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A rare and exciting opportunity for a full time permanent teacher

 to join our teaching team in September 2018

Norristhorpe is an exceptional place to learn and our team works hard to ensure that pupils flourish and achieve their potential. We help children to grow in confidence and foster a lifelong love of learning, equipping them with the tools to succeed, both now and in the future. The school was inspected by OFSTED in March 2015 and graded ‘Good’ with ‘Outstanding’ behaviour and safety. We are looking for a forward thinking individual to join the school on our journey to ‘Outstanding’. 

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, inspirational and highly motivated teacher.

The successful candidate will:

  • Be an excellent teacher with outstanding classroom management skills and a strong commitment to raising standards.
  • Have knowledge of the curriculum and assessment. 
  • Have a passion for children's learning and a creative approach.
  • Have the ability to co-ordinate and lead a curriculum subject throughout school.
  • Have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with an ability to work as part of a team, building positive relationships with children, teaching staff, support staff and parents.
  • Be committed to the further development of our school including extra-curricular activities.
  • Be committed to the safeguarding of children.
  • As a school we can offer:

  • An opportunity to work in a large, successful primary school. 
  • Friendly, well behaved and enthusiastic children.
  • A caring, friendly, committed team of colleagues, with a strong team spirit.
  • Supportive parents and governors.
  • CPD opportunities.
  • An opportunity to make a difference to the lives of our children.

    Visits to the school are strongly encouraged and can be arranged by contacting School on 01924 325720 or by e-mailing office.norristhorpe@kirkleeseducation.uk or head.norristhorpe@kirkleeseducation.uk

    Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children and expects all staff to share that commitment. This post will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

    Application forms and further details from the Kirklees website.

    Please return completed forms to school.

    Closing date Noon Friday 6th April 2018

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