeted support for identified underachieving groups and ensuring that their provision is accurately and precisely targeted at needs.
PLANNING: Liaise with colleagues, subject leaders and other middle leaders in the planning, development and delivery of an effective curriculum which meets the needs of all groups of pupils. Attend and contribute to staff meetings to support implementation of the School Improvement Plan, in accordance with school strategy and direction; Liaise with the Year Leader, Inclusion Manager/SENCO in planning intervention and targeted support for identified underachieving groups and ensuring that their provision is accurately and precisely targeted at needs. Monitor the programmes of intervention to ensure they provide rapid and sustained progress for all individual pupils.