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  • Job start date

    8 January 2024

  • Closing date

    22 November 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    30 October 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Key stage 1

Working pattern

  • View all Full timejobs - Primary Teacher - Full time Monday to Friday 32.5 hours per week This post would also be suitable for part-time/ job-share applications. The school will consider applications for 0.4, 0.6 or 0.8 FTE with days to be negotiated

Contract type

Fixed term - 2 terms to 31/08/2024

Pay scale

M2 to M6, UPS1 considered

What skills and experience we're looking for

The Governing Body at Orchard Primary School are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, engaging and highly effective classroom practitioner to teach in Year 2 for two terms.

The successful candidate will:

  • be an excellent teacher with a passion for learning and a proven ability to secure good pupil progress
  • be an enthusiastic, committed and passionate individual, able to motivate and inspire young people and colleagues
  • have the confidence to ensure the highest expectations of achievement and behaviour
  • be an individual with a positive 'can do' approach, willing to use initiative, imagination and creativity
  • be a pro-active team member committed to leading extra-curricular activities and enrichment events
  • be an effective organiser with good interpersonal skills
  • engage effectively with parents/carers and outside agencies
  • be committed to working in partnership with children and their parents to ensure the best possible outcomes for each individual child

What the school offers its staff

  • Well-behaved, happy children who are eager and willing to learn
  • An attractive, well-maintained working environment with excellent facilities and resources
  • The opportunity to become part of a hardworking and nurturing staff who are committed to providing the best education for the children in their care
  • An imaginative and creative approach to the curriculum, layered with excellent enrichment opportunities to bring learning to life
  • A genuine commitment to continuing professional development and career progression within a truly inclusive, forward thinking school
  • A supportive Governing Body

Further details about the role


At Orchard Primary School, we have the highest aspirations for our children.

Deeply committed to providing the best possible education for all pupils, we place a child’s happiness and excellent standards of teaching, learning and leadership at the heart of all we do.

We believe that time in school should be rewarding and fulfilling. We therefore pride ourselves on creating an exciting and inspirational learning environment.

We do this through the implementation of a wide ranging and challenging curriculum that that enables each individual to acquire the necessary skills and knowledge to develop high self-esteem and experience success in both education and in their personal growth.

Through our caring and inclusive learning environment, we aim to nurture and develop mutual respect, tolerance and teamwork; encouraging pupils to embrace diversity and value one another equally.

We are dedicated to promoting in pupils: resilience, a positive learning attitude and independence.

We also place a huge emphasis on the importance of kindness, respect, tolerance and good manners.

We strive to create a learning community, rich in opportunity, where everyone is valued, empowered and challenged to achieve their potential and excel in their achievements.

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About Orchard Community Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
329 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
01332 810078

Arranging a visit to Orchard Community Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email school@orchard.leics.sch.uk.

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