Deadline is today

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    26 February 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    9 February 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Early years

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term - until 31.08.2024

Pay scale

Main Pay Range Teachers Pay: M1 - M6

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for an outstanding individual who:

  • Has a passion for education and making a difference to children’s lives

  • Is passionate about providing a caring, nurturing environment, sympathetic to our Christian values

  • Is or has the potential to be an excellent classroom practitioner.

  • Has an interest in the curriculum including keen to lead subject area(s).

  • Is able to inspire and motivate our learners.

  • Has high expectations and a drive to enable pupils to be the best that they can be.

  • Is able to promote high standards of behaviour.

  • Has the desire to grow, learn and lead.

  • Has a positive and optimistic approach; are proactive and confident

  • Uses resources, intellect, creativity, and innovation to be successful

  • Be committed to partnership, collaboration and sharing

What the school offers its staff

We can provide you:

  • A wonderful location and school to begin or develop your education career

  • Values and experience of high-quality education

  • The chance to make a difference and contribute to the school’s further improvement

  • Support, training, and leadership development

  • The opportunity to work within SAST, a forward-thinking and growing multi-academy trust

  • The expertise available from a national Teaching School

Commitment to safeguarding

Safeguarding responsibilities associated with this role may include engagement in regulatory activity, such as administering first aid or supporting an upset child. It will have contact with young people on a day-to-day basis. SAST is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate is subject to safeguarding checks, including an enhanced DBS check and Children’s Barred List check. The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

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About Shaftesbury Church of England Primary School

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
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School size
354 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number

Shaftesbury CE Primary School is an exciting and innovative school. We are perched 215 metres above sea-level, riddled with history and a beautiful place to be! Our school is very much part of the local community - we have strong links with the Church; we have wonderful support from the Governing Body, parents, a band of volunteers from the community and our PTA. We are committed to excellence in education and aim to INSPIRE children’s imaginations through a range of engaging and challenging learning experiences within a Christian environment.

At Shaftesbury we truly believe in educating the whole child and giving the children as many opportunities and learning experiences as we possibly can in all subjects, whether they are creative, practical or sports as well as academic, so that we can equip them for life in our modern world.

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