Moorside Infant and Junior School
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"The school supports the achievement of its most-able pupils very well."

- 'Good' OFSTED REPORT 2017 - Moorside Junior School



Moorside Junior School

KS2 Teacher (1.0FTE)

Initially a Fixed Term contract from 1st September 2018 – 31st August 2019

Closing Date: Wednesday 9th May 2018

Interview Date:  Tuesday 22nd May 2018

Moorside Junior School is a GOOD school, situated on a large leafy site, with excellent outdoor facilities and provision. Taking our learning outside and using our cultural local area is at the heart of our rich and balanced curriculum, which is designed to meet our pupils’ needs and interests. Our friendly, dedicated and enthusiastic staff are looking to bring on board a new team member to work in Key Stage 2. We have shared leadership across Moorside Infant and Junior schools and all staff members work closely together, to provide engaging and challenging learning experiences for our children.

Both schools are part of the North Star Teaching School Alliance and engage with networks and other training events. Regular, high quality, continuous professional development for teachers and support staff is seen as essential for improving outcomes for the children in our schools.  We have a nurturing provision, which includes Forest Schools and we are currently working towards gaining a School of Sanctuary status. We surround our children with the best educators and specialists so that they become confident, lifelong learners, willing to explore and question.

The Governors are seeking to employ a 1.0 FTE teacher to join our committed team, driven to providing and improving the outcomes for all our children. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to demonstrate their leadership capacity in sharing their experience and secure teaching and learning skills and knowledge.

Please state curriculum strengths and achievements within your application and describe how you will support the wider opportunities for children in our school.

All applicants are encouraged to visit the school, please contact the office to arrange a mutually convenient time.

If you would like to make an application for the post, please complete all parts of the application form. You are also requested to submit a hand written letter, explaining how you meet the criteria stated in the person specification. Please make this no longer than two sides of A4 paper. Applicants are requested not to send a Curriculum Vitae.

Moorside Junior School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

The successful candidate(s) will have to meet the requirements of the person specification and will be subject to an enhanced DBS check. Only applications submitted on the school’s application form will be considered. We are an equal opportunities employer.

KS2 Teacher Job Description

KS2 Person Specification

Application Form – KS2 Teacher

Our Vision, Mission & Values

Reviews from the Children

Year 6

“The best thing about this school is that our learning is fun and we have lots of trips to new places so we have many new experiences.”

Emily Year 5

“We get to go on great school trips.”

Year 2

“I can make hot chocolate in the woods.”

Year 6

“We learn to build shelters and climb trees.”

Angus Year 1

“I like playing football.”

Owen Year 1

“We get to play outside.”

Year 6

“I think the best thing about Moorside is we have a variety of specialised teachers for specific subjects.”

Freya Year 3

“We’ve got amazing teachers and the best art teacher, PE teachers and every teacher.”

Ben Year 4

“In the morning I'm really excited to see the teachers.”

Jack Year 6

“Your not treated as pupils – your treated as a family.”

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Head Teacher: Mrs L White

School Contact: Mrs C Rowett

General Email: [email protected]