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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    18 June 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    5 June 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 2

Working pattern

Part time: 3 half days to include Wednesday morning

Contract type

Fixed term - 1 year

Pay scale

M1 to M6

What skills and experience we're looking for

The successful candidate will need to be:

  • An excellent primary practitioner with recent experience of teaching and assessment, confident in raising standards and achievement, especially in Key Stage 2
  • Calm and positive in managing pupils’ behaviour, including pupils with SEND and SEMH needs
  • Dedicated to ensuring the progress and well-being of all pupils, of all abilities, with a commitment to high standards, both professionally and personally
  • Highly motivated, enthusiastic, flexible and caring; able to work as part of a strong team and be fully involved in the life of the school
  • Sympathetic to the Christian ethos of our school and be committed to our aims and values
  • Able to lead a curriculum area or contribute to an aspect of the School Action Plan as part of whole school development.
  • Able to form strong links with parents and the community

What the school offers its staff

Braithwaite School is a small, friendly school with a dedicated staff, happy children, supportive parents and a committed Local Governing Body; it is part of the Good Shepherd Trust. We are proud of our distinctively Christian ethos of mutual care and the creative curriculum that nurtures the whole child with a particular emphasis on well-being and outdoor learning. We make use of our unique school grounds and surroundings, extending the learning beyond the classroom, particularly through the use of our Forest Schools area within the spacious school site. Our most recent Ofsted (February 2024) grades the school as 'good' overall with 'outstanding' in personal development.

Further details about the role

‘Learning Together, Growing Together’

Braithwaite CE Primary School wishes to appoint an excellent part time teacher to join our dedicated team, to join our teaching team. For the right candidate, the opportunity to lead a subject area across the school is available. This is a fixed term contract starting in September 2024 until 31st August 2025 due to limited funding.

“We are a small family with big, caring hearts, striving to be the best that we can be, treating each other with respect and, knowing God is always with us on our learning journey.”

The post is offered as Main Pay Scale (M1-M6). Visits to the school are encouraged and can be arranged with either Laura Todhunter (Head of School) or Jo Laker (Executive Headteacher). Please email admin@braithwaite.cumbria.sch.uk or phone 01768 778356 to arrange a visit or find out more. An application form, along with further details, is available on the school website admin@braithwaite.cumbria.sch.uk. CVs are not accepted and the Trust application form must be used.

Commitment to safeguarding

Braithwaite CE Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All candidates shortlisted for posts in the school will be subject to rigorous checks including an enhanced DBS check and suitable references and will be asked to complete a self disclosure. Online checks will be carried out on shortlisted candidates.

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About Braithwaite CofE Primary School

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
34 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
017687 78356

Braithwaite CE Primary School is a small, Church of England school in a fabulous location in the village of Braithwaite, a few miles from Keswick, in the Lake District National Park. We have mixed age classes with part time nursery pupils from age 3 and offer breakfast and after school clubs daily. We are an academy and part of the Good Shepherd Trust.
Our Vision:
We are a small family with big, caring hearts, striving to be the best we can be, treating each other with respect and, knowing God is always with us on our learning journey.

Arranging a visit to Braithwaite CofE Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email j.laker@braithwaite.cumbria.sch.uk.

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