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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    4 December 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    17 November 2023

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 2

Working pattern

  • View all Full timejobs - Year Three Class Teacher Location: Gorsemoor Primary School Employer: Staffordshire County Council Contract type: Temporary fixed term until academic year ends (July 2024) Working Pattern: Standard Hours: Full time Salary: Main scale/UPS

Contract type

Fixed term - July 2024

Pay scale

M1 - M6

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and dedicated practitioner and are open minded about the experience level of the candidate: we would encourage experienced/UPS teachers to apply and would equally welcome a candidate earlier in their career.

At the heart of our school values is collaboration and the successful candidate will be keen to work alongside their colleagues to continually provide engaging opportunities for learning. A sound knowledge and understanding of teaching, learning and assessment, accompanied with a commitment to enabling all children to achieve their fullest potential are essential components of the role, so that each learner will be enabled to achieve the maximum benefit from their education at Gorsemoor.

The role of a class teacher is varied, where no two days are the same, it is essential therefore that the successful candidate must be able to use their initiative, have high levels of self-reflection and a commitment to their growing professional development, energy and resilience. We are looking for a teacher who is passionate about creating a rich, inclusive, and balanced environment for children. As a Class Teacher at Gorsemoor, you will be working within a friendly team and build strong relationships with parents, so someone who is collaborative and dedicated is essential.

What the school offers its staff

Located in the thriving and proud community of Heath Hayes, Gorsemoor Primary School are pleased to be offering an excellent opportunity for a Year 3 teacher to join our committed teaching team. We are a large, two and three form entry primary school and pride ourselves in collaboration. The ideal candidate would be a person with recent experience of teaching within the primary phase and be responsible for teaching 22 pupils within our Year 3 class. Judged by Ofsted as good in all areas (September 2021), you will be joining our caring and supportive school, where our motto, ‘Growing together, hand in hand’, is an ethos embedded throughout the whole community.

We are proud of our:

  • shared moral commitment to secure the best outcomes for all pupils
  • pupils who are engaged, well-behaved and love to learn
  • caring, dedicated and knowledgeable team of staff and governors
  • high expectations and vision for school improvement
  • commitment to continuing professional development
  • warm, friendly atmosphere
  • incredibly supportive staff who have a desire to take the school forward
  • interested and supportive parents/carers

Further details about the role

Please take the time to read our Candidate Letter, Recruitment Pack and the Person Specification below. If your personal and professional qualities match those we seek, then you may be the person to join our team. Informal visits to the school are positively encouraged and will be available on 4.30pm on Wednesday 22nd November 2023.

Additional information and how to apply

Should you wish to apply for this position, please return your completed application form, along with a cover letter, to recruitment@gorsemoor.staffs.sch.uk by the closing date shown below.

Successful applicants will be notified via email if they have been selected for interview.

Closing Date: 9.00am on Monday 4th December 2023

Shortlisting: Wednesday 6th December 2023

Interviews: Monday 11th December 2023

The position is subject to a criminal records check from the Disclosure & Barring Service (formerly CRB) which will require you to disclose all criminal convictions. The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

Further details regarding the DBS check are available by visiting www.gov.uk/dbs

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Commitment to safeguarding

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
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About Gorsemoor Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
444 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
01543 274788

Gorsemoor Primary School

Arranging a visit to Gorsemoor Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@gorsemoor.staffs.sch.uk.

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