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  • Job start date

    2 September 2024

  • Closing date

    19 July 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    24 June 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time, part time, term time: Full Time (preferred) Part Time (0.8 FTE will be considered).

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

MPS (£30,000 - £41,333 FTE)

What skills and experience we're looking for

Bulford St Leonard’s Church of England Primary School is looking to appoint an engaging and dedicated Class Teacher to join its friendly team with effect from September 2024. This is a wonderful opportunity for an experienced teacher, or ECT, who is passionate about supporting all children to prepare for their future.

Working Hours: Full Time (preferred) Part Time (0.8 FTE will be considered).

We are a single form entry primary school, educating children between the ages of 5 and 11 years. Situated in the village of Bulford, Wiltshire, we serve both military and local families and have strong connections with St Leonard’s Church. Supported by our strong Christian ethos, we insist on high standards of behaviour and respectful relationships. Our school is where futures are created and our staff make this a reality by delivering a curriculum based on active learning and real-life, first-hand experiences; helping students prepare for the next stage of their education as well as for their next stage of life. We are part of Acorn Education Trust, which provides exciting opportunities to improve local education and draw on collective experience.

The successful candidate will be able to teach across the Primary age and ability range and will be a team player happy to collaborate and share ideas with other teachers within school. QTS status is essential for the role.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Is committed to becoming a truly excellent teacher;
  • Can teach a broad range of engaging and effective lessons that motivate, inspire and improve student attainment;
  • Can plan and deliver lessons and sequences of lessons to the highest standard that ensure real learning takes place and pupils make superior progress;
  • Is able to raise attainment and challenge children to achieve their best;
  • Has a commitment to extra-curricular activities;
  • Is aware of current initiatives in the Primary curriculum;
  • Is an effective team member who can contribute positively to the work in the school;
  • Has a positive, cheerful outlook with a good sense of humour;
  • Is able to forge good relationships with students and staff;
  • s able to work hard and remain calm under pressure;
  • A desire to work within the Multi-Academy Trust (MAT) structure.

What the school offers its staff

We can offer the successful candidate:

  • An ambitious and vibrant place to work, with enthusiastic children and staff who are passionate about learning;
  • A workplace where everyone feels valued and supported;
  • Opportunities for training and progression;
  • The support of Acorn Education Trust, with excellent opportunities to work with experienced colleagues;
  • A supportive and clearly defined induction procedure.

For information about this role, including a full Job Description and Person Specification, please read our Applicant Information Pack.

Visiting our school

Potential applicants are highly encouraged to arrange a tour to see what Bulford St Leonard’s has to offer first-hand. Please contact our admin office to arrange a tour on: 01980-632309

Closing Date: Friday 19th July 2024 at 12pm

Interview Date: TBC

Please note: while the closing date for applications has been set, we reserve the right to interview and appoint a suitable candidate upon receipt of an exceptional application. Therefore, we would encourage prompt application for this position.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Bulford St Leonard's C of E (VA) Primary School

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
161 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
01985 801055

C of E (VA) Primary School

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