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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    27 June 2024 at 3pm

  • Date listed

    13 June 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary


Teacher - 2 x Maternity Post (2 Terms) job summary

Kirkheaton Primary School is a wonderful school full of fabulous children and a supportive and professional team. Our school converted to an academy in February 2021 and we are now under the governance of South Pennine Academies. Our staff work incredibly hard to give our children a magical experience of childhood whilst developing their academic abilities. We have a strong emphasis on becoming ‘the best me’ where children are given the tools and understanding to become positive and engaged citizens. Respect, resilience, rights and responsibilities are all key drivers for our child development. We want to develop children who know how to look after each other, themselves and our planet. We serve a community which is supportive, ambitious and secure. We want to develop a sense of responsibility in our children to use their privilege to help others in their community and across the world.

We are looking for a teacher who is:

Innovative with a keen interest in developing teaching and learning to be the best it can be for our children

Willing and inspired to keep learning

Resilient when faced with challenges

Creative – using current research to continue to adapt teaching

Committed to the safeguarding of children

Happy and calming and a positive influence

Able to work to deadlines and under pressure

Enjoys the challenge of teaching and understands the many responsibilities and demands of a class teacher

Able to share a sense of humour and have great relationships with children and the school team.

Can give children a magical experience at our school

Able to work in across any key stage

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 Kirkheaton Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
363 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

Kirkheaton Primary School was most recently OFSTED inspected in November 2023 receiving a ‘Good’ grading in all elements. Pupils were described as ‘happy to come to school because they enjoy their learning’ and that ‘the school prepares pupils well for their future lives. OFSTED also expressed how leaders take staff workload into account in their decision making and that staff are proud to work at Kirkheaton.

Our motivation is to create ‘Active Citizens’ who care about their learning, the community and their future; not only in education but in all aspects of their life beyond our school walls. We aim to create a foundation for children to reach new heights and ‘be their best selves’.

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