KS2 Teacher, Nelson

Closing date:Expiring tomorrow

Great Marsden St John's C of E Primary SchoolNelson

Date posted:
Start date: April 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Mainscale
Contract term: Maternity Cover
Suitable for NQTs: No

Start date April 2018

Maternity cover until December 2018

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.

In April 2015 our academy was graded 'Requires Improvement' by Ofsted... we know where we stand and have high aspirations and a rigorous plan to turn the academy around to a grading of 'good' within the next 2 years... Get on board and make a real difference because we are going places.

We can offer you

  • A role where you are integral in shaping and improving the academy and our Ofsted rating, on our current journey to Good 
  • All teachers benefit from personalised pathways of CPD, such as the Outstanding Teacher Programme, peer support and coaching. If you join us, you will be working in an academy that is high performing and offers great rapid career development and leadership opportunities across the trust
  • Enthusiastic and well-motivated pupils who are proud of their academy and keen to learn
  • An innovative and progressive academy.
  • A caring and Christian ethos that recognises the value of all
  • An environment that supports ideas and creativity
  • A supportive Local Governing Committee and parents who are united in their commitment to school development
  • Motivated and experienced Governing Body and central Trust team
  • A comfortable staff room with refreshment facilities 
  • Benefits to support work-life balance, including childcare vouchers, access to employee support, and a generous pension scheme

Can you offer us: 

  • A genuine interest in supporting our journey to develop and enhance our academy
  • A deep understanding of how learning occurs?
  • A commitment to upholding the Christian Ethos of our Academy?
  • The ability to guide children’s learning in early reading and phonics?
  • Ability to understand and fulfil your responsibilities in respect of class teaching and raising standards?
  • A current knowledge of the 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?
  • An interest in positively promoting our Academy’s and the Trust’s vison and values?  
  • A commitment to creating a positive and safe learning environment for all pupils in our Academy?
  • Develop and enhance our relationships with all of our parents and partners?

If so we would like to hear from you.

We are a member of Cidari Multi Academy Trust, established in November 2013, a growing educational trust and part of the Blackburn Diocese. Cidari Education are committed to providing high quality education for all children in our academies based on clearly established Christian values and principles. 

Application forms and supporting documents are available from our vacancies page (https://www.cidarieducation.co.uk/job-vacancies) and returnable to Lisa Burke:

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

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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

Closing date for applications is Sunday, 18th February 2018 at 11:59pm

Shortlisting: Monday 19th January 2018

Interviews will take place Friday 23rd February 2018

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: 4 - 11 years
Address: Trent Road, Nelson, Lancashire, BB9 0NX, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1282 615055