13 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    5 June 2023

  • Closing date

    17 February 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    18 January 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 2

Working pattern

  • View all Full timejobs - This is a full time class teacher position, you would be required to work Monday-Friday 8.40 a.m.-3.20 p.m.

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - 7 weeks - end of summer term 2023.

Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

The governors are looking for an enthusiastic, dedicated and motivated class teacher to cover maternity leave in key stage 2. We are looking for someone who is:

  • An outstanding practitioner, experienced across key stage 2.
  • Can think creatively to inspire all learners.
  • Understands and can support the emotional developmental needs of young people in key stage 2.
  • Flexible and able to work effectively as part of a team.
  • Caring, nurturing, patient and sensitive.
  • Recognises the needs of individuals and has a passion for all pupils to achieve their full potential.
  • Committed to their own professional development.
  • Understanding of, and will promote our Christian ethos, vision and values.

What the school offers its staff

  • A friendly, dedicated and ambitious staff team.
  • Happy and motivated children who are eager to learn.
  • Parents and governors who support the work of the school.
  • Excellent training and CPD opportunities.

Further details about the role

This is a maternity leave starting on 5th June 2023 until the end of the summer term. For the right candidate this contract could be extended for the period of the whole maternity leave up until June 2024.

Commitment to safeguarding

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. The successful candidate will need to undertake a DBS check, along with other relevant employment checks.

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 office@blakedownprimary.worcs.sch.uk

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If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

About Blakedown CofE Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England, ages 5 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
192 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 11
Phone number
01562 700243

Blakedown C.E. Primary School is an important focal point of village life and shares close links with the church and the community. The school offers a warm and family environment for both children and their parents and it fosters a caring atmosphere for all who attend and visit the school. At Blakedown we aim to nurture a love for life long learning and joy in doing so. We value standards and achievement but also aim to develop the children in terms of their interests and personal learning skills so that they are prepared for their future. The children are supported well in their learning by a dedicated and caring team of staff, governors and parents. Together we hope to provide the children with a firm foundation for the future and a sense of belonging and purpose.

Arranging a visit to Blakedown CofE Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email office@blakedownprimary.worcs.sch.uk.

School location

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