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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    22 May 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    14 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1

Working pattern

Part time: 0.6, preferably Monday - Wednesday but can be flexible

Contract type

Fixed term - 1 year

Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for a teacher for our Year Reception/Yr1 class who can make a real and lasting difference to our pupils. Specialist PE provision is provided in the school. The federation teaching team works collaboratively together to plan and deliver learning with some outstanding and very supportive staff.

Weare looking for someone who:

•Is an excellent classroom practitioner with experience of teaching EYFS and/or KS1
•Can deliver exciting, challenging lessons
•Has experience of working closely with parents
•Is committed to their own professional development
•Works well as part of a small dedicated team
•Will promote Christian Values and uphold the Christian ethos of the academy and DNEAT

What the school offers its staff

We can offer you:

•A supportive, friendly working environment with excellent DNEAT professional development programmes and career options
•Colleagues who work closely together and are committed to improving outcomes for children and families
•Children that are well-behaved, enthusiastic and eager to learn •Opportunities to develop your career through carefully targeted professional development across our highly successful 3 school Federation and within DNEAT

Colkirk Church of England Primary Academy is a friendly village school which is part of the Diocese of Norwich Education and Academies Trust (DNEAT). It is part of the Unity Federation of Church of England and Community Primary Academies along with Sculthorpe Church of England Primary Academies and Little Snoring Community Primary Academy. Colkirk is within 5 minutes travel from Fakenham, 15 minutes from Dereham, 30 minutes from King’s Lynn and 40 minutes from Norwich.

Culture and ethos:

  • Proactively promote and demonstrate the Diocese’s vision and values in all aspects of work
  • Challenge, motivate and empower others to set high aspirations and attain ambitious outcomes
  • Treat everyone as a valued individual who is loved by God
  • Promote and demonstrate a culture of continuous improvement which includes keeping abreast of educational developments and best management practice
  • Work collaboratively developing the concept of family across the Trusts and their academies
  • Ensure regular open and honest communication in all professional duties
  • Recognise the importance of serving the wider community and promoting inclusivity.
  • Undertake such other reasonable duties as may be required from time to time as are consistent with the responsibilities of the grade.

The duties and responsibilities highlighted in this job specification are indicative and may vary over time. Postholders are expected to undertake other duties and responsibilities relevant to the nature, level and scope of the post and the grade has been established on this basis.


The safety and well-being of children is central to our ethos, and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be required to provide references and undertake the Independent Safeguarding Authority checks including an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and comply with the Safeguarding Policy and child protection practices of the Trust.


The Diocese of Norwich Education Services Company (DONESC) has a strong commitment to achieving equality of opportunity in its academies and in the employment of people. The post holder will ensure that the DONESC meets its statutory obligations in relation to all aspects of equalities legislation. This post involves regular travel around the Diocese and maybe some evening and weekend work. This job description is not an exhaustive document. It reflects the duties and responsibilities applicable at the time of issue. Details and emphasis are subject to amendment and revision in the light of the changing of DONESC.

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.

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About Colkirk Church of England Primary Academy

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
64 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

Arranging a visit to Colkirk Church of England Primary Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email head@colkirk.norfolk.sch.uk.

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