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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    18 March 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    13 February 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time: 26.67

Contract type


Pay scale

M1 to M6

What skills and experience we're looking for

The successful candidate will be passionate and committed – they will go the extra mile to bring out the best in each child by investing in their success – personally, socially, spiritually and academically. They will take pride in maintaining an up-to-date knowledge of curriculum developments and current pedagogical approaches for effective teaching and learning, bringing high-energy, a hard-working attitude and innovative ideas. They will be someone who enjoys a challenge, seeks the reward of bringing out the best in others and strives to make a difference.

The successful candidate will need to:

  • Have a strong desire to ‘be the best teacher they can be’
  • Have high expectations of pupil achievement and behaviour and firmly believe that every child can achieve
  • Facilitate a stimulating, safe and happy learning environment
  • Be reflective about their own teaching and the school’s approaches – willing to research, suggest and implement new ideas
  • Have excellent interpersonal skills; a growth mindset, a well-developed sense of humour and enjoy being part of a friendly and supportive team
  • Be enthusiastic, caring and hardworking
  • Be willing to make a wider contribution to the life of the school and its community

What the school offers its staff

In return, Abbey Primary School offers you:

  • Caring, hard-working and motivated children who enjoy learning
  • A welcoming, inclusive and supportive school community
  • Hard working, supportive and caring colleagues
  • A supportive and forward-thinking governing body
  • A well-resourced, attractive working environment
  • A commitment to your induction and continued professional development
  • Membership of the One Academy Trust

Further details about the role

Abbey Primary School is a successful school whose staff and community are wholly dedicated to improving the life chances of the pupils they serve. The staff team are united in their commitment to giving every pupil the best possible start in life, irrespective of background or circumstance.

Abbey Primary school wish to appoint an enthusiastic and dynamic class teacher as an instrumental addition to its dedicated, supportive, and high performing staff team. We are looking for an empathetic, caring person who recognises the importance of nurturing strong and trusting relationships, thus enabling our children to reach their full potential, both personally and academically.

This post is suitable for an Early Career Teacher or a more experienced teacher working within the Main Pay Range

Visits are positively encouraged to see the school at work.

Application forms and further details are available on the school website. The closing date is Monday 18th March 2024 at 12 noon. Shortlisting will take place on Wednesday 20th March 2024. Interviews will take place w.c. Monday 25th March 2024.

Abbey Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All staff and volunteers are therefore expected to behave in such a way that supports this commitment. Appointments to any post are subject to vigorous pre-employment checks including an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Services (DBS) check, a barred list check and Disqualification Declaration. A start date for successful job applicants will not be confirmed until clearance from all the above checks has been obtained. The job role you are applying for is exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (2013 and 2020) which requires you to disclose all spent convictions and cautions except those which are ‘protected’ under Police Act 1997 – Part V and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975 (2013 and 2020). In line with Keeping Children Safe in Education recommendations, an online check will be carried out on shortlisted candidates as part of our due diligence.

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 Abbey Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
464 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
01623 481117

Arranging a visit to Abbey Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email office@abbey.notts.sch.uk.

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