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Job Ref No. ECC2005-135S Position Type: Teacher Pay Range: TMS 1-6
Position Start Date: 01/09/2024 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 12/06/2024 Midday Date of Interviews: To be Confirmed  

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Salary Point - TMS 1-6

Start date: 1st September 2024 or Early start may be available for ECT

Closing date: 12th June 2024

Interview date: TBC

Are you passionate about teaching? Inspired by creativity? Innovative and proactive? Do you want to join a great team who work well together and are supportive and caring?

Catalyst Academies Trust are looking to appoint an enthusiastic teacher to join a highly motivated and dedicated team.

Our schools are looking for teachers that set high expectations for all learners, who has a willingness to strive for excellence and provide the very best education for our pupils. In return, we will offer high quality support from our dynamic and motivated teams and provide extensive opportunities for you to develop as a professional within our Trust.

The ideal candidate will:

Be a confident practitioner, able to inspire and lead successful learning
Enjoy working in a supportive network of professionals
Be an excellent communicator who is committed to working in partnership with children, staff, and parents
Be able to challenge and motivate all children to succeed
Be keen to become a part of the school community and participate in the wider school life
Have a love of learning and be committed to their own development
Be an adaptable team player with a good sense of humour
Have a good understanding of teaching phonics
Have a high expectation for all pupils

We set high standards for the quality of teaching and will support you to become an outstanding teacher through the provision of outstanding professional development. As part of Catalyst Academies Trust, a high performing local MAT of five primary schools, you will benefit from support and shared planning. This will also provide the right candidate with opportunities for career development, including outreach work and ITT support work

In return we offer:

Excellent professional development opportunities
A supportive and friendly community
Outstanding, collaborative partnerships with other local schools
Recognition of continuous service
An employee assistance programme
· Access to our "Catalyst Employee Perks" platform where you will be able to access a range of discounts from regular supermarkets, numerous retailers, family days out, restaurants and more.

A £1,000 Catalyst welcome payment for successful candidates (teachers paid on Main Scale) if you are appointed through a direct application to a Catalyst school (i.e. avoiding agency costs). The first £500 payment will be made 1 term after working in a Catalyst school.

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Please note that should we receive sufficient applications; we reserve the right to close the vacancy early.

Catalyst Academies Trust are fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the well-being of children and young people. We expect all our staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be made a conditional offer subject to an enhanced DBS check, medical check, and references. Applicants will also be required to complete a 'Disqualification by Association' declaration.

Information about the School

Quarry Hill Academy is an ‘outstanding’ school (Ofsted, June 2016) and became a National teaching School in September 2017. Quarry Hill Academy offers fantastic professional development opportunities.

Quarry Hill Academy is part of Catalyst Academies Trust, an innovative, charitable organisation, whose mission is to widen access to outstanding educational provision by supporting and empowering teachers and leaders in other schools to develop remarkable teaching and achievement outcomes.

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

Samantha Wakeling
Bradleigh Avenue, Grays
Essex, RM17 5UT
Telephone: 01375 373729

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