Little Mead Primary Academy are looking to recruit a passionate educator to join us. Your practice will be research informed and reflective. You will have exemplary communication skills that will allow you to work in a partnership with colleagues, parents and the local community to make learning engaging, stimulating and fun for our children and families.
The successful candidate will be resilient, flexible and open to developing their own teaching practice and work as part of a team. They will be a flexible and proactive team player who is committed to continuous CPD.
They will have:
- EYFS experience (essential)
- Understanding of continuous provision
- Experience of SEND children
- Experience of teaching EAL children
- Knowledge of how to assess against the Early Learning Goals
- Experience of teaching Unlocking Letters and Sounds or similar phonics programme
The role is part-time (2 days per week) with the working pattern to be discussed at interview.
If you are an experienced classroom practitioner looking for a new challenge, we’d like to hear from you. Tours of the school are welcomed. Please contact the school office to arrange a time.
Endeavour Academy Trust is an inclusive and collaborative group of primary schools in North Bristol. There are currently four Endeavour schools: Henbury Court, Little Mead, Charlton Wood and Fonthill. All schools are geographically close and staff work together across the Trust to improve outcomes for all children in our family of schools. Our vision and values drive the way we work.
Our Offer to Staff
By far the most important resource we have at Endeavour is our staff. We recognise that the best way we can meet the needs of our children and families is to have highly trained and qualified staff. We strive to have a culture of Continual Professional Development where all staff are committed to self-development directed and supported by the Performance Management Policy. The Trust will support this through a comprehensive training and development offer working towards every member of staff achieving 100 hours of CPD each cycle – this could include direct training (internal and external), learning walks/school visits (within and outside of the Trust), peer to peer learning & support, coaching, mentoring and review and use of educational research.
As proof of our commitment to staff retention and development, we offer generous terms and conditions of employment, a positive working environment with supportive and friendly leadership, and encourage our staff to maintain a positive work-life balance.
As a minimum, we offer the following benefits to all employees:
- Paid induction and training suited to the role;
- Tailored career progression through a performance management cycle for all staffing groups;
- Free tea, coffee and milk;
- Confidential access to an Employee Assistance Programme;
- Free parking;
- Use of the Cycle Scheme;
- Paid completion of a DBS check;
- Flu vaccination vouchers;
- Free eye tests (where the employee is desk-based);
- Where eligible, automatic enrolment to the relevant pension scheme;
- Honouring of continuous service earned in the Local Authority;
Guidance for Applicants
Please note that CVs will not be considered.
Look carefully at the job description and person specification before applying for this role.
Ensure that you cross-reference the person specification throughout your application.
Try and provide examples of times you have fulfilled all aspects of the job description, and the impact it had.
Please complete all sections of the application form as thoroughly as possible.
Ensure that you put details of referees. If you have concerns about the suitability of a referee, please contact the recruiter directly.
Shortlisting: Monday 6th February
Interviews: Thursday 9th February
Little Mead Primary Academy is part of the Endeavour Academy Trust, which is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. You can find our Child Protection Policy on the trust's website:
We particularly welcome applications from under-represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.