6 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    2 September 2024

  • Closing date

    3 June 2024 at 1:49pm

  • Date listed

    3 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

30000.00 - 41333.00

Classroom Teacher job summary


We are looking to appoint a talented and highly skilled Class Teacher to join our popular and successful team here at Marshbrook First School to cover maternity leave. The successful candidate will be joining a friendly, forward-thinking and supportive school which provides a high-quality education for all of our pupils.


Applications are welcomed from enthusiastic, and qualified Early Years, Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 Teachers; we are looking for someone who has a sound understanding of child development and the Early Years Framework and has a positive ‘can-do’ attitude.


The ideal candidate will have a range of skills and experiences that they can bring to our school to complement our current talented team of teachers. We welcome applications from both trainee teachers and more experienced teachers. This post is temporary to cover a maternity leave.


Visits to the school are welcomed. Please contact Rebecca Nixon (Headteacher) via email on office@marshbrook.staffs.sch.uk or by telephone on 01785 712780 to arrange a call or visit.


The successful candidate will: 

  • Be able to inspire, enthuse and motivate students to ensure that they achieve their full potential
  • Be a passionate teacher who contributes effectively to whole school improvement
  • Be able and willing to make a full contribution to the life of the school
  • Have high expectations of themselves and others
  • Be a good communicator with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Be flexible and a good team player


In return we offer:  

  • The opportunity to progress your career with our tailored ECT/professional development programme 
  • Enthusiastic and engaged students and a culture of high aspirations 
  • A dedicated faculty that work collaboratively 

Being part of Penk Valley Academy Trust:

Penk Valley Academy Trust is the local academy Trust for the following schools: Marshbrook First School, Princefield First School, St John’s First School, St Mary & St Chad CE First School, Penkridge Middle School, Wolgarston High School and The Rural Enterprise Academy.


The Trust’s vision and ethos is encapsulated in our motto ‘Learning Together’. Our main aim is to work collaboratively and take collective responsibility for ensuring that every child and young person in our Trust receives an excellent education, achieves high outcomes and realises their potential. All members of staff work incredibly hard to provide the very best education for every child in our care.


Employee benefits

  • Access to first class CPD opportunities
  • Genuine opportunities for career progression - with 7 schools within the academy
  • Professional assistance - you will have access to an Employee Assistance Programme
  • Pension - automatic enrolment into Teachers Pension Scheme
  • Discounted gym memberships
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Free will writing service


The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and responsibility. Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.


All staff working in the School during the school day will have contact with children and will therefore be in regulated activity. 


The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the School is therefore permitted to ask job applicants to declare all convictions and cautions (including those which are "spent" unless they are "protected" under the DBS filtering rules) in order to assess their suitability to work with children.


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 Marshbrook First School

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 9
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
189 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 9

School location

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