An Daras Trust is an equal opportunities employer and is also fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All employees and volunteers must share this commitment. As part of safeguarding requirements we conduct an online search of all shortlisted candidates. All offers of employment are subject to the satisfactory completion of safer recruitment checks and references including an enhanced DBS check. Right to Work in the UK and qualifications will also be checked.
This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013 and 2020). This means that certain convictions and cautions are considered ‘protected’ and do not need to be disclosed to employers and, if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account. Guidance about whether a conviction or caution should be disclosed can be found on the Ministry of Justice website: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/new-guidance-on-the-rehabilitation-of-offenders-act-1974
An Daras Trust has the simple aim of ensuring our pupils receive the best educational experiences we can offer. Our intent is delivering an inclusive learning entitlement through a strong Trust wide wholistic curriculum model which focuses on enabling all pupils to achieve academic and emotional growth through the taught strategic themes of wisdom, knowledge, learning skills and personal capabilities.
Information about the vacancy
An Daras Multi Academy Trust have an exciting opportunity to work in one of their successful schools. St Catherine’s CofE Primary School was rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted in 2019 and received a Good in SIAMs in May 2022.
The Trust and the Local Governing Body are seeking to a class teacher to join this motivated and passionate teaching team to start in January 2024. We are looking for someone with the enthusiasm, commitment, empathy and dedication to work in our forward thinking and dynamic church school. The successful applicant will be ambitious for the children, high-performing and able to demonstrate consistency and resilience with a clear commitment to the school’s church ethos.
St Catherine’s is a one-form entry church school and attached nursery class with around 230 children on roll from the ages of 2-11, situated in Launceston, Cornwall. The school is known to be a successful and caring setting where the members of staff form a dedicated, hard-working team. Our pupils are well-behaved, engaged and hard working. Our staff team is our greatest resource and the continuous professional development of all staff is a priority, well established across the Trust. The combination of passionate and talented teaching and support staff and good facilities create a positive learning environment, where the Christian values and aspiration for our pupils underpin the pursuit for improvement.
The school’s position in a locally based Multi Academy Trust offers excellent long-term career and professional development as well as clear support and training for early career teachers. The school will consider applications from ECTs.
What can An Daras Trust offer you?
• Contributory pension scheme with Teacher Pensions
• Stability knowing, we will support you if you are struggling by offering occupational maternity, paternity and sick pay
• Performance Management reward (annually)
• Five paid family friendly days for emergencies
• A connection with our 8 primary schools and our pre-school which creates developmental opportunities
• Access to free health & wellbeing services
• A developmental, fair and professional culture
• Dedicated, friendly, committed team members
Please look at the St Catherine’s School and An Daras Multi Academy Trust websites for more details about the school and its place within the Multi Academy Trust. We encourage applicants to visit the school and this can be arranged by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
A full job description and application information can be found on our website: Welcome to An Daras Multi Academy Trust
Interview Date: 3rd October 2023