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KS1 Teacher

Richard Lee Primary School
Coventry, West Midlands
Contract Type
Full Time
TMS 1-6
Start Date
As Soon As Possible
26th June 2024 09:00 AM
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  • Contract Type :Permanent
  • Contract Length: Permanent
  • Job ID: 1423500

KS1 Teacher

TMS 1-6

Full-Time – Permanent

Required for September 2024

Richard Lee Primary School is a school with a great future!

We are looking to appoint an excellent KS1/KS2 Teacher to work as part of our friendly and hardworking team. We believe that securing a positive start to a child's learning journey is paramount. At Richard Lee we have a strong sense of school community and creating and developing relationships with our children and their families early on is essential!

Our successful candidate will be an excellent individual who inspires and motivates children. They will be able to use a wide range of engaging teaching and learning strategies, alongside developing excellent provision which promotes high quality play and learning opportunities to support children make the best progress possible. They will also have the ability to nurture strong relationships with staff, children and families to raise aspiration and improve achievement.

Richard Lee has a wonderful team of dedicated staff with an enviable school building, fully fit for learning and teaching in the 21st Century, we have a large sports hall, well-equipped classrooms, break out zones and intervention spaces. We are very lucky that we are set in large spacious school grounds with lush green playing fields and we have multiple playground spaces and outdoor areas, including our woodland spinney.

As a Trust and as a school, we pride ourselves on being the kind of place that people want to work in where everyone recognises the buzz of excitement and togetherness, whatever stage they are at in their career. We are focused upon impacting positively upon our children and we want them to be proud of themselves and proud of their achievements by the time they leave Richard Lee and move onto the next stage in their learning journey. So why not come and join our team!

We are looking for someone who:-

• Is a highly motivated, innovative and highly effective teacher.

• Has an inclusive ethos with children at the heart of teaching and learning

• Has the ability to inspire, and enthuse

• Sets high expectations for all

• Is a reflective practitioner who is keen to learn and develop as a leader.

• Has a strong commitment to working in partnership with parents, Governors and the community

• Is a team player with a good sense of humor and a positive attitude

• Has a good understanding of the KS1 Framework.

We can offer:-

• Hard working colleagues and well-trained support staff who are passionate about what they do

• Pupils who are excited about learning new things

• A supportive Trust and local governing body who are committed to helping the school move forwards

• An updated and exciting curriculum with supportive and engaging resources, online hub and opportunities for trips, visits and visitors.

• Sports Coach who provides co-teaching development, supports lunchtime and after school clubs throughout the week and ensures our involvement in wider competitive games.

• A wide range of professional development and collaboration opportunities within our network and beyond.

• A strong commitment to staff wellbeing and recognition, through the Trust people strategy, and a range of benefits which include the provision of an iPad, the teachers’ pension scheme, cycle to work scheme, discounted gym membership, an employee discount scheme and a commitment to developing the use of new technologies to support learning and streamline workload.

We are happy to welcome visitors into school for a tour with the Headteacher, Mrs Jenny Stafford. This can be arranged by contacting Joyti Khara our Office Manager via email or phone.

Closing date: Wednesday 26 June 09.00am.

Early applications are encouraged as the Trust reserves the right to call suitable candidates to interview prior to the closing date.

These posts are exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment to these posts will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). The Trust is committed to safeguarding, promoting the welfare of children and young people and creating a culture of vigilance and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and vigilance.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response.

If you have not heard from us within 2 weeks, please assume you have been unsuccessful.

Please note, an online search may form part of this recruitment process following recommendations from Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSIE) 2023.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding, promoting the welfare of children and young people and creating a culture of vigilance and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and vigilance.


Safeguarding Statement:


Staff are accountable for the way in which they exercise authority, manage risk, use resources and protect students, who they are responsible for or in contact with, from discrimination and avoidable harm. All staff, where paid or voluntary, have a duty to keep young people safe and to protect them from harm. When an individual accepts a role that involves working with children and young people they need to understand acknowledge that the responsibilities and trust are inherent to that role. There will be a requirement that staff observe their obligations in accordance with the Trust’s safeguarding procedure and report any concerns in accordance with the procedure to the appropriate person.

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