KS1 Class Teacher, Blackburn

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St Luke and St Philip’s Primary SchoolBlackburn

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Start date: January 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Mainscale
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Fixed term until 31st December 2018

Cidari Education and the Governing Body of St Luke and St Philip’s Primary School A Church Academy are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, dedicated and committed teacher for this exciting position within the school. This is a wonderful opportunity for the right candidate to become a key player in a vibrant primary Academy at an exciting part of its school improvement journey.'Sharing Christian values under the umbrella of God's love'Is this an ethos that you could be fully committed to?  Then you might be just who we are looking for.

Are you

  • An outstanding teacher who can demonstrate that your teaching over time is consistently good or better?
  • An ambitious professional with high aspirations for the children and families with whom you work?
  • A team-worker who is also able to lead the team in your areas of agreed responsibility?
  • A creative and inspiring teacher with a keen focus on children’s learning. achievement and progress?
  • An energetic individual with the stamina and resilience to commit to our school’s improvement plan, to raise standards and to make an impact in our rapidly improving school?

Have you

  • A deep understanding of how learning happens?
  • A current knowledge of the new National Curriculum combined with key progression knowledge for learning in Mathematics and Literacy, across at least 2 Key Stages?
  • A range of assessment for learning techniques to accelerate pupil progress and the ability to articulate these?
  • An understanding of the ways in which co-operative learning strategies and independent learning opportunities  contribute to embedded learning and progress?
  • The flexibility and courage to trial new learning strategies, evaluate their effectiveness and share successes with the wider team?

Can you

  • Commit to creating a positive and safe learning environment for all pupils in our school?
  • Explain your responsibilities in respect of pupil safeguarding, class teaching and as a subject leader?
  • Show interest and respect to all stakeholders of our school, thereby positively promoting our  school’s and the Cidari Trust’s values and relationships with all of our parents and partners?
  • Contribute to the development of Worship and the spiritual life of the school, based upon our Christian Values?
  • Show successful subject leadership skills and experience?  Abilities in the area of Creative, Expressive and Visual Arts is of interest to us but other subject leadership enthusiasms and skills will be considered equally.

We are a welcoming and dedicated team at St Luke and St Philip’s. Our children are happy and motivated and eager to learn.  If you think you can bring fresh energy to our team and are committed to excellence in learning for all children, then please apply.

Visits to the Academy are encouraged and warmly welcomed by appointment through the Headteacher.

Application forms and supporting information are available from this page and returnable to the Lisa Burke:

Miss Lisa Burke, Cidari Education, Clayton House, Walker Park, Blackburn, BB1 2QETel: 01254 958888 email: lisa.burke@cidari.co.uk 

Closing date for applications is Monday 16th October 2017, 12noon

Short listing on Week Commencing Monday 16th October 2017

Interviews and observations will take place Week Commencing 23rd October 2017

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Cidari Multi Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Any offer of employment will be subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check. The check will include any cautions, reprimands or final warnings as well as convictions. Further information is available by clicking here. 

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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: Part of Cidari Multi Academy Trust, Hancock Street, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB2 2LZ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1254 54866