13 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    25 June 2021 at 3:00pm

  • Date listed

    8 June 2021

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
Fixed term (Maternity Cover for Autumn and Spring Term)
M1 to M6

Job summary

 We are looking for an outstanding classroom teacher to work with our wonderful children and join our dedicated and supportive team whilst one of our colleagues is on Maternity Leave. The Post is for the Autumn 2021 Term and the Spring 2022 Term. ECTs, RQTs and more experienced colleagues are welcome to apply. 

This is an exciting opportunity to work in a school where practice is research led and which offers high quality CPD. 

Successful applicants must: 

·        Be supportive of the Christian vision that underpins all that we do ·        Understand and use practice that ensures all children are ready to learn ·        Work hard to ensure that all children make excellent progress from their starting points ·        Work positively with staff, parents and other members of our wider Academy community ·        Be a reflective practitioner who is driven by their passion for education to keep improving
          their practice 
 We encourage prospective candidates to visit the academy if at all possibler AM on 17/06/2021 or PM on 21/06/2021  . To book a visit please either call the Admin team on 01743 356283 and leave  your contact details and a brief message on the answerphone or e-mail admin@mereside.shropshire.sch.uk 

We are committed to safeguarding children and the successful candidate will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check. 

Applying for the job

The application pack is attached including application form, Person Specification, Job Description and Welcome Letter.

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 5 to 11
Education phase
School size
343 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 11
Contact phone number
01743 356283

About Mereside Church of England Primary Academy

 At the core of our school is the Christian value of love. We welcome all to our community including those of all faiths and no faith. The following verses underpin our ethos: 

“Love is patient and kind. Love is not jealous, boastful or proud or rude. It is not selfish. It is not easily angered. It keeps no records of wrongs” 1 Corinthians 13:4-5 

Much of our way of working stems from this and other Biblical teachings. All members of our Academy community are treated with love and valued for the unique contribution they bring.  Each child is considered a child of God and deserving of the very best education we can provide. As a member of our Academy community you can expect to always be supported, valued and be given the best CPD we can offer to help you be part of fulfilling our Academy’s vision. 

Arranging a visit to Mereside Church of England Primary Academy

Visits available on the morning of 17/06/2021 or the afternoon of 21/06/2021.Please call the academy number and leave your name and contact details and the admin team will return your call  to confirm your visit etc.

School location

Mereside, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY2 6LE

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