Unqualified Support Teacher
Post Title: Unqualified Teacher
Location: Peareswood Primary School
Status: 2 year fixed term until 31st August 2021
Hours: 32.5 hours
Working weeks per year: 52 weeks
Grade: Unqualified Teacher’s Pay Scale (£20,441)
Post Start Date: As soon as possible
Closing Date for Applications: Friday 27th September
The Woodland Academy Trust consists of four schools, Knockhall, Northumberland Heath, Peareswood and Willow Bank Primary Schools working in partnership. We pride ourselves on being popular and successful schools with a strong community ethos. We are proud of our commitment to our values of Care, Aspiration, Inspiration, Respect and Stewardship.
Peareswood Primary School is seeking to appoint an unqualified teacher to join part of their team. This post will be ideal for someone already working within education, or a recent graduate aspiring to take the next steps towards becoming a qualified teacher.
As part of the role you will gain experience working across all age groups, supporting the class teachers with the planning and delivery of lessons. This successful applicant has the opportunity to embark upon our teacher training support programme in order to achieve their dreams of becoming a qualified teacher.
The role requires someone who is flexible, enthusiastic about learning and ready for the next steps of their journey.
The start date will be as soon as possible according to the successful candidate’s current position and the appropriate checks being made. The post will initially be based at Peareswood Primary School (32.5 hours per week, 52 weeks per year).
The successful candidate will receive:
. 3 extra paid well-being days per year
. Additional time out of class
. Cross-Trust support
. Coaching and mentoring
. Employee Assistance Program
. Strong commitment to professional development
. Additional PDMs for NQTs and Support Teachers
. Team-teaching and the opportunity to observe other schools
. A supportive and time-saving approach to planning and delivery of lessons
. Learning committees taking place across the Trust to truly make a difference
. The opportunity to take part in forward thinking initiatives involving families and communities
. A supportive and happy place to work where staff are valued and celebrated
. A Trust pastoral hub to assist with children with additional needs
. Pension and childcare related benefits
. The opportunity to work with our school’s well-being dog, Elsie and experience the opportunity this provides our children
Candidates must read the job description and be able to fulfil the person specification, due to the nature of the role, successful candidates will have achieved Maths, English and Science GCSEs as well as hold a degree or completing a degree.
Interviews will take place throughout September and October.
The Woodland Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Offers of employment are subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check and other employment checks.
The school is committed to equality and diversity in employment practice and service delivery.
For further information about the school please visit the school’s website www.peareswoodprimaryschool.co.uk
To apply for this vacancy please download and complete the attached application form and email direct to firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note that two references are required for this post and must include your most recent employment as your first reference. It would be appreciated if applicants could include the email addresses for both referees within their application within the appropriate section.