Class Teacher, Northampton

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Cedar Road Primary SchoolNorthampton

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Main pay scale
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

The David Ross Education Trust is now recruiting for a Class Teacher (KS2) to join us in September. This role at Cedar Road Academy could be the ideal next step in your career.

About the role

To carry out professional duties and to have responsibility for an assigned class.

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.

Salary & Benefits

  • Main pay scale
  • Access to Teachers Pension Scheme.

Who we are looking for

  • A degree or equivalent qualification.
  • Evidence of in service professional development.
  • A thorough up to date knowledge of the range of teaching, learning and behaviour management strategies and how to implement them effectively.
  • A thorough understanding of the national curriculum and a range of assessment requirements and arrangements.
  • A clear understanding of age related expectations for children within the Primary phases.
  • Know how to use local, national and statistics to evaluate the effectiveness of teaching.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the implications of equal opportunities, multicultural education and inclusion.
  • Strong application of IT to enhance children’s learning.
  • Know the legal requirements, national policy and guidance on the safeguarding of children.

About The David Ross Education Trust

The David Ross Education Trust (DRET) has grown to a network of 33 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 to support our practitioners to deliver high quality teaching and learning across our academies.

Our Academy

We are a successful over subscribed school situated near Abington Park in Northampton town. We have two classes of 30 pupils in each year group and the year group teams work very closely together to deliver a high standard of education, experience and enjoyment for every pupil. Our ethos is based around building core values of respect, integrity, care compassion, hope and responsibility throughout our school community, as well as ensuring that each pupil has the ambition to achieve as highly as he / she can. 

At Cedar Road Primary we want all of our pupils to feel valued, confident and excited about their learning. Every pupil has the opportunity to succeed and challenge themselves to become the best they can be. We aim to nurture our children to enjoy a life long love of learning and to help them become thoughtful and caring members of the community.

Apply now

To submit your application, please apply via our website.

Cedar Road 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.



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More about Cedar Road Primary School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 11 years
Address: Cedar Road East, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN3 2JF, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1604 712645
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