Class Teacher

St Thomas' CofE Primary Academy, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST7 4HT

6 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    1 July 2022 at 5:00pm

  • Date listed

    20 June 2022

Job details

Key stage


Working pattern

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover (12 Months)



Class Teacher job summary

The Governors of St. Thomas CofE Primary Academy are seeking to recruit an inspirational and enthusiastic practitioner who has experience of teaching in Key Stage 2. This position is maternity cover until the end of the July 2023 (in the first instance).

At St Thomas’ we value lessons that are inspiring and engaging to bring the joy of learning to our pupils. We are a church school and treasure our Christian distinctiveness which is supported by our school motto, ‘Learning for Life, with Jesus.’

The successful candidate must:
• Have an in-depth understanding of outstanding practice in teaching and learning.
• Be passionate about providing the very best learning experiences for children
• Be able to work flexibly and supportively within a team.
• Have a willingness to play a full and active role in the daily life of the school.
• Ideally, but not essentially, be a personally committed Christian who is an active member of her/his own church (which is recognised by Churches Together in England) and who is committed to applying her/his own faith practically to the Christian ethos of our school.

Applying for the job

Please post or email applications FTAO: Mrs L Fry, Principal, to:
St Thomas CofE Primary Academy, Poplar Drive, Kidsgrove, Stoke on Trent, ST7 4HT.

Three Spires Trust and its academies are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to all necessary pre-employment checks, including: an enhanced DBS; Prohibition check; Section 128 direction check; Childcare Disqualification (where applicable); qualifications (where applicable); medical fitness; identity and right to work. All applicants will be required to provide two suitable references.

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Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

About St Thomas' CofE Primary Academy

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
Up to 205 pupils
Age range
2 to 11
Contact phone number
01782 787099

St Thomas’ Church of England Primary Academy, a small (one form entry) friendly primary school located in Kidsgrove which was judged by Ofsted as a 'Good' in December 2019.

At St Thomas’, our caring and happy environment is one where children can achieve their full potential, discovering and developing their individual talents. As a church school, we are proud of the values we promote, placing them at the heart of everything we do. Yet, what makes St Thomas’ C of E a truly outstanding primary school is its community. A community that works together like a family, and where Christian values infuse all that we do.

Our School can offer:
• Well behaved, enthusiastic pupils who love to learn.
• A dedicated staff team committed to achieving high standards.
• Supportive parents and governors.
• Opportunities for further training and career development.

Arranging a visit to St Thomas' CofE Primary Academy

Prospective applicants are welcome to visit the school - please telephone 01782 787099 to arrange an appointment.

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