Class Teachers - Year 5

Job Info

Scale Main Scale/UPS
Closing Date Tuesday 6th February 2018

Class Teachers - Year 5

Main Scale/UPS - (NQTs not considered)

To start in September 2018

Do you want an exciting opportunity to make your name in the profession as well as making a real difference for pupils? Then come and join us! Mount Pellon Primary Academy is looking to expand its teaching team. We already have an experienced, enthusiastic and committed staff and if you are ready to realise the ambition and join us then give us a call.

We want to recruit new members of staff with a commitment to improving outcomes, have a passion for teaching and who really want to make a difference to the life chances of our pupils.

Mount Pellon is a Northern Education Trust academy. It is a friendly, vibrant and lively place where our pupils are enthusiastic learners, well-motivated and encouraged to think for themselves. Our parent group are positive, supportive and engaged with the Academy.

Our Academy is developing at a pace so you will join us at an exciting time. Progress, the quality of teaching, and the quality of personal development, behaviour and welfare are all improving rapidly.

We require teachers who are highly motivated, inspirational and who have the drive, vision and interpersonal skills to work with staff, children, parents and other partners. We want strong teachers, who care about the children and are able to deliver exciting lessons aimed at their needs, allowing them to make outstanding progress throughout their school career and reach the outcomes of which they are capable.

This is a real opportunity to make a difference and to join a strong team who are committed to ensuring the academy is the best it can be. If you are passionate about education and improving life chances, then we are keen to hear from you!

Why not visit us to find out more? The sense of excitement you can feel here will give you the encouragement you need to be successful in our Academy.

Visits will be taking place at the academy on Friday 26th at 9.00am, Monday 29th at 1.30pm and Wednesday 31st January at 9.00am. Interviews will take place on Tuesday 13th and Wednesday 14th February.

Please contact Nayla Khan on 01422 349618 or e-mail [email protected] for an application pack. The closing date for the vacancy is Wednesday 21st March at 12:00pm. Completed application forms should be returned to the Academy.

All shortlisted candidates will be observed teaching.

Mount Pellon Primary Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Person Specification




How identified


Teaching qualification recognised by DFE

Education to Degree level or equivalent

Qualification in one or more areas of Primary School Curriculum.

Application form

Letter of application



Have a proven record of raising standards.

Experience of effective use of assessment information

Experience of teaching within the 3 – 11 age range.

Proven track record of accelerating progress.

Experience of leading or being involved in curriculum development.

Application form

Letter of application



Willingness to be involved in training for personal and professional development.

Evidence of training in Curriculum development and classroom organisation

Courses relating to Primary Practice.

Application form

Letter of application


Special Knowledge

Knowledge and understanding of the role of a Primary School in preparing children for adult life

Knowledge and experience of how to incorporate ICT into learning.

An informed awareness of current developments within National Curriculum.

Flexible to adapt the curriculum to meet the needs of a range of pupils

Has led 1 or more areas of the primary curriculum

Experience of delivering a creative curriculum

An additional area of interest that would support or extend the Primary Curriculum.

Application form

Letter of application


Circumstances - Personal

To be in a position to fulfil the requirements of the post.

To be able to devote time out of school to extra curricular activities.

Application form

Letter of application


Disposition Adjustment Attitude

An identification and an understanding of the nature of the school and the children its serves

A willingness to work throughout the Primary School age range

An ability to work as a member of a team

Positive attitude to parents and children.

Enthusiastic and a sense of humour.

Hard working and conscientious.

Good communication skills.

No contra-indicators in personal or criminal record to indicate unsuitability for the post applied for.

To be able to sometimes work outside of school hours

Able to solve problems as they arise.

Takes the initiative

Application form

Letter of application



Criminal Records Bureau disclosure check and self declaration form.

Practical and Intellectual skills

Good classroom teacher.

Willingness to make a significant contribution to the school and its journey to being outstanding

A practical grasp of the National Curriculum and the cohesive nature in which it can be used in a creative curriculum

An ability to motivate and engage children.

An interest that can be brought to school for the children's benefit.

A keenness to continue learning about learning

Application form

Letter of application