Class Teacher (fixed term)
School
The Robert Fitzroy Academy
Location
80 Brampton Road Croydon, London, England CR0 6JN
Start Date
September 2024
Salary
Outer London MPS (negotiable dependent on experience)

About the Role

Who are we?

The Robert Fitzroy Academy is a primary school in Croydon situated in the heart of the local community.  Our fundamental belief is that the whole child is the whole point.

It is our goal to create a school where children can achieve academically but also flourish as citizens of the world.

What are we looking for?

The Robert Fitzroy Academy would like to appoint a qualified, skilful, and passionate class teacher on fixed term contract starting in September 2024. This is an excellent opportunity to join our supportive teaching team. Do you possess the skills that would make a real difference to children’s learning? Do you have a commitment to raising standards? Are you a good/outstanding teacher and are looking for an exciting school? If so, you are just the person for us.

We are looking forward to hearing from talented teachers who wish to join our committed staff team; who are confident in their ability to encourage, engage and inspire our children to become independent lifelong learners.

We wish to appoint an excellent teacher who will:

  • Make learning irresistible, effective and inclusive.
  • Be committed to raising the standard of learning for all pupils
  • Embrace and develop the reflective pedagogy necessary to implement consistently good or outstanding teaching and learning ensuring all pupils make good progress;
  • Be committed to on-going professional development;
  • Contribute to the wider life of the school;
  • Contribute to a dynamic and inspiring school environment;
  • Have experience and knowledge of teaching EAL, SEN and PP pupils.

What can we offer you?

  • An active school community with supportive parents and a team of remarkable staff;
  • An award winning learning environment;
  • A supportive working culture that focuses on positive learning behaviour and high expectations for all children;
  • Opportunities to support the school in moving forward, whilst achieving your own career aspirations
  • A commitment to opportunities for your professional development
  • The chance to work with a supportive family of schools (REAch2 trust) who share the same passion for primary education.
  • A senior leadership team that believes in distributive leadership and says ‘yes’ to good ideas;

We welcome applications from any individuals who are high quality practitioners; who flourish with a challenge and believe they have the attributes necessary to help establish and shape an outstanding school with the highest possible aspirations for it’s pupils.

Want to come and see us?

Visits to school are warmly welcomed; we would love to meet potential candidates for a school tour and informal discussion about the position available. In the eventuality that you are unable to visit in person, we are happy to host a virtual meeting in order for us to answer any questions you may have.

Please contact the school office to book a visit on 0208 662 9700 or email [email protected]

Closing Date
Friday 12th April 2024 at 12pm (midday)
Application Contact
Trust Social Media
Location

The Application Form can be downloaded from the Documents section of this advert.

Completed applications forms should be sent by email [email protected]

REAch2 Academy Trust have an Equal Opportunities Policy for selection and recruitment. Applicants are requested to complete the Trust’s online Equality & Diversity Monitoring Form separately

REAch2 is continuously working towards improving the diversity of the Trust, and the experience for our staff from diverse backgrounds. We are clear that the value of greater diversity to the Trust lies in the way we will value difference when we work together towards richer solutions. 

We are keen to hear from all candidates with the appropriate experience who feel they can make a real contribution to the Trust. If you can bring a fresh perspective to the challenges we face whether through your background as someone from an ethnic minority or you live with a disability (visible or not), are open about your faith, religion or belief or about being LGBTQ+, your application will receive a warm welcome. As will applications from all suitable candidates.

REAch2 is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all adults working in or with our schools to share this commitment.

Enclosed in our application pack is a copy of our safer recruitment policy, which outlines the steps we take to ensure that we attract the most suitable, high calibre candidates, and to help deter, reject or identify people who might abuse children or are otherwise unsuited to working with them.

We encourage all potential candidates to read this policy carefully in order to fully understand what is expected of you in our recruitment process. All roles will be assessed for the appropriate level of DBS check, which will include a Children’s Barred List check if the role meets the criteria for regulated activity.

•A wide range of professional development opportunities and the opportunity to work with some of the best educational professionals in the country,
• A great ECT experience,
• Membership of the Teacher’s Pension Scheme TPS,
As part of REAch2 employee benefits we also offer an eye care scheme, access to an Employee Assistance Programme for you and your immediate family and membership of ‘perks at work’ – which includes discounts on holidays, shopping, family days out and much more.