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  • Start date details

    January 2024

  • Closing date

    4 October 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    19 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time: This is a full time position

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - January 2024 - December 2024

Pay scale

MPS (£28,000 - £38,810) (please note this salary is pending the ratification of new 2023/24 pay scales)

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for someone who:

  • Is committed to being a truly excellent teacher;
  • Can teach a broad range of engaging and effective lessons that motivate, inspire and improve student attainment;
  • Can plan and deliver lessons and sequences of lessons to the highest standard that ensure real learning takes place and students make superior progress;
  • Can show impact of their work in a chosen curriculum area;
  • Has a clear vision for high expectations and pupil outcomes and is able to raise attainment and challenge students to achieve their best;
  • Has a commitment to extra-curricular activities;
  • Is aware of current initiatives, particularly the upper KS2 curriculum, and will commit to the role of quality children’s literature in the classroom
  • Is an effective team member who can contribute positively to the work in our school;
  • Has a positive, cheerful outlook with a good sense of humour;
  • Is able to forge good relationships with students and staff and is keen to play a significant role in the life of the school;
  • Is able to work hard and remain calm under pressure;
  • Has a desire to work within the Multi-Academy Trust (MAT) structure.

What the school offers its staff

We can offer the successful candidate:

  • An ambitious, vibrant and welcoming place to work, with enthusiastic children and highly supportive staff who are passionate about learning;
  • A workplace where everyone feels valued and supported;
  • Opportunities for training;
  • The support of Acorn Education Trust with opportunities to work with experienced colleagues;
  • A supportive and clearly defined induction procedure.

Further details about the role

A thriving Acorn Education Trust school is looking to appoint a flexible and dedicated KS2 Class Teacher to provide maternity cover until December 2024.

St John’s Church of England Primary School is a happy and successful single form entry school, educating children between the ages of 4 and 11. Located in the garrison town of Warminster, Wiltshire, we offer a ‘village school’ atmosphere and are incredibly proud of our strong links with the local community and St John’s Church. We aim to create a positive and happy learning environment, with a strong Christian ethos and the highest expectations of behaviour and attainment. In 2021 we retained our ‘Good’ Ofsted rating, with inspectors praising our focus on providing a rich and ambitious curriculum right from the start. In February 2017 we joined Acorn Education Trust, which has provided exciting opportunities to improve local education and draw on collective experience.

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 St John's CofE School

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 5 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
117 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 11
Phone number
01985 213446

Arranging a visit to St John's CofE School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email admin@st-johns-warminster.wilts.sch.uk.

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