Trainee Primary Class Teacher, Ipswich

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Murrayfield Primary AcademyIpswich

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Start date: 1st September 2018 (sooner if available for paid internship)
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: UQT points 1-2: £16,626 - £18,560 pa
Contract term: Fixed Term

Paradigm Trust is looking for committed, talented and enthusiastic graduates, both recent graduates and those looking to change career direction, to train as teachers at its Ipswich primary schools: Murrayfield Primary Academy and Pipers Vale Primary Academy. 

Our primary academies offer:

● a highly supportive team ethos

● ambition for the success of our students

● a commitment to make all school processes efficient and effective so that teachers have the time to teach 

● the chance to make a real difference to the lives of young people in this area of Ipswich

Paradigm Trust has a proven track record of providing high quality teacher training with 75% of our trainees taking up NQT positions within the Trust. Every trainee will benefit from:

● an experienced mentor, part of an established programme of mentoring across the Trust;

● weekly release for out of classroom training;

● joint training with secondary colleagues;

● training focused on the science of learning;

● rapid development of classroom skills leading to becoming a skilled and confident teacher;

● paid internship during the summer term if you are available to start your school work experience immediately.

If you are a graduate, prepared to pass your English and mathematics skills tests, and can demonstrate your enthusiasm and determination to make a difference to young people’s lives :

● Visit us at our open evening on March 22nd 2018 at Ipswich Academy, drop in between 6.30 – 8.00pm.

● Find out more by visiting our website at and click on Train to Teach with Paradigm – follow the links to the UCAS website.

● Arrange a visit to Murrayfield Primary Academy, or a telephone discussion with Ben Rogers, Initial Teacher Co-ordinator, by contacting Katie Hazelton at or on 01473 550040.

Make your application via the UCAS website – please search for Paradigm Trust on the course search page.

Do not delay - applications will be considered as they are received, and should be made by 25th May 2018 at the latest.

All applicants must have due regard for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and if successful will be required to comply with the Trust’s safeguarding policies and procedures.


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More about Murrayfield Primary Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Address: A Paradigm Academy, Nacton Road, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP3 9JL, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1473 728564