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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    24 March 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    1 March 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 1

Working pattern

Full time: 1.0FTE

Contract type


Pay scale

M1-M6, £28,000-£38,810 per annum, depending on experience

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Are passionate about children's learning (and learning outside the classroom)
  • Are energetic, warm and caring
  • Combine a focus on raising standards whilst promoting pupil and staff well-being
  • Are creative teachers with experience across KS1 and KS2
  • Have high expectations of all children's progress and behaviour
  • Are able to lead a subject across the school
  • Have a positive and inclusive attitude
  • Can use technology to support learning
  • Are committed to working in partnership with parents to support the learning of all pupils
  • Are flexible, with a strong commitment to teamwork
  • Have great organisational, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Are keen to share and develop professionally as an outstanding, skilled teacher who demonstrates a potential for future leadership
  • Have an active life outside school and are prepared to share their interests with our pupils

In return Ivy Lane School can offer you:

  • A supportive team with a focus on high quality CPD
  • Enthusiastic and motivated children who enjoy school
  • A dedicated team of staff and governors
  • A commitment to further professional development
  • The opportunity to work collaboratively with other leaders within Pickwick Academy Trust schools

What the school offers its staff

Ivy Lane School is a two-form entry Primary School in the centre of Chippenham, Wiltshire and is part of the Pickwick Academy Trust. We believe in ‘Learning for Life’, aiming to equip every child with both the skills to be successful beyond their primary years and a life-long appetite for learning. The school community really is a special place to learn. Our recent Ofsted Jan 2022 recognised this; ‘Teamwork is central to the work at Ivy Lane to ensure pupils are educated and nurtured well.’

Our school values of ‘Learning, Environment, Others and Ourselves’ underpin our ethos. We place a huge importance on outdoor learning and are very lucky to have Forest Schools Provision. We have an extensive provision of social and emotional support for our children. We also have an onsite nursery classroom therefore our school age range is 3-11.

Further details about the role

Visits to the school are strongly encouraged so you can get a flavour of our fabulous school! Please contact Mrs Kerry Nowosielski (Admin Officer) on 01249 652556 if you would like to arrange a visit.

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

Interested candidates are required to complete and return an application form by

12.00noon on Friday 24th March 2023

Interviews will be conducted on Thursday 20th April 2023.

To apply, please go to the vacancy section on our website www.ivylane.wilts.sch.uk (this is shown under “News & Events, Vacancies”) or alternatively use the following link


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 Ivy Lane Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
442 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

Arranging a visit to Ivy Lane Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email Recruitment@pickwickacademytrust.co.uk.

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