St James Church School, Taunton, Somerset, TA1 1XU

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  • Application deadline

    10 July 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    24 June 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term (to 31st August 2023 in the first instance)


Teacher Main Scale

Teacher job summary

Pay Grade: Teacher Main Scale Full time - Actual salary £25,714 to £36,961 Fixed term contract to 31st August 2023 in the first instance Location: St James Church School, Taunton St James is a diverse, loving and caring school. We are looking for a teacher with a passion for education, who will offer children high quality learning with a key belief that relationships are important in engaging both parents and children. Early Career Teachers are welcome to apply. We are able to offer the successful candidate: Brilliant children, full of character, who are keen to succeed Supportive staff who want to make a difference in our very diverse community Progression on the Upper Pay Scale and potential support to gain leadership experience A Church school with a strong a purposeful Christian ethos centred around Love God, love others and love ourselves Engaged parents who want the best for their child Good links with our community A friendly and pleasant working environment where staff are solution focussed and supportive of each other Candidates are welcome to contact the school and arrange a visit with the Headteacher. If you would like to arrange this, please get in touch via phone (01823 272553) or email (enquiries@stjames.bwmat.org). We are also proud of our website and this is a good place to see what our school is like, particularly our Chatterbox newsletters. An application form, full job description and person specification are available from the school website www.stjamessch.co.uk As part of the wider BWMAT you will benefit from the support of a professional and experienced central team and also a network of colleagues in similar role across other schools. The BWMAT offers excellent CPD and staff benefits for its employees. Please visit the ‘working for us’ tab on the BWMAT website www.bwmat.org for more details. Application forms should be submitted with a covering letter via email to the School Business Manager Gavin Duenas (gavin.duenas@stjames.bwmat.org) The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS check. Closing date for applications: Sunday 10th July 2022 Interview date: Thursday 14th July 2022 This role will commence: 1st September 2022 (negotiable if the successful applicant is required to work a notice period)
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About St James Church School

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
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School size
455 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

The children at St James are our greatest asset but we are also blessed with engaged parents, a loving community and a team of staff who put children at the centre of all that we do. Visitors often comment on the positive and supportive atmosphere in our school.

We are an ambitious school located near to the centre of the historic town of Taunton. We cater for children aged 2-11 years and have 14 classes from the Foundation Stage to Year 6 as well as our large and successful Nursery. Our school community is very diverse with over 25% of our children speaking English as an additional language. We take great pride in this and fully utilise the children’s many different languages, their cultural diversity and heritage as often as possible.

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