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Trainee Teacher Starting September 2024

Are you ready to take the next step in your career?
United Teaching is the initial teacher training scheme for United Learning, a national group of over 90 schools across England.
With us, you can achieve your PGCE and QTS with extensive support from professional mentors, tutors and subject specialists – in a location that suits you. At United Teaching, we don’t just train you to teach – we invest in your potential as a future educational leader, supporting you every step of the way.

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Dear colleague,

On behalf of everyone at The Grange Primary Academy can I take this opportunity to thank you for taking an interest in joining us.

We are looking for outstanding and inspirational people who will make an impact on the outcomes achieved by our wonderful children.

This is an exciting time in the development of our school.  I have recently taken up the position of Head Teacher and, with the support and encouragement of United Learning, have innovative plans for the future development for our school, its environment and the education our children receive.

Grange Primary Academy is a very special place in which to work and learn. We are very fortunate to have dedicated staff, who work together as a team, to ensure that our children feel safe, secure and are provided with a range of exciting and challenging opportunities to fulfil their potential in all areas of the curriculum and beyond.

We want all our staff and children to look  at their time at Grange Primary Academy as one of challenge and hard work but also  a time when they learnt deeply, achieved highly and became the very best they could be.

We look forward to welcoming you to our school and will be proud to show you more of what we offer and, through speaking to our children, understand why we are so pleased to be working here.

Please take the time to read through our application information, browse our website and learn more about our school.  If you require any further information please do not hesitate to contact me, chris.latimer@grangeprimary.org.uk.

I look forward to hearing from you,

Chris Latimer
Head Teacher

In 2013, our school was delighted to become part of United Learning, a national education charity which aspires to ensure that everyone in the organisation, children, parents, staff and community can be the very best they can be. Since then, the academy has gone from strength to strength and we were thrilled to be graded Good in all areas when we were inspected by OFSTED in March 2015.

Our journey continues as we continually reflect upon and develop a broad, balanced and relevant curriculum, with strong traditional elements and underpinned by our Grange Values; as we continue to strive to provide our children with the very best educational experiences and to ensure that they are guaranteed to leave our academy successful, confident young people with high aspirations for their own futures.


I love working at Grange Primary Academy, the children and staff make it amazing, it's an inspiring and rewarding place to work! 

Chloe, Year 4 Teacher 

I love working at Grange primary Academy because the children are lovely

Mary, Cleaner in Charge

Everyday is different and rewarding.  Plus we get free tea and coffee!

Hannah, Year 5 teacher

This school is one of a kind

Peter, Year 6

The lessons are always enjoyable

Kelsie, Year 6

You always make great friends

Alyson, Year 6

The learning environment makes me want to learn

Ben, Year 6

It feels like home

Skye, Year 6

Learning is fun

Oliver, Year 2

The teachers help us to learn

Charlie, Year 2

As an employee of United Learning you are entitled to a set of core benefits, as well as a range of flexible benefits through our United Rewards scheme. You can find out more on our careers site.

Core Benefits

  • A contributory pension scheme, relevant to your role (including access to Teacher and Local Government Schemes);
  • Occupational sick pay;
  • Tailored Continuous Professional Development (CPD) through the United Learning Institute.

Flexible Benefits

  • Childcare vouchers
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Dining card
  • Gym membership
  • Health screening
  • Retail savings

By joining Grange Primary Academy you will also become part of United Learning - a unique group of independent and state schools working together to bring out the best in everyone. Our vision is to provide excellent education, which prepares young people to progress in learning and to make a success of their lives. United Learning focuses sharply on the evidence of what makes it more likely that young people will progress and succeed, apply that to classroom practice, allowing schools to continue to learn and develop. It is a priority to provide teachers with excellent professional support and development, so that every child receives an excellent experience.

The approach is underpinned by a sense of moral purpose and commitment to doing what is right for children and young people, supporting colleagues to achieve excellence and acting with integrity in all our dealings within and beyond the organisation, in the interests of young people everywhere.

The development programmes offer access to tailor-made training no matter your career stage, alongside unrivalled opportunities for your career development across both the maintained and independent sectors. The Performance and Development Reviews (PDR) encompass personal aspiration, impact on pupil achievement and identification of continuous professional development and training that is right for you and your future. For more information please visit our dedicated careers site

Application Guidance

Please contact jenny.howes@grangeprimary.org.uk for more information

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