Year 5 Class Teacher (Maternity Cover), Daventry, Northamptonshire

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Falconer's Hill AcademyDaventry, Northamptonshire
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Start date: 20th November 2017
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS depending on experience
Contract term: Maternity Cover
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

If you are ambitious, inspirational, creative, open-minded, and want to be part of our success then we want to hear from you. See what it means to be part of the David Ross Education trust from our children and parents here.

Providing our young people access to a world-class education and enrichment experiences is what drives us. Our students benefit from a wealth of opportunities to develop, learn and lead. From the classroom, to cultural visits, sports, music and arts and engaging with our local communities, the rich and varied experiences we create help fuel ambition and unlock potential. The education and experiences equips our young people with the leadership skills, team spirit, resilience and confidence to become outstanding citizens.

We work alongside outstanding organisations and individuals who are happy to share their expertise and skills in supporting the Trust’s vision, to give children better life chances through access to the best education and support we can give them.

About the role

  • To carry out the professional duties of a teacher as circumstances may require and in accordance with the academy's policies under the direction of the Headteacher.
  • To be an effective professional who demonstrates thorough curriculum knowledge, can teach and assess effectively, take responsibility for professional development and has pupils who achieve well. 

FTE working hours, term time

Temporary position covering Maternity leave from the 20th November 2017, 12 month contract

Salary & Benefits

  • MPS depending on experience
  • Access to Teachers Pension Scheme.

Who we are looking for

  • Experience of teaching in KS2
  • Demonstrable evidence of high standards of class teaching
  • Experience of co-ordinating and developing staff
  • Experience of managing teaching resources and a curriculum budget
  • Practical understanding of effective teaching and evaluation strategies
  • OFSTED awareness
  • Awareness of current developments in Education and the implications of these
  • Understanding of Health and Safety issues
  • Understanding of effective assessment and target setting procedures
  • Understanding of inclusion and personalised learning
  • Competent in the use of ICT
  • Team working skills
  • Effective and adaptable communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to promote and develop a vision for high quality education, promoting inclusion, spiritual, moral and cultural development
  • A desire to allow each child the opportunity to fulfil their potential, both academically and on a personal level
  • Commitment to equality of opportunity and raising achievement for all
  • A willingness to provide extra-curricular activities in line with the school’s commitment to an extended and enriched curriculum

About The David Ross Education Trust

The David Ross Education Trust (DRET) has grown to a network of 33 academies, incorporating primary, secondary and grammar, and special schools. We employ over 2000 people with the primary focus of raising the standards of education for 13,000 young people. Whatever your role, you should know you are contributing to achieving our vision of inspiring the next generation of young people to be the best they can in whatever they choose. Our aim is to be the country’s leading academy chain, committed to delivering the highest educational standards alongside an unrivalled package of sporting and cultural enrichment, including events such as the DRET Spring, Summer and Winter Cups, Music Cup, volunteering trips abroad, and regular trips/visits throughout the year.

We are incredibly lucky to be able to work alongside outstanding organisations and individuals who are happy to share their expertise and skills in supporting the David Ross Foundation's vision to give children better life chances through access to the best education and support we can give them.

While each academy is unique, we share common goals, aspirations, values and methods that enable us to work collaboratively and collectively to achieve our mission. We operate regional hubs, whereby academies work with other schools who are part of the Trust so we can share skills and knowledge, allowing them to benefit and learn from each other. We offer high quality programmes for CPD and Leadership Development delivered through our Teaching School Alliance to support our practitioners to deliver high quality teaching and learning across our academies.

Apply now

To apply for the position, please submit your CV and covering letter to by 15th November 2017

Falconers Hill Academy 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 successful applicants.

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More about Falconer's Hill Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 7 - 11 years
Address: Ashby Road, Daventry, Northamptonshire, NN11 0QF, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1327 702878