The Pines Primary School is a dynamic, vibrant and forward thinking school with high standards and expectations. Due to the school EXPANDING we are looking for a teacher who is dedicated to developing the CONFIDENCE, SKILLS and TALENTS of our children. As a school which aspires to be outstanding we will provide you with EXCEPTIONAL OPPORTUNITIES for professional development and a strong staff who operate a ‘TEAM’ approach to teaching and learning.
We are looking for someone who:
- is a talented and HIGHLY MOTIVATED teacher
- is GOOD or OUTSTANDING in their classroom practice
- has a commitment to achieving very HIGH standards
- is able to work as part of an EFFECTIVE TEAM
- can demonstrate VARIED and STIMULATING classroom practice
- EMBRACES CREATIVITY in teaching and learning
Our DISTINCTIVE school offers:
- SMALL CLASS SIZES
- WORK LIFE BALANCE valued with EXCELLENT SUPPORT and opportunities to share planning, work load, ideas from parallel CLASS TEACHER
- INNOVATIVE approaches to marking
- WONDERFUL children who are KEEN to learn and have high aspirations of themselves
- a CULTURE which encourages COLLABORATIVE working and sharing of best practice
- a SECOND TO NONE learning environment which promotes independent and creative learning
If you feel you would enjoy the opportunity that this role would offer we would be delighted to hear from you. Those early on in their teaching career are warmly welcome to apply
Prospective applicants are strongly encouraged to visit the school before submitting an application. To arrange a visit please contact the school office: Tel 01344 426413 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications will be considered on receipt - please apply as soon as possible.
The Pines Primary School, Hanworth Road, Bracknell, Berkshire, RG12 7WX
Tel : 01344 426413
Bracknell Forest Council – Working for Equality. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.
How to apply
Please apply online (see link below) or contact the school for further details. We will only accept applications on Bracknell Forest application forms, please do NOT forward your CV.
We are an equal opportunities employer and are committed to providing equality of opportunity to all. Our aim is to treat all employees and prospective employees with integrity, respect and consideration.
We aim to ensure that individuals are recruited, selected, trained and promoted on the basis of ability, job requirements, skills, aptitudes and other objective criteria. In this respect we will ensure that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, marital status or disability, or is disadvantaged by conditions or requirements which are not covered by legislation or existing codes of practice.
We are a Disability Symbol User and as such have made a commitment to guarantee an interview to all applicants with a disability who meet the essential criteria of the person specification.
To help us with our commitment to this guarantee, please indicate if you have a disability on your application form.
Bracknell Forest Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children/young people and expects all employees, workers and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices share this commitment.
This position requires an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check because it involves contact with (or access to data concerning) children/young people/adults at risk. On your application form, you will need to tell us about any spent convictions, cautions, reprimands or warnings which may later appear on your DBS Certificate.
To find out more about the application process for working with children, young people and adults at risk visit https://www.bracknell-forest.gov.uk/applying-job/applications-work-children-young-people-or-adults-risk
The Local Safeguarding Children’s Board (LSCB) has responsibility for working together to oversee the safety and well-being of children and young people in Bracknell Forest. Find out more about the LSCB at https://www.bracknell-forest.gov.uk/health-and-social-care/keeping-adults-and-children-safe/protecting-children/safeguarding-children-board
Pre–employment medical check
You may be asked about your physical ability to perform the job during interview. As a condition of the Offer of Employment, the successful applicant will be asked to complete an Occupational Health questionnaire from which our Occupational Health Advisor will assess your medical suitability to do the job. You may be required to attend a medical examination.
On your application form you will be asked to provide the names and addresses of two people who will provide a reference. At least one should be from your current/most recent employer. If you are not currently working with children/adults at risk but have done so in the past it is important that a reference is obtained from the employer by whom you were most recently employed working with children/adults at risk.
Employment references must be provided by your current or most recent line manager and will not be accepted from relatives or people writing solely in the capacity of friends. However, your referees may include someone you know with standing in the community i.e. a teacher, vicar etc.
We take up references for all shortlisted candidates and wherever possible we like to apply for these prior to interview.