Class Teacher (Richard Lee Primary) (Temporary), Coventry

Closing date:

Castle Phoenix TrustCoventry
Date posted:
Start date: 1 September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: TMS Range Starting from £23,720 (up to £35,008)
Contract term: Temporary
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

“Be the best you can be”

Temporary for one year in the first instance.

Richard Lee Primary School is a school with a great future! 

We are offering an exciting opportunity for an NQT or experienced teacher to join our happy and successful team.  The year group is not confirmed as yet but the vacancy will be in lower key stage 2.

We wish to appoint an enthusiastic teacher who would like to develop their career.  The role will entail contributing to strengthening the quality of provision in a year group which is made up of three teachers and three TAs with additional support from wider school support staff.

You will join us at an exciting time as we have a ‘Good’ Ofsted rating from our last inspection in March 2018, we have recently become part of the Castle Phoenix Trust and we are looking forward to exciting developments within the curriculum.  The Trust has already seen us benefit from CPD links and positive transition for our year 6 children, many of whom go on to Caludon Castle, one of the secondary schools in the Trust. The Trust prides itself on being the kind of place people want to work where everyone recognises the buzz of excitement and togetherness, whatever stage they are at in their career.  

We have a wonderful new school building (2015) with 528 pupils on roll, including our Nursery and Early Years Centre 2/3 year old provision, Willows.

Facilities include a large sports hall, large well equipped classrooms with break out zones, a music/drama studio and a wonderful woodland spinney with forest school working. All year groups have their own iPad resources and access to the ‘Acorn’ interactive room with write-on tables. New this year has been a well -resourced art room. Later this year a new whole school library will be created with over £8000 worth of new books.

We are looking for someone who:-

• Is a highly motivated, innovative and highly effective teacher

• Has an inclusive ethos with children at the heart of teaching and learning

• Has the ability to inspire, and enthuse

• Sets high expectations for all

• Is a reflective practitioner who is keen to learn and develop as a leader.

• Has a strong commitment to working in partnership with parents, Governors and the community

• Is a team player with a good sense of humor and a positive attitude

We can offer:-

• Hard working colleagues and well-trained support staff who are passionate about what they do

• Pupils who are excited about learning new things

• A supportive Trust and local governing body who are committed to helping the school move forwards

• An updated and exciting ‘Cornerstones’ curriculum with supportive and engaging resources, online hub and opportunities for trips, visits and visitors. Our woodland spinney offers opportunities to develop ‘Forest School’ activities with our accredited teacher.

• Sports Coach who provides co-teaching development, supports lunchtime and after school clubs throughout the week and ensures our involvement in wider competitive games.

• Weekly PPA (Non-contact time) with your year group.

• A pledge to grow your talent through quality CPD, including access to leadership development, with the support of our Trust and its Teaching School e.g. NPQML and NPQSL

• A wide range of professional development and collaboration opportunities within our network and beyond.

• A strong commitment to staff wellbeing and recognition, through the Trust people strategy, and a range of benefits which include the provision of an ipad, the teachers’ pension scheme, cycle to work scheme, discounted gym membership, an employee discount scheme and a commitment to developing the use of new technologies to support learning and streamline workload.

If you would like to know more please come and visit us; visits to the school are strongly encouraged and will be warmly welcomed. However, if circumstances do not permit such a visit please telephone the school to arrange an informal discussion with the Headteacher, Mrs. Carol Brammer

We are excited about our future – we would like to hear from you if you think you could be part of creating that future. 

Application packs are available to download on or by email from

Completed forms are returnable to 

Closing Date:    8.30 am on Monday 17 June 2019

The Trust is committed to safeguarding, promoting the welfare of children and young people and creating a culture of vigilance and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and vigilance.

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More about Castle Phoenix Trust
Address: C/o Caludon Castle School, Axholme Road, Coventry, West Midlands, CV2 5BD, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 24 7644 4822