Primary Class Teacher

Seabridge Primary School, Newcastle-Under-Lyme, Staffordshire, ST5 3PJ

Deadline is tomorrow

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    7 October 2022 at 5pm

  • Date listed

    12 September 2022

Job details

Key stages

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

  • View all Full timejobs - Fixed Term to cover maternity leave 1 x Full Time: Fixed Term Maternity Leave cover (31st October 2022 to 31st August 2023)

Contract type

Fixed term (Fixed Term to cover maternity leave 1 x Full Time: Fixed Term Maternity Leave cover (31 st October 2022 to 31st August 2023))

Pay scale

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

Primary Class Teacher job summary

Seabridge Primary School is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic teacher into our team. The position is fixed term as detailed above to cover maternity leave. The role will be in Year 1, working alongside a partner teacher in the other Y1 class. 

The successful candidate will be: • An engaging and skilful classroom practitioner; • Enthusiastic, diligent, flexible and innovative with pupils’ needs at the core of their drive; • A team player with excellent communication skills, who develops secure relationships with pupils, staff and parents alike; • Professional, leading by example and at all times promoting at all times positive behaviour for learning; • Fully supportive of the policies and positive ethos of the school; • Willing to participate in personal continued professional development. 

Seabridge Primary is a two-form entry primary with Nursery, offering places for children aged 3-11 years. We are committed to providing a secure and caring learning environment for all our pupils with high aspirations for all of our pupils. 

Our core aims facilitate our aim to develop highly educated, well-rounded, considerate and confident children who are willing and able to contribute to society. At Seabridge, ‘Pupils feel safe and well looked after at school. They value the school’s inclusive atmosphere and respond well to the school’s routines and high expectations. Pupils work hard in lessons and enjoy playing together.’ [The school values] ‘thread … through all aspects of school life. They support pupils to be the best they can be in everything they do.’ (Ofsted, November 2021). 

The successful candidate will be a self-motivated individual who: • is professional in their approach; • is passionate and knowledgeable about primary pedagogy, including linked to the National Curriculum and statutory assessment requirements; • is a positive role model who can work well as part of a team; • can embrace change; • is passionate about teaching and learning; • delivers engaging lessons and has high expectations for all our children so as they can reach their full potential and make progress; • is committed to ensuring that children harness their own passion for learning; • is determined to support children in developing as well-rounded, happy and confident individuals; • has high expectations of behavior; • is committed to the wider responsibilities of a teacher; • is passionate when promoting the values and ethos of our school and Trust. 

Seabridge Primary School Class Teacher Advert Working together to be the best we can Seabridge Primary is a school within the Shaw Education Trust. The Trust is led by an Executive Leadership Team steeped in school leadership and improvement experience: www.shaweducation.org.uk. They are committed to the continued professional development of all members of staff and the sustained successful performance of all its academies.

Seabridge Primary School 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. Safeguarding and Pupil Protection Policy 2021-22.pdf (shaweducation.org.uk) 

Application Forms can be found at www.shaw-education.org.uk/careers Should you wish to apply, please return your completed application to office1@seabridgeprimary.org.uk Visits to the school are encouraged and can be booked for one of the following dates by phoning the office on 01782 432530: Thursday 22nd September at 4pm Tuesday 27th September at 9.15am

Using the application form

Should you wish to apply, please return your completed application to
office1@seabridgeprimary.org.uk

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Supporting documents

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

About Seabridge Primary School

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

We are very proud of our happy and safe school where we aim to ensure we serve our local community well by providing an education of the highest quality. With our motto ‘Working together to be the best we can’ we place a strong emphasis on ensuring every child is supported and challenged so that they can realise their full potential and flourish within a caring, stimulating and purposeful atmosphere. Children lie at the heart of everything we do and every decision within the school is made by firstly considering what is in the best interest of our children.

Seabridge Primary School is a unique and creative environment. We believe that our school is an inspiring place which energises learning and encourages children to develop an enquiring mind, a desire for knowledge, high personal expectations and understanding and respect for others. We recognise that strong self esteem is essential in enabling our children to lead happy and successful futures and we aim to ensure that our pupils leave us as caring, happy, confident and adaptable young people, equipped with good academic skills, an enthusiasm and passion to continue developing their learning and good social skills.

We believe we have a unique combination of features here at Seabridge Primary School which makes it a wonderful place to educate children, where all members of the community work in partnership to achieve the very best for every child. At Seabridge children feel valued and parents are welcomed as partners in their child’s education. The most effective education is achieved when teachers and parents work together in a genuine partnership which results in all children being proud of their work, personal achievements and their own school.

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