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Cover Teacher

Coventry, West Midlands
Closing date
12 Jul 2024

Richard Lee Primary School

Cover Teacher (0.6 – part time), Fixed Term til 31 August 2025


Required for September 2024

Richard Lee Primary School is a school with a great future!

We are looking to appoint an excellent Cover Teacher to work as part of our friendly and hardworking team at Richard Lee. This role will involve covering teachers for PPA and Leadership Time in Lower KS2 and will also may require covering some other sessions across the whole school.

Our successful candidate will be an excellent individual who inspires and motivates children and recognises the importance of promoting personal development as well as academic achievement. They will be able to use a wide range of engaging teaching and learning strategies to support children to make the best progress possible. They will also have the ability to nurture strong relationships with staff, children and families to raise aspiration and improve achievement.

Richard Lee has a wonderful team of dedicated staff with an enviable school building, fully fit for learning and teaching in the 21st Century, we have a large sports hall, well-equipped classrooms, break out zones and intervention spaces. We are very lucky that we are set in large spacious school grounds with lush green playing fields and we have multiple playground spaces and outdoor areas, including our woodland spinney.

As a Trust and as a school, we pride ourselves on being the kind of place that people want to work in where everyone recognises the buzz of excitement and togetherness, whatever stage they are at in their career. We are focused upon impacting positively upon our children and we want them to be proud of themselves and proud of their achievements by the time they leave Richard Lee and move onto the next stage in their learning journey. So why not come and join our team!

We are looking for someone who:-

• Is a highly motivated, innovative and highly effective teacher

• Has an inclusive ethos with children at the heart of teaching and learning

• Has the ability to inspire, and enthuse

• Sets high expectations for all

• Is a reflective practitioner who is keen to learn and develop as a leader.

• Has a strong commitment to working in partnership with parents, Governors and the community

• Is a team player with a good sense of humor and a positive attitude

• Has a good understanding of the National Curriculum (KS1 and KS2)

We can offer:-

• Hard working colleagues and well-trained support staff who are passionate about what they do

• Pupils who are excited about learning new things

• A supportive Trust and local governing body who are committed to helping the school move forwards

• An updated and exciting curriculum with supportive and engaging resources, online hub and opportunities for trips, visits and visitors.

• Sports Coach who provides co-teaching development, supports lunchtime and after school clubs throughout the week and ensures our involvement in wider competitive games.

• A wide range of professional development and collaboration opportunities within our network and beyond.

• A strong commitment to staff wellbeing and recognition, through the Trust people strategy, and a range of benefits which include the teachers’ pension scheme, cycle to work scheme, discounted gym membership, an employee discount scheme and a commitment to developing the use of new technologies to support learning and streamline workload.

We are happy to welcome visitors into school for a tour with the Headteacher, Mrs Jenny Stafford. This can be arranged by contacting Joyti Khara our Office Manager. Please email Joyti Khara.

Application deadline: Friday 12th July 12 noon

Interview date: Week beginning Monday 15th July (TBC)

These posts are exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment to these posts will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). The Trust is committed to safeguarding, promoting the welfare of children and young people and creating a culture of vigilance and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and vigilance.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding, promoting the welfare of children and young people and creating a culture of vigilance and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and vigilance.

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