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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    12 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    23 May 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

St Michael’s Church of England Academy is a friendly, caring school which is part of the Diocese of Norwich Education and Academies Trust (DNEAT).

We are looking to appoint a KS1/KS2 teacher who can demonstrate skill in effective teaching and learning. You will need to have current or very recent teaching experience of good or outstanding quality and you will have a good knowledge of the curriculum.

St Michael’s has a close team of teaching staff, HLTA’s and TA’s who support one another and work well together. An ECT will be considered for this post and we welcome anyone who is interested to call us for further information.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Is passionate about teaching and learning and is an inspiring and creative classroom practitioner
  • Has a warm personality and a good sense of humour
  • Has high expectations of achievement and behaviour
  • Is creative in enriching the curriculum, making the children’s learning fun and engaging
  • Is willing to contribute to school life beyond class teaching
  • Is committed to building strong relationships with parents and the community
  • Is confident working with a team to ensure collaborative working

Culture and ethos:

  • Proactively promote and demonstrate the Diocese’s vision and values in all aspects of work
  • Challenge, motivate and empower others to set high aspirations and attain ambitious outcomes
  • Treat everyone as a valued individual who is loved by God
  • Promote and demonstrate a culture of continuous improvement which includes keeping abreast of educational developments and best management practice
  • Work collaboratively developing the concept of family across the Trusts and their academies
  • Ensure regular open and honest communication in all professional duties
  • Recognise the importance of serving the wider community and promoting inclusivity.
  • Undertake such other reasonable duties as may be required from time to time as are consistent with the responsibilities of the grade.

The duties and responsibilities highlighted in this job specification are indicative and may vary over time. Postholders are expected to undertake other duties and responsibilities relevant to the nature, level and scope of the post and the grade has been established on this basis.


The safety and well-being of children is central to our ethos, and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be required to provide references and undertake the Independent Safeguarding Authority checks including an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and comply with the Safeguarding Policy and child protection practices of the Trust.


The Diocese of Norwich Education Services Company (DONESC) has a strong commitment to achieving equality of opportunity in its academies and in the employment of people. The post holder will ensure that the DONESC meets its statutory obligations in relation to all aspects of equalities legislation. This post involves regular travel around the Diocese and maybe some evening and weekend work. This job description is not an exhaustive document. It reflects the duties and responsibilities applicable at the time of issue. Details and emphasis are subject to amendment and revision in the light of the changing of DONESC.

What the school offers its staff

We can offer you:

  • A supportive, friendly working environment with excellent DNEAT professional development programmes and career options and career development pathways
  • Colleagues who work closely together and are committed to improving outcomes for children and families
  • Children that are well-behaved, enthusiastic and eager to learn
  • Opportunities to develop your career through carefully targeted professional development within DNEAT
  • Peer support across DNEAT for shared planning, learning and working opportunities
  • Support networks and ambassadorial roles within our wider multi-academy trust
  • The opportunity to lead a curriculum area alongside training and support

Further details about the role

If you would like to arrange a visit to the Academy please call the school office and make an appointment 01553 772420.

Please ensure that you provide a covering letter with your application that explains how you meet the job specification for the role.

Please email your completed application form and a letter of application (maximum 2 sides of A4) outlining:

  • Why you are the right person to teach one of our Key Stage 1 or Key Stage 2 classes
  • Your thoughts on how you could ensure high quality education for all

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 St Michael's Church of England Academy

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
199 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
01553 772420

Arranging a visit to St Michael's Church of England Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email finance@stmichaelskingslynn.norfolk.sch.uk.

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