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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    17 May 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    7 May 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time: 32.5 hours

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - 1 Year

Full-time equivalent salary


Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

Athelstan Primary School is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic Teacher. This is temporary, covering maternity leave starting September 2024 for 1 year.

Candidates should be willing to bring ideas, enthusiasm and commitment to our school. The successful candidates will be able to experience high quality training, and receive excellent support in their career.

We are looking for teachers who:

  • Are highly motivated with experience of teaching children of all abilities
  • Are able to communicate, enthuse and inspire
  • Can demonstrate an awareness of and commitment to working in a wonderfully diverse school community
  • Have a strong commitment to teamwork
  • Are committed to an inclusive philosophy of education
  • Have a desire to play an active role in the development of the school and to use their own skills, talents and interests for the benefit of children

What the school offers its staff

Athelstan Primary School is rated as a ‘good school’. We are a wonderfully vibrant community, where children and adults from many diverse cultures, beliefs and backgrounds blend together to create Team Athelstan. We are an incredible team, who work very hard and who genuinely want to make the difference for all our pupils. We are looking for teachers to become part of this team.

Our pupils generally achieved well, often exceeding national standards in formal tests. Just as importantly, however, we believe that the broader provision we offer our pupils is crucial to developing the whole child and his or her unique interests and talents. Our varied curriculum has enabled us to achieve many awards, recognising the high quality of our subject leadership and delivery; these include the Primary Science Gold quality mark, the Gold Sports’ mark, the Silver Arts’ mark and the Silver Geography mark. In addition to these awards, we were also granted Green Flag Eco-school status in summer 2021.

For a number of years, we were the model school for Read, Write, Inc in Sheffield until this system stopped last year.

In return we will offer you: a happy welcoming school; willing, friendly children; supportive, hard-working staff with shared high expectations; a strong driven, forward thinking Leadership, with a strong emphasis on the health and well-being of staff, and achieving a good work-life balance. This is evidenced in our Team Athelstan Guarantee, full details will be sent with your application pack.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS disclosure is required.

Further details about the role

Application packs are available electronically by emailing Zoe Godwin, our Business Manager, at zgodwin@athelstan.sheffield.sch.uk

Completed applications should be emailed to zgodwin@athelstan.sheffield.sch.uk

Closing Date: Friday 17th May 2024

Interviews: Wednesday 22nd May 2024

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 Athelstan Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
615 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
0114 269 2301

School location

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