6 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    2 September 2024

  • Closing date

    4 June 2024 at 3pm

  • Date listed

    16 May 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Pay scale

Main Pay Scale

What skills and experience we're looking for

If you are an effective and enthusiastic Class Teacher who can create and nurture an engaging classroom learning environment being committed to providing a warm, welcoming, stimulating learning experience for the children in their class – this could be your dream job. Join us and have a positive impact the children at Priestley during this exciting time of expansion. Although the post is initially a one year fixed contract, we are expecting it to become established very quickly. The flexibility to be happy to teach across both KS1 & KS2 will be an advantage.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Keeps children at the heart of the teaching and learning process.
  • Is an outstanding practitioner with a consistent high expectation of both pupil and staff achievement, attainment and behaviour.
  • Is an excellent communicator with good interpersonal skills
  • Has experience of teaching in both Key Stage One and Two (although desirable, this isn’t essential).
  • Can contribute to, and take support from, our fantastic team of colleagues.
  • Can work with colleagues to:

o Develop our inclusive curriculum in order to improve outcomes for all pupils

o Embed our self-evaluation systems and ensuring consistency across school.

o Support the effective use of assessment across the school to evaluate and raise standards of achievement.

What the school offers its staff

We recognise the value and contribution every member of our staff makes to our school, and in return we offer:

  • An excellent working environment, with access to all the resources you will need to create exceptional learning opportunities.
  • Enthusiastic and friendly children who are keen to learn.
  • Supportive parents.
  • A clear vision with purpose and values that are supported by all our staff.
  • Free parking on site.

Further details about the role

A candidate pack, together with application form, can also be downloaded from our website www.priestley.wilts.sch.uk.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed. To make an appointment, please telephone the school office on 01249-812608, or email: admin@priestley.wilts.sch.uk.

Also, to find out more about our school, visit the school’s website at: www.priestley.wilts.sch.uk

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.

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 admin@priestley.wilts.sch.uk

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About Priestley Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
284 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
01249 812608

Priestley Primary School is a located in the town of Calne. We currently have 282 pupils on roll.

Our aim at Priestley is to help create communicative, competent, confident young people who are more than ready for the next challenge in their educational journey. Whilst we are committed to academic standards to ensure children have better life chances, we also feel that it is vitally important not to lose sight of the child as an individual, so foster social learning and develop children’s interests by providing opportunities and experiences.

Arranging a visit to Priestley Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email droyal@priestley.wilts.sch.uk.

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