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  • Job start date

    1 November 2023

  • Closing date

    25 November 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    9 October 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

Main Scale or UPS as Appropriate to Candidate

Class Teacher (Job Share Opportunity) job summary

New Whittington Primary School is a friendly 'forwarding thinking' Primary School, based on the outskirts of Chesterfield.   We are close to motorway and transport links.      We are a split site school with a Nursery and Hearing Impaired Unit.      We are looking for a caring and passionate Y5/6 teacher to join our team.    This is a fixed term role, until the end of March 24, however there may be an opportunity for an extension.  

Duties would include the following:-

To carry out duties in line with the current Teachers Pay and Conditions of Service document.

To carry out delivery of the national curriculum and assist and contribute to all aspects of school life.

To work collaboratively with other teaching staff in the whole planning, preparation and assessment cycle also to teach whole classes which may include release time or during the short-term absence of other teachers.

To raise standards of achievement for all, by utilising advanced levels of knowledge and skills when planning, monitoring, assessing and managing classes, and to encourage students to become independent learners, to provide support for their welfare, and to support the inclusion of students in all aspects of school life.

We are part of the 'Learner's Trust'.   Our mission is to create choices and enrich lives by enabling the best learning experiences possibleprovided through the best possible teaching


The descriptions below of our ‘why’, ‘how’ and ‘what’ define the work we are developing as a Trust. They are an aspiration, and we are always striving to achieve them. 

We ensure our ‘why’, ‘how’ and ‘what’ hold us to account for the work we do.

Why do we exist?

Our purpose is to ensure every LEARNER has choices about their future

Our first job is to support and extend learning for pupils to provide them with the skills and knowledge to make those choices.

Our second job is to make sure no child is ignored, no family is unsupported and nolife is wasted, by providing intervention at the earliest opportunity.

Our responsibility to education is to provide an environment where practitioners can collaborate, learn from each other, take risks and reflect.

How will we act?

We will use our purpose as a driver for our culture, ensuring we are;

Connected (sharing information openly, broadly and deliberately)

Helpful (embracing servant leadership and use initiative to solve the problem)

Organised (employing efficient strategies and trust colleagues to deliver)

Informed (asking coaching questions to understand what is happening)

Candid (disagreeing openly and compassionately)

Effective (only retaining our best elements and looking for continuous improvement)

Simple (avoiding complexity and increasing clarity)

What is our strategy?

We will use our culture to ensure the work of the Trust;

Focuses on creating capacity (time and resources) for schools

Ensures support is agile, providing intervention at the earliest opportunity

Supports schools to employ and invest in the best educators for children

Seeks continuous improvement and disruptive innovation

Prospective candidates are welcome to visit, please telephone 01246 450688 to arrange an appointment.    

Interviews are expecting to be held early November.  


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About New Whittington Community Primary School

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

School location

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