Class Teacher - Key Stage 2, Welling, Kent

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Eastcote Primary AcademyWelling, Kent

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Start date: January 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS (Outer London Weighting)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

About the role:  Eastcote Primary Academy have a rare and exciting opportunity for a dedicated, motivated and enthusiastic Class Teacher to join us for January 2018, or earlier if available.  Our successful candidate will be joining an incredibly strong and collaborative team within our school, and we welcome applications from teachers at any stage in their career as we can provide excellent professional development opportunities for all teachers who join our community.  Visits from prospective applicants are strongly encouraged as we'd like our candidates to see just what an amazing environment we offer at Eastcote; please contact Mrs S Smith in our main office on 0208 856 1346 to arrange this.

We are looking for someone who:
•    Is a graduate with QTS
•    Has evidence of outstanding practice as a classroom teacher
•    Has high levels of success in teaching across KS1 and/or KS2
•    Has the highest expectations of pupils and themselves
•    Is enthusiastic, imaginative and forward thinking
•    Has the ability to inspire, motivate and engage children to achieve and succeed
•    Is able to form positive relationships with children, staff, parents and governors
•    Possesses excellent interpersonal and organisational skills

Please consult the Job Description by clicking here; the responsibilities of this role are in line with the National Teaching Standards.  

About Eastcote Primary Academy:  Eastcote Primary Academy is a one-form entry school which prides itself on its community atmosphere. We are very fortunate to have a building that provides us with a wonderful learning and working environment for children and staff alike.

All of the staff at Eastcote are committed to ensuring that the school keeps its friendly, caring atmosphere whilst ensuring that children develop a broad range of life skills. We want all the children to become confident, independent learners who show respect for one another and can talk articulately about their feelings and ideas.

We teach a thematic curriculum which aims to be responsive to children’s interests and backgrounds. In addition to developing the basic skills of literacy and numeracy, children also learn scientific, technological, creative and thinking skills to help them prepare for life in the wider world. We participate in a wide variety of sporting activities through inter-school competitions, our house system and lunchtime and after school clubs. We are always keen to extend our range of partnerships with parents and community groups to ensure that children at Eastcote enjoy exciting opportunities and have an enriched learning experience. Educational visits, school journey and visitors play an important part in school life.

We can offer you:
•    The opportunity to help shape our future by joining a LAT Academy
•    A school community committed to raising achievement and attainment
•    A stunning environment with modern building, excellent resources and facilities
•    A strong commitment to support professional development opportunities
•    A supportive Governing Body and Leadership Team

Being part of the Leigh Academies Trust:  Being part of a successful multi-academy trust allows the academy to share best practice and collaborate with colleagues from a number of other schools in the local area.  As part of the 'cluster' structure all of our academies are grouped together in key geographical area to enable them to be able to support each other and share resources.  It also offers staff better access to career opportunities as the Trust is committed to developing and promoting from within wherever possible.  We also want the Trust to be an organisation where people can enjoy teaching and become the type of teacher they aspire to be.  For more information on working for the Trust please visit our careers pages.

Diversity at our core:  As a Trust we are passionate about diversity and recognise that as individuals we all bring something unique to the role regardless of age, gender, race, beliefs or disabilities which is why we treat all of our people equally, without compromise.

The academy is committed to safeguarding children and successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check.  Our commitment to safeguarding is underpinned by robust processes and checks which are in place across the Trust.

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More about Eastcote Primary Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Address: Eastcote Road, Welling, Kent, DA16 2ST, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 88561346
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Eastcote Primary Academy is a place where children feel happy, safe, secure and are excited about learning. It is a friendly environment, which fosters a climate of mutual respect and care for each other. We work together with parents and the wi...