Vacancy – Key Stage 2 Teacher


Post Titles Class Teacher
Salary Teachers’ Pay Scale (MPS/UPS)
Hours Full time as specified within the School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions Document
Base, School, Address and Telephone Number Roseacre Primary Academy

Stonycroft Avenue



Tel: 01253 319000

Contracts Permanent
Disclosure Level Enhanced
Closing Date Wednesday 2nd May 2018 at 12.00 noon

Roseacre Primary Academy is looking for a motivated and highly effective KS2 teacher to join our committed team. The teaching post advertised is for a qualified teacher, preferably with some Key Stage Two teaching experience.

Recruitment Pack KS2 Teacher 2018

Application Form

At our very recent Ofsted inspection, in March 2018, Roseacre continued to be a ‘Good Provider’. Governors and staff are inordinately proud of Roseacre’s reputation, its standing in the community it serves and the children who attend; they know that it is a special place to work and to learn. Governors are looking to appoint candidates who demonstrate a true desire to work at Roseacre and be part of this exceptional team.

Our Academy offers:

  • A strong ethos, where the school values of: excellence, determination, respect, tolerance, courage and honesty, underpin all that we do.
  • Confident, polite, hard-working children who enjoy coming to school and have great attendance.
  • An nurturing environment that is supportive of children’s and adults’ mental health and wellbeing.
  • The opportunity to work in a large, friendly team where communication is high priority.
  • An established induction process and ongoing Professional Development that supports teachers’ development and progression.
  • Support for Leadership Development at all levels – we are fully engaged in the NPQ programmes.

Here are some of the things that our recently recruited teachers have said:

“I knew that Roseacre was a good fit for me because it champions six important values that I relate to.”

“All staff are supported and challenged to do their very best.”

“Roseacre is a school with camaraderie among its staff, classrooms full of brave learners and a supportive leadership team.”

The successful candidate will:

  • Be a team player.
  • Develop and extend good practice through being an exemplary teacher.
  • Ensure excellence and enjoyment for all of our children.
  • Have high expectations of children’s achievement and behaviour.

Children say that they would like a teacher who:

  • Listens to what we say.
  • Explains things to us clearly.
  • Will praise us when we deserve it.
  • Will be firm (when needed) but treat us fairly.
  • Embody the Roseacre Values of respect, honesty, tolerance, excellence, determination and courage.

Roseacre Primary Academy has an inclusive approach and, as such, we need someone who is caring, approachable and consistent, who can bring out the best in our children whilst maintaining high expectations. Enthusiasm, energy and a sense of humour are a must!

We take pride in our learning: we have just retained our Ofsted ‘Good’ judgement, are a “Healthy School” and have Investors in People Gold status; we have achieved the Green Flag (Eco-School), PE Gold QM and are ICT and Basic Skills QM accredited. We are currently working towards the gold standards Geography Quality Mark and the Inclusion Quality Mark. Everyone at Roseacre is committed to offering a broad and balanced curriculum; one that enables our children to shine.

If you think you have the required skills, experience, commitment and drive to make a difference to the children at Roseacre Primary Academy and would like an application pack, please download one from our website.

Please note that we do not accept CVs. Your accompanying letter of application must be no more than two sides of A4 in font 12 and must demonstrate an excellent standard of written English; this will be used when longlisting applications. Your letter must address all the essential criteria in the Person Specification.

We would love to meet any prospective candidate and visits to the school are strongly encouraged:

Wednesday 25th, Friday 27th or Monday 30th April 2018 at 9.00am for Celebration Assembly followed by a look-around or

Thursday 26th April 2018 at 4.00pm.

Please contact the academy, on 01253 319000 to book your visit.

Closing date for applications to be received by school is 12.00 noon on Wednesday 2nd May 2018. Candidates are encouraged to submit their application form and letter, by email, to  with the word ‘APPLICATION’ in the subject line. Please ensure that you attach a ‘read receipt’ request to your email to give you peace of mind.

Shortlisting will take place on Friday 4th May 2018 and successful candidates will be contacted by telephone or email on the same day to arrange a lesson observation, which will be undertaken in the candidate’s own school due to the time of year.

Following the observation, candidates will be contacted with feedback and, where appropriate, an interview arranged. Interviews will take place on Friday 18th May 2018.

Roseacre Primary Academy Governing Body is committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

All applicants are subject to pre-employment checks, including satisfactory references; successful candidates will be required to undertake enhanced DBS and the Academy’s own checks. In addition, further associated checks relating to identity, qualification verification etc. will be undertaken.

Roseacre Primary Academy does not inform candidates when they have not been shortlisted. As such, any candidate who has not been contacted within five days of the shortlisting date should assume that he/she has been unsuccessful. Good luck with your application!