KS1 or KS2 Class Teacher, Nelson

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Great Marsden St John's C of E Primary SchoolNelson

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Start date: January 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Mainscale
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Cidari Education and the Governing Body of Great Marsden St John’s Primary School are seeking to recruit an experienced and inspirational teacher to join our existing team. 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. Recently achieving outstanding in all areas in our SIAMS inspection, we are an exciting one form entry Church of England primary Academy on the outskirts of Nelson and a member of Cidari Multi Academy Trust within the Diocese of Blackburn. 

Our Academy Mission Statement says that 

Using Jesus’ example we aim to give our children ‘the roots to grow and the wings to fly’.

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?
  • An aspirant Subject Leader who is passionate and innovative in their chosen area.
  • A team-player who is also able to work collaboratively and lead 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 Academy’s improvement plan, to raise standards and to make an impact in our rapidly improving Academy?
  • Excited about joining an aspirational Multi Academy Trust with opportunities for networking, career development and leadership pathways?

Have you

  • A deep understanding of how learning occurs?
  • The ability to guide children’s learning in early reading and phonics?
  • A current knowledge of the new National Curriculum combined with key progression knowledge for learning in Mathematics and Literacy?
  • A range of assessment techniques to accelerate pupil progress and attainment and the ability to articulate these?
  • A commitment to continuing professional development?
  • A commitment to upholding the Christian Ethos of our Academy?

Can you

  • Commit to creating a positive and safe learning environment for all pupils in our Academy?
  • Understand and fulfil your responsibilities in respect of class teaching and raising standards?
  • Show interest and respect to all stakeholders of our Academy, thereby positively promoting our Academy’s and the Trust’s vison and values?  
  • Develop and enhance our relationships with all of our parents and partners?

If so we would like to hear from you

The staff are friendly, supportive and work positively together.  If you think you can bring energy and enthusiasm 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 Lisa Burke, Business Support Officer, Cidari Education, Clayton House, Walker Park, Blackburn, BB1 2QE. Tel: 01254 958888 email: lisa.burke@cidari.co.uk Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Interviews will take place Tuesday 5th December 2017

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

Our Multi Academy Trust

Cidari, established in November 2013 is part of the Blackburn Diocese. Open to both converter and sponsored academies, we already have a mix of Voluntary Aided and Voluntary Controlled primary and secondary schools across Blackpool, Blackburn with Darwen and East Lancashire.

Our Academies

We work closely and collaboratively with our academies, Blackburn Diocese, Local Authorities and other partners to ensure that we offer a strong caring ethos and a clear moral purpose. Supported by a central team in the provision of School Improvement, Operational and Business functions, we encourage all our academies to see themselves as part of a family with a shared vision, identity and purpose whilst maintaining their individuality. We are committed to achieving excellence in education and see it as the right of every child to achieve their full potential and to flourish academically, socially, spiritually and emotionally.

Our Staff

We have a drive for outstanding practice across our organisation and a commitment to inspiring and supporting all our employees in their professional development. We recognise nationally and locally agreed conventions for T&Cs of employment for both Teachers and Support Staff and respectively offer both the Teachers’ Pension Scheme and Local Government Pension Scheme.

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More about Great Marsden St John's C of E Primary School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 11 years
Address: Trent Road, Nelson, Lancashire, BB9 0NX, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1282 615055