Windmill Primary School is seeking to appoint a Classroom Teacher
Are you a passionate and enthusiastic NQT or experienced teacher looking for an exciting opportunity to make a difference within our school?
We are seeking to appoint a dynamic, enthusiastic, highly skilled newly qualified or experienced teacher to join our team. As an outstanding teacher, you will share our vision of high aspirations, achievement and a passion for learning within a UNICEF ‘rights respecting’ school.
This is an excellent opportunity for either a newly qualified teacher to begin their journey or an experienced teacher to further develop their career within a growing multi-academy trust.
Windmill Primary is a one-form entry, in Wokingham, Berkshire. We are located in an exceptionally well-resourced building, purpose built for children aged 4 to 11 years. We pride ourselves in being a small school where all children are known, valued and have their individual needs recognised and met.
We grow and learn together each year and our children are integral to the development of the school, its curriculum and the learning environment.
What we are looking for someone who
• Works well as part of a team, and is self-motivated and able to work independently
• Is committed to developing a ‘rights respecting’ ethos and philosophy for children as a whole school priority
• Is willing and committed to developing and sharing outstanding teaching practice across GLF Schools
• Has the ability to enthuse and engage students in purposeful learning experiences
• Is passionate about the children's learning and welfare
• Has high expectations of achievement and behaviour
• Is 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 balance and family-friendly policies
• Flexible Working
• Staff Wellbeing
• Career Pathways and Talent Management
• Staff Benefits
• Community and Collaboration
• Valued Worker Scheme
Salary: Mains Pay or Upper Pay Range for England & Wales (depending on experience)
Contract Type: Full Time Permanent
Closing date for applications: 19 April 21
Start date: 1 September 21
Interview date: Friday 28 April 21
Unfortunately, at this time we are unable to offer face-to-face meetings and tours. However, we would like to invite you to meet us and our school virtually via Google meets. If this is something you are interested in then please do contact the school office to arrange a meeting with Paul Syson-Harvey the Head of School on 0118-9029123
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.