Primary Curriculum Specialist - Full-time

The Robert Napier School

Primary Curriculum Specialist - Full-time


The Robert Napier School, Grange, Medway

  • Full time
  • Permanent
  • Onsite working

Posted 2 days ago, 15 May | Get your application in today.

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: 9c0f15cddf734b39a4bb81428c69a8b8

Full Job Description

Beyond Schools Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. All post holders in a regulated activity are subject to appropriate vetting procedures and a satisfactory "Disclosing and Barring Service (DBS) Enhanced check".
Equality & Inclusivity Statement
At Beyond Schools Trust we strive to be a diverse and inclusive workplace where we can ALL be ourselves. We particularly encourage applications from under-represented communities, including but not limited to those who identify as Black, Asian or from a minority ethnic background., Based in the heart of the Medway Towns, The Robert Napier School is a non-selective, mixed secondary school of 1100 students, including 130 in the Sixth Form. The school is an eclectic mix of the old and the new, with the original buildings constructed in the 1850s when the school was the original 'Gillingham Grammar School'. Since then, the school has grown to include a range of buildings, the most recent being the 'Caxton' block, formally opened in 2011. The school has excellent facilities including state of the art ICT provision, a purpose-built lecture theatre, retractable bleacher seating in the hall to accommodate up to 380 people, a permanent stage with full lighting and sound rig, a multi-use games area, large playing fields and excellent sports facilities. The school also provides specialist Access to Mainstream Provision for vulnerable students, as well as a dedicated Visually Impaired unit.
Built upon the school motto of Learn, Believe, Achieve, we look to engender the school values of respect, trust, perseverance, resilience, fairness, and courage in all of our students, ensuring they are ready to contribute to their community when they leave us at the end of their studies. All staff are central to ensuring students have the right attitude towards their own learning and success, taking advantage of all of the opportunities afforded by the school and leave the school at the end of their studies, ready to contribute to the local community.
The school is a proud member of the Beyond Schools Trust. Working in partnership with the Robert Napier School, the Trust is made up of Fort Pitt Grammar School for Girls, The Thomas Aveling School, Balfour Junior School and Phoenix Junior School. All of the schools are located within a 5-mile radius and work closely to provide an outstanding education and opportunities for the children of Medway.
In January 2019, the school was delighted to be rated Good by Ofsted, having been rated requiring improvement and satisfactory in its three previous inspections. This was well deserved recognition of the hard work and dedication of the staff to drive improvements. The school continue to drive standards in all areas of the school, to ensure the students receive the best quality education and opportunities.
We value our staff, investing in their training and development at all stages of their career. Comprehensive, individualised training plans are drawn up for all staff, designed to meet their needs and enable them to take the next step in their career. New staff engage in a comprehensive induction programme and are allocated a subject specific mentor, as well as a dedicated coach all of which is aimed to ease your transition into the school.

We are seeking an exceptional and enthusiastic Primary Teacher to work across our English and Maths departments to lead in developing the strong primary curriculum principles of phonics and maths mastery for students who are still at primary level development. We want you to inspire students and staff and raise their aspirations and unlock their potential to catch up with their peers.
The successful candidate will be responsible for modelling high quality teaching to ensure students can make accelerated progress and use effective resources to deliver highest standards of learning and achievement for all students. We also want you to use your own curriculum and pedagogy expertise to support the develop of other teachers to support the progress of students that enter the school below expected standards in reading, writing and maths.
Applications are welcomed from primary teachers with varied experience, including exceptional ECT+1 teachers.
We are looking for a dedicated and enthusiastic person who:
+ has a passion for helping pupils thrive and meet their full potential
+ foster a supportive and inclusive learning environment for all students
+ has a friendly manner and can communicate effectively with staff and pupils
+ can work effectively as part of a team but can also work independently using their own initiative.
+ has experience of working in a similar school

+ an incredibly supportive group of colleagues and leaders including 5 local primary schools within the Trust as a basis of external provide support.
+ comprehensive induction programme with a commitment to CPD
+ a healthy work-life balance and a committed SLT
+ Care First employee assistance programme
+ non-contributory membership of Benenden private health care cover
+ membership of the Teachers' Pension Scheme
+ two-week, half-term break in October
+ cycle to work scheme
For further details on this role and to apply please visit the school's careers page Our Vacancies - The Robert Napier School.