16 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    10 April 2024

  • Closing date

    11 March 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    24 January 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - 2 Terms with a possibility of extension

Pay scale

M1 - M6

What skills and experience we're looking for


  • Be a successful and inspiring teacher
  • Promote the school’s aims positively, and use effective strategies to promote behaviour for learning
  • Show commitment to the personal welfare and safeguarding of children
  • Support school improvement
  • Establish and develop close relationships with parents, governors and the community
  • Communicate effectively (both orally and in writing) to a variety of audiences
  • Create a happy, challenging and effective learning environment and set excellent standards of behaviour
  • Demonstrate a willingness to lead/support in extra-curricular activities e.g. music, sport, ICT
  • Demonstrate experiences of leading a curriculum area
  • Ability to analyse and interpret data

Qualifications and Experience

  • Hold Qualified Teacher Status
  • Evidence of further study and commitment to further professional development
  • Experience in all key stages
  • Knowledge and Understanding

    • Comprehensive knowledge of National Curriculum requirements at the appropriate key stage
    • Teach RE in accordance with the Trust Deed of school
    • Display outstanding classroom practice that challenges and inspires
    • Monitor, assess, record and report on pupils’ progress
    • Understand the statutory requirements of legislation concerning Equal Opportunities, Health & Safety, SEN and Child Protection
    • Develop positive links necessary within school and with all its stakeholders
    • Show a commitment to achieving and sustaining high standards
    • Have a god working knowledge of the theory and practice of providing effectively for the personalised learning needs of all children (e.g. classroom organisation and learning strategies)

    Professional Values and Practice

    • High levels of energy and willingness to go the extra mile
    • Positive attitude
    • Commitment & Enthusiasm
    • A team player and the ability to support and lead a team
    • Able to motivate self and others; Calm / supportive / caring
    • Well-organised & approachable
    • Ability to inspire others and excited by new challenges
    • Be committed to personal development
    • Demonstrate willingness to contribute to others areas of school life
    • Create a safe learning environment and be a model of good relationships
    • Sympathy for Christian ethos of school
    • Evidence of current church involvement
    • Working in partnership with parents

What the school offers its staff

We can offer you: -

  • Well behaved and motivated children
  • A happy positive environment
  • A committed and caring staff team
  • A supportive Senior Leadership Team and Governing Body
  • A well-resourced learning and teaching environment
  • A commitment to your professional development

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to moira.winstanley@ldst.org.uk

Visas cannot be sponsored.
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About St James' Church of England Primary School

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
159 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number

Arranging a visit to St James' Church of England Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email moira.winstanley@ldst.org.uk.

School location

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