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Job Ref No. ECC2424-80S Position Type: Teacher Pay Range: Mainscale or UPS
Position Start Date: 01/09/2022 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 17/05/2022 Midday Date of Interviews: 23 May 2022  

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Classroom Teacher - Permanent Role

We have a wonderful opportunity to work in our incredible two form entry school. We are looking for a teacher to work in KS2, preferably with upper KS2 experience, to join our exceptional staff. We have an incredible team at Highwoods who care passionately about children and learning. We are committed to staff well-being and supporting staff with career development, whether this be through evidence informed CPD, Forest School training or NPQ courses. Our children are fabulous - eager to learn, kind, well behaved and highly motivated.

Our exceptionally high standards complemented by a deep understanding of trauma informed practice, alongside a highly effective nurture and a pastoral provision, makes our school a special place to learn and teach. Our curriculum values of Inspirational, Accessible, Aspirational and Resilience underpins an exciting and rich curriculum.

We are looking for a teacher who can:

· build highly effective and positive relationships with pupils and parents

· has a strong understanding of effective teaching and learning

· contribute to an already established and committed team

'Parents are extremely positive about every aspect of the school and the overwhelming majority would recommend the school to others' OFSTED 2019

'The school is fully inclusive and pupils who find it hard to make the correct behaviour choices are increasingly able to do so independently or with support, due to the careful and well-judged provision they receive' OFSTED 2019

'Highwoods is a fantastic school with fantastic staff' Parent survey 2022

'The school has a vibrant learning environment which has been well maintained…The outdoor learning environments, including Forest schools, provide a rich learning environment'. External Essex advisor July 2021

Visits to our school are warmly welcomed - this is great opportunity to meet the team, see our children and ask questions. Visits can be arranged by phoning 01206 845887 or contacting Mrs Jamieson on admin@highwoodsprimary.com.




All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.

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Contact Information

Natalie Jamieson, Business Manager
Tynedale Square
Highwoods, Colchester
Essex, CO4 9SN
Telephone: 01206 845887
Email: admin@highwoodsprimary.com

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