8 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    30 July 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    11 July 2024


This teaching role is at more than one school in the trust. You can find out more in schools overview.

Job details

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1

Working pattern

Part time: 0.4FTE

Contract type

Fixed term - Contract type: Fixed Term to end August 2025

Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

Trust: St Benet’s

Academy Name: Morley Primary Academy

Vacancy Job Title: Class Teacher/ ECT

Pay Scale: M1

Annual Value: £30,000

Pro-Rata Value: £12,000

Full Time/Part Time: Part Time 0.4

Contract type: Fixed Term to end August 2025

Hours per week: 0.4FTE

Term Time: Yes

Start Date: 1 September 2024

The Role

We are looking for an enthusiastic, friendly and skilled early-career teacher to join our Morley Primary Academy teaching staff on a part-time basis from September 2024.

The role will involve teaching all our Reception children and a small number of our Y1 children, working closely with an established colleague and the support of teaching assistant staff. The working pattern will be Mondays and Tuesdays each week.

The role is fixed term in the first instance but could be extended depending on future pupil numbers and staffing.

We would love to hear from you if / The successful candidate will:

  • Qualified Teacher Status (QTS). For ECTs this means that you must successfully pass your Skills Tests
  • Ability to establish good working relationships with colleagues and pupils, and a strong desire to learn and grow professionally.
  • Experience in primary school teaching.
  • Evidence of sustained high quality teaching and reflective practice.
  • The ability to establish an optimum learning environment for our Reception pupils. (through planning and resourcing opportunities for learning through play, linking play opportunities to the curriculum and the school’s reading spine books, setting high expectations through quality resources and displays and a high level of organisation and tidiness).
  • A supportive attitude towards the ethos and values promoted within our Christian school
  • Excellent communication, verbally and in writing, including with parents.
  • A hardworking approach, with high expectations of yourself and professional standards.
  • The ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Willingness to support the wider life of the school

  • Understanding of the responsibility of every individual for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children

What the school offers its staff

Morley Primary Academy is part of the Tacolneston and Morley federation of two friendly and forward-looking Church of England primary schools.

We are proud of our reputation for providing a good quality education within a caring Christian environment. Our schools provide a wide range of experiences for all children so that everyone can have success and enjoy coming to school. We aim to encourage a love of learning from an early age, delivering an exciting curriculum.

The schools sit at the heart of their villages and are highly regarded by their local communities. Both schools are judged ‘Good’ by Ofsted and play an active part in the St Benet’s Multi-Academy Trust. Under the leadership of a new Executive Headteacher, the schools are at an exciting time as they seek to further develop the curriculum and vision of each school, as well as their role within the local community. We are also schools that share practice across the Trust and are developing wider links locally and nationally.

We offer:

  • A strong Christian foundation which informs the day-to-day life of the schools
  • A hard-working staff team, including a skilled and friendly admin team
  • Support from St Benet’s MAT schools and central team
  • Children who work hard and love to come to school
  • Families highly supportive of the schools
  • A caring and supportive school community living out their church-school values
  • A friendly, supportive and welcoming local governance committee

Culture and ethos:

  • Proactively promote and demonstrate the Diocese’s vision and values in all aspects of work
  • Challenge, motivate and empower others to set high aspirations and attain ambitious outcomes
  • Treat everyone as a valued individual who is loved by God
  • Promote and demonstrate a culture of continuous improvement which includes keeping abreast of educational developments and best management practice
  • Work collaboratively developing the concept of family across the Trusts and their academies
  • Ensure regular open and honest communication in all professional duties
  • Recognise the importance of serving the wider community and promoting inclusivity.
  • Undertake such other reasonable duties as may be required from time to time as are consistent with the responsibilities of the grade.

The duties and responsibilities highlighted in this job specification are indicative and may vary over time. Postholders are expected to undertake other duties and responsibilities relevant to the nature, level and scope of the post and the grade has been established on this basis.

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 morhead@tacmor.stbenets.org

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About The Diocese Of Norwich St Benet's Multi Academy Trust

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