2 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 November 2021

  • Application deadline

    21 September 2021 at 3:00pm

  • Date listed

    6 September 2021

Job details

Job role
Suitable for early career teachers
Working pattern
Contract type
£25714 - £36961

Job summary

  • We are looking for an enthusiastic and dynamic teacher to join our dedicated KS2 team (within a Year 5 & 6 combined class) at our caring and friendly primary school in rural North Dorset.

    This will be a permanent position working as a job share teaching on two days a week 0.4. As a fairly large primary school many of our part-time teachers have had the opportunities, if they wish, to teach full-time timetables.

    This post commences from 1st November 2021 (the start of the 2nd Half of the Autumn Term 2021). However, if this start date is not feasible, it might be possible to commence on 1st January 2022

    The successful candidate will:

    • Be an enthusiastic & highly motivated teacher with KS2 experience (although we warmly welcome applications from Newly Qualified Teachers)

    • Have high expectations of children’s learning and behaviour and create a dynamic learning environment.

    • Be able to build excellent relationships with our children, staff and parents

    • Be able to work as part of a team

    • Promote the social and emotional development of pupils, manage behaviour effectively to ensure a safe learning environment.

      We can offer:

    • A dedicated, enthusiastic, capable and experienced staff

    • Support from Sherborne Area Schools’ Trust with numerous CPD Opportunities

    • 310+ happy and motivated children

    • A popular school in a a beautiful area of the country, relatively close to the coast and major airports as wellbeing equipped with excellent facilities

      Sherborne Primary School values the diversity of our workforce and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community. The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people; this is a commitment which we expect all staff and volunteers to share. The successful candidate will be required to have a Disclosure and Barring Service check in line with the Government Safe Recruitment Guidelines.

      Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and encouraged. Please contact the school office to arrange.

      Please apply on-line through the Dorset for You website.

      Closing date: Tuesday 21st September at 3pm
      Interviews: Monday 4th October

      If you have not heard from us by Monday 27th September please assume you have not been shortlisted for interview.

    Applying for the job

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    School overview

    School type
    Academy, ages 4 to 11
    Education phase
    School size
    319 pupils enrolled
    Age range
    4 to 11
    Contact phone number

    About Sherborne Primary School

    Our kind and caring primary school is set in the beautiful and historic town of Sherborne.

    At Sherborne Primary, we all believe in promoting a caring town school where EVERY child is an individual and known for their unique contribution to the school, town and wider community. Through experience we know this can only be developed by a close partnership between home and school, based on trust, confidence and honesty.

    Arranging a visit to Sherborne Primary School

    Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and encouraged.
    Please contact the school office to arrange by telephone on 01935 812619.

    School location

    Harbour Way, Sherborne, Dorset, DT9 4AJ

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