Awesome Teachers Needed! 

MPS. UPS. NQTs, Unqualified.
Full-time. Permanent or fixed term. Job start: September 2019.
Closing date: noon, Tuesday 18 June 2019.

Are you committed to developing outstanding educational experiences
for the children in our school? 
Do you have the ability to inspire, engage and motivate children to reach their potential? 

If you really want to make a difference, then we need YOU! 

This isn’t just any teaching job. This is the opportunity to be part of something amazing, to improve the life chances of children and to accelerate your career at a phenomenal rate. 

The Palmer Academy is part of the REAch2 family of Schools in Reading, we are looking for enthusiastic and innovative teachers to join our collaborative and growing Academy team. 

We need: 
A class teacher (EYFS, KS1 or KS2) with high expectations of all pupils, who can engage and inspire the learning behaviours that will support all in achieving their best. With a passion for learning, who wants to make a difference to the lives of the children and families we serve. We are looking for great practitioners and team players who enjoy teaching, have a desire to contribute to the development of our schools and have high aspirations for all children and themselves. 

So, if you are: 

  • An excellent practitioner, keen to work in a supportive and principle-based school. 
  • Driven by a strong moral purpose to enable all children to achieve. 
  • Passionate about creativity and has an excellent sense of humour. 
  • Warm in character, easy to work with and committed to teamwork, recognising that more can be achieved together than is possible as individuals. 
  • A professional who values wellbeing but unafraid of hard work. 
  • Calm and able to handle pressure and setbacks with a smile. 
  • Keen to be challenged to become the best you can be. 
  • Able to be pushed at an accelerated rate of development, and reflective and proactive enough to make it happen. 
  • Determined to succeed with a ‘find a way or make one!’ attitude. 

Then you’d love to work at The Palmer Academy and for REAch2. This is not just another job. This is a chance to be part of something exciting and very worthwhile. This opportunity will open doors both professionally and personally to anyone who joins our quest. 

We can offer you: 

  • A Leadership Team dedicated to helping you develop an outstanding career and balanced life. 
  • Exciting, accelerated leadership development and early promotion opportunities for the right candidates across the Trust. 
  • The chance to work with a fantastic team, with the best possible opportunities to share ideas, planning, assessment etc. 
  • Opportunity to work alongside outstanding teachers, to observe and share practice on a regular basis, developing pedagogy through reflectivity. 
  • The chance to use/develop personal curriculum strengths. 
  • An excellent CPD training programme. 
  • A dynamic, creative staff, dedicated to achieving whole-school improvement and building lifelong friendships. 
  • Appreciative, well-behaved and enthusiastic pupils. 
  • Enthusiastic and proactive parents. 

Founded in 2012, REAch2 Academy Trust is the largest primary-only academy trust in the country. It is a growing charitable organisation currently supporting over 60 primary academies across England, including three in Reading. REAch2 is a family connected by a common desire to learn from each other, share experiences and be mutually supportive across the entire academy community. We work as a team to deliver exceptional learning opportunities for all pupils in REAch2. 

We would ONLY like to hear from great teachers with a genuine commitment to improving the life chances of the children they teach. Give us a call if you’re interested – it really is as exciting as it sounds! 

For more information, or to arrange a visit to our schools, please contact Adrienne Roberts at The Palmer Academy at or call on 0118 937 5481. 

Application forms and further details are available via email. 

Closing date: Noon, Tuesday 18 June 2019.
Interview date: tbc 

Interviews to be held at: The Palmer Academy, 70 Northumberland Avenue, Reading RG2 7PP 

T: 0118 937 5481

Enquiring Minds For Inspiring Futures 

Our Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An Enhanced DBS check will be sought from the successful candidates.

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The Palmer Academy is part of the REAch2 family of Schools in Reading, Berskire.

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