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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    17 May 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    3 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher
  • Head of department or curriculum

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Pay scale

MPS over M5

Additional allowances


What skills and experience we're looking for

The Governors of Saint Thomas Junior School would like to appoint an enthusiastic, ambitious teacher to work in Key Stage 2, committed to raising standards and developing outstanding practice within the school. To start September 2024, the post is full time and permenant.

Applicants should be able to bring to the school:

  • Indepth knowledge in English (reading and writing) across KS2.

  • A proven track record of improving standards and attainment in a core subject.

  • A passion for working with children from some challenging backgrounds and a willingness to work to drive change and improvement.

  • A proven track record of high quality teaching and learning.
  • High expectations for behaviour and standards
  • Excellent interpersonal skills when working with pupils colleagues and parents.

What the school offers its staff

We offer:

  • An opportunity to have a real impact on standards and attainment across KS2 with support from SLT.
  • Regular leadership time to drive change, coach and mentor staff.

  • Three/ Four form entry with moderate class sizes allowing peer support for planning, teaching and assessment.
  • A friendly welcoming family setting based on our Christian Ethos where everyone is valued and children are at the heart of everything we do.
  • Exceptional ICT facilities with chromebooks in each year. Interactive Smartboards in every classroom. Teacher laptop and iPad.
  • A fully inclusive caring community with enthusiastic and confident children who are proud of their school.

Applicants should be confident in working across Key Stage 2, however, this role will be primarily based in year 4.

Commitment to safeguarding

St Thomas CE (VC) Junior School is committed to the safeguarding of children and take all safeguarding extremely seriously. The successful applicant will be required to complete a Disclosure Application Form and to provide criminal conviction information. Successful candidates will also need to complete safeguarding courses provided by the school.

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About Featherstone Purston St Thomas Church of England Voluntary Controlled Junior School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England, ages 7 to 11
Education phase
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School size
356 pupils enrolled
Age range
7 to 11
Phone number
01977 706063

On behalf of the children, staff and governors may I offer you a warm welcome to St Thomas CE (VC) Junior school.

We are incredibly proud of everyone at our school, and the rich and varied curriculum that we strive to offer to our children.

The needs of our children are always at the forefront of all that we do and we aim to work closely with parents building positive relationships that help contribute to our work.

In our school, children receive the gift of education within a culture that values their individuality and prepares them effectively as lifelong learners. This is summarised in our school motto – “The heart of education is education of the heart.”

Our Vision of ‘We Teach, We Learn We Care as Jesus did” alongside Christian Values provides the framework for all aspects of school life and underpins the daily experience for everyone in our school.

With my very best wishes

Cathy Hampshire - Headteacher

Arranging a visit to Featherstone Purston St Thomas Church of England Voluntary Controlled Junior School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email amatheson@stthomasfeatherstone.co.uk.

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