7 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    5 January 2022

  • Application deadline

    6 December 2021 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    16 November 2021

Job details

Job role
Suitable for early career teachers
Key stage
Working pattern
Full time
Contract type
Fixed term (31/08/2022)

Job summary

Are you looking for a career where you can motivate and inspire?
… a role where you can use your skills to make a positive impact in children’s lives?
… a role where no day is the same and you can indulge your subject interests as part of your work?
The value of teachers in our society has never been higher. We are very proud to be part of this vital profession and are offering the chance for adaptable and driven professionals to join us in our mission.

The successful candidate:
• Will be able to motivate, inspire and co-operate with their colleagues and children.
• Shares the vision and ethos of Vantage Academy Trust
• Will have already held a post of responsibility in school and has the desire and determination to progress in their career, developing further leadership skills
• Is reflective, willing to embrace new ideas and take risks in the pursuit of excellence.
• Is an adaptable and resilient professional
• Will be an experienced teacher with secure pedagogy and knowledge of the curriculum
• Will be an excellent classroom practitioner with high expectations of children's achievements, attainment and behaviour.
• Will have experience of contributing to the school’s self-evaluation process
• Will be experienced in supporting colleagues

Applying for the job

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Supporting documents

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School overview

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
School size
456 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Contact phone number

About St James' CofE Primary School Gorton

The Governors and Principal of St James’ CE Primary School are seeking a motivated and passionate KS1 Teacher to join their team in providing exceptional opportunities for learning and promoting positive outcomes for children.
St James’ CE Primary School is situated in the local community of Gorton. We are a two-from entry Church of England school. Christian values are at the heart of what we do and we actively promote generosity, compassion, courage, forgiveness, friendship, respect, thankfulness, trust, perseverance, justice, service and truthfulness. We are proud to serve a diverse community and we believe that our differences make us stronger. Learning from each other, our traditions and our shared history.

What we can offer you:
• an inclusive and diverse school community
• friendly, motivated, committed and highly skilled staff
• opportunities to work with colleagues from across Vantage Academy Trust
• a firm commitment to developing your talent and potential
• a supportive Leadership Team
• a strong focus on your wellbeing
• Vantage Plus Staff Benefits Programme

Arranging a visit to St James' CofE Primary School Gorton

Visits to the school are encouraged. Please contact the school office on 0161 223 2423 to arrange this.

School location

Stelling Street, Manchester, M18 8LW

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