Year 1 Class Teacher
Job Start: 1st November 2020
Location: Sycamore Academy, Nottingham
Contract Type: Full Time
Contract Term: Maternity Cover (until 31st August 2021)
Sycamore Academy is a culturally diverse and vibrant inner-city school that was graded ‘Good’ in its last Ofsted inspection.
We are looking for a Year 1 Class Teacher to join us from 1st November until the end of the academic year to cover a period of maternity leave. This opportunity would suit an outstanding classroom practitioner looking to deepen and develop their teaching practice in Key Stage 1. Applications are welcome and encouraged from both NQTs and more experienced teachers. Regardless of experience the successful candidate will be supported by a dedicated and experienced leadership team and a full time Teaching Assistant.
We are committed to improving outcomes for children and work closely with our local community who are truly engaged in life at Sycamore Academy, which has also resulted in an increase of pupil numbers year on year. We benefit immensely from being a member of a very forward looking and inclusive Trust where children can take part in STEM days, Bushcraft experiences and performing arts days. Teachers throughout the Trust work together in partnership and Sycamore Academy works particularly closely with other L.E.A.D. academies in Nottingham to share good practice and provide the highest quality education, enabling every pupil to realise their full potential.
We are looking for someone who:
- Has high expectations of pupil progress;
- Previous experience of teaching within Key Stage 1 and ideally with Year 1 children;
- Is passionate about education and developing a love of learning in children;
- Can build positive relationships with pupils, staff and parents;
- Is committed to developing their own skills
In return, the successful candidate will:
- Join a strong and dynamic team of professionals;
- Work in a school with high aspirations for all of its pupils and staff;
- Have access to the L.E.A.D. Urban Teaching School Alliance’s professional development programme;
- Be provided with excellent career opportunities.
School visits are still welcome. To arrange a visit or find out further information about this role please see 'Apply Now' section for all contact details.
Closing Date for applications is asap and by 12 noon on Monday 28th September 2020.
Sycamore Academy is part of L.E.A.D. Academy Trust which is a registered charity created in 2011. The Trust aims, through outstanding leadership, to provide the highest quality education to enable every pupil to realise their full potential. Further information about the Trust can be found here http://www.leadacademytrust.co.uk/about-us. The L.E.A.D. Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.