2 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    20 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    3 June 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Fixed term - for one year

Pay scale

M1 to M6

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • We are looking for a self-motivated teacher who:

    • is an inspirational teacher/excellent classroom practitioner for children
    • has a secure understanding of the EYFS curriculum including early reading and phonics knowledge
    • Has the ability to engage and enthuse pupils having a creative way to approaching learning within Early Years and has an inclusive approach
    • Has a zest for creating curious opportunities for learning
    • Is driven and takes pride in all that they do and will be committed to the school and contribute to all aspects of school life
    • Understands the importance of keeping themselves, the children and their families safe
    • has a real passion for promoting the love of learning and is passionate about Early Years and modern-day pedagogy, with excellent behaviour management skills

What the school offers its staff

St Oswald’s C of E Academy is an oversubscribed primary school, situated in Finningley, Doncaster. We are a happy, ambitious and inclusive school reflecting a rich Christian background. The school is an academy within the Diocese of the Sheffield Academy Trust.

What can we offer you?

  • An Ofsted rated outstanding school
  • A calm and well-resourced provision
  • Caring and enthusiastic pupils who are motivated to learn and thrive
  • A happy, supportive and positive atmosphere with a drive for high standards and excellence
  • A positive culture where everyone is valued and respected, which celebrates and values diversity
  • A committed and supportive team of staff and opportunities to work together to improve practice and outcomes for children
  • A commitment to your professional development, no matter what stage of your career you are at
  • Opportunities to work beyond our school through Trust working and partnership with other schools (17, Doncaster, Rotherham, Sheffield schools).
  • A supportive, dedicated and knowledgeable Executive Headteacher, Head of School and leadership team
  • A recognition of the tough job that practitioners do and a commitment to supporting your work life balance and your wellbeing

Further details about the role

The closing date for applications is Thursday 20th June 2024.

Interviews: w/c 24th June 2024

Visits to the school are advisable and can be arranged via email or telephone.

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.

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 complete the online application.

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About St Oswald's CofE Academy

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
230 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
01302 770330

Arranging a visit to St Oswald's CofE Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email admin@soa.dsat.education.

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