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  • Expected start date

    28 February 2022

  • Application deadline

    30 November 2021 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    18 November 2021

Job details

Job role
Suitable for early career teachers
Key stages
KS1, KS2
Working pattern
Full time
Contract type
Fixed term (1 year)

Job summary


Fixed Term (Maternity Cover) Position

Suitable for an Experienced Teacher

Salary: Main Scale 1-6 (£25,714-£36,961)

Start date: 28th February 2022 for one year

This is an excellent opportunity for a committed, highly motivated Teacher. Mark First and Pre-school CE Academy is a thriving small rural village school which caters for children aged 2-9. We have an onsite separate Pre-school. We are seeking an enthusiastic and caring teacher to work full time and cover a Year 2/3 mixed class for a period of one year. As a member of the Wessex Learning Trust, we work collaboratively and believe in empowering our staff to grow and take the lead. Across all our schools, we work together, share staff – and share expertise. We are looking for a confident practitioner who will know how to both support and challenge our children and be aspirational for every individual.

This is an excellent opportunity for:

A teacher who has some KS1 and KS2 experience
A person who can develop excellent relationships with children, parents and staff
A person who can motivate, challenge and inspire children
Someone who recognises the importance of phonics and spelling
A dedicated and caring practitioner with high expectations of achievement
A creative individual who can foster a love of learning in their classroom
Someone who wants to lead a curriculum area
A flexible, fun and energetic person to join our friendly team
Our school can provide:

Well-behaved children who are ready to learn
An orderly and pleasant working environment
A commitment to staff well-being
A very supportive trust with CPD and networking opportunities
A very supportive local governing body
Closing date: - Tuesday 30th November 2021

Interview date: TBC

To apply for this position, please complete a teaching staff application form, (which is available on our website), together with a letter of application for the attention of Mrs Fiona Robertson (Executive Headteacher) and Mrs Jo Collyer (Head of School). Your letter should be no more than two pages of A4, detailing your relevant experience. Completed applications should be returned by post or by email to

The Wessex Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding young people and promoting the welfare of children, and all staff appointed will be required to undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check.

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School overview

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 2 to 9
Education phase
School size
137 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 9

About Mark First and Pre-School CE Academy

Mark First and Pre-school CE Academy is situated on the Somerset Levels in the village of Mark , near Burnham-on-Sea. We offer an enriching education for children aged from 2 to 9 years of age.

Our school is a thriving part of the Cheddar Valley Partnership of Schools, which has a first, middle and upper school structure. The majority of our children transfer to Hugh Sexey Middle School at the end of Year 4.

We are a friendly, nurturing school and we aim to provide a stimulating environment where our children can grow and learn with independence and confidence, enjoyment and enthusiasm.

We are committed to providing a broad and balanced curriculum that promotes creativity, celebrates individuality and inspires a love of learning.

School location

The Causeway, Highbridge, Somerset, TA9 4QA

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