Class Teacher - KS1
When: Full Time starting April/September 2023
Pay: Main pay range
The children, staff and governors of Birch Hill Primary School are seeking to appoint an experienced class teacher in Key Stage 1.
This is an exciting opportunity for a motivated, enthusiastic and committed individual to join our supportive team to work with our children and families.
The successful candidate will have a track record of good or outstanding teaching. They should hold high expectations of themselves and the children, and a good understanding of the curriculum, assessment and SEND.
Birch Hill is a popular two form entry primary school with a Nursery and a Specialist Resource Provision (ASD/MLD) unit. The school is well resourced and has extensive outside space including an ‘Edible Playground’. There are currently 420 children on roll. Birch Hill Primary was judged Good in our Ofsted report (October 2019).
Our report acknowledges:
· Teachers make lessons interesting, pupils learn quickly and have a wide range of opportunities.
· Pupils say they have lots of friends and they feel safe.
· The school is at the centre of the community.
· Leaders and governors are ambitious for the pupils to succeed.
Our school is situated in the heart of the Birch Hill community in Bracknell, with shops and open spaces on our doorstep.
Please contact the school secretary by email to arrange a discussion with the Head to discuss this role further. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications will be considered as they are submitted and interviews may be arranged before the closing date if suitable candidates apply. Please apply as soon as possible. If you have not heard from us please assume your application has been unsuccessful.
Address: Birch Hill Primary School, Leppington, Bracknell RG12 7WW
Telephone: 01344 455815
Closing Date: 26th March 2023 9:00am
Interview date: On application
How to Apply
How to Apply - Only applications received on Bracknell Forest application forms will be considered.
Safeguarding Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children/young people. This position requires an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check because it involves contact with (or access to data concerning) children.
This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. If you are successful in being shortlisted for this position, you will be required to complete a self-declaration formTo find out more about the application process for working with children, young people and adults at risk visit https://www.bracknell-forest.gov.uk/jobs/policies-relating-job-applications/applications-work-those-risk
The Bracknell Forest Safeguarding Board (BFSB) oversees the safety and well-being of children in Bracknell Forest - https://bracknellforestsafeguarding.org.uk/
Equal Opportunities - We are an equal opportunities employer and are committed to providing equality of opportunity to all. Our aim is to treat all employees and prospective employees with integrity, respect and consideration.
Disability - We are a Disability Symbol User and as such have made a commitment to guarantee an interview to all applicants with a disability who meet the essential criteria of the person specification.
Pre–employment medical check - As a condition of the Offer of Employment, the successful applicant will be asked to complete an Occupational Health questionnaire form.
References - On your application form you will be asked to provide the names and addresses of two people who will provide a reference. At least one must be from your current employer, completed by a suitable person with appropriate authority. We take up references for all shortlisted candidates and wherever possible we like to apply for these prior to interview.
Employment - Any candidates wishing to apply who would require sponsorship can determine the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship for the role by assessing their circumstances against the relevant criteria.