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  • Earliest start date

    6 November 2023

  • Latest start date

    1 January 2024

  • Closing date

    9 October 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    19 September 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

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Key stage

Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time: Monday to Friday during term time, including INSET days.

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - November 2023 for 12 months

Full-time equivalent salary

Main Scale

What skills and experience we're looking for

Shipston-on-Stour Primary School, part of The Stour Federation with Acorns Primary School in Long Compton, Brailes C of E Primary School and Kineton C of E Primary School, is looking for an excellent, full-time teacher to teach in Year 5 as a maternity cover from November 2023 and we would be keen to hear about your professional experience and what you can offer. Shipston Primary is a two-form entry school.

We are looking for an inspiring and professionally thoughtful candidate who must be able to use a range of pedagogical techniques and appropriate strategies to meet the needs of all children.

To be the successful candidate, you will need to have good experience of working in school, have an excellent knowledge of the national curriculum and be both creative and passionate about learning. You must have high expectations for children's outcomes.

Applications are most welcome from Early Career Teachers, where a full supportive package will be provided. We also invite applications from experienced teachers or aspiring middle leaders.

What the school offers its staff

Working for The Stour Federation will provide exciting opportunities for candidates who are ambitious, creative and enjoy working in collaboration with others. Our children love to learn, are creative and believe in the ethic of excellence.

Our schools offer an exciting, extended and dynamic curriculum which connects learning beyond knowledge and provides children with opportunities to flourish. You will also be expected to use ICT in a fully integrated way as a tool to support your planning, teaching, tracking of the curriculum and in the activities within the classroom to support the children's development.

Commitment to safeguarding

Shipston Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All appointments are made in accordance with safer recruitment practices and the statutory guidance in Keeping Children Safe in Education. Online checks will be carried out on all shortlisted candidates, and all appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check, satisfactory references and checks regarding suitability to work with children.

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About Shipston-on-Stour Primary School

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

Shipston-on-Stour Primary School is a happy and thriving place, where children and adults work and flourish together in a rewarding atmosphere, underpinned by enthusiasm, encouragement and high expectations. We work hard to achieve success and are fully committed to the development of every child in partnership with parents and carers and the community.

Our school is a learning school - everybody involved in the life of the school is an active learner. The team at Shipston Primary is totally committed to providing our children with the very best education possible, where everyone feels valued, safe and happy to learn. We believe in a rich and diverse education that offers a wonderland of opportunities and experiences that instill a lifelong love of learning.

Shipston Primary School is part of The Stour Federation Multi Academy Trust - https://www.thestourfederation.com/

Arranging a visit to Shipston-on-Stour Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email head5206@we-learn.com.

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