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Meadow Park Academy

Where learning takes root and imagination takes flight

Year 1 Teacher

Salary: MPS/UPS depending on experience (NQTs encouraged and welcome to apply)

Hours/contract: Part time or Full time, Permanent

Start date: January 2023

We are looking for a skilled and passionate teacher, who shares and ethos of our school and is committed to supporting us in delivering exception education to the community we serve. The ideal candidate will be highly motivated and have a growing understanding of how children learn. Above all, you must care deeply about our children and want to help them achieve their best, across the whole curriculum and beyond. A desire to grow is essential.

Meadow Park Academy is a vibrant, welcoming school in the heart of a diverse community in the Tilehurst area of Reading, the county town of Berkshire.

We believe primary school days should be one of the most exciting periods of anybody's life, as new skills and knowledge are gained every day. Our teachers deliver an engaging curriculum both inside and outside the classroom, at our very own forest school, providing exciting experiences that make learning fun.

Our children have many obstacles to overcome and we believe that it is essential that we make Meadow Park a place of refuge where children feel happy and safe so they are ready to learn. Our resilient teachers deliver an engaging curriculum both inside and outside the classroom, providing exciting experiences that make learning fun.

Meadow Park Academy is proud to be part of Anthem Schools Trust, a multi-academy trust that creates ambitious and successful schools where every child thrives. Through the Trust, we provide high-quality professional development, coaching and leadership opportunities. This includes a number of specialist Trust-wide roles that offer talented teachers and leaders the opportunity to develop in their career and make an even bigger difference to children and young people.

Want to find out more? For further details about our school and the role please visit our website and check out the Meadow Park Academy Year 1 Teacher advert pack - Why not come and see our lovely green site for yourself and meet the Meadow Park team? To arrange a visit, please contact David Phillips -  0118 9375562

Ready to apply? Please complete the application form, found on our website, and return to David Phillips at the above email address. We are sorry, but we do not accept CVs.

Closing date: Friday 2nd December 2022 at noon. We are happy to accept application forms in advance. We do reserve the right to close this advertisement early if we receive a high volume of suitable applications.

Interview Dates: Interviews to be held week beginning 5th December 2022.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and require all staff and volunteers to share and demonstrate this commitment. The successful candidate will have to meet the requirements of the person specification and will be subject to the relevant pre-employment checks which will, where applicable, include a health check, an enhanced DBS check, the Children’s Barred List check and satisfactory references.

It is an offence for an individual who has been disqualified from working with children to knowingly apply for, offer to do, accept, or do any work in a ‘regulated activity’. The position advertised is a ‘regulated activity’.

Anthem will undertake a basic online check for all shortlisted candidates.