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KS2 Teacher

Windwhistle Primary School
Weston-super-Mare, Avon
Contract Type
Full Time
£30,000 - £46,525 TMS/UPS
Start Date
As Soon As Possible
15th March 2024 11:59 AM
Contract Type
Job ID
Start Date
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  • Contract Type :Permanent
  • Job ID: 1403087
  • KS2 – Year 6
  • Full time, 32.5 hours per week. Permanent
  • Pay grade: TMS/UPS
  • Actual salary: £30,000 - £46,525
  • Start date: As soon as possible – 1 September 2024 at the latest

It takes a special kind of teacher to provide the care, drive and team ethos required to support our Year 6 and help them to fly!

We are looking for someone who loves and thrives on the buzz of teaching Year 6 and be relentless in your mission to ensure that all children achieve the very best.

An ELAN teacher is passionate and committed to meeting and exceeding all teaching standards and is actively seeking to improve their craft in line with our pedagogical principles.

Early Career Teachers and/or experienced teachers welcome to apply. You will be forward thinking and keen to progress and you will have strong team-working skills. Previous leadership experience is advantageous.

You will:

• teach with passion

• ensure high outcomes for all pupils

• be committed to meeting and exceeding all teaching standards

• have good general knowledge and secure knowledge of the whole school curriculum

• be highly skilled at selecting from and using a wide repertoire of pedagogical approaches

• build strong relationships with pupils, parents, and colleagues

• contribute to the overall success and positive culture of the school

• provide challenge and support to all pupils

• be a role model who influences the attitudes, values and learning behaviours of pupils

Why Windwhistle?

• We focus on building children’s confidence. We work hard to build self-esteem and create a supportive learning environment. We value emotional well-being alongside academic achievement.

• Strong pastoral support: We have extensive support for children's social and emotional needs.

• Excellent resources and professional development: We offer a supportive and collaborative environment where you'll receive ongoing professional development and coaching to excel in your career. You’ll work hard but develop as a teacher and make a huge impact in an area of high-deprivation.

• Community building: We work closely with families and partners to ensure every child feels valued and supported within a community that faces many challenges.

We offer as a trust:

• a supportive and collaborative environment where all staff are valued and empowered to achieve their best and always be proud of who they are and what they do

• a central team with education specialists in school improvement, innovation and development, SEND and education welfare

• diverse and inclusive group of academies where every child is valued and celebrated

• quality, ongoing professional development and a series of career pathways to help you grow and excel in your teaching career

• a competitive salary and benefits package

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (ROS) 1974.

Windwhistle Primary School in Weston-super-Mare supports children’s achievement by building their self-confidence. We offer a happy, safe environment that nurtures children from 3 – 11 years old and supports all in our school community. We have extensive grounds that the children can access for learning and play. We are very well-resourced with excellent professional development opportunities and our teachers benefit from support and development through the wider network of schools in ELAN. A Windwhistle teacher believes that every moment of every day is for learning and that learning and teaching are most effective when based on first-hand experiences.

Closing date: 15 March 2024

Interview date 20 March 2024


Safeguarding Statement:

Windwhistle Primary School is part of Extend Learning Academies Network (ELAN) and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure and satisfactory references. We will be undertaking an appropriate online search for shortlisted candidates. It is an offence to apply for a role that requires regulated activity if you are barred from doing so. Any concerns will be reported immediately to the appropriate body. Our safeguarding policy is available on the school website.
Windwhistle Primary School

Windwhistle Primary School

Part of Extend Learning Academies Network

Extend Learning Academies Network