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Class Teachers


Contract type: Permanent

Location: Gatley Primary School

                 Bredbury Green Primary School

                 Meadowbank Primary School 


Required from: September 2023


Salary:  Dependent upon experience


Closing date : Monday 1 May 2023 at 17:00

Interview date : TBC


Are you an inspirational teacher who is passionate about delivering a rich curriculum which consists of a wide range of activities and experiences across and beyond the classroom?

Do you want to teach in a school where the voice of the child is paramount to our learning?

Does research inspire you to implement initiatives to enhance your practice?

Do you want to teach in an environment where children are not sat at tables but are exploring and investigating a range of practical learning opportunities?


At Gatley Primary, Bredbury Green Primary and Meadowbank Primary, who are part of a forward-thinking and collaborative Multi Academy Trust, we provide a learning environment that aims to create a warm, friendly atmosphere in which children can grow and develop both academically and personally.  We take pride in our achievements and have high expectations for each child in every aspect of their work – captured by our underlying school mission statements – ‘Enjoying Learning and Achieving Together’ and ‘Inspire and Empower.’ We recognise that positive mental health and well-being, along with personal growth, are essential to the development of thriving and successful pupils and staff.


The successful candidates will be exceptional teachers with skills to enhance school life in order to maximise opportunities for all pupils.


We can offer the successful candidates:

  • Collaborative planning opportunities within year groups, phases and curriculum teams.

  • An opportunity to learn and develop together and from each other.

  • An aspirational working environment with a strong focus on professional development and empowerment

  • Opportunities to implement initiatives based upon educational research

  • Marking ‘live’ in the moment to support learning conversations

  • A high functioning, friendly staff team who are committed to the school and the ELT


There will be an opportunity to learn more about our schools and the role via a zoom meeting on Wednesday 19th April at 4:00pm


Applicants are welcome and encouraged to visit our schools for a ‘Meet and Greet’ session on Wednesday 26th April at 2:00pm or 4:00pm for Gatley Primary and Bredbury Primary and Thursday 27th April at 2:00pm or 4:00pm for Meadowbank Primary. This is a wonderful opportunity to meet members of the staff team and take part in a tour of one or both of the schools. As places will be limited to 20 per session, please contact the school office to book a place on 0161 428 6180 (Gatley), 0161 430 3078 (Bredbury Green) or 0161 428 6286 (Meadowbank).


Education Learning Trust is a Multi-Academy Trust, educating over 3500 pupils from age 2 to 16 in the Greater Manchester area.  We are very proud of our inclusive ethos to Collaborate, Empower and Achieve and provide over 450 employees with an inspiring and innovative place to work, with exceptional training and development opportunities. 

As a Trust employee you will receive excellent benefits, including a highly competitive salary, well-regarded pension scheme, excellent career development opportunities and support for your health and wellbeing, with our award-winning employee assistance programme.

Our vision at ELT is to create an exceptional learning journey for all, by providing:

  • exciting, innovative and challenging learning communities

  • school improvement strategies arising from evidenced based research and professional enquiry

  • opportunities for professional development and leadership

  • a celebration of the diversity and uniqueness of individual settings 

  • Innovation in practice by recognising the value of learning partnerships, both locally and nationally

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  


We ensure that we have a range of policies and procedures that promote safeguarding and safer working practices. This is in line with statutory guidance including Keeping Children Safe in Education and The Education Act 2002.

All offers of employment are subject to a safer recruitment process, including the disclosure of criminal records, online checks and vetting checks.   It is an offence to apply for a role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.


We are committed to fulfilling our Equality Duty obligations, including valuing equality and diversity and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  


We are committed to employment practices that promote diversity and inclusion in employment regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, sex, marriage and civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion or belief.


We expect the successful candidate to have the necessary standard of spoken English, as described under Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016, the Public Sector fluency duty that requires state funded schools to ensure candidates for their customer facing roles have the necessary standard of spoken English (or English or Welsh in Wales).


Candidates should apply by completing the ELT application form, CVs alone will not be accepted in accordance with Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSIE).


Please return applications to


If you would value an informal discussion about the post, please contact Claire Coleman, Assistant Headteacher on 0161 428 6180

Closing Date: 1 May 2023, 5.00pm

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