11 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    26 June 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    11 June 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 - until 31st August 2025 or the return of the absent postholder, whichever is the earlier.

Pay scale

Main Pay Scale 1 - 6

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are a Church of England first school in the heart of the busy market town of Frome in Somerset. Frome has been named more than once as the Best Place to Live in the Southwest of England in The Sunday Times annual Sunday Times Best Places to Live guide. Frome boasts a vibrant town centre with lots of independent shops and traders and is known for its community spirit and local initiatives such as “The Compassionate Frome” project.

The Headteacher and Governors of St John’s First School wish to appoint an enthusiastic and ambitious class teacher. The appointed person will possess: excellent knowledge of the KS1 and lower KS2 curriculum; high-quality teaching skills; good communication and teamwork skills and a commitment to supporting continuous school improvement and their own professional development. The post holder will work in a year 3 class for the 2024-25 academic year.

We seek a Class Teacher who:

  • Demonstrates a commitment to raising children’s aspirations and attainment through creative and inspiring learning experiences
  • Motivates and connects with our children and families, whilst ensuring progress and ambition are fostered for all learners
  • Shares our vision learning together and aiming high with friendship, aspiration and respect
  • Supports our Christian ethos
  • Aspires to be the best they can be
  • Has the potential and capability to develop themselves professionally

What the school offers its staff

In return we can offer:

  • A welcoming school community with a strong values-led ethos
  • Motivated, enthusiastic children who enjoy coming to school and have a love of learning
  • A commitment to developing an exciting curriculum, which is relevant and engaging to children
  • A committed and experienced staff team
  • Opportunities to develop professionally
  • Supportive and committed governors and parents
  • A school committed to improvement and embracing change and development into the future

Further details about the role

For a full description of the role, see the job description and person specification. We encourage you to get in touch with any questions, and we warmly welcome visits to school.

Application packs can be downloaded from the school website (www.stjohnsfrome.co.uk/vacancies ) or requested from the school.

St John’s First School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. References will be taken up for all shortlisted candidates prior to interview. An Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check is required for the successful candidate.

MATERNITY COVER CLASS TEACHER

Required from 1st September 2024 or as soon as possible after

This position is offered on a fixed term basis until 31st August 2025 or the return of the absent postholder, whichever is the earlier.

1.0 FTE. Salary Range: Main Pay Scale 1 - 6

Headteacher: Mrs Teresa Gilbert Age Range 4 – 9 NOR 231 Tel 01373 462251

email: office@stjohnsfrome.co.uk web: www.stjohnsfrome.co.uk

Closing Date: 9am on Wednesday 26th June 2024 Interview Date: Monday 1st July 2024

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)
medical
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.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to office@stjohnsfrome.co.uk

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About St John's Church of England Voluntary Aided First School, Frome

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England, ages 4 to 9
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
243 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 9
Phone number
01373 462251

We are a First School (Years R - 4) the town of Frome, in Somerset.

Arranging a visit to St John's Church of England Voluntary Aided First School, Frome

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

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