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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    24 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    4 June 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

MPS 1 - 6

Class Teacher job summary

Sharlston Community School joined Waterton Academy Trust, a collective of thirteen primary schools, two specialist provisions and four pre-schools serving the Wakefield and Barnsley areas, in 2016. The Trust’s driving ambition is to secure the very best outcomes for all its children and prepare them for future success. Sharlston Community School is proud to be part of this determined and collaborative group.

The successful candidate will be someone who understands the school’s current strengths, who values distributed leadership, and has the skills and experience to deliver continued improvements.

We are looking for a teacher who:

Can inspire and motivate children to achieve their full potential

Understand the primary curriculum

Have a track record of improving standards

Are fair and constant and able to manage behaviour to good effect

Are innovative and able to offer high quality learning opportunities

Have high expectations of themselves and others

Are willing contribute fully to school life and have the drive and determination to contribute to whole school developments

Are committed to ongoing professional development

Have great interpersonal skills and are able to work well as part of a team

Have good communication skills with children, colleagues, parents and visitors

Are not afraid to roll their sleeves up and work hard

Are looking for the challenge of curriculum leadership and an opportunity to develop middle leadership skills

In return we can offer:

The support and expertise of the school’s leadership team and wider Trust School Improvement Team

A modern, bright and spacious learning environment (recently developed and refurbished)

The opportunity to work alongside colleagues who are wholeheartedly dedicated to the pupils and community they serve

A commitment to support your continued professional development through a network of experienced professionals across the Waterton family of schools

The opportunity to contribute widely to school improvement

A health and wellbeing package

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Sharlston Community School

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

School location

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