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KS1 Teacher - Whitley Abbey Primary School

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

About the team we are recruiting to

At Whitley Abbey…

We aim for everyone to be valued, safe and happy.

We nurture the mental and physical wellbeing of our community.

We celebrate life experiences and enjoy sharing new ones together.

Through rich learning opportunities we help children to develop a love of learning.

We strive to open children’s minds to life’s possibilities.

Through the Whitley Core Values we develop kindness, friendship, courage, honesty, resilience and gratitude.

We are proud to have Team Whitley in our hearts.

Hand in hand we learn.

Whitley Abbey Primary School is a popular, thriving school situated on the outskirts of Coventry. Our intake of pupils reflects our diverse community and we offer a broad, balanced and creative curriculum for all our learners. We believe that our school is truly special.  Extract from our school intent 2020:

At Whitley Abbey Primary School we celebrate the diversity of our community.  We engage with our families regularly to support and inform them so every child becomes the best that they can be, to leave us in Year 6 with the skills and positive thinking needed to achieve their ambitions and lead happy, successful lives.

We are a growing school and have been moving year on year from one form to two form entry with 2020 taking us to a complete 2 form entry school across all year groups.  This role could present opportunities for a high calibre candidate who wishes to further their teaching career whilst making a difference to the lives of our young children.

We are looking to appoint an outstanding applicant who has:

  • Excellent classroom practise
  • High expectations of the pupils and a commitment to raising standards
  • A willingness and desire to learn
  • A passion for child-centred learning and the development of life-long learners
  • Enthusiasm and motivation
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills
  • Knowledge and experience of working within Early Years/Foundation Stage

We can offer:

  • A positive and welcoming learning community
  • Enthusiastic and responsive children
  • A committed and supportive teaching team
  • Supportive parents and governors
  • Excellent opportunities for professional development.

Applications are invited from newly qualified teachers, as well as more experienced colleagues.

Please apply online for this position.

Escorted visits by the Head Teacher are being actively encouraged at this time. We will adhere to social distancing guidelines throughout your visit to school. Visits can be arranged by contacting the school on 024 7630 3392 or email admin@whitleyabbey-pri.coventry.sch.uk

Interviews and interview tasks will be done using either Microsoft Teams or in person, observing social distancing.

Relevant Dates

Closing date:  Friday 14th May 2021

Interview date:  Friday 21st May 2021

Required September 2021

Fixed term 1 Year contract – Maternity Cover

Key Requirements

This post is exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment to this post will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

This School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Coventry City Council

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