Class Teachers (ref 623), Daventry, Northamptonshire

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Abbey CofE AcademyDaventry, Northamptonshire

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Start date: Immediate start date
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: M1 - UPS3
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

If you are ambitious, inspirational, creative, open-minded, and want to be part of our success then we want to hear from you. See what it means to be part of the David Ross Education trust from our children and parents here.

Providing our young people access to a world-class education and enrichment experiences is what drives us. Our students benefit from a wealth of opportunities to develop, learn and lead. From the classroom, to cultural visits, sports, music and arts and engaging with our local communities, the rich and varied experiences we create help fuel ambition and unlock potential. The education and experiences equips our young people with the leadership skills, team spirit, resilience and confidence to become outstanding citizens.

We work alongside outstanding organisations and individuals who are happy to share their expertise and skills in supporting the Trust’s vision, to give children better life chances through access to the best education and support we can give them.

About the role

  • Under the reasonable direction of the Executive Headteacher and Associate Principal, carry out the professional duties of a school teacher as set out in the current School Teacher’s Pay and Conditions Document (STPCD)
  • Be accountable for leading, managing and developing teaching and learning in an agreed curriculum area in line with national and school policies

Standard Teaching hours, term time only

Permanent vacancy

Salary & Benefits

  • M1 – UPS3 (£22,917 - £38,633)
  • Access to Teachers' Pension Scheme

Who we are looking for

  • Qualified Teacher Status
  • Degree level education or an equivalent professional qualification
  • An understanding of the different ways in which children learn and of a variety of
  • teaching strategies
  • Thorough knowledge of the whole primary curriculum its organisation and assessment
  • for learning
  • Demonstrate a commitment to and an understanding of the processes of inclusion
  • and equal opportunities in particular knowledge of strategies for EAL pupils learning
  • A clear understanding of current educational legislation, issues and debates
  • Successful promotion of positive behaviour management strategies
  • Successful experience of accelerating rates of pupil progress through the use of accurate assessment of and for learning
  • Successful experience of subject co-ordinator role

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

Apply now

To apply for the position, please submit your CV and covering letter to by 18th January 2018, quoting reference 623.

Abbey C of E 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 Abbey CofE Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 7 - 11 years
Address: Vicar Lane, Daventry, Northamptonshire, NN11 4GD, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1327 702433