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Class Teacher - Fixed Term

Job Details

  • Reference Number: THW/16/063239/000006 1
  • Region: West Yorkshire, Leeds
  • Salary: MPR - UPR
  • Position: Teaching Jobs
  • Open: 06-07-2016
  • Close: 12-07-2016

Job Description

‘Effective use is being made of the best practice within the school and elsewhere to provide training and coaching activities for staff’ Ofsted 2015

Cottingley Primary Academy in Leeds is a positive, nurturing and inspiring learning environment that provides a happy, caring community where everyone is encouraged and supported to achieve their goals. Our children are keen to learn, are well behaved and want to achieve their best. They will make you feel proud to be a teaching professional every day.

We are a popular school in our community and within commutable distance of Wakefield, Leeds, Bradford and close to the M1 and A1 motorways. Our ever-improving school is on the journey to good, and we have a great team of teachers and staff who are all dedicated to getting there quickly.

As a result of internal moves we are looking to appoint a highly motivated teacher to join our happy staff team in what we believe is an outstanding opportunity for a NQT to start their teaching career or for an experienced colleague looking for a new challenge. This post is fixed term for one year initially.

Are you highly motivated and determined to make a real difference to the lives of children?

Are you committed to raising standards with a drive for outstanding pupil attainment and progress?

If you have just thought ‘yes that’s me’, you could be the person we’re looking for to join our ‘Cottingley Family’

We can offer you:
• An inclusive school where we collaborate, share and support each other to make sure all children achieve their very best,
• Happy, enthusiastic and well behaved children who will make you proud to be a teacher,
• A newly refurbished school with exciting and attractive learning environments,
• A brand new leadership team who welcome fresh ideas, traditional values and a sense of fun,
• Well supported teachers who are committed to driving high standards.

We welcome candidates to come and see our fantastic school and find out for themselves what we are all about. Please contact the school office on 0113 2709503.

Cottingley Primary Academy is sponsored by Academies Enterprise Trust (AET). As the sponsor, AET believes that all young people deserve to become world-class learners – to learn, enjoy, succeed and thrive in a first rate educational environment with the best facilities, the best teaching and the most up-to-date resources available to them. In each of our AET academies, you will benefit from visionary, inspirational and dynamic leadership and be empowered to develop your own skills with access to world-class CPD and Talent Management programmes. You will also be entitled to the following benefits: a health cash plan, vehicle affinity scheme, Cycle2work, childcare vouchers and Westfield rewards.

The date of commencement for this post will be 01 September 2016. Interviews will be held on Thursday 14 July and/or Friday 15 July 2016.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response. All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application.

We are committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. A Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate will be required for all posts. This post will be subject to enhanced checks as part of our Prevent Duty.

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AET is recruiting for School Direct placements. Please visit our website https://sites.google.com/a/aetinet.org/aetwebsite/our-teaching-school/initial-teacher-training for further details.