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Class Teacher (NQT – RQT - Main scale 1 or 2) for September 2019


The staff, children and governors are keen to appoint two enthusiastic, innovative and highly motivated classroom teachers, who will deliver the very best learning opportunities and experiences for our children. The school requires candidates who are dynamic, creative and have vision for the future.


We are a dedicated and caring staff that values the whole school community and their contributions. We ensure that we provide the best possible education for our children and are constantly striving for improvement. We believe in well-grounded research and are constantly looking for new approaches, styles and ideas to further develop the school. This is an exciting opportunity to work within a team of forward-thinking staff and hard-working children.


Applications are welcomed from newly or recently qualified teachers.


At Greasley Beauvale we offer:

  • Friendly, well-behaved children;
  • A real commitment to team work;
  • A cross curricular, creative approach to learning and teaching;
  • High expectations of children’s behaviour to learning and achievements;
  • A good network of teaching staff, and subject leads, who can support the ideal candidates through their NQT year or early years of teaching;
  • Good quality CPD and commitment to research.


The successful candidate will:

  • Be a primary practitioner with a commitment to high standards and progress for all children;
  • Be creative and innovative and able to enthuse and motivate all learners;
  • Be a strong team member with excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Have a creative approach to learning and a willingness to participate in the wider life of the school;
  • Have a commitment to a themed cross curricular approach to learning and teaching;
  • Ensure through effective teaching that progress over time is possible;
  • Work hard to ensure that all gaps in learning become a focus for teaching and intervention;
  • Demonstrate the capacity to make learning enjoyable and exciting;
  • Have high expectations of children’s achievements and behaviour;
  • Be a positive role model;
  • Be part of embedding, supporting and modelling the new vision, values and aims of the school;
  • May have an interest in ICT (though this is not essential)


We are committed to safeguarding children and the successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check.


Closing date – Thursday 25th April 2019 (noon). 

Shortlisting – Friday 26th April 2019

Interviews – Friday 3rd May 2019


Visits to the school are warmly welcomed by appointment with the Head or Deputy Head Teacher. Further details and application form are available to download here or from the school office at

Primary Family SENCo

Part-time 2 days per week

Teachers Pay Scale plus TLR3 (£3,000 pro rata)


Are you passionate about improving the life chances of vulnerable pupils?  Do you have energy in abundance along with the creativity to work in partnership with five primary schools in order to get the best possible outcomes for SEND pupils across the schools?  Then look no further than wanting to ply your trade and skills here in the town of D.H. Lawrence.  In doing so you will be joining our successful and popular teams of teachers and support staff led by our forward thinking Governors and Headteachers who have formed strong relationships over many years with Nottinghamshire LA.


In line with Nottinghamshire Local Authority best practice, the Eastwood Primary Family of Schools are seeking to appoint an experienced teacher and Special Educational Needs Coordinator to facilitate our committed and well organised SENCos to provide effective provision for the learning and teaching of pupils with Special Educational Needs within the Family.


The successful applicant will have the ability to co-ordinate a team of experienced professionals.  He/she will be responsible for the management of the Family AFN budget and allocations to schools as well as coordinating training in line with identified needs across the Family.


This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced teacher to develop his/her leadership skills.


Main duties:

  • To ensure that funding decisions for children with significant SEN are fair, agreed and that the process is transparent.  Supporting the moderation process by visiting all schools at least half termly to see identified children and their provision and needs.
  • To maintain, review and develop working practices which follow agreed SEN policy and protocols.
  • To manage the Family AFN budget and HLN process
  • To keep up to date with and disseminate new initiatives and good practice.
  • To chair Family SENCo meetings.
  • To liaise with Family Headteachers; attending Family Heads’ Meetings termly or when required to do so.
  • To liaise with all school SENCos within the Primary Family of Schools.
  • To develop links with Children’s Services, parents, secondary providers and the local community.
  • Attend relevant training.


The Eastwood Primary Family of schools includes:

  • Brookhill Leys Primary & Nursery School
  • Greasley Beauvale Primary School
  • Lawrence View Primary & Nursery School
  • Springbank Primary School
  • The Priory Catholic Voluntary Academy


It is expected that the post-holder will not be based at any one school but will divide their time between all schools within the Family.


For an informal discussion about this post, please contact either Mr Anthony Harrison, Headteacher at Priory Catholic Voluntary Academy (01773 713731), Mrs Emma McGrenaghan, Headteacher at Lawrence View Primary & Nursery School (01773 719463) or Mrs Jacquie Sainsbury, Headteacher at Brookhill Leys Primary & Nursery School (01773 713452).


Further details and an application form are available at:, by emailing or by calling (01773 712128).


Applicants must complete and sign an application form.  You should also send a letter in support of your application to outline your philosophy and include any detail that you feel is important and relevant to this post.  Where possible, use Curriculum Vitae to present factual information.

The Eastwood Primary Family of Schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.  We expect all staff to share this commitment and undergo appropriate checks.  All posts in Primary, Secondary and Special Schools are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.  All posts in schools, unless stated otherwise, are suitable for a job share arrangement.


We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from all, irrespective of gender, marital status, disability, race, age or sexual orientation.


Closing date:          Friday 26th April – 10.00am