Class Teacher Key Stage 2 Altarnun Primary School, Launceston, Cornwall

Job description

Class Teacher Key Stage 2

Salary: Main Pay Range to Upper Pay Range (dependent on skills and experience)

Contract: Full-time, Fixed Term, Maternity Cover

Start date: April 2020

This is an outstanding opportunity for a highly motivated education professional to work within a growing multi-academy trust.

We are seeking an outstanding and creative teacher to teach within a KS2 setting.

This is an exciting opportunity to work within Launceston College Multi Academy Trust (LCM) a multi-academy trust with a hub of Cornish schools who work in partnership with each other and are driven to provide the very best learning opportunities for children through adventure and real life experience. We take pride in offering all our teachers excellent opportunities for career progression and advancement.

We are looking for a compassionate and dedicated teacher who is prepared to commit to the life of a village school. The successful candidate will need to demonstrate positivity, resilience and the ability to solve problems in an innovative way. At Altarnun Primary School – every voice matters so the ability to engage with the process of making rapid improvements will be expected.

Our children learn in a happy, harmonious atmosphere conducive to learning and an environment where they can develop as individuals and have an awareness of others within our society.

If you have high expectations for yourself and others; like to work as part of a team and you are committed to providing the highest quality of education for children, this is the role for you.
We can offer you a competitive salary as well as excellent CPD opportunities in an atmosphere where you can expect to be supported and challenged.

If you share our vision and would like to join us on our journey, we would like to hear from you.

For further information about the school please visit

To arrange an appointment to talk further about this role please contact Kristina Harrison on 01566 86274.

To apply please submit the following completed documents to the recruitment email address on

Application form and covering letter – please note applications with CV only will not be accepted.

Self-declaration form – please fully complete a self-declaration form and submit with your application form.
Equal opportunities form

If you require an alternative format, you can contact Launceston College on 01566 772 468.

Closing date: Friday 22nd November, 2019 9am

Shortlisting date: Friday 22nd November, 2019

Proposed interview date: Thursday 28th November, 2019

Altarnun School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Launceston College MAT is an equal opportunities employer.

Essential educational requirements

A relevant degree

Essential qualifications

Formal teaching qualification (QTS)

Essential skills and experience

Experience of teaching in a primary setting.
Teaching the full range of ability at Key Stage 2.
Confidence in using a variety of IT and good IT skills
Able to pick up new procedures and routines quickly
Effective and efficient administrative skills
An ability to contribute to the extra-curricular life of the school.

About Altarnun Primary School

Altarnun Primary School is part of Launceston College Academy Trust, a multi-academy trust set up to raise the standards of education in Cornwall. We are a small rural infant and junior school set on the fringes of Bodmin Moor. Our children receive an enriching and enjoyable education and everything we do is for them, their education and their welfare.

Five Lanes, Launceston, Cornwall, PL15 7RZ
Altarnun Primary School website (opens in a new window)