Teacher – initially Year 5

This is a fantastic opportunity for a teacher to join our team at Thorogate School, initially in Year 5.   Thorogate is a well-respected and popular school who have high expectations of pupils and staff.  It is a happy school with a caring and supportive ethos towards all.  An induction programme will be provided regardless of your current experience and appropriate CPD opportunities to support the successful candidate.    


You will have:

  • Outstanding classroom practices appropriate to your experience, with high expectations of the children and staff.

  • An excellent understanding of how children learn combined with empathy and determination to ensure all pupils make good progress.

  • Creativity to provide immersive learning environments and real learning activities.

  • Ability to use Technology for Learning effectively.

  • Enthusiasm, drive, positive attitude and a willingness to go that extra mile for the children of Thorogate School.


Thorogate School is able to offer:

  • Wonderful children who are a pleasure to teach.

  • Support for your professional needs via CPD and coaching.

  • The opportunity to be part of an enthusiastic, professional learning team:  both within Thorogate School and the James Montgomery Academy Trust.


Job descriptions, application form and a letter of introduction are available confidentially on request from .  Visits to school are encouraged and can be arranged by phoning Jane Lockwood on 01709 - 710033.  


As part of the selection process we would like to observe you teach.  This can be at your current school, your last placement or at our school depending on circumstances.


Thank you for taking the time to apply for this post and I am really looking forward to meeting you:  John Barnett - Headteacher


Closing date:                              Friday  28th April 2017 10:00 am.

Shortlisting:                                Friday 28th April 2017

Probable date of interview:       Friday 26th May 2017


Please note for this post you will be required to undergo an enhanced Criminal Records Bureau check.

Thorogate School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.