Vision toward excellence
BAKEWELL Primary School strongly believes quality teaching makes a difference and strives to build and encourage teacher excellence through a range of common planning structures and professional learning.
With over 870 students from Preschool to Year 6, both students and teachers at Bakewell are provided with innovative educational opportunities, powerful learning tools and the daily support they need to thrive through the positive culture of the school.
Bakewell is the only certified AVID (Advancement via Individual Determination) school in the NT and one of the first schools nationally.
Bakewell principal Paul Nyhuis is the visionary leader of the school and a driving force behind the high performing learning culture.
The team at Bakewell are provided with extensive professional development opportunities, performance development conversations, common planning team sessions and demonstration lessons.
Currently on a quest to attract and retain high quality teachers, Bakewell prides itself on its current expert and award winning teaching team
. Mr Nyhuis believes the team make the difference.
“We regard high quality teachers to be fundamental to our commitment to delivering ‘Excellence in Education’ in the Northern Territory,” he said.
There are many attractive benefits for new recruits to Bakewell, with all new teachers receiving an iPad and laptop to support contemporary teaching and learning, a $5,000 professional learning grant to be accessed over two years and assistance with relocation costs available in some circumstances.
Additionally, staff have access to a collaborative team and year level planning time in a supportive environment with a high functioning organisational structure and culture, all in tropical and well maintained school grounds.
With countless opportunities for students and educators to excel and priding itself on positive relationships and high expectations, Bakewell Primary shares its code of conduct as ‘Be Respectful, Be Responsible and Be Part of the Solution’.
Overall, the entire teaching staff at the school believe developing positive relationships with students and their families is the key in supporting students to be successful learners.
Bakewell Primary promotes a strong connection with the wider community and encourages Respect, Excellence, Courage and Pride as the school’s values and ‘RECiPe’ for success.
If you would like to be part of a high performing team that delivers contemporary education with academic rigour, then we would like to hear from you.
▼ To find out more information about teaching at Bakewell Primary Independent Public School visit www.bakewellprimary.nt.edu.au/careers or contact the school directly on 08 8997 7400.