Vacancy: Early Career Teacher (December 2021)

The Mead Primary School
Job reference
Closing date
8 December 2021 at 9.00am
Interview date
To be confirmed
Start date
4th January 2022
Contract type
Fixed Term Contract until 31st July 2022
We are currently appointing to both our Hilperton and Wingfield sites, and will consider a best fit in location for all candidates. If you have a particular preference for either site please let us know on your application
Role overview
The Mead Primary School has vacancies for an Early Career Teacher to join our dedicated and passionate teams at either our Hiperton or Wingfield site. We will consider a best fit in location for all candidates, but if you have a particular preference for either location, please let us know on your application.
This is a Fixed Term Contract until 31st July 2022, and we would like to appoint an ECT who is looking for the very best start to their teaching career. We can offer excellent mentoring and coaching support, with access to the full Early Career Framework for the duration of your time with us.
Please get in touch with us to find out more if you are:
• A qualified teacher who is passionate about providing memorable learning opportunities for all children within an innovative, creative and inspiring music curriculum
• Interested in joining a whole class teaching team, leading teaching, interventions and tutoring
• Dedicated to, and have high expectations of, children with a belief that all children can succeed
• An excellent communicator with fantastic interpersonal skills
• Innovative, creative and forward thinking, and committed to your own professional development and learning
• Committed to raising standards through excellent teaching and learning
• Able to work effectively within our hardworking, talented and friendly team on whole school issues, and can share good practice
• Looking to become part of an inclusive and collaborative trust, where there is a rich, engaging curriculum and where individuals are nurtured and valued
• Committed to The Mead Trust’s vision, purpose and values
• A confident practitioner, who demonstrates outstanding classroom practice and high expectations of achievement and behaviour
• Enthusiastic and able to inspire children, staff and parents
• Energetic, warm and caring
• Flexible, with a strong commitment to teamwork and collaboration
Other information
We’d love to show you around either – or both! – of our lovely school sites. If you would like to come and visit us, please call the school office on 01225 759273 to make an appointment.

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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

All applicants will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check before appointment is confirmed.

What we offer

We recognise the value and contribution every member of our staff makes to our schools, and in return for their dedication and commitment we provide:

  • An excellent working environment, with access to all the resources you will need to create exceptional learning opportunities
  • Opportunities to work and plan collaboratively with experienced colleagues from across The Trust
  • Warm, enthusiastic and friendly children who are keen to learn and deserve the best
  • A clear vision with purpose and values that are supported by all our staff
  • A commitment to high quality professional development and career progression
  • A basic Zoom account
  • The opportunity to increase your skills and knowledge through a National College training account, where you can access thousands of training courses online for free, whenever you want them
  • A buddy for all of our new staff, who provide support for as long as is needed to help our starters become a part of the Mead family as quickly as possible
  • Access to a comprehensive staff portal, to make it quick and easy to get to everything you need in one place