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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    15 June 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    7 June 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - 8 months

Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Educated to degree level

Qualified Teacher Status

  • Evidence of consistently good teaching/ teaching practice in KS1 or KS2
  • Evidence of good pupil progress and an understanding of how data can be used to support learning
  • A thorough understanding of teaching in Key Stages 1 and 2 and of how to stretch more able pupils, particularly when teaching reading, writing and number skills
  • Knowledge and understanding of what constitutes a broad, balanced and relevant curriculum
  • Good understanding of the use of AfL to develop learning
  • A willingness to lead extra-curricular activities

Ability to create a classroom environment that is organised and accessible to all children

  • Be extremely well organised and able to complete all school planning, preparation and assessment to a high standard
  • Have high expectations of what all pupils can achieve
  • Work with others, to plan and deliver positive outcomes for pupils
  • Present and communicate effectively to parents, both orally and in writing
    • Adaptability to embrace change
    • Ability to motivate and inspire confidence in pupils, colleagues and parents
    • Energy and enthusiasm
    • Reliability and integrity
    Self motivation, initiative and the ability to set personal goals

What the school offers its staff

St Lawrence C.E. Primary School is a vibrant, inclusive and creative primary school located just 10 miles north of Brighton and Hove, in the beautiful South Downs village of Hurstpierpoint. We value the individual strengths and needs of each individual child and use these to plan for meaningful and supportive learning experiences for the children. Our wonderful school site includes a woodland area, field, astro-turf pitch and swimming pool, which enrich the opportunities offered across the broad and balanced curriculum.

We have over 600 children on-roll from EYFS to Year 6, arranged into three classes in each year group. We are seeking to appoint a class teacher to join our staff team. We welcome applications from both experienced teachers and Early Career Teachers. In particular, experience in Key Stage 2 would be an advantage.

We are blessed with a very supportive and welcoming staff team, who work closely together to share good practice and embrace innovation. Professional development is a priority for the school, with opportunities for career progression and recognised leadership training and qualifications.

If you would like to find out more about this opportunity or arrange to visit the school, please contact the school office to book onto one of our tours.

At St Lawrence C.E. Primary School, we take our role in ensuring the safeguarding of young people very seriously. Safer recruitment checks are in place when recruiting to all roles within our school.

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: Thursday 15th June 2023

INTERVIEWS: Monday 19th June 2023

Commitment to safeguarding

At St Lawrence CE Primary School, we take our role in ensuring the safeguarding of young people very seriously. Safer recruitment checks are in place when recruiting to all roles with our school.
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About St Lawrence CofE Primary School

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 5 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
616 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 11
Phone number
01273 833229

Primary Church of England School

Arranging a visit to St Lawrence CofE Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email office@stlawrencehurst.co.uk.

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