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  • Job start date

    1 January 2023

  • Closing date

    30 November 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    17 November 2022

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

MPS 1-6

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for an outstanding classroom teacher to work with our very special children and join our dedicated and supportive team. The candidate should have a good level of experience including in leading a subject. They should also preferably be used to supporting less experienced colleagues to develop their practice including ECTs and students.

Successful applicants must:

  • Be supportive of the Christian vision that underpins all that we do
  • Understand and use practice that ensures all children are ready to learn ( including those with attachment difficulties)
  • Work hard to ensure that all children make excellent progress from their starting points
  • Work positively with staff, parents and other members of our wider Academy community
  • Be a reflective practitioner who is driven by their passion for education to keep improving their practice

What the school offers its staff

About us

At the core of our school is the Christian value of love. We welcome all to our community including those of all faiths and no faith. The following verses underpin our ethos:

John 13:34 “I give you a new commandment; that you love one another. Just as I have loved you, you also should love one another.”

Much of our way of working stems from this and other Biblical teachings. All members of our Academy community are treated with love and valued for the unique contribution they bring. Each child is considered a child of God and deserving of the very best education we can provide. As a member of our Academy community you can expect to always be supported, valued and be given the best CPD we can offer to help you be part of fulfilling our Academy’s vision.

Commitment to safeguarding

Mereside Church of England Primary Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all pupils, the successful candidate must receive a satisfactory enhanced DBS check before taking up the post. A declaration regarding spent and current convictions forms part of the application process. Online searches will be conducted prior to shortlisting and right to work checks will be completed at interview.

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About Mereside Church of England Primary Academy

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 5 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
378 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 11
Phone number
01743 356283

Situated in the historic town of Shrewsbury, Mereside Church of England Primary Academy is a proud member of St Chad’s Academies Trust.

Arranging a visit to Mereside Church of England Primary Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email admin@mereside.shropshire.sch.uk.

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