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Class Teacher

Education - School


Community First Academy Trust

Please note the employer for this position is Community First Academy Trust, not Wigan Council. 

Community First Academy Trust
Rivington Avenue
Platt Bridge

Qualified teachers pay scale.

Full time teacher

Temporary for 12 months

Required for September 2020

We are seeking to appoint outstanding and committed Class Teachers to work as part of our school Trust. The desired candidates will be hardworking, honest, dependable and self-motivated in order to uphold the ethos, aims and values of the Trust.

If you wish to work in a supportive and ambitious school environment? We are an innovative school where teamwork is valued and there is a caring, family ethos.

We are looking for some enthusiastic and innovative qualified teachers to join our expanding team. We pride ourselves on the number of opportunities available within our school trust to try new things and to develop your career.
Candidates will need to be committed to delivering the best learning opportunities for every child.

Applications are welcome from practitioners who are (or will be) NQTs in September 2020 or those who are experienced. For NQTs, we offer a highly supportive and successful NQT programme where you will train alongside other NQTs from across the Local network. This enables aspiring teachers to support and learn from each other. There is a structure of support and challenge with customised professional learning, and every NQT has a professional mentor. For experienced teachers we offer a supportive environment in that teachers work together to share good practice on the important things - curriculum, assessment and behaviour.

What we are looking for:
All teachers should be knowledgeable in implementing current good practice across all areas of teaching. We are looking for teachers who enjoy teaching and have a desire to contribute to the development of the whole school. We are also looking for teachers that work collaboratively to share expertise, which creates great opportunities for children and teachers.
Teachers who promote a love of learning.

We are looking for applicants with:
Excellent classroom practice and experience of working through the primary range;
Effective communication skills and a commitment to a collaborative team approach;
Excellent organisational skills;
Energy, loyalty, passion and integrity;
An ambition to develop leadership skills and qualities;
High aspirations for all children, themselves and a desire to raise standards;
QTS and an undergraduate degree.

Applications are returnable to the school via post or email. Applications will be considered in all phases: EYFS, KS1 & KS2

To view the details relating to this position and to access the application form, please click the links below:

Application form
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If you require any further information, please contact 01942 487999 or e-mail, website

Interview date: week commencing Monday 10 February 2020

Community First Academy Trust is committed to rigorous safeguarding procedures and consistently promoting the welfare of children. All appointments will be subject to satisfactory Enhanced DBS Disclosures. Any offer of employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced criminal record with barred list through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), medical clearance, references and verification of your qualifications satisfactory to the Trust.

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working hours

full time

application deadline

9 00 am

3rd Feb 2020

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