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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    20 May 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    10 May 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - Full-time fixed-term contract for maternity cover, from 01/09/2024 to 31/08/2025 (subject to early return of the substantive post holder)

Pay scale

Teachers Main Scale

What skills and experience we're looking for

The successful candidates will:

  • Be outstanding practitioners and have the ability to work collaboratively and motivate others
  • Have high expectations for standards of achievement and behaviour
  • Be able to demonstrate how their teaching has impacted positively on outcomes for children.

Qualifications and experience

  • Qualified teacher status
  • Degree
  • Successful primary teaching experience (KS2 essential)

Skills and knowledge

  • Knowledge of the National Curriculum
  • Knowledge of effective teaching and learning strategies
  • A good understanding of how children learn
  • Ability to adapt teaching to meet pupils’ needs
  • Ability to build effective working relationships with pupils
  • Knowledge of guidance and requirements around safeguarding children
  • Knowledge of effective behaviour management strategies
  • Good ICT skills, particularly using ICT to support learning

What the school offers its staff

  • Delightful, motivated, well behaved children
  • A team of hard working and supportive colleagues
  • Interested and involved parents and trustees
  • Opportunities to get involved in whole school and wider community events
  • A commitment to your professional development
  • A commitment to staff wellbeing, including a staff Employee Assistance Programme available to all staff

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 Cotham Gardens Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
536 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
0117 3772610

We are a single academy trust sitting at the heart of a diverse community in central Bristol. Our values are central to all aspects of school life and make our school a thriving and harmonious place to learn and work.

At Cotham Gardens Primary School we take a caring, creative, and holistic approach to nurturing and educating children. Our aim is to encourage and inspire all children in our care to be the best they can be. Our collaborative approach to their education encourages them to be responsible, resilient, confident, compassionate, open-minded, and happy citizens of the world.

Trustees and staff want the children at Cotham Gardens Primary School to enjoy their school journey, discover their individual strengths and motivations, respect and celebrate each other’s individuality, and develop a lifelong love of learning.

Arranging a visit to Cotham Gardens Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email shellie.barwick@cothamgardens.co.uk.

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