7 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    6 June 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    19 May 2023

Job details

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

M1 - M6

What skills and experience we're looking for

* An understanding of how children learn and play

* High expectations of what children can achieve and how they should behave

* Commitment to team work in a friendly school with a child-centred ethos

* Resilience, enthusiasm, patience, flexibility and a caring manner

* Excellent in the classroom, with an outstanding ability to engage and enthuse children

* Ability to challenge, support and motivate all children to achieve high standards

* Is highly organised with good time management skills

* Ability to think creatively and adapt learning to motivate and meet needs

Please submit your application as soon as possible as we may invite suitable candidates to interview on 25 May, prior to the closing date.

What the school offers its staff

  • Excellent CPD opportunities and Training and Development Programmes
  • An individual induction programme supported by a mentor
  • Networking groups for Teachers, Business Managers, Site Teams and IT staff
  • Eligibility to join the Teachers’ Pension Scheme or Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Generous holiday entitlement for staff working 52 weeks per year which increases with length of service
  • Opportunity to become a school workplace Health and Wellbeing representative, meeting with other schools on a termly basis and feeding into the Health and Wellbeing strategy
  • Access to the Trust Health and Wellbeing pages
  • Access to a staff benefits portal through Vivup
  • Free confidential telephone and face to face counselling for staff and family members

Commitment to safeguarding

All schools with the Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.

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.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to bree.enemark@shirleyschools.co.uk

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About Shirley Infant School

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 7
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
269 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 7
Phone number
02380 775057

Join the team at Shirley Infant School, where we believe in shaping young minds and building a strong foundation for lifelong learning. Part of a welcoming community, we are seeking passionate individuals who are committed to fostering a nurturing and stimulating environment for our learners. As an educator at Shirley Infant School, you will have the opportunity to inspire and guide our students through their early years of education, helping them develop their curiosity, creativity, and confidence. We value innovation and encourage our staff to bring fresh ideas into the classroom, ensuring engaging and dynamic lessons. With our comprehensive professional development opportunities, you can continuously grow as an educator, expanding your skills and knowledge. Join us in our vision to empower young minds, make a positive impact, and shape the future. Come be a part of the Shirley Infant School family, where every day is an opportunity to make a difference.

Arranging a visit to Shirley Infant School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email bree.enemark@shirleyschools.co.uk.

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