7 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    1st September (or as near as possible to that date)

  • Closing date

    21 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    24 May 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 1

Working pattern

Part time: Wednesday, Thursday and Friday

Contract type


Pay scale

Main pay scale

What skills and experience we're looking for

Main purpose

The teacher will:

  • Fulfil the professional responsibilities of a teacher, as set out in the School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions Document
  • Meet the expectations set out in the Teachers’ Standards
  • Be responsible for the learning and achievement of all pupils in the class ensuring equality of opportunity for all pupils
  • Be responsible and accountable for achieving the highest possible standards in work and conduct
  • Treat pupils with dignity, building relationships rooted in mutual respect, and at all times observing proper boundaries appropriate to a teacher’s professional position
  • Work proactively and effectively in collaboration and partnership with learners, parents/carers, governors, other staff and external agencies in the best interests of pupils
  • Take responsibility for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young people within the school

Duties and responsibilities


  • Plan and teach well-structured lessons to assigned classes, following the school’s plans, curriculum and schemes of work
  • Assess, monitor, record and report on the learning needs, progress and achievements of assigned pupils, making accurate and productive use of assessment
  • Be responsible for the preparation and development of teaching materials, teaching programmes and pastoral arrangements as appropriate
  • Adapt teaching to respond to the strengths and needs of pupils
  • Set high expectations which inspire, motivate and challenge pupils
  • Promote good progress and outcomes by pupils
  • Give pupils regular feedback, both orally and through accurate marking, and encourage pupils to respond to the feedback, reflect on progress, their emerging needs and to take a responsible and conscientious attitude to their own work and study
  • Demonstrate good subject and curriculum knowledge

Whole-school organisation, strategy and development

  • Contribute to the development, implementation and evaluation of the school’s policies, practices and procedures, so as to support the school’s values and vision
  • Make a positive contribution to the wider life and ethos of the school
  • Work with others on curriculum and pupil development to secure co-ordinated outcomes

Health, safety and discipline

  • Promote the safety and wellbeing of pupils
  • Manage behaviour effectively and positively to ensure a good and safe learning environment

Professional development

  • Take part in the school’s appraisal procedures
  • Take part in further training and development in order to improve own teaching
  • Where appropriate, take part in the appraisal and professional development of others
  • Regularly review the effectiveness of your teaching and assessment procedures and its impact on pupils’ progress, attainment and wellbeing, refining your approaches where necessary and responding to advice and feedback from colleagues


  • Communicate effectively with pupils, staff, parents and carers

Working with colleagues and other relevant professionals

  • Participate in any relevant meetings/professional development opportunities at the school, which relate to the pupils, curriculum or organisation of the school including pastoral arrangements and assemblies
  • Collaborate and work with colleagues and other relevant professionals within and beyond the school
  • Develop effective professional relationships with colleagues
  • Ensure that colleagues working with you are appropriately involved in supporting learning and understand the roles they are expected to fulfil
  • Take part as required in the review, development and management of the activities relating to the curriculum, organisation and pastoral functions of the school

Personal and professional conduct

Uphold public trust in the profession and maintain high standards of ethics and behaviour, within and outside school

  • Have proper and professional regard for the ethos, policies and practices of the school, and maintain high standards of attendance and punctuality
  • Understand and act within the statutory frameworks setting out their professional duties and responsibilities

The teacher will be required to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and young people, and follow school policies and the staff code of conduct.

Please note that this is illustrative of the general nature and level of responsibility of the role. It is not a comprehensive list of all tasks that the teacher will carry out. The postholder may be required to do other duties appropriate to the level of the role, as directed by the headteacher.

The School will be joining the newly formed EQUA Mead Learning Trust on 1st June 2024.

What the school offers its staff

Bellefield Primary and Nursery School is a very friendly and welcoming school with a happy and hard working team of staff. We are highly inclusive and put our children at the heart of everything that we do. We are looking for a teacher who can foster excellent relationships with children to join our team as a class teacher across two KS1 classes commencing September 2024 on a permanent basis. At Bellefield, we have 11 classes plus a maintained Nursery on site and a diverse range of children that we support including a higher than average proportion of PP, EAL and SEND children.

We havean excellent staff team who go the extra mile to create an environment and curriculum where the children thrive, are happy and make good progress. As a church school, we have a strong Christian ethos and our key values, which areRespect, Responsibility, Friendship, Honesty and Courage, form the basis of our day to day lives at Bellefield.

Please visit our website to discover more about our school and curriculum at www.bellefield.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.

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About Bellefield Primary and Nursery School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
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School size
331 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number

Local Authority Maintained Voluntary Controlled CofE school with an LA maintained Nursery

Arranging a visit to Bellefield Primary and Nursery School

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

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