Owlsmoor is a three form entry, popular and highly successful primary school with aspirational and exciting plans for the next few years. We are currently looking for a great teacher to join our fantastic team from September 2019 onwards.
Who we are looking for:
The Governors, staff and children of Owlsmoor Primary School are looking to appoint an inspirational and enthusiastic teacher who shares our principal philosophy that children should develop a love of life and learning when provided with a curriculum within which they may achieve personal success. We are looking for individuals
- are good or outstanding teachers
- are hard-working and passionate, with a positive mind-set and a pro-active approach
- work well as a member of a team, with a commitment to achieving the school’s vision and aims
- maintain high standards of professionalism
We can offer:
- a school judged by Ofsted to be ‘good’ (November 2017)
- a modern high quality learning environment following an extensive expansion and remodelling programme
- opportunities for professional development to enable you to continue to grow and flourish
- a supportive team of friendly and talented staff
- a strong and committed governing body
- potential opportunities for progression into leadership in the future for aspiring individuals
- well-behaved children who enjoy coming to school and are enthusiastic learners
If you have the qualities needed to inspire and challenge all pupils to achieve the very best, as well as an excellent sense of humour, we would love to hear from you.
Applications are invited from teachers with QTS or equivalent, including experienced and newly qualified teachers.
Visits to the school are warmly welcomed by appointment and to arrange this or for further information please contact the school on 01344 776642 or E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Interviews will be conducted during week commencing 20th May 2019
Please assume your application has been unsuccessful if you have not been contacted by 24th May 2019
Bracknell Forest Council – Working for Equality. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.
How to apply
Please apply online (see link below) or contact the school for further details. We will only accept applications on Bracknell Forest application forms, please do NOT forward your CV.
We are an equal opportunities employer and are committed to providing equality of opportunity to all. Our aim is to treat all employees and prospective employees with integrity, respect and consideration.
We aim to ensure that individuals are recruited, selected, trained and promoted on the basis of ability, job requirements, skills, aptitudes and other objective criteria. In this respect we will ensure that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, marital status or disability, or is disadvantaged by conditions or requirements which are not covered by legislation or existing codes of practice.
We are a Disability Symbol User and as such have made a commitment to guarantee an interview to all applicants with a disability who meet the essential criteria of the person specification.
To help us with our commitment to this guarantee, please indicate if you have a disability on your application form.
Bracknell Forest Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children/young people and expects all employees, workers and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices share this commitment.
This position requires an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check because it involves contact with (or access to data concerning) children/young people/adults at risk. On your application form, you will need to tell us about any spent convictions, cautions, reprimands or warnings which may later appear on your DBS Certificate.
To find out more about the application process for working with children, young people and adults at risk visit https://www.bracknell-forest.gov.uk/applying-job/applications-work-children-young-people-or-adults-risk
The Local Safeguarding Children’s Board (LSCB) has responsibility for working together to oversee the safety and well-being of children and young people in Bracknell Forest. Find out more about the LSCB at https://www.bracknell-forest.gov.uk/health-and-social-care/keeping-adults-and-children-safe/protecting-children/safeguarding-children-board
Pre–employment medical check
You may be asked about your physical ability to perform the job during interview. As a condition of the Offer of Employment, the successful applicant will be asked to complete an Occupational Health questionnaire from which our Occupational Health Advisor will assess your medical suitability to do the job. You may be required to attend a medical examination.
On your application form you will be asked to provide the names and addresses of two people who will provide a reference. At least one should be from your current/most recent employer. If you are not currently working with children/adults at risk but have done so in the past it is important that a reference is obtained from the employer by whom you were most recently employed working with children/adults at risk.
Employment references must be provided by your current or most recent line manager and will not be accepted from relatives or people writing solely in the capacity of friends. However, your referees may include someone you know with standing in the community i.e. a teacher, vicar etc.
We take up references for all shortlisted candidates and wherever possible we like to apply for these prior to interview.