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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    15 April 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    29 February 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

The successful candidates will be:-

  • an exemplary teacher, sharing excellence and expertise in the development of the school
  • able to deliver high quality learning across the Primary curriculum that engages the children
  • Commits to children's learning, improving their own learning and that of others
  • Understands how to inspire, motivate and enthuse children to learn
  • Can communicate well with children and colleagues and establish excellent relationships
  • Commits to team work with a proactive approach
  • Is caring, understanding and patient and has excellent behaviour management skills
  • Is able to adapt quickly to the variable needs of a busy school
  • Is well organised, efficient and professional
  • Is an aspirational, reflective and empathetic practitioner
  • Is receptive to new ideas and approaches
  • Aware of recent educational developments

What the school offers its staff

What the school offers its staff

  • A Christian community with a caring, secure and disciplined environment.
  • A happy and supportive family atmosphere.
  • High academic standards.
  • A commitment to success for all.
  • Good relationships with parents.
  • Ongoing CPD for all staff

Further details about the role

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking two experienced and dynamic Class Teachers to join St John’s CE (VC) Primary School to drive our continued success in providing a high-quality teaching and learning experience. This is a great opportunity to join our friendly and professional team.

Pupils will be encouraged to ‘Dream Big’ so they can ‘Fly High’. We will go above and beyond to ensure that all pupils benefit from a curriculum that goes well beyond statutory requirements and equips them to make a positive contribution to their local and global community, now and in the future.

At St John’s, we understand the vital importance of an outstanding Early Years’ experience in making sure that every pupil gets off to a flying start. We treat every child as an individual and we provide just the right amount of challenge and support for them to fulfil their potential. Happy children make the best learners so the personal development of pupils is central to everything we do.

At St John’s the ethos will derive from a firm belief that all pupils are entitled to an outstanding state education, incorporating learning and enrichment opportunities that rival those offered in the best private schools. We are unwavering in our belief that all pupils should have high aspirations for their future and never be disadvantaged by their circumstances.

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.

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About St John's CofE (C) Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
187 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
01782 987140

The school is located in the heart of Keele Village and our intention is for St John’s to serve it’s local community. We are an inclusive, non-selective, one form entry school where all pupils can thrive, regardless of their background or circumstance following our mission statement ‘Life in its fullness’.

Arranging a visit to St John's CofE (C) Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email bursar@st-johns-keele.staffs.sch.uk.

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