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Class Teacher

Class Teacher

Contract type:         FTE Permanent

Pay scale:                 Main Pay Scale

Start date:                2nd September 2024      

Looking to be challenged? Looking for an exciting opportunity? Looking for a place where laughter will be as important as hard work? Where pupils’ progress provides staff with real reward… where the staff team work in unity to support all pupils to achieve?

Coopers Edge School has a warm, inclusive environment that gives its pupils and staff every opportunity to achieve their best.

Providing pupils with what they need to achieve their best is our top priority: staff who get opportunities to learn from colleagues and receive best practise and leadership training in-house, through our strong links with the Gloucester Schools Partnership (GSP) as well as through external training. Our calm, organised, bright and flexible learning environment supports everyone to achieve their very best. Dedicated, highly trained support staff to support with the most complex needs including our own Speech and Language Teaching Partner, a wonderful pastoral team and an experienced, strong SEND team.

Looking after our staffs’ well-being is always on our agenda: A Well-Being Charter that includes free lunches as well as flu jabs, regular subject leader release time, Parents’ Meetings during the school day, robust appraisal systems that support career progression and opportunities to socialise and have fun together.  We are also committed to eradicating unnecessary paperwork including changing our planning requirements and shortening annual pupil reports as well as admin demands.

We are seeking an enthusiastic Class Teacher to join our team, inspire colleagues and pupils to achieve more tomorrow than today.

We are looking for determined and talented individuals who are excellent teachers, with high expectations of pupil achievement and are excited and passionate about supporting all pupils, especially those with SEND needs, to achieve their best. We are looking for teachers who are able to fully support the Headteacher and school team to provide the best start to our pupils learning journey.

You will:

• Have a passion for making a real difference

• Have a proven track record of closing gaps in attainment and achieving strong pupil progress

• Be able to establish productive, supportive relationships with staff, pupils and families

• Be hardworking, calm, reliable and resilient

This role is open to ECTs


For an application pack please download from our website at www.coopersedge.gloucs.sch.uk

Please return your application form and supporting documents to recruitment@coopersedge.gloucs.sch.uk If you would like to discuss the position further, please contact our Deputy Headteacher on 01452 612038.


As part of our due diligence within safer recruitment, school will be carrying out online searches to help identify any incidents or issues which may need to be explored at interview. These searches will include, but will not be limited to, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Google.

Coopers Edge School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share the same commitment. The post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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Information & Forms

Please download the application, the equal opportunities policy and safeguarding child protection policy for your information.

On completion, please email your application form to:-

Further information can be obtained from the school office on 01452 612038.

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

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