14 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    3 June 2024 at 1pm

  • Date listed

    16 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 1

Working pattern

Part time, full time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£30,000.00 - £41,333.00 Annually (FTE)

Class Teacher - Year 1 & EYFS job summary

Class Teacher – Year 1 & EYFS

Pickwick Academy Trust would like to recruit Year 1 & EYFS Class Teacher based at Alderbury & West Grimstead Primary School. We would consider both part-time and full-time options.

Expected End Date: This position is expected to be a 1 year fixed term contract

The salary offered will be between M1 £30,000 and M6 £41,333 pro rata per annum, depending on experience.

Required to start: 1st September 2024

End date: 31st August 2025

Alderbury and West Grimstead School (AWGS) is located 4 miles east of Salisbury and enjoys a delightful semirural location. As a Church School, our Vision “Foundations for Life” is based on the parable of the Wise and Foolish Builders. We provide a caring and nurturing community and aim to give every child the best possible foundation for their life, both in terms of their academic achievements and pastoral care. The school has excellent links with the local community, through the parish churches and also through other community groups.

Alderbury & West Grimstead Primary School would like to recruit an enthusiastic and high quality teacher with vision and creativity, who enjoys working within a dynamic and committed staff. We believe that children only get one chance to experience childhood, and that they have an absolute right to the highest quality of education.

We are seeking applicants who are:

  • Confident teachers who demonstrate high expectations of both pupil achievement and behaviour for all
  • Energetic, warm and caring
  • Passionate about learning and demonstrate a desire to research and find out more in order to improve their own practice
  • Can work creatively using our outstanding curriculum as a starting point
  • Flexible, with a strong commitment to teamwork
  • Have great organisational, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Keen to share and develop professionally as an outstanding, skilled teacher who demonstrates a potential for future leadership

Please refer to the job description and person specification for further information.

What we offer:

  • Generous contributory pension provision
  • Family friendly policies
  • Commitment to flexible working;
  • Generous terms and conditions, and transparent policies with staff consulted directly on all key HR policies
  • Access to Employee Wellbeing support and counselling telephone support for all staff
  • Strong central team committed to and providing high level of support for staff at all levels
  • People Strategy in place setting out the Trust’s commitments and initiatives to support staff
  • A real family and togetherness feel, where everyone is included and listened to, and ensures no one feels isolated
  • Free eye tests (for those assessed as regular Display Equipment Users, and glasses if needed specifically for particular roles)
  • Partnership with the Motor Source Group, enabling staff to benefit from discounts on new and used cars (average £4k saving on a standard new car)
  • Wiltshire Rewards (LA scheme enabling discounts across a range of retail outlets - available to Wiltshire schools)
  • Emergency Salary Advance Scheme

Interested candidates are required to apply by 12noon on Monday 3rd June 2024

Interviews will be conducted w/c 10th June 2024

At Pickwick Academy Trust we are committed to safeguarding children and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we require anyone joining our school to actively contribute to this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks along with other relevant employment checks.

All shortlisted candidates will be subject to online searches as part of safer recruitment due diligence. Successful candidates will be subject to a range of pre-employment checks including an enhanced DBS check and a barred list check if working in regulated activity

Pickwick Academy Trust is committed to equality of opportunity for all. Our aim is to ensure that no applicant or employee is discriminated against or is disadvantaged by policies, procedures, conditions or requirements. We have a caring and supportive environment where wellbeing is a key priority – flexible working requests will be considered.

The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020

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.

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About Alderbury and West Grimstead Church of England Primary School

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
Up to 210 pupils
Age range
4 to 11

Alderbury and West Grimstead School (AWGS) is located 4 miles east of Salisbury and enjoys a delightful semirural location. As a Church School, our Vision “Foundations for Life” is based on the parable of the Wise and Foolish Builders. We provide a caring and nurturing community and aim to give every child the best possible foundation for their life, both in terms of their academic achievements and pastoral care. The school has excellent links with the local community, through the parish churches and also through other community groups.

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