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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    17 May 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    3 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Term time: 32.5 hours per week.

Contract type

Fixed term - 12 months

Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

Evidence: AF - Application Form LA- Letter of Application LO – Lesson Observation I - Interview Process R - References



  • Qualified teacher status (AF)


  • Successful classroom practitioner (AF/LA/I/R)

  • Can demonstrate high expectations of pupils’ achievements and behaviour (AF/LA/I/R)

  • Experience of working successfully and co-operatively as a member of a team in a school (AF/LA/I/R)

School specific needs

  • Model the values and vision of Buglawton School. (AF/LA/I)

  • Committed to inclusion and have high aspirations for the pupils you teach. (AF/LA/I)

  • Experience of effective behaviour management strategies. (AF/LA/I)

Professional and personal qualities

  • Ability to work cooperatively within a team. (AF/LA/I/R)

  • Display warmth, care and sensitivity in dealing with children. (AF/LA/I/R)

  • Willingness to be involved in the wider life of school. (AF/LA/I/R)

  • Ability to prioritise and manage time well. (AF/LA/I/R)

  • Sense of humour. (AF/LA/I/R)

  • Ability to make learning enjoyable and relevant/demonstrate excellent primary practice. (AF/LA/I/R)

  • Ability to communicate effectively in a variety of situations - written and verbal. (AF/LA/I/R)

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective professional relationships within school and the wider community. (AF/LA/I/R)

Shaping the future

  • Ability to build and implement a shared vision for outstanding education. (LA/I)

Teaching and Learning

  • A clear understanding of high quality teaching and learning. (LA/I/R/LO)

  • Evidence of outstanding practice. (LA/I/R/LO)

  • Commitment to curriculum enrichment, including extra-curricular activities and residential visits. (LA/I/R/LO)

  • Clear knowledge of the structure and content of the National Curriculum for EYFS. (LA/I/R/LO)

  • A clear understanding of the key principles of effective teaching and learning in Early Years. (LA/I/R/LO)

  • Knowledge and understanding of assessment practice and principles in EYFS. (LA/I/R/LO)

Strengthening community links

  • Maintain and further develop close links with parents, and the wider community. (LA/I)

  • A commitment to engaging with local schools in the partnership. (LA/I)



  • Evidence of further professional qualifications/study - this could be ongoing. (AF)


  • Teaching experience within the specified age range, early years. (AF/LA/I/R)
  • Has a good overview of all phases of primary education. (AF/LA/I/R)

School specific needs

  • Sound practice of effective Assessment For Learning. (AF/LA/I/R)

Professional and personal qualities

  • Ambitious (AF/LA/I/R)

Shaping the future

  • Experience of a thematic approach to teaching and learning. (LA/I)

Teaching and learning

  • Experience of cooperative learning structures. (LA/I/AF)
  • An interest in learning how to learn. (LA/I/AF)
  • Expertise in the History curriculum. (LA/I/AF)

What the school offers its staff

The Headteacher and Governors of Buglawton Primary School seek to appoint an outstanding teacher from 1st September 2024 until August 2025. This is a temporary role for 1 year in the first instance. It is desirable if this person brings a passion for teaching in Early Years.

The successful candidate must be a proven classroom practitioner, have an excellent knowledge of the Early Years and National curriculum, be able to work closely with other members of staff to establish the highest standards of achievement and be able to prioritise, plan and use their own initiative. The successful candidate should also have an excellent understanding of the way in which young children learn, effective continuous provision, and how to ensure progress through a highly purposeful play-based learning environment.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate commitment to the school vision and ethos, show integrity, self- awareness, excellent interpersonal skills, flexibility and a good sense of humour. You must have the resilience and commitment to ensure high quality learning experiences for all children, whatever their needs. You will be passionate about teaching and learning and be prepared to support a rich play-based, child-initiated curriculum.

Buglawton Primary is committed to Safeguarding children and young people. This post is subject to an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Shortlisted candidates will be subject to an online check and, in line with safer recruitment practice, pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed.

To gain further information, please contact the Headteacher on 01260 633080 or email at head@buglawton.cheshire.sch.uk

Closing: Friday 17th May 2024 at MIDDAY. Interviews: Wednesday 22nd May 2024

Commitment to safeguarding

All stakeholders at Buglawton Primary School promote the highest standards of safeguarding children. To this regard, a full DBS check will be required prior to successful appointment and commencement of this role.

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About Buglawton Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
200 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number

Buglawton Primary School is an incredibly special place – made up of over 200 children, a dedicated teaching and support staff team, committed governors and many families who have been part of the school’s life through the course of generations.

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