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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    11 May 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    16 April 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - 1 Year

Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking an exceptional practitioner who:

  • is creative, innovative and inspires a love of learning
  • is passionate about ensuring our children can reach their potential
  • has high expectations of behaviour, and has faith in children to reach them
  • is able to contribute to the hardworking, dedicated and caring ethos of the school
  • builds positive relations with children, colleagues, parents and governors
  • is reflective and keen to develop their practice
  • is able to impart the Christian ethos of this successful church school

understands benefits of working collaboratively with colleagues

What the school offers its staff

  • In return we can offer:
  • Happy, inquisitive children who love learning
  • An excellent environment in which to successfully develop your career
  • An exciting opportunity to help develop an inspiring curriculum
  • A chance to work alongside a knowledgeable, friendly supportive colleagues
  • An opportunity to work in a team with a good work, life balance
  • Commitment to the wellbeing of everyone in the school community
  • Dedicated, supportive and friendly staff, Governors and Parents

Further details about the role

‘Pupils love their school because they learn well, play happily and feel safe. Pupils know that their teachers care about them.’ (Ofsted October 2022)

Ardeley is a good school with a strong caring ethos and a highly committed team. We enjoy providing a rich variety of opportunities for the children that reinforce what they learn. We are looking for a caring and vibrant pair of hands to help us support our children while their teacher is away on maternity leave. You will need to be ambitious for pupils, dedicated to increasing their independence and continue to raise the quality of learning to new heights.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and talented teacher to join us in September. We are a flexible friendly team who are keen to appoint the right person who will work well with us and our children. We are therefore, open as to which year groups (we are a small school with mixed year groups) that you would like to work within either EYFS or KS1, and will consider preferences based on best fit.

We are very proud of our school so visits are warmly welcomed and encouraged. Please contact Heather Hatfield in our school office to arrange a visit on 01438 861284 (admin@ardeley.herts.sch.uk) or email our Head Teacher Barbara Young at head@ardeley.herts.sch.uk. We would love to hear from you.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Ardeley St Lawrence Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
74 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number

Arranging a visit to Ardeley St Lawrence Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email head@ardeley.herts.sch.uk.

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