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  • Start date details

    January 2024

  • Closing date

    24 November 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    13 November 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 1

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary


KS1 Class Teacher (Maternity Cover) job summary

About this role

We are looking to appoint an KS1 teacher to offer Maternity Cover for a Year 1 class.  This position is not suitable for ECT’s. 

About us

The Ferrars Academy is a very popular, successful and well resourced academy; rated Good by Ofsted in December 2022, we pride ourselves in delivering excellence in education, for infant and nursery aged children. We are located in Luton on the Luton/Dunstable border, close to the M1, A5 link roads and the L&D hospital. Our 3 form entry school has a very diverse school population with a range of different languages, religions and cultures. Our children are well behaved and learn in a vibrant and friendly environment.  

We are looking to recruit a highly committed and passionate teacher to offer Maternity Cover for a Year 1 class.  The right candidate will be able to inspire pupils to learn with a combination of great subject knowledge, energy and dedication.

This is a fixed term position starting January 2024 for a duration of 1 year.

Are you someone who can:

·         demonstrate excellent classr  oom practice 

·         be flexible and enthusiastic

·         motivate and inspire children, offering both challenge and enjoyment

·         demonstrate a positive attitude and good communication skills

·         display high expectations of pupil attainment and behaviour

·         work well as part of a team

·         show a keen interest to play a full part in the life of the school community 

In return we can offer you:

·         a vibrant and friendly environment 

·         friendly and welcoming staff

·         the opportunity to plan as a year group and work collaboratively with your peers

·         a supportive leadership team

·         enthusiastic teaching/early years assistants who provide high quality support

·         a range of staff benefits including subsidised staff lunches, a focus on wellbeing and subsidised wrap around care.

·         excellent career/professional development

Additional information:

Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS). 

CV's and Personal statements are not accepted for any posts based in schools. 

Please ensure that references include your most recent employer and that the contact email is their professional NOT their personal email address.

Successful applicants may be called to interview before the closing date and as such the advert may be withdrawn earlier than stated so early applications are encouraged.

Interview date: TBC

Visits to the school are welcomed, please contact the school office to book an appointment.

The Ferrars Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.  As an employer we are committed to promoting and protecting the wellbeing of all our staff.

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 The Ferrars Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 7
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
339 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 7

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