This job expired on 1 December 2022

  • Job start date

    27 February 2023

  • Closing date

    1 December 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    24 November 2022

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - 10 months

Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

This teaching position will be suitable for an experienced bright and dynamic teacher that is eager to join a well-run school with excellent support from both parents and staff and who will match the person specification relevant to this post. The successful candidate will:

  • be an innovative and outstanding classroom practitioner, who has a passion for teaching
  • have a clear understanding of the National Curriculum, Year 6 experience desirable
  • display a strong commitment to continuing to raise standards and levels of achievement planning appropriately to meet children's individual needs in all areas of learning
  • have high expectations of pupils’ behaviour and a commitment to high standards, both professionally and personally
  • be flexible, enthusiastic and have the commitment to work as part of a strong team
  • be an inspirational role model, who will be fully involved in the life of the school
  • be able to create a stimulating and purposeful learning environment
  • recognise the importance of forming strong links with parents and the community
  • be able to lead a curriculum area as well as additional tasks as required
  • fully support the ethos and values of our school

What the school offers its staff

We can offer you the opportunity to:

  • become part of a successful and happy school
  • join a strong governor team, supportive staff, and wider community
  • have support to continue professional development
  • work with a supportive leadership team, committed to developing Upperby into an inspiring place to work and learn

Commitment to safeguarding

Upperby Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its pupils and expects all staff to adhere to this. The successful candidate will be required to undertake pre-employment checks which will include References, Health, Right to Work in UK, DBS and, a Declaration that neither they nor anyone who lives in the same household is a disqualified person under the Childcare (Disqualification) Regulations 2009.
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About Upperby Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
376 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
01228 815460

Our school serves the south of Carlisle, with 375 children currently attending. Our experienced teaching staff are committed to providing a stimulating and creative curriculum within a nurturing environment, placing high priority on ensuring our children feel happy and safe. We place great importance on academic excellence and ensuring we can develop aspirations for all our children, so that they are able to achieve and be the best that they can be. We enrich our children’s education through a wide range of activities, such as school choir, music tuition, visitors and trips. Children in Key Stage 2 are able to attend a range of residential experiences. We are an inclusive school meeting the differing needs of children.

Arranging a visit to Upperby Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email vacancy@upperbycdc.org.uk.

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