About the role: Tree Tops Primary Academy are seeking to appoint an experienced Teacher of Key Stage 2 to join our Academy from January 2018. This is an ideal time to join us as we are a rapidly improving Academy, part of Leigh Academies Trust. We have an incredibly positive and enthusiastic work ethic within our Academy; all staff are supported and enjoy working within our friendly and collaborative environment. We are able to offer the opportunity to work with amazing, well behaved and motivated children. We are proud to achieve small class sizes (approx. 22 pupils in this instance) which we appreciate is a key advantage for teachers and children alike! Our successful candidate will be based with Year 4 for the remainder of this academic year which can then be reviewed in line with all teaching staff's strengths moving forward.
We are a school that thrives on team work, recognise the importance of high quality support for the teachers and offer a creative and responsive package of CPD for all staff. The responsibilities of this role are in line with the National Teaching Standards; please consult the Job Description for more information.
Working for Tree Tops Primary Academy: Tree Tops Primary Academy has 253 pupils, located on the outskirts of Maidstone. The academy is set in magnificent grounds, with ample space for both outdoor learning and play. Our thriving nursery is located on site and offers an excellent start for our children’s education. We have separate facilities for KS1 and KS2, as well as rooms for small group and specialist teaching.
What are we looking for in you? To be successful you need to be a qualified teacher who is passionate and knowledgeable about primary teaching and possesses the ability to teach consistently at an excellent level. Whether you are at the start of your career or an expert teacher we focus on what attributes you will bring to the Academy and most importantly what impact you will have on our children. As a Trust we feel it is important to be positive, fun and a real team-player.
Being part of Leigh Academies Trust: As part of Leigh Academies Trust you will have the opportunity to collaborate with your peers and share best practice at Academy level and across the whole Trust. This is an important part of our vision as we know through experience that we perform better when we work together. You will also be expected to undertake regular self-development to continue your professional development and hopefully progress further within the organisation. As part of the 'cluster' structure, all of our academies are grouped together in key geographical area to enable them to be able to support each other and share resources. It also offers staff access to career opportunities across the Trust allowing them to progress their career without switching employers. For more information on working for the Trust please visit our careers pages.
Diversity at our core: As a Trust, we are passionate about diversity and recognise that as individuals we all bring something unique to the role regardless of age, gender, race, beliefs or disabilities which is why we treat all of our people equally, without compromise. The academy is committed to safeguarding children and successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check. Our commitment to safeguarding is underpinned by robust processes and checks which are in place across the Trust.