Classroom Teacher (fixed term - maternity cover)

St Paul's Cray Church of England Primary School, Orpington, Kent, BR5 3WD

11 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 October 2022

  • Application deadline

    8 July 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    17 June 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term (01 October 2022 - 30 June 2023)


Main Scale 1-6 determined by experience

Classroom Teacher (fixed term - maternity cover) job summary

Your Opportunity
We are looking to appoint an experienced teacher to cover a period of maternity leave for up to one year. The role is a full time role for the fixed term period outlined above. Candidates will have the opportunity to work alongside able colleagues in a well-resourced school. If you are committed to excellence in primary education, passionate about children achieving their best in all aspects of school life and are able to inspire children to believe in their potential, we would like to hear from you.

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About St Paul's Cray Church of England Primary School

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
258 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11

St Paul’s Cray CE Primary School is an exciting school where teaching and leadership talent is recognised, nurtured and encouraged to flourish. We would welcome applications from teachers looking for a new challenge, one who is returning to the profession, perhaps after having children or working in another sector. We would also warmly welcome and encourage applicants who are representative of our increasingly diverse community.

The successful candidate will be:
Exceptionally professional with a very strong moral purpose for the education of children
Resilient, passionate, ambitious and ready to inspire a generation of children
Innovative and creative, able to bring new ideas and teaching strategies to their class and phase team
Able to work independently, taking responsibility for the pupils in their care and as part of a phase team contributing to and having impact on the wider success of the school

We can offer you:
Strong senior and middle leadership with a focused strategic direction
High quality CPD
An enabling ‘can do, let’s give it a go’ culture within a framework of clear structures and systems
Support and development and opportunities to work across the Amadeus Primary Academies Trust

Visits to the school are encouraged. Please contact to make a mutually convenient appointment.

If you feel you have the enthusiasm and commitment to contribute to the on-going development of this successful, friendly, and supportive school, we would like to hear from you.

About St Paul’s Cray CE Primary School
Our aim is that through inspiration, challenge and support, our pupils should achieve outstanding outcomes and are able to realise their ambitions. We work hard to provide a positive, caring environment, underpinned by Christian values, in which our pupils become happy, responsible and successful members of society.
Our core values are Fairness / Love / Forgiveness / Honesty / Generosity / Kindness and were chosen to sum up the expectations we have of all those working as part of a Christian community and as values which will contribute to our aim to send positive, determined and brave young people on their next stage of education after St Paul’s Cray.

About Amadeus Primary Academies Trust
Amadeus Primary Academies Trust is made up of six likeminded, successful Primary Schools working together to build on their shared outstanding practice and support each other in the common goal of improving teaching and learning. For further information about the school, please visit:

Your Application
To apply for this vacancy please go to the Amadeus Primary Academies Trust website and submit an online application.

If you have any difficulty with submission of your application or have any additional queries, please email

Closing date for the applications is 08 July 2022. Paper applications or CVs will not be accepted.

References will be requested for those shortlisted only and prior to interview.

Only those shortlisted for interview will be contacted.

This post is considered to be a customer-facing position; as such it falls within scope of the Code of Practice on English language requirement for public sector workers. The school therefore has a statutory duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 to ensure that post holders have a command of spoken English sufficient for the effective performance of the job requirements. The appropriate standards are set out in the person specification. These will be applied during the recruitment/selection and probationary stages.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Offers of employment are subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS disclosure and other employment checks.

The school is committed to equality and diversity in employment practice and service delivery.

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