Salary: £24,373 - £34,486 – salary within this pay range only, to be agreed at interview.
This is a fixed term post until 31st August 2020 pending a financial review.
Gillingstool is a one form entry primary school close to the town centre of Thornbury.
It is a friendly, welcoming, fully inclusive school where good behaviour and high expectations are the norm. The school has built a reputation for providing good care and meeting individual pupil needs especially as the school has a high percentage of disadvantaged children.
Gillingstool Primary is a good school occupying state of the art premises including a swimming pool. We share the site with New Siblands special school and are looking to further strengthen our good relationship with them.
The Governors of Gillingstool Primary School are looking to appoint an outstanding, dynamic, caring and enthusiastic teacher with experience of working in KS1.
We have motivated children who enjoy learning and want to achieve well.
We are looking for a suitable candidate who will:
•Plan and deliver excellent learning opportunities for our children including a range of interventions
•Have high expectations of children both academically and socially
•Share proven experience and expertise of the current learning strategies for children of this age
•Work closely with colleagues as a team member
•Share the school’s caring ethos and vision
•A willingness to think creatively.
•Have enthusiasm, dedication, an excellent rapport with both
children and staff and a sense of humour
•Have a calm and consistent approach to working with the children
•Have good communication skills with colleagues, children and parents.
•Provide a welcoming and secure learning environment.
•Experience of end of KS1 assessment procedures is desirable.
We will offer:
•A caring, warm and friendly school with a supportive and committed staff team.
•Happy and well-behaved children, who are eager to learn.
•A positive community school with strong links with local cluster schools and local community.
•A commitment to professional development
Gillingstool Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the safety and welfare of children and young people. All staff and volunteers are expected to share this commitment and all appointments will be subject to appropriate vetting, including an enhanced DBS disclosure check.
Closing date: Friday 7th February 2020 4.00pm
Gillingstool 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.