17 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    1st September 2024

  • Closing date

    15 March 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    7 February 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover

Full-time equivalent salary

£30,000.00 - £47,839.00 Annually (Actual) Salary dependent upon experience

Maternity Cover Class Teachers x 3 positions (1 x Reception, 1 x Key Stage 1 and 1 x Key Stage 2) job summary

3 Maternity leave teachers required from 1st September 2024 – 31st August 2025 (Reception, Key Stage One and Key Stage Two)

MPS/UPS – Maternity Cover (in the first instance) – All positions are Full Time

We are seeking to appoint highly talented, passionate, motivated, caring, creative and enthusiastic members of staff to join our friendly, professional and supportive teaching team. In return, we can offer you a school with a supportive leadership team, great colleagues and a genuine focus on well-being. In addition, these may well lead to permanent roles in the future.

Only ‘can do’ people who care passionately about children and their progress need apply! Visits to our school are warmly encouraged.

For further details please see our website: https://www.russell-lower.co.uk/website Please contact Sarah Bremner, Office Manager on:

Tel: 01525 755664 or email: office@russell-lower.co.uk

Commitment to safeguarding

Russell Lower School and Central Bedfordshire Council are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will carry out enhanced DBS checks on all staff and volunteers. We also require 2 satisfactory references and the completion of a Disclosure of Criminal Record and Disqualification Declaration, along with other pre-employment checks outlined in 'Keeping Children Safe in Education'. Central Bedfordshire Council Schools are equal opportunities employers and welcome applications from all members of the community.

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About Russell Lower School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 5 to 9
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
449 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 9

Russell Lower School has been constantly expanding over the last few years to meet the growing demands of our local population. We have invested heavily to ensure that our school is a high-quality learning environment for the children and a wonderful place for staff to work. Promoting the well-being and happiness of our staff and children is a high priority.

Children love learning at Russell Lower School and thrive, achieving good standard, in our warm, caring and friendly environment. We have recently received another 'Good' Ofsted grading (November 2022), where it was noted:

"Pupils understand that school is a place to word hard and they show positive attitudes towards learning." "Pupils behave well because they have clear routines and boundaries... This enables them to learn." "Leaders promote pupils' wider development well." "Pupils are friendly and happy." "School is a nurturing and caring environment for all pupils." "Parents, carers and staff are all very positive about the school."

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