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  • Job start date

    1 January 2024

  • Closing date

    2 October 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    18 September 2023

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time: Full time permanent contract: Monday - Friday. Official school hours are 8.55am - 3.15pm.

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Main Scale

What skills and experience we're looking for

Acorns Primary School, in the beautiful village of Long Compton and part of The Stour Federation multi academy trust in south Warwickshire with Shipston Primary School, Brailes C of E Primary School and Kineton C of E Primary School, is looking for an excellent full-time teacher in Upper Key Stage 2 from 1st January 2024, as we restructure due to the growth of the Trust. Class 3 is a mixed Year 5 and Year 6 class with 13 being our Pupil Admission Number per year group.

We would be keen to hear about your professional experience and what you can offer. Visits to our school are highly recommended.

We are looking for an inspiring and professionally thoughtful candidate who must be able to use a range of pedagogical techniques and appropriate strategies to see the needs of all children.

To be the successful candidate, you will need to have good experience of working in school, have an excellent knowledge of the national curriculum and be both creative and passionate about learning. You must have high expectations for children's outcomes.

Applications are most welcome from Early Career teachers as well as more experienced teachers or aspiring middle leaders - a full supportive package will be provided, including coaching, mentoring, curriculum resources and working alongside Trust Improvement Leaders.

What the school offers its staff

Working for The Stour Federation will provide exciting opportunities for candidates who are ambitious, creative and enjoy working in collaboration with others. Our children love to learn, are creative and believe in the ethic of excellence.

Our schools offer an exciting, extended and dynamic curriculum which connects learning beyond knowledge and provides children with opportunities to flourish. You will also be expected to use ICT in a fully integrated way as a tool to support your planning, teaching, tracking of the curriculum and in the activities within the classroom to support the children's development.

Commitment to safeguarding

Acorns Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All appointments are made in accordance with safer recruitment practices and the statutory guidance in Keeping Children Safe in Education. Online checks will be carried out on all shortlisted candidates, and all appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check, satisfactory references and checks regarding suitability to work with children.

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About Acorns Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
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School size
93 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number

Acorns Primary School in Long Compton serves the rural area on the borders of South Warwickshire, Gloucestershire and Oxfordshire. The priority area includes the villages of Long Compton, Little Compton, Little Wolford, Great Wolford, Barton on the Heath; and aims to provide a centre for educational excellence in the area. Acorns Primary School is an academy for children aged 3 years to 11 years, part of The Stour Federation Multi Academy Trust.

Our school aims to be as involved as possible in the community and with other local educational opportunities, and is fully committed to participate in activities offered. The school provides a foundation for life, enabling children to be challenged to perform to their full potential and feel valued, respected, safe and happy. We do not discriminate on grounds of race, gender or culture. All our pupils aspire to the high standards of a well performing school.

Every child has a right to learn. Children will be encouraged to achieve well in a caring, structured and disciplined atmosphere that promotes academic, creative, physical and social development.

Children will be given the opportunity to see new things, develop their thoughts, try new skills and gradually expand their field of experience to stimulate the range of skills needed by individuals in society.

Our vision
We will make a promise of excellence and unswerving devotion to create a community where each little acorn belongs. Through mutual respect and honesty, we will encourage and nurture.

We will lay the foundations to develop an enduring love of learning and ambition so pupils feel empowered to steer their own lives, challenging and supporting those around them.

We will motivate and provide direction and purpose so children build a sense of community they are proud to be a part of.

We will serve our whole school community to mastermind journeys and create memories to allow our mighty oaks to flourish.

Arranging a visit to Acorns Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email hilton.c@welearn365.com.

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