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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    23 June 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    24 May 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Part time: 0.7 contract (3.5 days)

Contract type

Fixed term - 12 months

Pay scale

M1 - M3

What skills and experience we're looking for

The children, staff and Governors of Lower Park School wish to appoint an excellent and inspiring teacher to join our committed staff.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have high expectations of behaviour within a supportive and nurturing environment which ensures children feel safe and happy.
  • Have a detailed understanding of the primary curriculum which they will use to creatively deliver the school’s curriculum plans effectively.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to continued professional development of themselves and others.
  • Demonstrate their ability to deliver exciting lessons which motivate and engage all learners to achieve their full potential.
  • Establish excellent working relationships with pupils, colleagues, parents and the wider community.
  • Have energy, warmth and a sense of humour

What the school offers its staff

Lower Park is a vibrant well resourced school situated at the heart of the local community.

We are proud of:

  • A learning environment with confident children who thrive on enrichment opportunities
  • A supportive, dedicated and friendly staff team who put fun into learning
  • A Governing Board and Senior Leaders who actively promote wellbeing for all
  • Comprehensive, high quality professional development opportunities which embrace change and innovation, and help you to fulfil your potential

Further details about the role

The recruitment process will consist of an application form analysis, classroom observation and interview. A Person Specification is available to download below.

Applicants are encouraged to visit the school by appointment. The dates for a visit are: Wednesday 19th June at 4:00 or Thursday 20th June at 4.00pm. Please contact Mrs Buchan on 01625 872560 to make an appointment.

Commitment to safeguarding

Lower Park School is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. This role is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (as amended in 2013 and 2020) and as such, any cautions, convictions or bind-overs that are ‘protected’ will need to be disclosed by shortlisted applicants when requested. All staff appointments are subject to satisfactory safer recruitment checks including an enhanced DBS and barred list check.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to admin@lowerpark.cheshire.sch.uk

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Download an application form - 160 KB

Upload additional documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

About Lower Park School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
280 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
01625 872560

Our school is set at the heart of a vibrant Cheshire town with a strong community spirit. Our values of curious, responsible, active, respectful, creative, and brave are the golden thread running through everything we do. Children, parents, governors and staff are inspired by teaching and learning and individuals are motivated and committed to being the best they can be. Whilst academic success is a real strength of the school, we cultivate a love of learning with a broad and balanced curriculum that offers enrichment opportunities and experiences that regularly make the school buzz with excitement.

Arranging a visit to Lower Park School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email admin@lowerpark.cheshire.sch.uk.

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