12 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    25 April 2022

  • Application deadline

    31 January 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    13 January 2022

Job details

Job role
Suitable for early career teachers
Working pattern
Full time
Contract type

Job summary

Start: 25th April 2022 (or later for the right candidate)

Permanent Contract

Full Time

Suitable for experienced teacher or ECT

If you are a teacher with the flair and ability to support pupils to learn effectively and have a positive impact upon children’s social, emotional and academic development, then we would love to hear from you. At Shipham CE First School, we value the contribution of enthusiastic and committed teachers and the whole school team is dedicated to ensuring a safe and happy environment where children love learning and thrive.

The successful candidate will understand the importance of safeguarding, and ensure that the school’s aims and objectives in relation to safeguarding are promoted in every day organisation and practice.

This is a fantastic opportunity if you are either an ECT looking for your first qualified teaching role or a more experienced teacher looking for a new challenge.

We can offer you:

An opportunity to teach motivated and wonderful children with a thirst for learning;
The full support of a dedicated committed team of staff;
The benefit of working in an innovative and forward-thinking Trust;
A commitment to offering excellent CPD opportunities; and
Staff benefits, including discounted gym membership and a cycle to work scheme.
The successful candidate will have demonstrated that they are:

An outstanding teacher (or an ECT aspiring to be outstanding);
Able to consistently teach inspirational lessons and have good subject knowledge of the national curriculum;
Organised, have excellent communication skills and a good sense of humour; and
Innovative, creative and enthusiastic for wanting the best for each and every child at our school.
As a member of the Wessex Learning Trust, we work collaboratively and believe in empowering our staff to grow and take the lead. Across all our schools, we work together, share staff and share expertise.

To apply for this position, please complete a teacher application form (available on the school website), together with a letter of application for the attention of the Headteacher, Mr Will Ewens. Your letter should be no more than two pages of A4, detailing your experience to date and why you are the best candidate for the position. Completed applications should be returned by email to office@shiphamfirst.co.uk by the closing date below.

Closing Date: Monday 31st January 2022

Interview Date: Monday 14th February 2022

The Wessex Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding young people and promoting the welfare of children, and all staff appointed will be required to undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check.

Applying for the job

Visit the school website to apply.

More on how to apply (opens in new tab)

School overview

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 2 to 9
Education phase
School size
64 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 9

About Shipham Church of England First School

Shipham Church of England First School is a small school where we can value and care for each and every child, working closely together with parents to help children discover their strengths and develop their skills.

School location

Turnpike Road, Winscombe, Somerset, BS25 1TX

Similar jobs nearby

KS2 Teacher

Trinity Church of England First School

Nunney Road, Frome, Somerset, BA11 4LB

Year 3 Class Teacher

Ilchester Community School

Somerton Road, Yeovil, Somerset, BA22 8JL

Class Teacher

Vallis First School

Milk Street, Frome, Somerset, BA11 3DB

Class Teacher

The Kingfisher School

Lichfield Road, Bristol, BS4 4BJ

Get a job alert when similar jobs are listed

Share this job