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Reception and Year 1 Class Teacher

Castle View Primary Academy
Lancaster, Lancashire
Contract Type
Full Time
Start Date
1st September 2024
2nd May 2024 12:00 PM
Contract Type
Job ID
Start Date
1st September 2024
  • Contract Type :Permanent
  • Job ID: 1412598

Reception and Year 1 Class Teacher 

Mixed Reception and Year 1 Class 

Castle View Primary Academy is a small community school at the heart of the local community and situated on the Ridge estate with stunning views over Lancaster and Morecambe Bay. Our school is a happy and caring place at the heart of the community we serve, and the children are at the centre of all that we do. Our hard-working and dedicated staff work closely with parents to develop positive relationships and create an environment where children can flourish.

We are seeking to appoint an experienced and inspirational teacher to be part of our fantastic team and contribute towards maintaining the highest possible standards whilst preparing all of our students to lead successful lives. This is a wonderful opportunity for the right candidate to join our vibrant primary Academy and make a positive contribution towards our growth and development.

As a member of the Cidari Academy Trust we work alongside other schools to continue to raise standards.

We can offer you:

  • A visible and supportive SLT
  • Friendly, supportive staff who work positively together
  • Policies that promote staff well being
  • A focus on feedback not marking
  • Quality CPD including behaviour, metacognitive and oracy strategies used in the classroom to ensure quality first teaching
  • Motivated and experienced Governing Body and central Trust team
  • Teachers' Pension Scheme
  • Access to health and wellbeing support for you and your family
  • Employment within a Trust committed to equality of opportunity and nationally and locally negotiated pay arrangements.
  • Terms and conditions protected through a formal trade union recognition agreement with all the major education and support staff unions, and supported through regular JCNC meetings.
  • Access to employee benefits & rewards through Perkbox
  • Cycle to work scheme

Are you:

  • An outstanding teacher who can demonstrate that your teaching over time is consistently good or better?
  • Passionate about working with disadvantaged children to ensure they get a first class education?
  • An ambitious professional with high aspirations for the children and families with whom you work?
  • A team-player who is able to work collaboratively and lead in your areas of agreed responsibility?
  • A creative and inspiring teacher with a willingness to embrace innovation to engage learners?
  • An energetic individual with an ability and aptitude for self improvement?
  • Excited about joining an aspirational Multi Academy Trust with opportunities for networking, career development and leadership pathways?

Have you:

  • A deep understanding of how learning occurs and knowledge sticks?
  • A current knowledge of the National Curriculum combined with key progression knowledge for learning in Mathematics and English?
  • A range of assessment techniques to accelerate pupil progress and attainment and the ability to articulate these?
  • A belief that children’s behaviour can be shaped and guided through positive reinforcement, fair consequences and by the example they see from adults and peers around them?
  • A commitment to continuing professional development?

Can you:

  • Commit to creating a positive and safe learning environment for all pupils in our Academy?
  • Understand and fulfil your responsibilities in respect of class teaching and raising standards?
  • Show interest and respect to all stakeholders of our Academy, thereby positively promoting our Academy’s and the Trust’s vision and values?
  • Develop and enhance our relationships with all of our parents and partners?
  • If so, we would like to hear from you.

Visits to the Academy are encouraged and warmly welcomed by appointment through the school office

Closing date: Thursday 2nd May at 12 noon

Proposed Interview date: Friday 10th May 2024

Please note that in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022, an online search will be carried out as part of our safer recruitment pre-employment checks on shortlisted candidates.

Cidari Multi Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Any offer of employment will be subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check. The check will include any cautions, reprimands, or final warnings as well as convictions. Further information is available below. 


Safeguarding Statement:

Castle View Primary Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.

Castle View Primary Academy

Castle View Primary Academy

Part of Cidari Multi Academy Trust

Cidari Multi Academy Trust