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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    15 April 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    18 March 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 - Upto 12 Months

Full-time equivalent salary


What skills and experience we're looking for

The Directors, Headteacher, children, staff and parents of Smallwood Primary Academy wish to appoint a new member to their team of teaching staff.

Would you like an exciting opportunity to join a great team in a fabulous location with outstanding children? We have a temporary maternity cover contract for a full time Class Teacher.

We are looking for a colleague with experience of teaching in any phase/year group, with a proven track record of raising standards and meeting targets. The successful candidate will be a team player with high expectations of themselves, their colleagues and the children. We are looking to recruit an imaginative, artistic and creative teacher. A teacher who takes initiatives and creates a classroom environment where every child enthuses about their learning journey.

We are committed to safeguarding our children and enhanced DBS checks with pre-employment checks on the successful candidate's suitability for the post will be carried out as part of our selection process. We are an equal opportunities employer.

Applications must be submitted on a standard Application Form which is available from the School Business Manager. A supporting letter, of no more than 3 A4 pages, is also required as part of the application. This should be returned either by hand, post or e-mail to Mr Lewis, Headteacher, and to reach school by 12 midday on Monday 15th April. If you have not heard from the school by 4pm Monday 22nd April unfortunately you will not have been successful for interview.

Visits to the school are welcome and encouraged three dates will be available to visit the school:

Tuesday 26th March at 9.15am

Wednesday 27th March at 4.15pm

Please contact the school office on 01477 500 362 to make an appointment.

What the school offers its staff

SAS Wellbeing Package

1 day PPA every 2 weeks

Lovely rural school and settings

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 Smallwood CofE Primary School

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 5 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
181 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 11
Phone number

Arranging a visit to Smallwood CofE Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email Head@smallwood.cheshire.sch.uk.

School location

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