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  • Start date details

    1st January 2024

  • Closing date

    24 November 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    10 November 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£30,000.00 - £41,333.00 Annually (FTE) Actual salary will be between £18,000 and £24,800, depending on experience.

Class Teacher job summary

Class Teacher

Pickwick Academy Trust would like to recruit 0.6FTE Class Teacher, based at Gillingham Primary School on a fixed term contract.

Working pattern: 0.6FTE, Monday to Wednesday - all day

The salary offered will be between M1 £30,000 and MPS6 £41,333 pro rata per annum (actual salary will be between £18,000 and £24,800), depending on experience.

Required to start: 1st January 2024

End date: 31st August 2024

Gillingham Primary School is a 9-class primary school with a 14 place Resource Base, situated right in the heart of Gillingham, North Dorset.  Our vision ‘enjoy-engage-excel’ underpins all that we do and our vibrant atmosphere and inclusive ethos welcomes every child and family.   We are proud to be part of Pickwick Academy Trust: a Trust of nine community and church primary schools across Wiltshire and Dorset, committed to working together to provide the best schools and outcomes for their children.

Gillingham Primary School would like to recruit a dedicated, enthusiastic teacher to join our team of dynamic and passionate staff.  Working with a mixed Y3/4 class, as part of a wider team, you will be responsible for ensuring that the children receive the highest-quality learning experience across the curriculum. 

The successful candidate will:

·        Be a motivated and inspiring teacher

·        Be passionate about securing excellent outcomes for all children, regardless of background or need

·        Have high expectations of themselves and the children

·        See the value of strong partnerships with families and other agencies
Willing to lead a subject area or aspect of school development

·        Have strong interpersonal skills

·        Be positive and caring

Gillingham Primary School values the diversity of our workforce and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community.

We can offer:

·        A happy school community, underpinned by a caring and supportive staff team

·        Engaging children, eager to learn and thrive

·        Excellent training and development opportunities, as part of Pickwick Academy Trust

·        A wide range of staff benefits (please refer to the attached Applicant Information pack)

Please refer to the job description and person specification for further information.

The selection process will include a lesson visit and a formal interview.

Interested candidates are required to apply by 12.00noon on Friday 24th November 2023

Interviews will be conducted on Wednesday 6th December 2023.

At Pickwick Academy Trust we are committed to safeguarding children and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we require anyone joining our school to actively contribute to this commitment.  All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks along with other relevant employment checks.

All shortlisted candidates will be subject to online searches as part of safer recruitment due diligence. Successful candidates will be subject to a range of pre-employment checks including an enhanced DBS check and a barred list check if working in regulated activity

Pickwick Academy Trust is committed to equality of opportunity for all.  Our aim is to ensure that no applicant or employee is discriminated against or is disadvantaged by policies, procedures, conditions or requirements. We have a caring and supportive environment where wellbeing is a key priority – flexible working requests will be considered.

The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020


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.

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About Gillingham Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
270 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

School location

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