About the opportunity:
We wish to recruit an outstanding class teacher with proven classroom experience and in-depth knowledge of the curriculum, quality of teaching, learning and raising standards to join us in September 2018.
This is an excellent opportunity to work in partnership with the Principal, the 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. 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:
An excellent class teacher with successful experience of teaching in KS1 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 outstanding, enthusiastic, forward thinking teacher;
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.
We can offer you:
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;
A group of children with a passion for learning;
Varied links and involvement with the local community;
Fantastic CPD opportunities through our tailored CPD programme;
Recognition of previous school continuous service.
Visits to the school are warmly encouraged - please come and meet some of the staff and our children and see for yourself! Please contact 01793 523800 to make an appointment.
More information about the school can be found on our website www.gorsehill.swindon.sch.uk
We welcome applications from NQTs.
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:
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)
Why Work With Us
The White Horse Federation
The WHF is a Multi-Academy Trust which supports Primary, Secondary and Special schools in the south of England. At its heart is a belief that we want to develop the type of schools that we would be proud to send our own children to. We do this with a relentless drive for academic excellence blended with a shared moral purpose and shared values but also with an awful lot of fun and happiness in our schools. We genuinely believe in partnership working with our schools, the pupils and their parents and the wider community each serves to create the best possible outcomes for our children.
We also believe that our colleagues are among the finest in the country and we are proud to empower them through support, training and career opportunities. With such outstanding staff we are able to ensure every student achieves all that they are capable of and more, 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.