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  • Job start date

    6 November 2023

  • Closing date

    4 October 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    15 September 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Key stage 1

Working pattern

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - 8 Months (Start Date 6th November 2023 / End Date 21/07/2024)

Full-time equivalent salary

Between £28,000 and £38,810

Pay scale

M1 - U3

What skills and experience we're looking for


1. To plan work for the class in accordance with national, MAT and school curriculum policies and in co-operation with subject and phase leaders to ensure that the children experience a broad, balanced, relevant and stimulating curriculum.

2. To make appropriate educational provision for children with SEND and those learning EAL, with support from the SENDCo and the Inclusion Team.

3. To provide children with opportunities to manage their own learning and become independent learners.

4. To create a secure, happy and stimulating classroom environment, maintaining the highest standards of organisation, and discipline.

5. To foster each child’s self-image and esteem and establish relationships which are based on mutual respect.

6. To arrange for resources, equipment and materials to be available in such a way that they are properly cared for, easily accessible and will encourage the children to become more responsible for their own learning.

7. To work with colleagues to undertake medium and short term planning and the implementation of agreed schemes of work

8. To assess children’s progress, maintain records and provide written reports to parents and carers in accordance with school policies.

9. To communicate and consult with parents and carers and with outside agencies, as necessary, about children’s progress and attainment.

10. To ensure that the school’s aims and objectives in relation to the curriculum, equal opportunities and discipline are promoted in every day classroom organisation and practice.

11. To liaise with support staff both school based, from the MAT, LA & from other external bodies as required.

13. To engage fully with all opportunities for continuous professional development through self-directed reading, courses and in-service training

14. To undertake any other reasonable and relevant duties in accordance with the changing needs of the school.

What the school offers its staff

Halsnead is an academy primary school, part of The Heath Family Multi-Academy Trust, and as such has strong links with partner primary schools across three north-west local authorities.We are looking for a year 2 classteacher. The appointment is a fixed term position to cover a maternity leave.

We are looking for someone with a passion for teaching and learning, someone who believes in giving children the best school experience, helping them to develop as learners and as individuals with a strong set of values. Our children are wonderful, and they thrive when they feel well supported and encouraged. Being able to form strong nurturing relationships is essential. You will be kind, reflective, dedicated and resilient.

You will be joining a strong, established team.

Visits to the school are strongly encouraged.

Further details about the role

The Heath Family Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post is subject to all the relevant pre-employment checks set out in Keeping Children Safe in Education, including an enhanced DBS certificate with a barred-list check, references and online searches. The amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975 (2013 and 2020) provide that certain spent convictions and cautions are considered ‘protected’. Guidance and criteria on the filtering of these cautions can be found on the Ministry of Justice website.


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 recruitment@theheathfamily.org.uk

Skilled worker visa sponsorship is not available for this job.
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About Halsnead Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
310 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number

Arranging a visit to Halsnead Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email FStevenson@HPS.theheathfamily.org.uk.

School location

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