9 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    7 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    15 May 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£30,000.00 - £41,333.00 Annually (Actual) Salary Subject September Salary Review -

Class Teacher job summary

Are you brilliant with children and want to join a great school with amazing pupils, welcoming parents/carers and an inclusive staff team? St Marys is looking for a Class Teacher to join this fantastic school based in the heart of Fairford Leys in Aylesbury.

At St Mary's school, we are proud of our good OFSTED rating (2019) and our Good SIAMS rating (2018). We are confident that at St Mary's you will find a community where standards of behaviour and respect for others are given a high priority, where every child is encouraged to strive to achieve their best in an environment where children are happy and eager to learn.

You will be responsible for providing the children and teaching staff which the support they need to Shine as Lights in the World:

Take responsibility for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young people within the school. Be responsible for the learning and achievement of all pupils in the class/es ensuring equality of opportunity for all

  • Be responsible for the learning and achievement of all pupils in the class/es ensuring equality of opportunity for all
  • Be responsible and accountable for achieving the highest possible standards in work and conduct
  • Treat pupils with dignity, building relationships rooted in mutual respect, and at all times observing proper boundaries appropriate to a teacher’s professional position
  • Work proactively and effectively in collaboration and partnership with learners, parents/carers, governors, other staff and external agencies in the best interests of pupils
  • Act within, the statutory frameworks, which set out their professional duties and responsibilities and in line with the duties outlined in the current School Teachers Pay and Conditions Document and Teacher Standards
  • Take responsibility for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young people within the school

Full details of the role are provided in the job description.

Visits to the school are warmly encouraged. If you would like further information about the role and to arrange a school visit please contact the school office on 01296 482094 or e-mail hr@sma.odbst.org

The ODBST is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. Post holders are subject to appropriate vetting procedures and a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Enhanced check. ODBST is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

This post is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exemptions) Order 1975 because it is a post which involves working directly with children or young people and the applicant is required to declare any criminal convictions (or cautions or bind-overs) including those which are “spent”. The amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975 (2013, 2020) provide that certain spent convictions and cautions are ‘protected’ and are not subject to disclosure to employers, and cannot be taken into account. Guidance and criteria on the filtering of these cautions and convictions can be found on the Disclosure and Barring Service website: Guidance on the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the Exceptions Order 1975

Commitment to safeguarding

The ODBST is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. Post holders are subject to appropriate vetting procedures and a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Enhanced check. ODBST is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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About St Mary's Church of England School

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
455 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

St Mary’s is a Church of England Voluntary Controlled School and Nursery - a friendly and welcoming school with high aspirations for every child where we aspire all to 'Shine as lights in the world'.

If you are finding out about St Mary's CE School for the first time, I hope that this will encourage you to come and meet our pupils and staff.



St Mary's CE School is first and foremost a learning environment. We prepare young people for a happy confident entry to the world. This means building their confidence and belief in themselves, helping them to make good friends and to develop a wide range of interests and skills, as well as inspiring them to achieve academic excellence.

We are a successful and popular school in the heart of its local community of Fairford Leys on the outskirts of Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire.

We are confident that at St Mary's you will find a community where standards of behaviour and respect for others are given a high priority, where every child is encouraged to strive to achieve their best in an environment where children are happy and eager to learn. Everything we do is underpinned by our Christian values.

You will see that St Mary's is a busy, vibrant place with never a dull moment!

I hope that you find the information on our website useful and if you have not already done so, you are very welcome to visit us, please contact the school office to arrange a suitable time.

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