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  • Application deadline

    21 January 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    15 December 2021

Job details

Job role
Working pattern
Full time
Contract type
Fixed term ( 1st March 2022 - 22nd July 2023)

Job summary

This is a superb opportunity for an enthusiastic, innovative and ambitious individual to join our school. Admiral Long CE Primary School is in a time of exciting change. The school’s culture of high-expectations and our unwavering focus on pastoral care and pupil outcomes will continue to be at the centre of all we do.

Children are at the heart of our school and everything we do is ‘children first.’ At Admiral Long CE, we are inclusive and welcoming to all with a clear Christian vision and values that are embedded and underlie all areas of school life. Our core belief is that every child, irrespective of their background has the right to an outstanding education.

We are seeking to employ a proactive, forward-thinking individual who gains pleasure in the achievements of the children in their class. A teaching assistant who has the passion and drive to do whatever it takes for the children they support to make consistently good progress. This post will offer you:

Daily coaching and mentoring
Bespoke weekly training sessions
A supportive and caring leadership
A well-resourced school, with specialist teachers and staff
A commitment to providing high-quality professional development
Future opportunities
Pupils who are keen to learn and make progress
A supportive staff community
Supportive wider community
A setting with a relentless focus on the mental health and wellbeing of all.

Admiral Long is a small village primary school situated between Harrogate and Ripon in the beautiful Nidderdale countryside and the Governors are seeking to appoint a teacher for a term in 2021 and the academic year of 2022/23. We are a warm and welcoming school where the staff endeavour to bring out the best in each child and have high expectations in terms of pupil learning and behaviour.

At Admiral Long CE Primary School, through our Christian values and ethos, we provide a welcoming environment in which everyone is cherished and challenged to fulfil their potential.

The learning environment and education provision that is offered to our children keeps the traditional village primary school successes while at the same time embraces the future. Our teachers benefit from a team of highly skilled Teaching Assistants that play an important part in school life. Life at our school is calm, purposeful and fun.

We have smaller than average classes, and highly supportive staff, governors, families and community. By having two schools working together, our EYFS, KS1 and KS2 teachers share subject leadership, curriculum ideas and best practice.

The successful candidate will be an outstanding teacher who has:

A strong vision that supports our values and ethos
A professional who has an engaging and dynamic style of teaching which fosters independence and resilience and inspires children to follow their interests and ambitions
High expectations of pupils and a commitment to providing an exciting, creative and high quality learning environment
A flair and passion for education who will embrace working and teaching within our school and bring new ideas and practices to engage both the children
The ability to monitor children and to use the data to ensure pupil progress
A personable nature, good sense of humour and the ability to work well as part of the Admiral Long team
A desire to be involved in the full life of the school and to engage in co-operative work with staff from our collaborated school in Birstwith.

Applying for the job

To apply for the position, please download the attached information and return applications by post or by email to:

Miss Victoria Kirkman – Executive Headteacher: vkirkman@albw.n-yorks.sch.uk

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
School size
41 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

About Admiral Long Church of England Primary School

Admiral Long C E Primary School is a village school in the heart of the local community but which also embraces children from other villages and the nearby towns of Harrogate and Ripon. It is a friendly and welcoming environment into which new pupils quickly settle. The children are split into 2 classes and the small class sizes allow individually tailored education for all pupils. This means that all the children make good progress both academically and in their social and emotional development.

The school works collaboratively with Birstwith C E Primary School, sharing a headteacher, and staff and children of the two schools meet to work and play together regularly.

Arranging a visit to Admiral Long Church of England Primary School

Visits to the school will be warmly welcomed and encouraged – to arrange please email:

Mrs Gillian Shaw – Office Administrator: admin@admirallong.n-yorks.sch.uk

School location

Admirals Way, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG3 3EJ

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