Key Stage 2 Teacher

St James Church School, Taunton, Somerset, TA1 1XU

This job expired on 7 February 2022 – see similar jobs

  • Expected start date

    28 February 2022

  • Application deadline

    7 February 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    24 January 2022

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£31,778 to £41,604

Key Stage 2 Teacher job summary

Pay Grade: Teacher Main Scale 4 to Upper Scale 3

Full time - Actual salary £31,778 to £41,604

Permanent Contract

Location: St James Church School, Taunton

St James is a diverse, loving and caring school. We are looking for a teacher with a passion for education, who will offer children high quality learning with a key belief that relationships are important in engaging both parents and children.

We are able to offer the successful candidate:

Brilliant children, full of character, who are keen to succeed
Supportive staff who want to make a difference in our very diverse community
Progression on the Upper Pay Scale and potential support to gain leadership experience
A Church school with a strong a purposeful Christian ethos centred around Love God, love others and love ourselves
Engaged parents who want the best for their child
Good links with our community
A friendly and pleasant working environment where staff are solution focussed and supportive of each other
Candidates are welcome to contact the school and arrange a visit with the Headteacher. If you would like to arrange this, please get in touch via phone (01823 272553) or email (enquiries@stjames.bwmat.org). We are also proud of our website and this is a good place to see what our school is like, particularly our Chatterbox newsletters.

An application form, full job description and person specification are available from the school website www.stjamessch.co.uk

As part of the wider BWMAT you will benefit from the support of a professional and experienced central team and also a network of colleagues in similar role across other schools. The BWMAT offers excellent CPD and staff benefits for its employees. Please visit the ‘working for us’ tab on the BWMAT website www.bwmat.org for more details.

Application forms should be submitted via email to the School Business Manager Gavin Duenas (gavin.duenas@stjames.bwmat.org)

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. All posts are subject to satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS check.

Closing date for applications: Monday 7th February 2022

Interview date: Week commencing 14th February 2022
This role will commence: 28th February 2022 subject to candidate availability and pre-employment checks

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About St James Church School

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
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School size
467 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

The children at St James are our greatest asset but we are also blessed with engaged parents, a loving community and a team of staff who put children at the centre of all that we do. Visitors often comment on the positive and supportive atmosphere in our school.

We are an ambitious school located near to the centre of the historic town of Taunton. We cater for children aged 2-11 years and have 14 classes from the Foundation Stage to Year 6 as well as our large and successful Nursery. Our school community is very diverse with over 25% of our children speaking English as an additional language. We take great pride in this and fully utilise the children’s many different languages, their cultural diversity and heritage as often as possible.

Our school is a fully inclusive school and is widely recognised as offering great support for both children and parents. We were recently featured in the Sunday Times for this support, please see the article here.

At St James Church School we want to help children achieve their full potential. We are lucky to have a hardworking and dedicated team of staff who hold high shared expectations for all of the children that we teach. We encourage a love of learning, the development of self-esteem and strive to make our curriculum fun, exciting and relevant.

As a Church School we aim to develop Christian values and foster a kind and caring attitude towards people as well as for their beliefs. St James Church School is at the heart of our community with excellent links with St James Church. If you would like more information about our ethos then please see our web page and supplementary information here.

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