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  • Job start date

    2 September 2024

  • Closing date

    19 July 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    17 June 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time: This is a full-time position

Contract type


Pay scale

MPS (£30,000 – £41,333)

What skills and experience we're looking for

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 students make superior progress;
  • Has good knowledge and awareness of current initiatives in the KS2 Curriculum;
  • Is able to raise attainment and challenge students to achieve their best;
  • Is an effective team member who can contribute positively to the work in the KS2 team and across the wider school community;
  • Has a positive, cheerful outlook with a good sense of humour;
  • Is able to forge good relationships with students and staff;
  • Is able to work hard and remain calm under pressure;
  • Has 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.

Further details about the role

St Michael's Church of England Primary School is looking to appoint an enthusiastic and passionate Class Teacher to join its dedicated team of teaching staff, with effect from September 2024.

We are an open and inclusive primary school, educating children between the ages of 5 and 11 years. Located in the garrison town of Larkhill, Wiltshire, our school aims to spark interest, ignite a passion for learning and fire up ambition to inspire every child to recognise and exceed expectations. Our staff provide a challenging, yet nurturing, environment based on our Christian values and we are committed to learning outside the classroom, as much as inside; with regular trips planned and visitors invited in to help make the learning relevant and linked to both our local community and the wider world. In May 2022 we joined Acorn Education Trust, which has provided exciting opportunities to improve local education and draw on collective experience.

Applications are welcome from ECTs and experienced, qualified teachers with a desire to make a difference and a belief that all children can succeed.

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

To apply, please visit our Acorn Careers page and click 'Quick Apply' to complete an application form by the closing date.

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.

St Michael's Church of England Primary School, as part of the Acorn Education Trust, is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. If successful in obtaining this post you will be subject to a Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service and health screening.  We are an equal opportunities employer. As part of our safer recruitment processes, if you are shortlisted for the post, we will carry out a social media account search. 

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 St Michael's Church of England Primary School

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
412 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11
Phone number
01980 670268

St Michael's Primary School at Larkhill is a brand new, state of the art primary school with a beautiful new nursery.

We realise that we cannot possibly teach our pupils everything they need to know, but we are committed to ensuring we spark interest, ignite passion for learning and fire up ambition to inspire every child to recognise and exceed expectations. We able to do this with the fabulous facilities at the school which include extensive, beautifully landscaped grounds with a dedicated sports pitch and multi use games area.

St Michael's is committed to a curriculum that takes learning outside and is delighted to have areas like the meadow garden and exploration trail as outdoor learning areas.

St Michael's is an incredible school, not only the building but the individuals within it; providing children with the firm foundation they need to go out from here, standout in their communities and shine brightly in a rapidly changing world.

Arranging a visit to St Michael's Church of England Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email admin@stmichaelsprimary.uk.

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