English Lead & Year 6 Teacher – The Bishop’s CE Primary Academy


Posted on: Monday 18 March 2024 | Diocese of Norwich Education and Academies Trust

The Bishop’s CE Primary Academy, Canterbury Way, Thetford IP24 1EB

Trust: DNEAT

Academy Name: The Bishop’s CE Primary Academy  

Vacancy Job Title:  English Lead and Year 6 Teacher

Pay Scale: MPS/UPS + TLR 2

Hours per week: 1FTE

Start Date: September 2024

Would you like to join our fabulous, friendly and dynamic team? We are a two form entry C of E Primary Academy with big ideas.

Our current English lead has been promoted and so we are looking for a team player who is excited to take on a whole school responsibility for English. You will be working with a wonderful team across the school, especially the phonics lead and be supported by the senior leadership team.

We currently deliver the Power of Reading and Destination reader scheme, therefore knowledge of this would be beneficial, although training can be given.

Can you give us;

  • Dedication, enthusiasm and commitment
  • A good knowledge of key stage one, two and foundation stage and experience of teaching year 6.
  • A detailed knowledge of the national curriculum for English
  • A desire to be research led in their practice
  • Team work and a commitment to self-development
  • Effective communication skills
  • Leadership experience

If so, we can offer you;

  • An excellent team of people to work with, along with wonderful children.
  • Training opportunities and support
  • Links with 40 other English leads in the Trust and the opportunity to network and visit other settings.
  • Opportunity to study for an NPQ award
  • Minimal marking, regular release time for your subject
  • Cakes and chocolate!

We would love to meet you. Why don’t you call us for a look around to see for yourself.

You could apply online, but if you would like us to post an application or you have any questions; do not hesitate to contact the school office. Due to the nature of the role, we are looking for experienced Teacher to lead the English provision. 

Closing date: Wednesday 17 April 2024

Interviews: Monday 22 April 2024

How to apply

Completed application form to be emailed to; harmes@bishops.dneat.org

References may be requested prior to interview and may be contacted on receipt of your application form. Please contact us to discuss this further if you have any queries.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed. Please contact the school office to book an appointment or speak with the Headteacher or Deputy Headteacher.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check will be required.

This post will come under the requirements of the Childcare (Disqualification) 2009 Regulations and the successful applicant will be required to complete a declaration form to establish whether they are disqualified under these regulations.

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