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Class Teacher (2 posts)

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Sidegate Primary School
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22 April 2020 09:00 AM
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Post 1: Temporary /maternity cover.
Post 2: Permanent

Applications are welcomed from both NQTs and main scale experienced teachers.

  • Do you put children's interests at the heart of everything you do
  • Do you actively seek opportunities to broaden children's learning and experiences
  • Do you want to work in a school where a broad and rich curriculum is highly valued
  • Are you driven and ambitious, creative and able to use your own initiative
  • Are you a team player and team leader?

If your answer to these questions is yes, then Sidegate could be the school for you! Join our exceptional team of pupils, staff and families as we continue on our journey to provide a curriculum that values creativity, self-improvement and equity of opportunity.

Sidegate is a vibrant three-form entry primary school in the north of Ipswich. The school hosts a 25 place Specialist Education Unit for pupils with moderate learning difficulties, giving approximately 655 pupils on roll. The school boasts large grounds, an indoor swimming pool, gymnasium and good ICT provision. We pride ourselves in the broad and engaging curriculum we offer our pupils. Sport and culture feature highly and are used to enhance the curriculum in all areas. The school received a 'Good' Ofsted rating in April 2017. We were the first primary school in Suffolk to be awarded the prestigious Platinum Artsmark in November 2019; we also hold quality marks in RE, Science and Sport.

*£23,720 - £35,008 (subject to review 01/09/20).

Please find out more about our school by visiting: www.sidegate.net and www.facebook.com/SidegatePrimary

An application pack can be downloaded from the related information section.

Please return application forms along with a covering letter by the closing date to Toni Cornish, PA to Headteacher, via email: toni.cornish@sidegate.net or by post to the school, Sidegate Lane, Ipswich IP4 4JD. 

Alternatively, please email: Savannah.lathangue@sidegate.ne for queries, further information and submitting applications. 

Interview date: 24 or 27 April 2020. Interviews may be rescheduled depending on circumstances.

Sidegate became an academy in May 2014 with The Active Learning Trust (ALT). ALT encourage each of their schools to develop a curriculum that meets the needs of the pupils in the school. They work closely with the school, providing specialist advisory support as necessary. We work closely with other schools in the ALT Ipswich Hub and the Northgate Pyramid of Schools. ALT offer a comprehensive package of professional development opportunities for teachers at all levels, to support career progression.

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