Class Teacher

St Silas's CofE Primary School, Blackburn, Lancashire


Job details

Working pattern Part-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Main pay range 6, £24,373 to £35,971 per year (full-time equivalent)

Job summary

Fixed term

Part time - 12.5 hours (2.5 hours each afternoon)

PPA cover in Year 2 to Year 6.

Cidari Education and the Governing Body of St Silas' Church of England Primary School are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic and dynamic Class Teacher. This is a wonderful opportunity for the right candidate to become a key player in a vibrant primary Academy at an exciting part of its school improvement journey.

Are you

* An outstanding classroom practitioner, with an excellent understanding of the ways in which Assessment for Learning strategies impact on children’s progress?

* Creative and innovative with high aspirations for the children and families with whom you work?

* An ambitious professional committed to reflective practice and personal development?

* Passionate about learning in all curriculum subjects and able to lead the team in your areas of agreed responsibility?

* Dynamic and resilient and keen to contribute to our continuous school improvement journey?

Have you

* A deep understanding of the process of learning?

* A thorough understanding of the National Curriculum combined with key progression knowledge for learning in Mathematics, Reading and Writing?

* A range of assessment for learning techniques to accelerate pupil progress and the ability to articulate these?

* An understanding of the ways in which co-operative learning strategies and independent learning opportunities contribute to embed learning?

* The flexibility and courage to trial new learning strategies, evaluate their effectiveness and share successes with the wider team?

Can you

* Contribute to the development of Worship and the spiritual life of the school, based upon our Christian Values?

* Commit to ensuring a positive and safe learning environment for all pupils in our academy?

* Show interest and respect to all stakeholders of our academy, thereby positively promoting our Academy’s and the Cidari Trust’s values and relationships with all of our parents and partners?

* Show successful subject leadership skills and experience?

Visits to the Academy are encouraged and warmly welcomed by appointment through the Headteacher - Michele Battersby on 01254 698447.

Proposed interview date: Wednesday 27th November

Cidari Multi Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Any offer of employment will be subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check. The check will include any cautions, reprimands or final warnings as well as convictions. Further information is available below.

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School overview

School type Academy, Church of England
Education phase Primary
School size 378 pupils enrolled
Age range 5 to 11
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
Website St Silas's CofE Primary School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email

School location

St Silas Road, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB2 6JP