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We are looking for a teacher to join our school from 01 September 2019 to cover a maternity leave. Ofsted recently (February 2019) described our school as a "happy, purposeful and welcoming learning community."
The successful candidate will have a passion for children's learning, will be able to demonstrate a commitment to ensuring that all children make good or better progress based on their starting points and teaching will be judged as good or better overall. If you are passionate about learning and teaching and able to demonstrate a commitment to inclusive practice we would love to hear from you. We offer excellent CPD for all staff, both in school and out of school and we have been recognised as an Investors in People organisation since 2007. This school is proud to be a Quality Lead school for Achievement for All and teachers work in partnership with parents through this programme to support children to meet their personalised targets.
Visits to the school are strongly encouraged as this will give you an opportunity to learn more about our school and decide whether this is the right place for you. The interview process will involve teaching and a formal interview.
The Governing Body is committed to:
- safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety, and the spiritual, moral, social and cultural development, of children and young people;
- promoting equality of opportunity and community cohesion where the diversity of different backgrounds and circumstances is appreciated and positively valued;
- the fundamental British values of democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty and mutual respect and tolerance for those with different faiths and beliefs.
and expects all staff, volunteers and other workers to share this commitment.
Information about the School
Powers Hall Infant School is a three form entry infant school in Witham. The school benefits from a 36 place nursery where all children attend for 5 mornings each week (15 hours) and some stay for some or all afternoons (up to a further 15 hours). The school also has a 10 place specialist speech and language provision for children who are identified as needing this specialist support. Children are taught in single age classes and their learning is facilitated by their teachers around themes that the children have chosen. The school is well resourced and there is an interactive projector and whiteboard in every classroom. There are two mobile laptop suites for the children to use and all teachers are given a laptop and an android tablet for their use while employed at this school. The school is committed to the professional development of all staff and encourages everyone to attend both local and national training to meet their needs.