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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    24 June 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    11 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

30000 - 46525

Part Time Classroom Teacher (0.5 FTE) job summary

Are you a passionate and experienced Class Teacher who believes in creating a stimulating, enabling, learning environment? Looking for a fresh challenge? Want to be part of an ambitious school with a supportive team and wonderful children. If you are motivated about developing the curriculum, raising standards and providing stimulating learning experiences, we want to hear from you at Upton St James in Torquay.


We welcome applicants with a wide range of experiences and expertise, from Early Career Teachers to those with significant experience. We would be particularly interested in candidates with significant SEND experience – we welcome applicants who are current SENCOs or those who wish to become a SENCO in the future.  If you don’t have this experience or desire, we still would like to hear from you! We have can provide opportunity for early career support, or subject leadership responsibility and shape the role around the right candidate – please do get in contact to discuss if you want to find out more.


Most importantly we are seeking an enthusiastic self-motivated Class Teacher at Upton St James, a wonderful and inclusive school in the Upton area of Torquay. Upton St James is based in a Victorian school building but hold modern, nurturing values and pride ourselves on our strong community links. Our Christian Ethos helps to create a warm, calm atmosphere, whilst priding ourselves on our high achievements. The Academy is part of the St Christopher’s Trust - a family of 19 Church and Community Schools spanning three local authorities and providing a rich network of collaboration. The Trust will build a package of exceptional continuous professional development around the appointed teacher.


We are looking for a rigorous practitioner to bring learning to life for our pupils. You will be skilful in challenging each pupil, whatever their starting point, using your strong pedagogical practice and philosophy so that every pupil can truly ‘Rise their best!’.


With high expectations, you will be used to being proactive, as well as collaborating with others. We are looking for the appointed teacher to hold subject leader responsibilities, with the subjects open for discussion at interview.


This is an exciting role that will help shape the future development of the school. In joining Upton, you will be part of a friendly and welcoming staff team and a supportive community.


You will develop your teaching and leadership skills in a Trust that has a strong focus on CPD. As a Church of England school, you will be happy to support the Christian ethos through our school values.


When completing an application please ensure you address all aspects of the person specification and list any additional subject strengths.


If you would like to arrange a tour of the school, please contact the school directly on 01803 326286


To apply please click the 'Apply Now' button at the top of this advert.


Your completed application form should be submitted by 24th June 2024 at 9.00am.  Interviews will be held on Tuesday 2nd July 2024.


Please note it is our process to apply for references for shortlisted applicants and to complete online searches in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance, for all shortlisted applicants. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS Disclosure is required for this post.



Please visit the below website for our Trust policies and our Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy:

https://www.stchristophersmat.org/key-information/item/10/trust-policies

 

 Our commitment to EDI

We welcome individuals from all backgrounds and are committed to cultivating a diverse and inclusive workplace. Applicants who meet the criteria will be considered for employment, regardless of race, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, age or veteran status.

Commitment to safeguarding

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS Disclosure is required for this post. Please note it is our process to apply for references for shortlisted applicants and to complete online searches in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance.

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About Upton St James CofE Primary School

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
95 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

Primary school part of St Christopher's Multi Academy Trust

School location

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