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  • Job start date

    22 August 2024

  • Closing date

    10 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    23 May 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 1

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Fixed term - 1 Year

Pay scale

MPS 1-3

What skills and experience we're looking for


Educational Achievements, Qualifications & training

  • Qualified Teacher status
  • Evidence of and commitment to continuous professional development


  • Experience of teaching within in the primary setting
  • Experience of teaching Year ½ mixed aged class
  • Experience of working with support staff

Knowledge and understanding

The teacher should have knowledge and understanding of:

  • how to plan and implement cross curricular teaching - giving pupils opportunities to explore, investigate and communicate independently
  • how to differentiate learning to meet the needs of all pupils, including SEN and more-able learners so all children are learning
  • how to use ICT in an innovative and creative way to supplement and extend learning.
  • assessment for learning and how children learn best
  • how to help children become evaluative and self reflective about their learning
  • how to create a positive and celebratory learning environment
  • a willingness to develop themselves


The teacher will be able to:

  • communicate effectively and without errors (both orally and in writing) to a variety of audiences
  • show evidence of good interpersonal skills as a team member, and in handling sensitive situations in a wider context
  • demonstrate excellent behaviour management
  • establish good working relationships throughout the school community
  • lead and promote their subject effectively and with passion across the school
  • promote the school’s aims and values positively
  • motivate others (adults and children) to achieve their best, and enhance their self-esteem
  • use ICT confidently to support their role, both in the classroom and in a wider context

Essential personal characteristics

  • Hard working
  • Honest
  • Problem Solver
  • Clear-sighted
  • Creative thinker
  • Confident
  • A dedicated team player
  • A passion for their subject and for teaching
  • Resourceful
  • Determined
  • Open-minded
  • Positive
  • Very well organised
  • Self-motivated


  • Evidence of consistently good to outstanding practice
  • Knowledge and understanding of the requirements of the 2014 curriculum – including skills progression across key content

  • Evidence of participating in and leading extra-curricular provision
  • Teaching a creative curriculum
  • Teaching Phonics in Year 1
  • Teaching the current Year 2 curriculum

In addition, the teacher will have knowledge and understanding of:

  • assessment
  • how to update a school website
  • How to provide remote learning if necessary

In addition, the teacher might have experience of:

  • encouraging staff to surpass their own expectations
  • leading assemblies
  • a commitment to further studying or sustained CPD

What the school offers its staff

The governors are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and committed teacher to join our popular and vibrant school, graded ‘good’ by Ofsted in January 2022. Kegworth Primary School is a warm and welcoming environment with a committed team of staff and governors. The children are at the heart of everything we do as well as being positive and enthusiastic learners.

We are located in North-West Leicestershire (within easy reach of Leicester, Loughborough, Derby and Nottingham).

We are looking for someone who:

• has good knowledge of the Primary Curriculum • has a good understanding of how children learn • can provide a stimulating environment for learning and quality teaching • believes in the creative curriculum and critical thinking approach for children • is able to work as part of a team • can plan and assess effectively • is able to liaise effectively with parents and have excellent relationships with the children and their families • is enthusiastic and enjoys the challenges and rewards of working within a small school

We can offer you:

* friendly and supportive staff, parents and governors

* a shared planning team - as there are three classes of year 1-2 children

* a caring school ethos where we believe children can make the world a better place and every child is special

* a welcoming school with superb grounds

* happy and well behaved children

* large, well-resourced classrooms

* our commitment to your professional development and health and well-being

Due to this post having access to children and/or vulnerable adults, the successful candidate will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information provided.

In addition, the school will also be conducting an online search as part of our due diligence on all shortlisted candidates. The purpose of this is to help identify any incidents or issues that have happened, the details of which are publicly available online, and to determine a candidates’ suitability to work with children and keep them safe. This check will be undertaken by someone independent from the shortlisting panel and only once shortlisting has taken place. Where any relevant issues are identified by this process the panel will explore this further with you at your interview.

We warmly welcome and encourage visits to the school.

Please email or telephone to arrange

Email: office@kegworthprimary.org

Tele: 01509 672382

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 Kegworth Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
225 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
01509 672382

Primary School

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To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email office@kegworthprimary.org.

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