CLASS TEACHER (Maternity Cover)
Salary Grade: MPS 1-6
Salary Band: £25,714 - £36,961 p/a
Location: Forest & Sandridge CoE Primary School
Contract Type: Fixed term till 31 August 2022 (maternity cover)
Contract Term: All year round
Closing Date: Thursday 23 September 2021
Interview Date: Friday 1 October 2021
Hours: 32.5 hours per week
Start: Monday 1 November 2021
Are you a qualified teacher with a passion for developing children’s knowledge; opening doors to their academic and social capabilities?
Are you innovative, creative and forward thinking; with the desire to expand and progress in your own continued professional development?
Would you like to become part of something big? A part of an expanding group of leading education professionals with the same agenda to better the education of primary aged children in the South West of England?
Yes? Read on...
Now is an exciting time to join Forest and Sandridge School.
We are a school that cares about nurturing. We encourage our pupils to develop early life skills and unlock their full academic potential under an excellent, structured curriculum plan. Our aim is to invest in the professional development of our staff, whether you have just started out in education as support staff to being a fully-fledged, valued and highly experienced Teacher!
We have inspirational school leaders who support and encourage you to be all that you can be as a teacher with access to the Swindon Teaching School for continued development courses all the way up to leadership.
You could be part of a fully mature hub of schools within a growing Multi Academy Trust which is moving from strength to strength. The White Horse Federation provides you with access to a network of like-minded professionals across five neighbouring geographical counties, all within approx. 40min drive
We are looking for a positive, driven and inspirational teacher to join our team at Forest and Sandridge School and we will give you access to:
An attractive working environment with excellent facilities and supportive families;
A committed, hardworking and supportive team;
100% focus on improving outcomes for the children in our school;
A group of children with a passion for learning;
Varied links and involvement with the local community;
Fantastic CPD opportunities through our tailored CPD programme;
Recognition of previous school continuous service.
Visits to the school are encouraged. Please do come and meet some of the staff and our children to see for yourself. Please contact 01225 703394 to make an appointment.
More information about the school can be found on our school website: www.forestandsandridge.co.uk
Work/life balance for all our employees is important to us and so we believe you should be rewarded. As a White Horse Federation employee you will have access to benefits listed below.
Some benefits are accessible by all staff irrespective of their contract type (T). Some are only eligible to permanent (P) employees following a successful probation period as noted:
Car Purchase scheme (P)
Reward Gateway discounts (P&T)
Discounted gym membership scheme (P&T)
Hire purchase Cycle to Work scheme (P)
Free and confidential advice, information and counselling service (P&T)
Excellent Pension scheme (P&T)
Why work with us?
The White Horse Federation (TWHF) is a not-for-profit multi-academy trust that supports and sponsors many primary, secondary and special schools across Wiltshire, Gloucestershire, Swindon, Oxfordshire and Berkshire.
Its shared vision for excellence through partnership means it is also committed to keeping the best of what makes a local school great – in other words, the type of schools where TWHF colleagues would be proud to send their own children.
TWHF combines a relentless drive for academic excellence with a shared moral purpose and shared values, while ensuring that fun and happiness are a key attribute of each of its schools. TWHF believes that partnership-working with its schools, pupils and their parents, as well as the wider community, helps creates the best possible outcomes for all children.
TWHF empowers its colleagues through support, training and career opportunities to recruit and retain outstanding staff who are leaders in their field. That way TWHF can ensure that every student achieves their full potential, regardless of background, culture, heritage or ability.
TWHF recognises the benefit of having a diverse workforce and is committed to building a team which reflects diversity from the communities it serves. TWHF values the contributions from all staff from a wide range of different backgrounds and actively seeks to promote an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment; which at the same time supports fair promotion and cultural acceptance. Under the provision of the Equality Act 2010, TWHF welcomes applications from everyone and operates a recruitment process which is fair and does not discriminate against or disadvantage anyone because of their age, disability, gender reassignment status, marriage or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity, race or nationality, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.
The White Horse Federation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. If successful for this position you will be expected to apply for a disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service before appointment is confirmed. References will be sought on shortlisted candidates before interview.
How to Apply
Please do not apply via the WCC application forms or CVs as they will not be accepted. Please follow/copy and paste the link below into your browser to visit our advertisement on The White Horse Federation website to apply via our user-friendly online recruitment portal, Networx:
Forest & Sandridge CE Primary School
- Mainstream school with state - academy funding
- Primary School
- Students of mixed gender, age 4 - 11 years