6 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    1 May 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    28 March 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years

Working pattern

Part time: 0.5fte

Contract type

Fixed term - One year (expected end August 2025)

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;
  • Is able to raise attainment and challenge students to achieve their best;
  • Has a commitment to extra-curricular activities;
  • Is aware of current initiatives in the within EYFS;
  • Is an effective team member who can contribute positively to the work in EYFS and our school;
  • 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

West Ashton Church of England (V.A.) Primary School is looking to appoint a dedicated EYFS Class Teacher to join its friendly team, with effect from September 2024. This is a wonderful opportunity for an experienced teacher or ECT to join a thriving school, where all are valued and celebrated.

Located in the beautiful village of West Ashton, just outside the county town of Trowbridge, Wiltshire, we are an ambitious and friendly school, educating children between the ages of 3 and 11 years. Our school community works together to develop our vision and Christian values (hope, wisdom, agape, friendship, thankfulness and koinonia), which are at the heart of our school and underpin all we do. Our goal is to give each pupil a thirst for learning, which continues with them throughout their life. In November 2023, we received a ‘Good’ Ofsted rating in all areas and were praised for being a fully inclusive school where everyone is respectful and demonstrate positive attitudes to learning. We are part of Acorn Education Trust, which provides exciting opportunities to improve local education and draw on collective experience.

West Ashton Church of England (V.A.) 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)
medical
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

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About West Ashton Church of England Primary School

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
77 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
01225 754354

Arranging a visit to West Ashton Church of England Primary School

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

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