The Banbury cluster at GLF Schools, which consists of William Morris Primary, Longford Park Primary, Hardwick Primary and the brand-new Cherry Fields Primary, are searching for an outstanding class teacher to join them from April 2021.
We particularly welcome applications from teachers with Early Years & Key Stage 1 experience.
This is permanent cluster role, initially to cover maternity leave in readiness for a class teacher position in Sept 2021.
Your opportunity :
This is a fantastic opportunity for a qualified teacher at any stage in their career to join one of our four primary schools within this cluster, and further develop their career at GLF Schools. We also welcome applications from newly qualified teachers.
This is your chance to work with a strong network of teachers and outstanding school leaders within GLF. You will engage in collaborative working and have access to excellent CPD opportunities. All of the schools have a passion and understanding of what effective learning is and help to inspire our pupils to be the best they can be.
About the Banbury Cluster
Consisting of four schools, the Banbury cluster have a collaborative approach towards working, which means the schools can work closely together to provide an outstanding educational experience to the local communities. The schools benefit from being able to share resources and support each other where needed. It can offer opportunities for career progression across the cluster and give you the chance to enhance your professional development.
Longford Park (currently Nursery to Year 3) and Cherry Fields (currently Nursery & Reception) are exciting, brand new schools. Hardwick is a fantastic, established one form entry primary school and William Morris is an outstanding, one form entry primary school.
What we are looking for
• Work well as part of a team, as well as being self-motivated and able to work independently
• Be willing and committed to developing and sharing outstanding teaching practice across GLF Schools
• Have the ability to enthuse and engage students in purposeful learning experiences
• Be passionate about the children's learning and welfare
• Have high expectations of achievement and behaviour
• Be committed to personal career progression and enhancement
Thrive in a career at GLF Schools
GLF Schools is a dynamic, forward-thinking and rapidly expanding Academy Trust with many career opportunities for new and existing staff.
Each school in our Trust has its own individual identity while benefiting from the expertise that comes from dedicated and experienced regional and Trust teams. Our schools serve to meet the needs of its own local community, yet all are united in their core purpose of providing an outstanding educational experience.
GLF Schools has a generous employment offer that allows our colleagues to Grow, Learn and Flourish. Our offer includes:
• Continuous Professional Development
• Work-life and family-friendly policies
• Flexible Working
• Staff Wellbeing
• Career Pathways and Talent Management
• Staff Benefits
• Community and Collaboration
• Valued Worker Scheme
Contract Type: Full time, permanent
Start date: April 2021
Closing date for applications: Friday 29th January 2021 @ 5pm
Shortlisting: Monday 1st February 2021
Interview date: to be confirmed (conducted via video call)
GLF Schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).
As a Trust, we are happy to discuss flexible working opportunities. We particularly welcome applicants from under- represented groups including those based on ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.
We reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy at any time ahead of the closing date if there is a good level of response. Therefore, we recommend you submit your application as early as possible.
We also reserve to right to interview shortlisted candidates ahead of the closing date.
Please be advised that references may be requested on receipt of your application. Please state if you wish this to be delayed until shortlisting/interviews have taken place.