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Job Ref No. ECC6014-11 Position Type: Teacher Pay Range: M3 - M6
Position Start Date: 01/09/2024 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 30/04/2024 Midnight Date of Interviews: 14 May 2024  

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We are looking to recruit an outstanding teacher to join our wonderful staff. Starting in September this is a great opportunity for you to join the team at Daiglen School. We welcome applications from those with appropriate independent (or maintained sector) experience.

Daiglen School and Nursery has a strong family atmosphere and prepares pupils exceptionally well for schools of their choice at age 11+. The site is a small, friendly preparatory school which also includes a thriving nursery that educates boys and girls aged 3 years to 11 years old. It together holds places for up to 140 children. Daiglen School and Nursery has a unique and charming atmosphere, seldom found in schools today. Class sizes are small and staff to pupil ratios are high. The well-equipped playground provides ample space for outdoor learning and play.

The successful candidate should be passionate about children and their learning and be an inspiring team member for all members of the School community. The school and its Nursery deliver excellent standards in pastoral care, spiritual and emotional development, good learning and results for its pupils.

The school is owned by a charitable trust and as such is a not for profit organisation. The Board of Trustees are the employees and the day to day leadership of the school is managed by the Head teacher, Deputy Headteacher and School Manager.

Applicants should demonstrate the following qualifications & experiences:

• Qualified Teacher Status and evidence of continuing professional development

• The ability to inspire children with enthusiasm and a love of learning

• To have a sound knowledge of the requirements of the national curriculum

• To prepare and plan for teaching, taking account of the requirements of all children within their class

• Ability to encourage children to develop self-discipline, self-esteem, confidence and independence

Applicants with the following characteristics are sought:

• Enthusiasm, vision, drive, adaptability, and resilience

• High personal standards

• Confident, positive, and approachable

• Flexible and able to maintain high standards

• Commitment to continued personal and professional development

• Advocate a sound educational philosophy, with the ability to translate into practice

• Ability to create an excellent learning culture which is recognised by staff, parents and pupils

Interested candidates should send an application at the earliest possible time. The review of applications will begin as soon as applications are received. The school reserves the right to appoint before the stated application deadline date should an exceptionally appropriate candidate be identified.

Daiglen School is totally committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children & young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening, as all new staff will be subject to enhanced DBS clearance, identity checks, qualification checks and employment checks to include an exploration of any gaps within employment, two satisfactory references and registration with the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

Visits to the school prior to application are encouraged (by appointment).

Information about the School

Daiglen, is a small, family school which provides a happy and secure environment for all pupils. Our child-centred approach to learning combines exactly the right balance of challenge and support. We celebrate individual and group successes as children learn the importance of pursuing their ambitions with determination and perseverance. They are inspired to do well both by the infectious enthusiasm of their excellent teachers and by the example of older children who become their role models.

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.

Information about the school

Contact Information

Mrs P Dear
68 Palmerston Road, Buckhurst Hill
Essex, IG9 5LG
Telephone: 020 8504 7108

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