Year 1 Teacher, Bristol, City of

Closing date:

Merchants' Academy - PrimaryBristol, City of

Date posted:
Start date: January 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS (£23,720 - £39,406) per annum + Health Cash Plan and Benefits package
Contract term: Maternity Cover
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Full-time to cover maternity leave starting in January 2020

MPS/UPS (£23,720 - £39,406) per annum + Health Cash Plan and Benefits package

Merchants’ Academy is a 3-18 Academy sponsored by the Society of Merchant Venturers and the University of Bristol.  The Academy is well resourced and staff and their development is a priority

Applications are invited from high quality candidates to join an exciting and committed team at Merchants’ Academy.

We are looking to appoint a positive, hardworking, skilled and ambitious practitioner who wants to make a real difference to children’s lives and is ready and able to take on a role teaching our children and working in harmony with staff, families and other key stakeholders.


Candidates for this post should be: 

• Passionate about how children learn best with a genuine belief that all children can succeed.

• Creative and adaptable, with a good sense of humour.

• An innovative practitioner who values and can support enquiry and curriculum development

• Can work positively within a team setting.

• A confident professional, keen to share their knowledge and understanding with others and committed to ongoing professional development.


In addition, the successful candidate will have a passion for working with children alongside a deep pedagogical knowledge of teaching and learning to help children realise their academic potential as well as a commitment to enhancing the life chances of the children in the community which we serve.


In return we can offer you:

• A genuine opportunity to make a difference where it is needed.

• Well-resourced classrooms, necessary IT equipment and structured administrative support.

• A fantastic community of children, parents and carers who deserve the best.

• To join a wonderful team and have every opportunity to further your professional development and career with an excellent benefit package including; Wellbeing Health Cash Plan, Higher Degree Support Funding, Retail Discounts, ICT Loans, Professional Induction Incentive plus others. 

If you are hardworking, reflective, committed, and looking to further develop your talents and skills at Merchants’ Academy then we would love to receive an application from you.  


If you would like to arrange to visit the school, please contact reception on 0117 301 0805 to arrange an appointment. 


Closing date:  Thursday 10th October 2019 at 9:00.                   Interviews: Thursday 24th October 2019

Please note due to the expected volumes of applications it may not be possible to acknowledge or respond to all applicants.

Merchants’ Academy is part of Venturers Trust and is committed to equality, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all staff.




More about Merchants' Academy - Primary
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Address: Primary Campus, Withywood Road, Withywood, Bristol, BS13 9AX, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 117 3010805