Nursery Class Teacher

The Meadows Primary Academy, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST3 3AZ

7 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 January 2023

  • Application deadline

    3 October 2022 at 9am

  • Date listed

    15 September 2022

Job details

Key stage

Early years

Working pattern

  • View all Full timejobs - Hours: Full time 32.5 hours per week, whole year Contract: 1 x Maternity Cover from 01/01/2023 until 31/12/2023
  • View all Part timejobs - Hours: Full time 32.5 hours per week, whole year Contract: 1 x Maternity Cover from 01/01/2023 until 31/12/2023

Contract type

Fixed term (Hours: Full time 32.5 hours per week, whole year Contract: 1 x Maternity Cover from 01/01/2023 until 31/12/2023)

Pay scale

M1 - U3, £25,971 - £42,020 FTE Salary per annum

Nursery Class Teacher job summary

The Meadows Primary Academy is an ambitious and inclusive community school with passion for delivering high quality education.

Our staff are innovative, hardworking and motivated. We are seeking to appoint a professional and dedicated EYFS class teacher to help us provide a supportive, stimulating environment and to share our high expectations of achievement for all our children. We have a maternity cover position to start in January 2023, to work in our fantastic nursery class.

We welcome applications from individuals, who care about people and are able to form strong relationships. They will motivate and inspire others to strive for the best. We are looking for someone who is:

§ An outstanding teacher

§ Committed to working with staff and students to help them achieve their potential

§ Able to create a culture and ethos where all students can achieve success and become engaged in their own learning

§ Creative and able to embrace the challenges of The Meadows

§ An excellent communicator and demonstrates openness and honesty

§ An excellent team player who enjoys working collaboratively

§ Able to inspire and motivate children and staff

§ Highly skilled in managing personal interactions

§ Resilient under pressure

In return for dedication, we can offer:

§ Child focused team and environment,

§ Incredible community of children, parents and carers who deserve only the best,

§ Balanced approach to wellbeing and workload,

§ Commitment to quality CPD, development and opportunities due to further school growth.

The Shaw Education Trust offer the following benefits with your employment:

  • An excellent Local Government Pension Scheme / Teachers Pension
  • Generous holiday entitlement from your first day of employment (28 days holiday rising to 30 days after 5 years’ service + Paid Bank Holidays)
  • Access to health and wellbeing support via Occupational Health
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Access to our Institute of Education and fantastic opportunities to help you grow, contribute and flourish in your role and in the Trust.

The Meadows Primary Academy is dedicated to the safeguarding and wellbeing of students; all staff must share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undergo appropriate screening including Enhanced DBS check.

Please click on the following link to refer to SET Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy

Applying for the job

If you would like to visit the school prior to interview, we are hosting visits with the head teacher on
the following dates:
Tuesday 20th September at 3.45pm
Wednesday 28th September at 3.15pm
To book onto one of these visits please email Amy James –
Application forms can be found at:
Candidates should forward completed application and monitoring forms to Helen Cunliffe, Head
teacher via Amy James (SBM) –

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Supporting documents

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

About The Meadows Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
382 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

The Meadows Primary Academy (formerly Blurton Primary School), situated in Blurton, Stoke-on-Trent, joined the Shaw Education Trust family on 1st January 2020.

At The Meadows, every child is encouraged to believe in themselves and to have high aspirations. Through promoting a positive attitude combined with a strong work ethic; our children know that they can do well in life if they work hard and aim high. This is woven into everything that we do through our core values of respect, positivity and collective responsibility.

We have a dynamic team of exceptional teachers and support staff who act as exemplary role models, educating and nurturing each child, enabling them to achieve high standards of academic attainment whilst also enabling them to become capable, caring and confident human beings. Also, over the past five years, we have achieved our aim of becoming an Attachment Aware School. Through this, we are committed to working to establish attachment-like relationships with our children, particularly with challenging and vulnerable children, in order to improve their chances of learning and achieving.

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