Class Teacher - Maternity Cover (Fixed-term)

Vacancy Position

Class Teacher - Maternity Cover (Fixed-term)


ST18 0FL


Main Pay Scale

Start Date

About The Role

Aspiration, Enrichment, Opportunity
Inspirational Class Teacher required at Veritas Primary Academy

Post: KS2 Teacher required to start September 2020 (6 months’ fixed term Maternity Cover)
Hours: Full Time, 32.5 hours per week
Salary: Teachers Main Scale (M1 to M6)

Are you an inspirational teacher looking to work with an amazing group of children and colleagues?

Are you looking to forge a career within a caring and values-driven family of schools?

Do you want to belong to a national professional learning community, with real opportunities for growth, development and career progression?

Are you driven to enable all children to succeed in all areas of the curriculum?

If so, Veritas is the school for you!

Veritas Primary Academy is a bright and vibrant two form entry school for children aged 3 to 11 years old that opened its doors in September 2015. We are a very friendly school where we aim to provide exceptional learning opportunities for all children. We set high expectations for our children both behaviorally and academically and offer a wide range of creative, inspirational lessons through all areas of the curriculum. Our children are encouraged to become confident, caring and articulate and to use their abilities to the full.

We are part of the REAch2 Academy Trust family and foster close links with other schools throughout the Trust aiming to share resources, facilities and expertise to ensure the best teaching and learning possible.
We are seeking to appoint a new member of staff to join our dynamic team of committed teachers on our remarkable journey in contributing to the achievement of our vision to ensuring all children reach their full potential. We would like to hear from anyone who feels they can motivate, inspire and challenge our pupils to achieve their very best and want to be a memorable chapter of a child’s learning story.

This maternity position will be to cover a KS2 class. Whilst this position is for a maternity cover, as a growing school it is expected that we will be looking to recruit a teacher again for September 2021.

Candidates should:

• Have a flexible approach to working and be adaptable
• Have a suitable teaching qualification
• Be a hardworking, team player who thrives in working with others
• Display initiative and ability to work independently and as part of a team
• Be creative, enthusiastic and dynamic
• Be reliable with a sense of commitment
• An individual that is passionate and dedicated to the profession, who puts children’s learning at the heart of what they do
• Someone who is willing to contribute to an outstanding education for the community that you serve

In return we can offer:
• excellent CPD within the wider family of schools within the REAch2 Academy Trust; a Living Wage Employer
• a supportive, friendly working environment.
This is an academy aiming high and looking to the future so, if you like to work in a place where you feel appreciated and supported and thrive on a challenge, application packs can be found on our school website-

Virtual Tour and Question and Answer session: Friday 15th May 2020 at 10am or 2pm with Richard Balding Assistant Headteacher (please email to request a place).

Closing Date: Completed application forms together with your last or most recent lesson observation to be emailed to by no later than 5pm on Friday 22nd May 2020.

REAch2 Academy Trust has an Equal Opportunities Policy for selection and recruitment. Applicants are requested to complete an online Equal Opportunities Monitoring form.

Candidates will be notified on Monday 25th May if they have been shortlisted.

Successful candidates will be asked to prepare a presentation for the interview day talking us through a lesson they have taught (or a fictional planned lesson). You will need to share the planning and take us through the lesson format/structure; what the key learning is; and resources you would use; how you would differentiate the lesson; outcomes and any follow up tasks. Further information will be sent to shortlisted candidates.

Interview Date and Task Completion: Wednesday 27th May 2020 (this will be in school following social distancing protocols or if preferred can also be conducted via Zoom)

Veritas Primary Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This position is subject to an enhanced DBS Check and satisfactory written references.

School Location
Weston Bank, England ST18 0DD