Class Teacher for Lower Key Stage 2

Thirsk Community Primary School, Thirsk, North Yorkshire, YO7 1SL

3 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    1 July 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    21 June 2022

Job details

Key stage


Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term (1 year to 31/8/2023)



Class Teacher for Lower Key Stage 2 job summary

The Headteacher and Governors are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, innovative and determined teacher to make a real difference in the lives and achievement of our pupils. Thirsk Community Primary School serves the market town of Thirsk. The school was judged by Ofsted in November 2021 as a Good school.

With this in mind, we are seeking to appoint a highly motivated Early Careers teacher (ECT). Applications are invited from teachers with a strong determination to raise standards and who fully understand the importance and difference an excellent teacher can make.

The successful candidate will:
• Be enthusiastic, positive, forward thinking and self-motivated
• Show resilience and determination
• Have high expectations of all children regardless of their personal circumstance
• Possess excellent communication and inter-personal skills and be able to inspire those with whom they work
• Be willing to get involved in the life of the school, supporting the informal as well as the formal curriculum

What the role will involve:
Teaching responsibility for a Lower Key Stage 2 class
• Promoting effective learning, leading to great academic outcomes
• Supporting the social and personal development of our children
• Make effective use of our whole school teaching strategies
• Working effectively as part of a team

In return, we can offer:
• Polite pupils who have a positive attitude to learning.
• Welcoming, dedicated colleagues with a commitment to wellbeing
• An innovative and clear approach to teaching and learning
• An opportunity to make a real difference to the lives of pupils.

We are committed to meeting the needs of our diverse community and aim to have a workforce reflecting this diversity. We are also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure.

Applying for the job

Application pack can be obtained from the school website:

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Supporting documents

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

About Thirsk Community Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
203 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Contact phone number

Thirsk Community Primary School prides itself in providing a happy, safe, secure and supportive learning.
Our aim is to bring learning alive for all the children and to make learning as relevant, exciting and as stimulating as possible. We value the strengths that each child has and develop them, providing support and encouragement along the way.
Our school motto is ’success, everyone, everyday” this is intrinsic to how we work. We are very proud of our school community. If you would like to visit us to see us in action, we would be delighted to show you around.
Our website will give you more information about our school so that you gain a good idea of what our school is like

Arranging a visit to Thirsk Community Primary School

School visits
Candidates are encouraged to view the school prior to application.
Dates and times for viewing are:
• Monday 27th June at 4.15pm
• Tuesday 28th June at 4.15pm
• Wednesday 29th June at 4.15pm

Contact the school admin to arrange visit

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