Deadline is today

  • Start date details

    2nd September 2024

  • Closing date

    18 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    4 June 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Term time: Full time, 32.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday

Contract type

Fixed term - This post is initially temporary for one year but has the potential to become a permanent post.

Pay scale

MPS only – ECTs welcomed to apply

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for a talented, motivated and child-centred teacher to join our team on our journey to the next level of excellence. You must have humility, a commitment to professional development, a commitment to engaging with and acting upon research, to provide children with excellent learning opportunities.

Applicants must have the following:

  • Qualified Teacher Status (For ECT by September 2024).

  • Practical knowledge of strategies needed to establish consistently high aspirations and standards of results and behaviour.

  • Strives to meet and exceed all the Teacher standards.

  • Has the ability to be an outstanding classroom practitioner with a creative and energetic approach to teaching and learning.

  • The capability to demonstrate positive, high quality interactions with young children.

  • A flexible and willing approach to always stay curious about learning and be fully involved in all Trust aims and objectives.

  • The ability to build and maintain positive, effective relationships with children, families and colleagues.

  • Excellent communication skills and have the desire to work as a proactive member of a complex team.

What the school offers its staff

  • A supportive leadership team committed to professional development for all staff.

  • Access to a number of national partner schools operating at the very highest level.

  • Teachers Pension Scheme.

  • Being part of a family of schools within a values-based Trust.

  • A comprehensive induction and support programme.

  • Recognition of the importance of work life balance. Your emotional well-being is important to us. We strive to balance life and work. We endeavour to create the best possible environment in which you can grow and enjoy a genuinely fulfilling professional life.

  • A passionate commitment to your continuing professional development with learning routes to match your interests and ambitions.

  • Opportunity to work in partnership with colleagues across the Trust.

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.

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.

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About Whiston Junior and Infant School

School type
Academy, ages 5 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
206 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 11
Phone number
01709 828189

Whiston Junior and Infant school is part of White Woods Primary Academy Trust; we are a one form entry school, in the heart of Whiston, Rotherham. We have a hard-working, creative and curious staff, which is committed to providing a 21st century education for all our pupils, and as such we support opportunities for their professional growth.

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