KITCHENER PRIMARY SCHOOL
Headteacher: Mrs Reena Patel
TEMPORARY FOUNDATION STAGE CLASS TEACHER
POST REF: ED50051713
To Commence 13th January 2021 until 17th December 2021 in the first instance
The post is temporary to cover the maternity of the permanent post holder and will continue until 17th December 2021, or the resumption/resignation of the permanent post holder, whichever is soonest. The Council reserves the right to prematurely end your employment (or to withdraw the offer of appointment if your commencement date has not passed), where circumstances determine it necessary to do so.
The Head Teacher and Governors of Kitchener Primary School are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, energetic teacher to join our strong team of highly motivated professionals who work collaboratively to provide the best for our children.
A genuine opportunity to contribute to the continuing success of our rapidly improving and happy school.
Kitchener is a large, inner-city school with over 460 pupils, serving the areas of Riverside, Canton and Leckwith in Cardiff. Some 90 per cent of the pupils are from an ethnic minority background, the majority of Bangladeshi extraction. Pupils come from over 40 different ethnic groups and speak over 27 different languages. Approximately 86 percent receive support in English as an additional language and many enter the School with little or no English.
The School is a vibrant and exciting learning institution which celebrates the diversity and differences of its pupils. It fosters a climate where the School is seen as part of an interdependent world where respect, tolerance and appreciation of the needs and contributions of others, as well as themselves, are paramount to its pupils.
We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated Foundation Stage class teacher who is:
• Keen to join a successful team.
• An ideas person and team player.
• Committed to lifelong learning for all.
• Looking for the next challenge.
• Keen to play a part in developing a powerful learning culture.
• Committed to sharing practice.
• An excellent classroom practitioner with experience of Foundation Stage.
• Enthusiastic and hardworking.
• Committed to the welfare and well–being of all pupils.
• Committed to achieving high standards of attainment, progress and positive behaviour.
We can offer you:
• Enthusiastic pupils who love to learn
• Hardworking and supportive staff
• Support from a leadership team and Governing Body focused on improvement
• NQT induction support
• Future school leadership opportunities
If this sounds like you why not call the school to speak to the headteacher Mrs Reena Patel or the Foundation phase Lead Miss Jo Venner or take a look at our website.
This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check.
This vacancy is suitable for post share.
Internal candidates who wish to apply for this position on a secondment basis must obtain approval prior to application using Form SEC1 (4.C.081). Requests may only be approved by the relevant Chief Officer or senior nominated officer graded no lower than OM2 or in the case of schools based staff the Headteacher / Governing Body.
Due to the current COVID -19 circumstances the interview process for this role will be held on a virtual basis using an appropriate online platform. If you have any concerns around your ability to participate in a virtual interview process please contact The Headteacher, Mrs Reena Patel for a discussion.
Please download or print off the application form by selecting the “Apply Now” button.
Due to our current interim working arrangements, we are unable to provide recruitment packs through the post.
Application forms should be completed in full and returned via email only by:12.00 pm midday, Wednesday 25th November 2020 to:- FAO The Headteacher, Mrs Reena Patel
Closing date: 12.00 pm Midday Wednesday 25th November 2020
Shortlisting Friday 27th November 2020
Interviews via teams Tuesday 8th December 2020.
Safeguarding and Child Protection are key priorities for the Council. We aim to support children and vulnerable adults to ensure they are as safe as they can possibly be. Our services and schools are committed to ensuring the safety and protection of all children and vulnerable adults, and will take action to safeguard their well-being, and acknowledge that children and vulnerable adults have a right to protection. This is supported in the general ethos of the Council and all schools.