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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    14 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    25 May 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time: 32.5 hours a week Monday - Friday All year round

Contract type

Fixed term - 1 year

Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

• Have experience of teaching in across the primary age range specifically Key stage 2.

• Be an excellent classroom teacher with the ability to reflect on their own practice

• Have an excellent understanding of how children learn

• Have a secure understanding of behaviour and the importance of relationships

• Have the ability to secure pupil progress and accelerate learning

• Create a stimulating, organised, interactive and informative learning environment that encourages each child to achieve their full potential

• Be able to inspire and motivate children with engaging high quality teaching

• Work in partnership with parents/carers and other members of staff to promote the well-being and educational progress of each pupil

• Be an excellent and positive communicator with both children and adults and a team player with excellent communication and interpersonal skills

What the school offers its staff

In return we can offer:

A friendly and highly skilled staff

A welcoming school environment

A commitment to be supported in developing their career through CPD opportunities.

Further details about the role

We would welcome prospective candidates to look around our school. Please ring school on 0161 921 2850 to arrange an appointment.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all its children and we expect all stakeholders to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS will be required.

Social media/online services may occur for shortlisted candidates.

If you have lived or worked abroad for 3 months or more in the last 5 years or 12 months or more (whether continuously or in total) in the last 10 years whilst aged 18 or over, please refer to the link below for details for how to obtain your Certificates of Good Character. https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/criminal-records-checks-for-overseas-applicants

Continuous service commitment

New employees can now keep their service related benefits when moving between a whole host of public sector organisations within Greater Manchester, which include: Councils, NHS, Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue, Transport for Greater Manchester, as well as many others.

Diversity and Inclusion

We are committed to developing a culture which respects individuals, appreciates difference and allows everyone regardless of background to reach their full potential. We are proud to be an accredited disability confident employer and a Stonewall Diversity Champion. We understand how hard it can be to combine caring for a loved one with work so we aim to provide support and flexibility to balance family and caring responsibilities with work https://greater.jobs/content/9189/diversity-and-inclusion

Our core data protection obligations and commitments are set out in the council’s primary Recruitment and Employment Privacy Notice which can be found at https://www.salford.gov.uk/gdpr

We have made a commitment to improve the employment opportunities for people with disabilities, care leavers, carers, and ex-military personnel by way of a Guaranteed Assessment Scheme.

Our application forms ask you to indicate if you meet any of the criteria within this scheme, and so to find out more and if you qualify please visit: Greater Manchester Guaranteed Assessment Scheme | greater job

Commitment to safeguarding

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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About Willow Tree Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
471 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
0161 9212850

Willow Tree Primary School is situated in the Langworthy ward in central Salford. We are well placed for the developments currently happening on Salford Quays and are fortunate to have strong partnerships with the BBC, The Lowry and The Imperial War Museum.
We are 2 form entry.

Our school is a supportive and rewarding place to work. We can offer the successful candidate an opportunity to join a forward thinking leadership team; a fantastic building with fantastic outdoor grounds; enthusiastic children and supportive staff and governors. We are also committed to your own continued professional development. For more information about the school please look at our website.

Arranging a visit to Willow Tree Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email elaine.patton@salford.gov.uk.

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