Primary Teacher, Northamptonshire

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The Duston SchoolNorthamptonshire

Date posted:
Start date: 1st January 2019
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: TMS/UPS
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

The Role

The Duston (All Through 4-19) School is looking for an enthusiastic teacher to join us within our Primary School (opened September 2015).

  • Part-time, permanent 
  • Start - 1st January 2019 or as soon as possible.
  • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday afternoons 1:30pm—3:45pm. 
  • Salary—MPS/UPS

In 2016 OFSTED noted about the Primary School:

  • Relationships between adults and children are strong.
  • Children’s behaviour is good, both in the classroom and in the outdoor learning area.
  • Caring and nurturing staff ensure that children are safe. 
  • Classrooms are calm and purposeful with a wide variety of interesting and well-organised activities that help the children to practise and acquire new skills. 
  • Both teachers and teaching assistants support children’s learning well by asking skilful questions. 
  • Parents are overwhelmingly supportive.
  • In both the early years and in the year 1 phonics screening check, achievement was above national levels in 2016.
  • The head of the primary school has high aspirations for the pupils and the children within this part of the school’s provision. 

For full details of the role , please refer to the job description and person specification.

Experienced teachers will be, and newly qualified/recently qualified teachers will strive to be:

  • An outstanding and inspirational teacher
  • Have the commitment, accountability, determination, drive and energy to ensure outstanding outcomes for all children
  • Adaptable, work collaboratively and be open to new initiatives
  • Honest, trustworthy, loyal, reliable
  • Have a creative outlook to teaching and designing an exciting, engaging curriculum

We will offer:

  • The opportunity to shape the future of our new primary department
  • On-going quality professional development 
  • A caring and supportive environment in which to work, where everyone is valued
  • The opportunity to work alongside secondary colleagues supporting innovative, collaborative networks, ensuring outstanding outcomes for learners in Northamptonshire and beyond

The Duston School is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We follow safer recruitment practice and all appointments are subject to satisfactory DBS checks, and Disqualification by Association clearance. In addition references will be requested for short listed applicants prior to interview and will form part of the interview process.

Job location

More about The Duston School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 18 years
Address: Berrywood Road, Duston, Northamptonshire, NN5 6XA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1604 460004
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About The Duston School  

The Duston School is very much  part  of  the  local  landscape  and  is  at  the  heart  of  the  local  community. The  school sits on a large...