4 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    21 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    11 June 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Pay scale

M1 to UPS3

What skills and experience we're looking for

The Governors and Headteacher of Sandilands Primary School are seeking an enthusiastic, highly motivated and inspirational class teacher to join our team.

The successful candidate:

  • Will be an excellent practitioner with high expectations of children's achievements, attainment, and behaviour.
  • Has experience of managing challenging behaviours
  • Has excellent knowledge and skills
  • Will be able to motivate, inspire and co-operate with their colleagues and children.
  • Will support the Senior Leadership Team in implementing the vision of the school
  • Has the desire and determination to progress in their career, developing leadership skills
  • Is reflective, willing to embrace new ideas and take risks in the pursuit of excellence.

What the school offers its staff

Sandilands Primary School prides itself on a friendly, talented and dedicated staff team, committed to developing the potential of each and every one of our children. Join us on our journey and make a difference for those pupils in our community. Nurture is at the heart of what we do, and we actively promote the nurture principles in everything that we do.

What we can offer you:

  • An inclusive and diverse school community
  • Friendly, motivated, committed and highly skilled staff
  • A firm commitment to your professional development
  • A supportive Senior Leadership team
  • A strong focus on staff wellbeing

Further details about the role

Safeguarding information

We are fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, younger learners and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff and volunteers to share the same commitment. The above post will be subject to enhanced DBS checks, satisfactory references and will be exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. We will also perform online searches of all shortlisted candidates.

  • Appointments made are subject to an enhanced DBS check and suitable references being received.
  • References will be requested prior to interview.
  • It is an offence to apply for the role if you are banned from engaging in regulated activity relating to children.
  • If you wish to apply for this position, please complete the attached application form.
  • You must also complete the criminal disclosure alongside the application form.
  • Please have a look at our school website where you can find the most recent Safeguarding policy.
  • Please do not send CV’s; they will not be considered.

Visits to our school are encouraged: Please telephone the school office on 0161 973 6887 or email admin@sandilands.manchester.sch.uk to arrange a visit.

Applications should be returned by email to jobapplications@sandilands.manchester.sch.uk by 21st June 2024 at noon.

Observations & Interviews will take place on Weds 26th June 2024.

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.

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 jobapplications@sandilands.manchester.sch.uk

Visas cannot be sponsored.
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About Sandilands Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
426 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
0161 973 6887

Arranging a visit to Sandilands Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email z.holgate@sandilands.manchester.sch.uk.

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