Primary Teacher

Holyrood Academy, Chard, Somerset, TA20 1JL

3 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    20 May 2022 at 11:00am

  • Date listed

    9 May 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term (12 months in the first instance)



Primary Teacher job summary

Holyrood Academy are seeking to appoint a full-time teacher, experienced at working within the primary phase, for a one-year fixed-term contract (in the first instance)

This is an exciting opportunity for the successful candidate to be part of a ground-breaking project to improve the opportunities of Key Stage 3 students working within the Key Stage 1 curriculum. They will plan and teach small groups within a classroom-based intervention to enable us to widen the provision on offer at Holyrood Academy. They will also offer support and advice to staff to enable these students to be successful and effectively included within mainstream secondary lessons.

You will need to have a thorough understanding and experience of how to teach reading, writing and basic numeracy skills and bring an innovative and creative approach to classroom teaching. You will need to be a highly motivated, inspiring, and experienced teacher who has a passion for working with children who find learning challenging and a determination to ensure students receive the education they deserve.

This important post will be filled by someone who:

• Has an inclusive philosophy and a love for learning
• Is fully committed to our school community and its students
• Is a qualified primary school teacher
• Has excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to inspire and enthuse young people

Applying for the job

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About Holyrood Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1275 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Having joined Uffculme Academy Trust (UAT) from the 1st September 2019, Holyrood Academy is entering the next exciting period of its development. By joining UAT it means that Holyrood is now part of one of the leading education providers in the South West and will be working in a highly successful family of schools providing education from 4-19 with exceptional opportunities for career progression.

Holyrood is a large 11-18 Academy with 1250 students, including 150 post-16 students.

Holyrood is based in the market town of Chard in South Somerset. We are lucky enough to be situated in a beautiful part of the country surrounded by lovely countryside with the rugged Jurassic coastline on our doorstep.

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