Class Teacher - Reception (EYFS), Ipswich, Suffolk

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Sidegate Primary SchoolIpswich, Suffolk

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Start date: 1 September 2018
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: MPS/UPR
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: Yes



Part-time (0.5 FTE)

Fixed Term from 1st September 2018 to 31st August 2019

Application deadline: 9am on Wednesday 18th April 2018

Interviews: Friday 27th April 2018

Sidegate is a vibrant, three-form entry primary school in the north of Ipswich. The school hosts a 25 place Specialist Support Centre for pupils with moderate learning difficulties, giving approximately 655 pupils on roll. The school boasts large grounds, an indoor swimming pool, gymnasium and excellent ICT provision. We pride ourselves in the broad and engaging curriculum we offer our pupils; sport, arts and culture feature highly and are used to enhance the curriculum in all areas. The curriculum is very well resourced. There are opportunities for all teachers to lead a subject or be part of a subject leadership team. 

The school received a “Good” Ofsted rating in April 2017.

Sidegate became an academy in May 2014 with The Active Learning Trust (ALT). ALT prides itself in allowing each of their schools to develop a curriculum that meets the needs of the pupils in the school. They work closely with the school, providing specialist advisory support as necessary and offering excellent middle and senior-leadership development. We work closely with other schools in the ALT Ipswich Hub and the Northgate Pyramid of Schools. 

We have a 0.5 FTE class teacher vacancy in Year R from September. The successful applicant will be required to work two days each week, plus every other Wednesday.

NQTs are welcome to apply. 

Sidegate Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.   

Candidates are invited to visit the school and meet the headteacher. Please contact the school to make an appointment.

Further information on our school can be found by visiting our website  An application form can also be downloaded from our school website and should be returned with a covering letter either by email to the Headteacher’s PA or by post to Sidegate Primary School, Sidegate Lane, Ipswich, IP4 4JD.  

Applications must be received by 9am on Wednesday 18th April 2018.

Interviews are scheduled for Friday 27th April 2018.

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More about Sidegate Primary School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 11 years
Address: Sidegate Lane, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP4 4JD, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1473 727319