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  • Job start date

    17 April 2023

  • Closing date

    30 January 2023 at 5pm

  • Date listed

    15 December 2022

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

L3 - L7

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for someone with the highest expectations for every child alongside

limitless enthusiasm. You will have the ability to work positively, flexibly and play

a key role in building the best possible culture within school. You will secure the

best possible outcomes and provide the most amazing experiences for Southdale


We are keen to see evidence of successful leadership experience at a primary level,

with real impact and a deep understanding of effective strategies for raising attainment

and achieving excellence. Our school vision aims for excellence in all areas of school

life, not only in the core subjects, but across the curriculum. This is achieved through

an ethos of achievement, excitement, enjoyment and a love of learning, enabling each

child to develop their full potential. The successful candidate, therefore, will need to

have infectious determination for ensuring that all our children can access a dynamic,

high quality curriculum and participate fully in all those things that makes Southdale


What the school offers its staff

We can offer you the opportunity to:

• Work with amazing pupils, who fully engage in all aspects of their own learning

• Work with a fabulous and supportive team of staff who strive to be the best in

all they do

• Develop your skills in a vibrant school

• Work as part of a highly skilled team of teachers and support staff

• Ongoing CPD

• Be a part of our ongoing journey, as we strive for excellence.

• Work with a supportive and committed senior leadership team and

governing body.

Commitment to safeguarding

Southdale Junior School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare

of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this

commitment. All posts are subject to pre-employment checks. References will be sought

and successful candidates will need to undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Barring

Service (DBS) check.

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About Ossett Southdale Church of England Voluntary Controlled Junior School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England, ages 7 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
344 pupils enrolled
Age range
7 to 11
Phone number
01924 277965

Welcome to Southdale C of E Junior School Our number one aim for our Southdale family, is that we shine like stars in the universe in everything we do – we refer to this as the ‘Southdale Sparkle’. We like a challenge, never give up easily and have the highest expectations of ourselves and others. Our Christian values underpin the life of our school. We are a 7-11, Church of England school, in the heart of Ossett, in Wakefield, Yorkshire. We cater for 360 pupils, supported by a combined staff of over 50 adults. Together this team forms the Southdale Community.

Arranging a visit to Ossett Southdale Church of England Voluntary Controlled Junior School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email ssbm@southdale.wakefield.sch.uk.

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