12 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 November 2024

  • Closing date

    1 July 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    5 June 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time: 32.5 hours per week

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - 10 months

Pay scale

M1 to M6

What skills and experience we're looking for

Melrose Learning Trust is looking to appoint an enthusiastic teacher to join Abbey Junior School. The position is a fixed term maternity cover and is required from November 2024 until 31st August 2025

Candidates should be highly motivated with a desire to continually develop their own teaching, leadership and management skills to ensure that all children reach their full potential within a caring, stimulating and dynamic environment to enable them to believe in themselves, achieve their goals and develop the skills necessary to succeed in their future.

We require a Teacher who:

  • Has high expectations of learning and behaviour and can inspire and motivate children.
  • Has an excellent knowledge of the National Curriculum objectives and expectations.
  • Can communicate well with parents, carers and members of staff, as well as pupils.
  • Is creative, flexible and ambitious.
  • Works effectively as part of a team.
  • Can contribute to the wider school community.

What the school offers its staff

What we can offer:

  • Valuable support from both Melrose Learning Trust and a strong network of schools.
  • Highly effective support staff.
  • Outstanding behaviour from pupils who display excellent attitudes towards learning.
  • A forward thinking committed and skilled team of professionals to work alongside.
  • A warm, collegiate, and supportive environment in which to develop your career.
  • Company pension scheme.
  • Health and wellbeing support.

The successful candidate will not only benefit from the support of committed teaching and support staff but also be part of a team which is enthusiastically driving the school forward and building upon its achievements and is open to applicants of all faiths or none.

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.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to Claire.Rochester@abbeyschools.org.uk

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About Abbey Junior School

School type
Academy, ages 7 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
352 pupils enrolled
Age range
7 to 11
Phone number
01325 380748

We are a warm, inclusive family school with a strong sense of community and a commitment to excellence for all children in our care. We aim to ensure that our children feel safe and happy and achieve their potential as unique individuals and as learners.

Abbey is a learning community, which evolves and changes. We believe that education is about expanding our expectations and building on firm foundations. It is critical for our success that every learner is well equipped with a balance of social, moral and academic skills. We have excellent staff who are committed to providing unique, stimulating and interesting learning opportunities, which motivate our learners to apply their skills

Arranging a visit to Abbey Junior School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email Claire.Rochester@abbeyschools.org.uk.

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