Paid weeks per year: 52
Start date: As soon as possible, pending pre-employment checks*
Closing date: 12th December at 5pm*
Interview date: To be confirmed*
*Applications from suitable candidates who meet the person specification may be shortlised and interviewed ahead of the closing date
Our experienced Head teacher and his supportive senior leadership team are looking to recruit a reading recovery teacher to join their team at Moulsecoomb Primary School, as part of our ‘Every Child a Reader(ECAR)’ strategy.
Key responsibilities include:
- To provide individualised reading programmes of teaching to identified pupils to support the progress of reading.
- To track and monitor the attainment and progress of reading for identified pupils, reporting data, targets and next steps to key stakeholders.
- To work with senior leaders, teachers, support staff and parents and carers to maximise pupil progress in reading.
Moulsecoomb Primary School is a school on a rapid journey of improvement within The Pioneer Academy. We are a compassionate learning community making a difference to our fantastic children and families in our local area. We are a large, happy team of staff who work hard to ensure that everyone learns to succeed.
Moulsecoomb Primary School is part of The Pioneer Academy Trust which is an academy trust with schools across London and the South East. At The Pioneer Academy, we put children first, pioneering excellence and championing each and every child. All our schools, ranging from small infant schools to large primary schools, work collaboratively, sharing resources and expertise. Find out more at: Moulsecoomb Primary School - Home and www.thepioneeracademy.co.uk
Visits to the school are encouraged and can be arranged via the school office on 01273 605 700.
About the role
At The Pioneer Academy, we take the wellbeing and mental health of our staff seriously which is why we are committed to regular reviews of staff well-being and reducing staff workload. We have increased our PPA offer this year to up to 5 hours for full time teachers, and regular additional release time scheduled for all subject leaders across the school. We create bespoke career pathways for every member of staff, identifying and growing talent, with outstanding professional development opportunities at every stage of your career. We also have an Employee Assistance Programme with a range of resources to support wellbeing which is available to all employees and their immediate family members 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.
What we offer you:
- A friendly, dedicated staff team who believe in teamwork and building positive relationships across the school, the Trust and in the local community.
- High quality development programme with induction programmes for all new staff.
- Excellent CPD opportunities, including middle leadership training and access to NPQ’s.
- Annual conferences with keynote speakers.
- Access to professional coaching.
- A supportive and collaborative working ethos, including support from the Trust’s Central Executive Team and a range of experts, such as specialists in pupil welfare, SEND and behaviour.
- Termly subject leader forums to increase collaboration and reduce workload.
- Access to Employee Assistance Programme including free counselling.
- Access to discounted wrap around childcare for staff.
- Free academy-wide social events throughout the year.
If you are interested in applying for the post, please see the Job Description/Person Specification. To apply for this vacancy, please complete the application form, completing a full education and employment history since leaving school and indicating how you satisfy the criteria set out in the Job Description/Person Specification. You will also be required to complete and return a self-disclosure declaration with your application. Applications should be submitted via email to the Recruitment Team at firstname.lastname@example.org
Only those shortlisted for interview will be contacted. Reference will be requested for those shortlisted only and prior to interview. In line with Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022 online searches will be completed as part of the due diligence on shortlisted candidates, searching online content that is publicly available for inappropriate online content that may suggest that a shortlisted candidate may not be suitable to work with children, or that may harm the reputation of the school. If any issues of concern come up in online searches, shortlisted candidates will have an opportunity to address these at interview. An Enhanced DBS certificate will be required on provisional offer, including a check of the Children’s Barred List. Further vetting checks, in line with the requirements of Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022 will be completed following a provisional offer of appointment. Where applicable, if an applicant with a provisional offer of employment has lived and/or worked outside the UK, they will be required to obtain a Certificate of Good Conduct.
The Pioneer Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. Offers of employment are subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS disclosure and other employment checks. Our school Safeguarding Policy can be downloaded and read following this link: Safeguarding Policy Moulescoomb Primary School