Are you a qualified teacher with a passion for developing children’s knowledge; opening doors to their academic and social capabilities?
Are you innovative, creative and forward thinking; with the desire to expand and progress in your own continued professional development?
Would you like to become part of something big? A part of an expanding group of leading education professionals with the same agenda to better the education of primary aged children in the South West of England?

Yes? Read on...

We believe the first years in school are the most important and can shape children’s attitudes to learning and school to make a positive impact on children’s development and wellbeing. We are currently looking to appoint an excellent teacher for our Year 1 children who has good knowledge of the curriculum together with the ability to undertake additional responsibility of maths leadership.

This is an excellent opportunity to work in partnership with the Principal, senior leadership team, teachers in the school and staff from other schools that make up The White Horse Federation. Consequently we would welcome applications from excellent classroom practitioners who would like to join our dedicated team and contribute to ensuring our school continues to flourish.

We are passionate and committed to ensuring our curriculum is engaging and inspiring, working towards high levels of creativity and innovation in our teaching and learning across the school. Our ultimate aim is to provide children with access to a broad range of experiences and challenges so that every child reaches their full potential.

As a school, we also place high value on an individual’s professional development and training, regardless of where they are in their career path and we're keen to recruit a passionate teacher to join our team! As an academy within The White Horse Federation of schools, we benefit from sharing resources and support in every aspect of school life.

Our ideal candidate will be

A passionate qualified teacher who loves working with children and inspires them to achieve high standards and realise their potential; A great team player who can work successfully in collaboration with others and contribute towards the school ethos and its school improvement activities; Ambitious and prepared to invest time in their own professional development so that they can become and remain an outstanding teacher; Able to make a significant contribution to the wider life of our School; An enthusiastic, forward thinker; Have the highest expectations for all pupils, to ensure they reach their full potential; Be committed to high standards of teaching, learning and classroom management; are innovative and creative in delivering outstanding lessons within an extremely positive and stimulating learning environment; Able to positively promote inclusion and have high expectations for all children.

Southbroom Infants School

Southbroom Infants School is based within the market town of Devizes, which is on the edge of the Wiltshire Downs. Having recently received an Ofsted 'Good' rating, our warm and friendly school comprises of 7 well-resourced classrooms and the reception classes share an enclosed, outdoor learning area that is used all year round. We provide a stimulating environment outside the classroom as well as inside, and have a wildlife area, a good range of outdoor facilities and offer a number of out of school activities.

We are proud of our school and young learners are at the heart of everything we do and we ensure that through our school vision, values, rules, curriculum and teaching that we promote tolerance and respect for all cultures, faiths and lifestyles. We believe that we have a duty to prepare our children for life in modern Britain and to keep them safe.

Why Work With Us

The White Horse Federation (TWHF) is a not-for-profit multi-academy trust that supports and sponsors many primary, secondary and special schools across Wiltshire, Gloucestershire, Swindon, Oxfordshire and Berkshire.

Its shared vision for excellence through partnership means it is also committed to keeping the best of what makes a local school great – in other words, the type of schools where TWHF colleagues would be proud to send their own children.

TWHF combines a relentless drive for academic excellence with a shared moral purpose and shared values, while ensuring that fun and happiness are a key attribute of each of its schools. TWHF believes that partnership-working with its schools, pupils and their parents, as well as the wider community, helps creates the best possible outcomes for all children.

TWHF empowers its colleagues through support, training and career opportunities to recruit and retain outstanding staff who are leaders in their field. That way TWHF can ensure that every student achieves their full potential, regardless of background, culture, heritage or ability.

The White Horse Federation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. If successful for this position you will be expected to apply for a disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service before appointment is confirmed. References will be sought on shortlisted candidates before interview

More information about the school can be found on our website www.southbroominfants.co.uk/

Benefits

We know that your role requires you to put a lot of time and effort into it and because of this we believe you should be rewarded. As a White Horse Federation employee you will have access to benefits listed below.

Some benefits are accessible by all staff irrespective of their contract type (T). Some are only eligible to permanent (P) employees following a successful probation period as noted:

We can offer you

Car Purchase scheme (P)
Perkz discounts (P&T)
Cashback healthcare plan (P)
Discounted gym membership scheme (P&T)
Hire purchase Cycle to Work scheme (P)
Childcare vouchers (P&T)
Free and confidential advice, information and counselling service (P&T)
Excellent Pension scheme (P&T)
An attractive working environment with excellent facilities and supportive families;
A committed, hardworking and supportive team;
100% focus on improving outcomes for the children in our school;
Well-resourced classrooms;
A group of children with a passion for learning;
Varied links and involvement with the local community;
Recognition of previous school continuous service.