Salary Grade: MPS - UPS
Salary Band: £23,719 - £39,409 pa
Allowance: £2,706 (With the possibility of TLR for the right candidate)
Location: Drove Primary School
Contract Type: All Year Round
Contract Term: Permanent
Closing Date: Sunday 26 May 2019
Interview Date: TBC
Hours: 32.5 pw
Start: September 2019
Please Note - Candidates will be interviewed as applications are received. Should a suitable applicant be identified, we may close the vacancy early.
We are looking for a positive, driven and inspirational KS1 teacher with an interest in English to join our team at Drove Primary School. For the right candidate, this role also brings with it opportunities for leading a subject and/or phase across the school with a TLR.
Now is an exciting time to join Drove School.
We are a school that cares about nurturing. We encourage our pupils to develop early life skills and unlock their full academic potential under an excellent, structured curriculum plan. Our aim is to invest in the professional development of our staff, whether you have just started out in education as support staff to being a fully-fledged, valued and highly experienced Teacher!
We have inspirational school leaders who support and encourage you to be all that you can be as a teacher with access to the Swindon Teaching School for continued development courses all the way up to leadership.
You could be part of a fully mature hub of schools within a growing Multi Academy Trust which is moving from strength to strength. The White Horse Federation provides you with access to a network of like-minded professionals across five neighbouring geographical counties, all within approx. 40min drive
We are looking for a positive, driven and inspirational teacher to join our team at Drove School and we will give you access to:
An attractive working environment with excellent facilities and supportive families;
- A committed, hardworking and supportive team;
- 100% focus on improving outcomes for the children in our school;
- Well-resourced classrooms;
- A group of children with a passion for learning;
- Varied links and involvement with the local community;
- Fantastic CPD opportunities through our tailored CPD programme;
- Recognition of previous school continuous service.
Visits to the school are encouraged. Please do come and meet some of the staff and our children to see for yourself. Please contact 01793-818608 to make an appointment.
More information about the school can be found on our school website.
Work/life balance for all our employees is important to us and so we believe you should be rewarded. As a White Horse Federation employee you will have access to benefits listed below.
Some benefits are accessible by all staff irrespective of their contract type (T). Some are only eligible to permanent (P) employees following a successful probation period as noted:
Car Purchase scheme (P)
- Reward Gateway discounts (P&T)
- Cashback healthcare plan (P)
- Discounted gym membership scheme (P&T)
- Hire purchase Cycle to Work scheme (P)
- Free and confidential advice, information and counselling service (P&T)
- Excellent Pension scheme (P&T)
Why work with us?
The White Horse Federation (TWHF) is a not-for-profit multi-academy trust that supports and sponsors many primary, secondary and special schools across Wiltshire, Gloucestershire, Swindon, Oxfordshire and Berkshire.
Its shared vision for excellence through partnership means it is also committed to keeping the best of what makes a local school great – in other words, the type of schools where TWHF colleagues would be proud to send their own children.
TWHF combines a relentless drive for academic excellence with a shared moral purpose and shared values, while ensuring that fun and happiness are a key attribute of each of its schools. TWHF believes that partnership-working with its schools, pupils and their parents, as well as the wider community, helps creates the best possible outcomes for all children.
TWHF empowers its colleagues through support, training and career opportunities to recruit and retain outstanding staff who are leaders in their field. That way TWHF can ensure that every student achieves their full potential, regardless of background, culture, heritage or ability.
The White Horse Federation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. If successful for this position you will be expected to apply for a disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service before appointment is confirmed. References will be sought on shortlisted candidates before interview.
Drove Primary 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.