The Swan Trust, which consists of 6 schools working together, are looking for an inspiring and enthusiastic teacher who can begin to develop in our children a love of learning by teaching them how to learn, how to care for others and an understanding of the world around them.
We welcome applications from established or NQT applicants, looking for a full time or job share position. We have a well established support package for all staff and for NQTs we provide extra non-contact time.
We can offer you a chance to join a very successful three form entry school. In addition to its high academic performance the school values creativity across the curriculum and exciting hands on learning for our children. Work areas are large, bright and well resourced. We have a large learning resource centre which houses an ICT suite, small group areas and library. Our Forest School, vegetable growing and outside learning areas provide children with the opportunity to learn through experience.
We are a friendly school with a great team ethos, both working with children and each other. We continually strive for high standards in school, but still have time for fun and enjoyment. We will provide a full induction, with an allocated induction mentor and buddy, opportunities to develop your skills and further your career, a Laptop and ICT provision, PPA and NQT time and excellent relationships with parents and the community. Visitors comment on our happy, well behaved children. Our children would like the new teacher ‘to be kind, fun and to know where to find things out.’
We would like you to:
• Love teaching in the classroom and outside
• Think children are wonderful and can achieve whatever they set out to achieve.
• Have a track record of excellence, either in a teaching role, or if an NQT in your teacher training.
• Deliver good lessons even when you are not being observed!
• Be resilient and willing to work hard
• Be professional in your conduct
Visits to the school are warmly welcomed. Please contact the school to book a convenient time to visit or ask any questions.
The successful candidate will require an enhanced DBS check prior to appointment. We are committed to Safer Recruitment procedures. Visit our school website.
• Closing Date: Applications to be received by Thursday 28th November 12 Noon – Electronic Applications only.
• Interviews will be held on Monday 2nd December 2019
The Oaktree Infant School 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.