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  • Job start date

    19 February 2024

  • Closing date

    5 December 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    17 November 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term - 19/02/2024 - 31/08/2024 in first instance

Pay scale

Teachers Pay Scale

What skills and experience we're looking for

Moordown St. John's is a dynamic, forward thinking and creative Church school in Bournemouth. We are an Academy and part of the Bringing Schools Together trust.

Our Directors are seeking to appoint an outstanding primary teacher to join our team who can inspire and motivate our learners, ensuring they make excellent progress. You need to be able to teach key skills very effectively within a creative and stimulating curriculum. A determination that pupils in your class will exceed national standards is essential.

A commitment to our Church school ethos and positive behaviour shaping is also required.

What the school offers its staff

We can offer wonderful children; professional development with potential for growth to middle leadership; dedicated and supportive colleagues; and a well-equipped school.

Further details about the role

For further details, please see the separate Job Description and Person Specification.

This School values the diversity of our workforce and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community.

This role is UK based and your Right to Work will need to be established as part of the appointment process.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (ROA) 1974. The amendments to the ROA 1974 (Exceptions Order 1975, (2013 and 2020)) provide that when applying for certain jobs and activities, certain spent convictions and cautions are ‘protected’, so they do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account. The MOJ’s guidance on the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the Exceptions Order 1975, provides information about which convictions must be declared during job applications and related exceptions and further information about filtering offences can be found in the DBS filtering guide.

The School will conduct online searches of shortlisted candidates. This check will be part of a safeguarding check, and the search will purely be based on whether an individual is suitable to work with children. All aspects of social media and internet searches will be conducted. As care must be taken to avoid unconscious bias and any risk of discrimination, a person who will not on the appointment panel will conduct the searches and will only share information if and when findings are relevant and of concern.

Commitment to safeguarding

This School is committed to safeguarding, preventing radicalisation and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. If successful, you will be required to undergo vigorous pre-employment checks including Enhanced DBS clearance in line with the Government's safer recruitment guideline.

Applying for the job

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About Moordown St John's Church of England Primary School

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
420 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
01202 527683

Moordown St John’s is a popular Church of England Primary School in Bournemouth where children are happy and staff are committed to improving standards and providing exciting purposeful learning experiences for all children. We have a strong Christian ethos and focus on creating a supportive nurturing environment for our children, built on positive relationships between home and school.

Arranging a visit to Moordown St John's Church of England Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email n.armstrong@st-johns.bournemouth.sch.uk.

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