Class Teacher, Northampton

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Malcolm Arnold Prep SchoolNorthampton

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: M1-M6
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Malcolm Arnold Prep School is a Church of England state school which is also part of the David Ross Education Trust. We are situated on the Malcolm Arnold Academy site in a new and purpose built building with access to the excellent facilities. As such it is light and customised to our every need and is a fantastic place to work. We are a close knit team who love our school and have organically grown as a staff. Due to our continued expansion, we are now looking for two new teachers to help us cater for another new year group. We are heavily oversubscribed and our parents gave us a 100% recommendation rating recently. With delightful pupils, MAPS is a great place to work and develop in your career as a teacher and beyond.

About the role

We are looking for two outstanding teachers to join our vibrant team and ensure the ongoing success of our new school. These are new positions due to the growth of our school. We welcome applications for both KS1 and KS2 specialists as well as newly qualified teachers. Teachers with a strong passion for educating the whole child and a commitment to extra curricular activities are encouraged to apply. To lead a class of 30 children and ensure they all make excellent progress in every possible way; within and beyond the curriculum. To plan, teach and assess across Key Stage One based on the needs of the children resulting in accelerated progress for all.

Salary & Benefits

  • M1-M6 (£22,467 - £33,160)
  • Access to Teachers Pension Scheme.

Who we are looking for

  • Qualified teacher status; DFE registered
  • Experienced and successful teacher of early reading, phonics and maths
  • Commitment to high quality teaching and learning demonstrating a developed understanding of how young children learn most effectively
  • Genuine commitment to equal opportunities and inclusion
  • Commitment to work in partnership with all stakeholders and other members of the Trust
  • Experience of planning and teaching all subjects in a primary curriculum within a context of real-life learning
  • Experience of classes of 30 pupils including EAL, SEND, LAC and vulnerable children
  • Ability to communicate ideas effectively with a variety of audiences
  • Knowledge of known aspects of good teaching and learning
  • Able to contribute to and enthusiasm for the positive ethos of the school and embed a school Values system

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, including events such as the DRET Spring, Summer and Winter Cups, Music Cup, volunteering trips abroad, and regular trips/visits throughout the year.

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 delivered through our Teaching School Alliance to support our practitioners to deliver high quality teaching and learning across our academies.

Apply now

Please submit your CV and covering letter via our website.

MAPS Academy is committed to equality, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants.

Job location

More about Malcolm Arnold Prep School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Free School
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 11 years
Address: Trinity Avenue, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN2 6JW, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1476 566801