Class Teacher

Fixed Term
Full Time
1 Year initial (with prospect of becoming permanent) 01/09/2021 - 31/08/2022
The Parkgate Academy, Whinney Lane, New Ollerton, Nottinghamshire, NG22 9TH
Mainscale 3-6

Full Time from 1st September 2021

We are looking for a dedicated and ambitious practitioner to further strengthen our current teaching team. At the Parkgate Academy, we pride ourselves in promoting extremely high standards in all aspects of school life. Our ethos, and that of the The Forge Trust, is to encourage our children to be aspirational and maintain a work ethic that will help them achieve their future goals. As a result, we expect our staff to promote these values through their own practice.

The positions available are for teachers who possess the relentless drive and ambition to improve outcomes for children. The successful candidates will need to have:

  • A commitment to helping all pupils achieve their best, regardless of their background or starting point;

  • High expectations of behaviour and attitudes towards learning;

  • A passion for teaching and learning;

In return, we can offer you:

  • Class/group sizes of less than 20 children;

  • A commitment to supporting your further development e.g. NPQML, NPQSL, Masters Degree;

  • High quality CPD within The Forge Trust networks including a tailored programme for NQTs across the Trust

  • An exciting opportunity to continue the transformation of The Parkgate Academy

About us: The FORGE Trust is a primary school led, multi-academy trust which was founded in September 2016 on the success of The Sir Donald Bailey Academy in Newark, Nottinghamshire.

There is a clear vision to provide the very best education for every pupil in our schools ensuring the quality of teaching is excellent and the environment for learning encourages all pupils to find their talent and succeed. We believe strongly in our mission to change the lives of these children and have the ambition to be the most successful multi-academy trust in the country!

The Trust specialises in working in communities which face disadvantage and challenge, and prides itself on having a transformational agenda to significantly impact on the life chances of children in the communities served by FORGE schools.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and encouraged. Please contact Kerry Chadburn - the Principal at The Parkgate Academy either by email: or by telephone: 01623 860584 to arrange a mutually convenient appointment.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff to share this commitment and undergo appropriate checks; therefore all posts within the trust are subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Check.

The trust welcomes applications from all, irrespective of gender, marital status, disability, race, age or sexual orientation.

Closing date: Friday 23rd April at 1pm

Interview Date: Friday 30th April 2021

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