6 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    23 August 2023

  • Closing date

    27 March 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    15 March 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 1

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

The candidates we are looking for will:

  • be an enthusiastic, well planned and engaging teacher,
  • be imaginative and creative with their planning, creating exciting opportunities to inspire children to learn and grow,
  • demonstrate and believe in high expectations and aspirations for all learners in the class,
  • be confident to engage with parents and develop positive home/school relationships,
  • have evidence of successful and effective practice in class teaching,
  • have a commitment to ongoing professional development and dialogue,
  • be committed to all children and be willing to go the extra mile,
  • live life with a smile.

What the school offers its staff

What we can offer you:

  • Excellent opportunities to innovate and shape the future of the school curriculum and assessment procedures in line with our partnership work with other schools in our Trust
  • An outstanding team environment where teaching and learning are at the heart of all we do
  • Opportunities for continued professional development within the Trust, alongside colleagues from other schools in our Trust and with other recognised providers.

Further details about the role

The senior leadership team have an exciting opportunity for a class teacher to join our growing team at Ashby Hastings Primary School. Our school is located in the market town of Ashby de-la-Zouch.

Ashby Hastings Primary School opened in August 2021 for our first intake of Foundation Stage pupils. We are a single form entry primary school.

In August 2023 we will have three classes – EYFS, Year 1 and a Year 2/3 mixed. This is a unique, exciting opportunity to be part of history at Ashby Hastings Primary School as we continue to grow. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to develop the curriculum and will be supported by our experienced teachers and the Head of School.

Symphony Learning Trust currently has eleven primary schools based in North West and South Leicestershire. The Trust is highly successful and growing at a steady pace. All of our schools are either 'Good' or 'Outstanding' and we have a structure of high-quality Headteachers leading these schools. Our School Business Managers are also highly successful and work very closely together. Headteachers and the Business Managers work in a wider team with the CEO, CFO, Director of Primaries and Finance and Operations Lead to ensure the Trust continues to grow and succeed. A key feature for Symphony is that every school is individual and unique; just one of the reasons we are so successful.

We are seeking an outstanding classroom practitioner who can be flexible within the role. The role would be suitable for candidates in the early years of their teaching career. The successful applicant will be required to work in KS1 and will be line managed by the Head of School.

Please submit a letter of no more than 2 sides of A4 detailing your suitability for the role along with your application form.

Commitment to safeguarding

At Ashby Hastings, we believe it is of the utmost importance to have excellent systems for protecting children and safeguarding their welfare, throughout all the activities which the school undertakes. This means that staff and volunteers must be alert to possible concerns about every pupil, and to report these in a proper fashion. We have a safeguarding and child protection policy and it is available via our Policies and Procedures page. All staff and volunteers are checked via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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 lwatson@ashbyhastingsprimary.co.uk

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About Ashby Hastings Primary School

School type
Free School, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
15 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number

At Ashby Hastings, we aim to offer a rich and engaging school experience that inspires the children to achieve their full potential in all they do. We want them to become resilient, positive, curious learners who adopt determination to succeed. Our children will be equipped with the skills and mind-set to thrive and will develop their resilience in life. This resilience will be wider than education and we aim to prepare our children to have the necessary skills to be successful in 21st century life. Children will be valued, empowered and challenged to achieve their potential and excel in their achievements. Ashby Hastings are proud to announce they are temporarily providing a space for Forest Way Special School during 2022-23 whilst they have building work completed on their school site. This temporary arrangement will be in place for 2-3 terms maximum and their children will be using spare classrooms at Ashby Hastings. The children from Forest Way will be taught as satellite provision from their main school in Coalville and will return as soon as their building work is complete.

Arranging a visit to Ashby Hastings Primary School

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

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