Class Teacher
The Arbours Primary School

Job Reference: 001103

Location: The Arbours Primary School

Closing Date: 14/10/2019

Vacancy Start Date: 01/01/2020

Salary: UQT, NQT, M1 - M6: £22,917-£33,824

Employment Type: Fixed Term

School Type: Primary

Hours Per week: full time teaching hours

The David Ross Education Trust is now recruiting for a Class Teacher. This role at The Arbours Academy could be the ideal next step in your career.

The Arbours Primary Academy is a vibrant, 2 form entry primary school located in Northampton who are looking to appoint an excellent class teacher with a passion for ensuring the best for the children they teach.

At The Arbours Primary Academy we are a happy and skilled close-knit team of teachers and support staff who work together to achieve the best outcomes for our pupils. Staff here are all encouraged to be ambitious, develop their careers and we aim to provide personalised, professional development to suit the needs of the individual.

About the role

Class Teacher KS1

Suitable for UQT & NQT

To carry out professional duties and to have responsibility for an assigned class.

To carry out appropriate planning, teaching, marking and assessment activities so each child can achieve their potential.

To be responsible for the day-to-day work and management of the class and the safety and welfare of the pupils, during on-site and off-site activities.

Salary & Benefits

M1 – M6 ( £22,917-£33,824)

Access to Teachers Pension Scheme.

Who we are looking for

A thorough up to date knowledge of the range of teaching, learning and behaviour management strategies and how to implement them effectively through the curriculum. 

A thorough understanding of the national curriculum and a range of assessment requirements and arrangements.

A clear understanding of age related expectations for children within the Primary phases.

Know how to use local, national and statistics to evaluate the effectiveness of teaching.

Knowledge and understanding of the implications of equal opportunities, multicultural education and inclusion.

Strong application of IT to enhance children’s learning.

Know the legal requirements, national policy and guidance on the safeguarding of children.

A degree or equivalent qualification.

Evidence of in service professional development.

Good judgements in observations.


About The David Ross Education Trust

The David Ross Education Trust (DRET) has grown to a network of 33 academies, incorporating primary, secondary and grammar, and special schools. We employ over 2000 people with the primary focus of raising the standards of education for 13,000 young people. Whatever your role, you should know you are contributing to achieving our vision of inspiring the next generation of young people to be the best they can in whatever they choose. Our aim is to be the country’s leading academy chain, committed to delivering the highest educational standards alongside an unrivalled package of sporting and cultural enrichment, including events such as the DRET Spring, Summer and Winter Cups, Music Cup, volunteering trips abroad, and regular trips/visits throughout the year.

We are incredibly lucky to be able to work alongside outstanding organisations and individuals who are happy to share their expertise and skills in supporting the David Ross Foundation's vision to give children better life chances through access to the best education and support we can give them.

While each academy is unique, we share common goals, aspirations, values and methods that enable us to work collaboratively and collectively to achieve our mission. We operate regional hubs, whereby academies work with other schools who are part of the Trust so we can share skills and knowledge, allowing them to benefit and learn from each other. 

Apply now

To apply for the position please complete the online application form and also submit a copy of your CV.

The Arbours Academy is committed to equality, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants.




This position is now closed. We are no longer accepting applications for this position.

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