EYFS Lead (Class Teacher), Corby

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Rockingham Primary SchoolCorby

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Main Pay Scale + TLR
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

The David Ross Education Trust is now recruiting for an Early Years Lead Class Teacher to start as soon as possible. If you are an experienced Class Teacher, this role at Rockingham Academy could be the ideal next step in your career.

About the role

To be responsible for a core subject across the whole school.

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 plus TLR
  • Access to Teachers' Pension Scheme.

Who we are looking for

  • Qualified teacher status (minimum of  3 years teaching experience in Primary Schools in the UK)
  • A degree or equivalent qualification.
  • A successful case study showing your leadership and management of the curriculum area in question.
  • An ability to inspire staff and pupils alike through your passion and commitment to raising standards in the subject you would lead.
  • Ability to judge schools standards s in relation to national.
  • Train teachers and support staff to understand and develop their own expertise in the subject area.
  • A degree or equivalent qualification.
  • Evidence of in service professional development.
  • Experience and success in leading a curriculum area (core and foundation subjects.)
  • A thorough up to date knowledge of the range of teaching, learning and behaviour management strategies and how to implement them effectively through RE, PE, The Arts (ART, DT, Drama, Music).
  • 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 delivered through our Teaching School Alliance to support our practitioners to deliver high quality teaching and learning across our academies.

Our Academy

Rockingham Primary School is committed to being an inclusive school, providing the best possible standard of education for every child, where learning and teaching are challenging, exciting and creative within a safe, secure, nurturing environment. They strive to promote self-esteem, independence and self-motivation. Rockingham joined the Trust in August 2013 and it aims for its community of pupils, parents, staff and governors to work together to assist children in developing skills to become independent, life-long learners who will succeed and contribute responsibly in the wider world.

Apply now

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More about Rockingham Primary School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 11 years
Address: Rockingham Road, Corby, Northamptonshire, NN17 1AJ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1536 203806