Required to start January 2024.
Are you a passionate and experienced Early Years Senior Teacher who believes in creating a stimulating, enabling, learning environment? Looking for a fresh challenge? Want to be part of an ambitious school with a supportive team in an idyllic location? If you are motivated about developing the curriculum, raising standards and providing stimulating learning experiences for young minds, we want to hear from you!
We are seeking to appoint a Senior Class Teacher at Upton St James, a wonderful and inclusive school on a small site with a huge heart. We will offer significant leadership development with this Senior role which will involve leadership of the Early Years and a wider contribution across the school.
Upton St James is based in a Victorian school building but hold modern, nurturing values. Our strong Christian Ethos helps to create a warm, calm atmosphere, whilst priding ourselves on our high achievements. The Academy is part of the St Christopher’s Trust - a family of 19 Church and Community Schools spanning three local authorities and providing a rich network of collaboration. The Trust will build a personal package of leadership support around the right candidate and ensure that leadership progression is built into their future career.
We are looking for a rigorous practitioner to initially start in the Reception (Early Years) class with a creative flair and zest to bring learning to life for all our pupils. This is a huge opportunity to teach a wonderful group of 15 children. You will be experienced and skilful in challenging each pupil, whatever their starting point, using your strong pedagogical practice and philosophy. We will also consider teachers with other age-specialisms. With high expectations, you will be used to being proactive, as well as collaborating with others, supporting your school to improve. We are looking for the appointed teacher to hold subject leader responsibilities with experience in early reading and phonics advantageous.
This is an exciting role that will help shape the future development of the school. In joining Upton, you will be part of a friendly and welcoming staff team and a supportive community. You will develop your teaching and leadership skills in a Trust that has a strong focus on CPD whatever career stage you are at. As a Church of England school, you will be happy to support the Christian ethos through our school values.
When completing an application, please ensure you address all aspects of the person specification and list any additional subject strengths.
If you would like to arrange a tour of the school, please contact the school directly on 01803 326286.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS Disclosure is required for this post. Please note it is our process to apply for references for shortlisted applicants and to complete online searches in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance.
Please visit www.stchristophersmat.org/work-with-us/current-vacancies for an application form.
Your completed application form should be returned by email to HR@stcmat.org.
Please apply by 9am on the closing date.
Interview Date: 9 October 2023
- OrganisationOther Organisations
- Work LocationTorbayDevonTorquay
- Work Postcode
- Occupational GroupTeaching - Primary & Early Years
- Salary Details
Main Pay Range or Upper Pay Range for exceptional candidate
- Job TermPermanent
- Appointment TypeFull Time
- Closing Date
- DBS Check Required