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  • Start date details

    2nd January 2023

  • Closing date

    4 December 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    20 November 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 1

Working pattern

Part time, full time

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover

Full-time equivalent salary

£30,000.00 - £46,525.00 Annually (FTE) M1 - UPS3, Full Time, Maternity Cover (part time 0.8 will be considered)

Teacher job summary

Blandford St Mary is a popular mixed gender, one-form entry primary school in Blandford.  We have a PAN of 210 children, arranged into 7 classes – Reception through to Year 6. We offer excellent standards of care, guidance and support and a high-quality learning environment to support all learners equally. We achieve above national expectations through the delivery of rigorous learning. The school upholds an ethos of high expectations that provides children with challenging opportunities where children acquire skills, knowledge and confidence that can be applied to all future learning experiences.  

Our vision statement, ‘Knowing we are loved, we learn and grow to be the best that we can be,’ is at the core of everything we do. It underpins our teaching and learning, and provides an environment that prepares our pupils as confident, happy citizens.  

Our vision is underpinned by the following 1 Corinthians 16:14, ‘Let all that you do be done in love.’

Our mission is to provide the highest quality teaching and learning for all our children, where every individual is cherished within our school family and know that they are loved unconditionally, where diversity is celebrated and opportunities for all are constantly sought.

We are looking for:

A teacher who has a passion for getting the very best out of our children. 

A teacher who is kind and can inspire and motivate our learners;

A teacher with high expectations and a drive to enable pupils to be the best that they can be;

A teacher that promotes high standards of behaviour.


We can offer:

Children who are motivated, enthusiastic and articulate in their learning;

A supportive school community; our staff and parents and carers are welcoming and friendly;

A supportive SLT that has a strong ambition and vision for the school's future;

The opportunity to work in a team where enthusiasm, hard work and initiative are appreciated by all. 

This is a full time position, however part time (0.8) would be considered.

Blandford St Mary CE Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All applicants will be subject to a full Disclosure and Barring Service check before appointment is confirmed.

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 Blandford St Mary Church of England Primary School

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

School location

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