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Job Ref No. ECC2942-118S Position Type: Teacher Pay Range: Teachers Main Scale
Position Start Date: 01/09/2024 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 22/04/2024 Midday Date of Interviews: TBC  

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We are seeking to appoint an excellent class teacher for Year 1, ECTs are welcome to apply.

Following our GOOD Ofsted visit in March 2022 we are looking forward to growing and building on our good reputation and good educational outcomes for all pupils. We are committed to achieving the very best for our pupils and expect all staff to share this commitment.

You will have a strong track record of delivering consistently effective teaching with a passion for making a difference in children's lives. Subject leader role to be agreed.

The successful candidate will:

· Have excellent classroom practice and the knowledge and ability to apply a range of pedagogical strategies to support pupil progress

· Be able to challenge and support children of all abilities across the curriculum

· Demonstrate a passion for the learning and development of the whole child

· Have high expectations of themselves, colleagues and children

· Be able to work effectively in a team

· Be committed to the school's ethos and values and the belief that everyone can succeed

· Good understanding of and ability to teach phonics

We can offer you:

· A supportive working environment

· Dedicated PPA time as a year group with specialist support for P.E and music as part of PPA cover

· Friendly and polite children who are keen to learn

· A dedicated team of staff and governors and good support at all levels

· A well-structured curriculum and schemes of work that has clear sequencing of knowledge and skills

· Professional development to further your career

If you have the desire and drive to ensure children achieve their best we would be delighted to hear from you. Visits to the school are welcomed and warmly encouraged please call admin on 01375 672138 or email admin@giffardsprimary.thurrock.sch.uk to arrange a visit or request an informal chat with the headteacher.

Please take care to complete the application in full, as any incomplete applications will not be considered. The school reserves the right to close the listing at any time and shortlist earlier if strong candidates apply earlier in the process. This is a public facing role and the successful candidate must speak fluent English.

Giffards Primary School is committed to the protection and safety of all pupils and adheres to the Safer Recruitment guidelines. The appointment will be subject to two satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS criminal record check. In line with recommended practice the school will conduct searches for information on shortlisted candidates which is publicly available on-line.

Closing date:22/4/24. Interview Date: TBC

Information about the School

Giffards has been a primary school since 2005, with the amalgamation of the previous Infant and Junior schools. We currently have 14 classes with 405 pupils. We are a welcoming, friendly and inclusive primary academy, where we nurture and celebrate the achievements of all of our children. We have a large, experienced team of teachers and LSAs as well as specialist Music and PE staff. This has created a large school. We have invested heavily in ICT; all our classrooms have interactive screens as does our music room. We have an ICT suite with 30 computers plus interactive screen and also every child has access to their own chrome book as well as a set of headphones. All teaching staff have their own laptops which are used for planning and centralisation of information and resources.

Giffards Primary School continues to be a good school. The pupils at Giffards Primary School are walking, talking examples of the school’s values, particularly being caring and respectful. They build warm, supportive relationships with staff - Ofsted March 2022

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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Sarah Gowlett - SBM
Queen Elizabeth Drive
Corringham, Stanford-le-Hope
Essex, SS17 7TG
Telephone: 01375 672138
Email: admin@giffardsprimary.thurrock.sch.uk

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