Primary Teacher (KS1)

St Marychurch Church of England Primary and Nursery School, Torquay, Devon


Job details

Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Main pay range 6, £24,373 to £35,971

Job summary

St Christopher’s Multi-Academy Trust is a family of 17 primary academies in Axminster, Beer, Exeter, Plymouth, Torquay and Tavistock/West Devon. The schools within the Trust work as a community, within communities, to provide every pupil with a high quality, principled education. To support the ongoing focus in the Torbay area on KS1, we are keen to appoint a teacher who will make a positive impact on the school and continue to improve our standards.

We offer:
· A welcoming school with a strong ethos and values
· Children who are happy and motivated to learn
· An experienced, supportive and welcoming staff team who genuinely want the best for our pupils
· A strong commitment to continuing improvement and excellence
· A commitment to your professional development

The successful candidate will:
· Be happy to support the Church of England ethos of our school
· Be committed to creating challenge, excitement, creativity and independence in learning
· Be dedicated to raising standards and committed to achieving the best outcomes for all pupils
· Have excellent organisational and communication skills
· Be dynamic, resilient and hard working with a positive nature
· Be able to work as part of a team and establish positive relationships with pupils, parents, governors and staff
· Have a reflective and evaluative approach to their practice
· Be a highly effective practitioner with high expectations

Essential educational requirements

PGCE - Qualified teacher

Essential qualifications

Qualified Teacher status
Evidence of commitment to ongoing professional development

Essential skills and experience

Successful experience of teaching KS1 with evidence of at least
good progress and achievement of pupils.
Experience of tailoring content and delivery to match the needs of
pupils and being reflective
Experience of teaching across the primary age range
Experience of building positive links with parents and the wider

Teaching and Learning:
Ability to deliver high quality teaching and learning requirements
(depth and breadth) that meets the needs of all learners and
enables at least good progress – stating any particular phases of
Sound pedagogical understanding of how children learn, including
effective teaching and behaviour management strategies
Highly effective behaviour and classroom management strategies
Ability to use a range of formative and summative assessment
strategies to inform planning and provision
A demonstrable commitment to inclusion

Employee benefits


More on how to apply

School overview

School type Academy, Church of England
Education phase Primary
School size 336 pupils enrolled
Age range 3 to 11
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website St Marychurch Church of England Primary and Nursery School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email

About St Marychurch Church of England Primary and Nursery School

School location

Hartop Road, Torquay, Devon, TQ1 4QH