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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    17 May 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    3 May 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - 1 year

Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for a teacher who has the ability to motivate and inspire our pupils to achieve their best. We are committed to our trust vision of ‘Learning Without Limits’ and are looking to appoint an exceptional classroom practitioner. Ideally, we would like someone who is able to take on a subject management role (non-core) and contribute to the wider school life. We welcome applications from experienced teachers, as well as ECTs with a strong track record and proven capacity for development and growth.

We are looking to a appoint a creative and enthusiastic primary practitioner to teach in either KS1 or KS2 (please tell us your preferred key stage). We operate a creative curriculum with a commitment to raising standards for all pupils.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the ability to work within our wider Trust team but most importantly be able to work independently and use their initiative. Candidates must have effective organisational skills and a willingness to contribute to school life.

You will be expected to:

  • Be an outstanding classroom practitioner
  • Work in a creative and inspirational way with high expectations and be committed to raising standards
  • Be able to challenge, motivate and support pupils
  • Have excellent communication skills and a commitment to working as part of a team
  • Be committed to the principles of inclusion
  • Have high expectations of behaviour
  • Have the ability to analyse assessment data, monitor standards and plan actions for improvement
  • Have a flexible and positive approach to challenge and change.

What the school offers its staff

There are significant opportunities for your professional development through the Family of Learning Trust Schools and we will support your professional journey.

We offer:

  • A friendly, caring and inclusive school community where everyone is valued.
  • Enthusiastic children who enjoy learning.
  • Excellent teaching facilities which create a vibrant and imaginative learning environment.
  • An experienced, supportive and successful team who love to work collaboratively.
  • A plethora of opportunities to support you on your chosen career path

The benefit package includes:

  • Membership of Teachers’ Pension with employer contribution of 28.68%
  • Excellent team support and resources to assist with planning and assessment
  • Opportunities to work with other schools and groups of schools to share good practice

Further details about the role

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and encouraged. To arrange a visit please contact the School Business Manager, Tina Copley on 01274 679320 or email jobs@shirleymanor.co.uk.

When applying please state in your Personal Statement if your preference would be to teach in KS1, KS2 or either.

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: Friday 17th May 2024 at noon


Application forms can be found on the school website at: https://www.shirleymanor.co.uk/vacancies/

Please note we do not accept CV’s, only applications made on our application form will be considered for shortlisting

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 Shirley Manor Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
206 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
01274 679320

Shirley Manor Primary Academy has recently joined The Family of Learning Trust in Calderdale. We are committed to ensuring that every child knows there is no limit to their learning, both academically and personally, and that they leave our school as confident young people who are well prepared for the next stage of their education and beyond. We are proud to be a nurturing and inclusive school, who brings together children from a wide range of economic, social and ethnic backgrounds; creating an exciting and diverse learning community.

This is a really great time to join our friendly school and be part of our future growth and success. We are situated in Wyke, which is on the outskirts of Bradford, bordering with Calderdale and Kirkless. We are also very close to junction 26 of the M62 and can be easily accessed from various locations.

Arranging a visit to Shirley Manor Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email jobs@shirleymanor.co.uk.

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