Deadline is tomorrow

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    14 April 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    19 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale


Additional allowances

For the right candidate, the option of a fixed-term TLR. If interested, please discuss your interests and/or specialist subject

What skills and experience we're looking for

The successful applicant will:

o Be an excellent teacher who inspires and motivates pupils, parents and colleagues

o Have the drive and ability to secure excellent rates of progress & attainment for all children

o Develop a strong partnership with parents, other professionals and the wider community

o Contribute to the wider life of our church school

o Be a hardworking team member, committed to making a difference to children

What the school offers its staff

If interested in joining our hard-working team, we can offer you:

o A well-resourced school set in extensive grounds

o Support and development from the SDBE MAT including a generous staff benefits scheme

o A school committed to wider education including a full extra-curricular programme

o Coaching and bespoke CPD opportunities

Further details about the role

At St Matthew’s Church of England Primary, we are proud of our diverse and inclusive school where in all we do we aim high, encourage and have faith. St Matthew’s is a two-form entry school with its own nursery class and special needs support centre.

At St Matthew’s:

o We are committed to high quality teaching and to excellent professional development opportunities for all our staff

o We have a resilient staff team from a wide range of backgrounds and experiences who work closely together to secure the best outcomes for our children

Applicants are expected to be sympathetic to the Christian ethos of the school.

St Matthew’s is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

All appointments are subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check and references.

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

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About St Matthew's CofE Primary School

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
371 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
01737 762080

An Academy within the SDBE MAT. Aim high, Encourage & Have faith.

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