6 days remaining to apply

  • Earliest start date

    1 September 2024

  • Latest start date

    2 September 2024

  • Closing date

    20 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    24 May 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Part time: 0.5 FTE

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - 1 year

Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

The Duston (All Through 4-19) School is looking for an enthusiastic teacher to join us within our Primary School (opened September 2015). In 2021 OFSTED noted about the Primary School: • Children get off to a good start in early years. Staff make sure that children enjoy learning in an organised early years environment. • In the primary phase, phonics is taught well. • They teach reading effectively. • By the end of Reception, children also have the physical, social and emotional skills to succeed in the next stage of their education. • Pupils learn particularly well in reading, writing and mathematics.

What the school offers its staff

Do you want to work in a hugely successful and dramatically transformed school? Do you want to work in a school that operates on common sense and places people at the centre of all that is does? In joining the Duston School you will be joining a school that is: • Built upon strong values and principles • Places people at the heart of all that it does • Heavily over-subscribed • Nationally recognised, heralded and applauded • A Behaviour Hub Lead School • The 27th most improved school nationally, with GCSE outcomes in 2019 placing the school in the top 20% of all schools nationally and A Level results in the top 5% of all schools • GCSE and A Level outcomes in 2022 were the best in the school’s history • A school of Character • An Investors in People Gold School • An Inclusion Quality Mark (IQM) Flagship School • A Global Equality Collective School • The home of ResearchED Northampton • A PKC Curriculum Hub • An Ofsted ‘Good’ school

Applying: Please complete an application form (we do not accept a CV alone) along with a letter of application to the Principal. Please email the application form and letter to: jobs@thedustonschool.org If you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date, please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. The Duston School is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We follow safer recruitment practice and all appointments are subject to satisfactory DBS checks. In addition references will be requested for short listed applicants prior to interview and will form part of the interview process. Online searches will be carried out for all shortlisted candidates.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to jobs@thedustonschool.org

Visas cannot be sponsored.
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About The Duston School

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 18
School size
1951 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 18
Phone number

Arranging a visit to The Duston School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email jobs@thedustonschool.org.

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