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  • Job start date

    8 January 2024

  • Closing date

    10 December 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    1 December 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 1

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

between £30000 and £41333

Pay scale

M1 to M6

What skills and experience we're looking for

The post requires an experienced and inspirational teacher who can work as part of an extremely effective, dedicated and committed team. The successful candidate will have high aspirations for children and is proactive in facilitating engaging learning experiences.

The role will involve:

  • Teaching a KS1 class.
  • Working alongside and supporting a highly committed and caring staff team.
  • Working alongside the SLT and SENDCo in supporting children with additional needs
  • Liaising with staff in terms of adapting plans to suit individual needs, feedback to staff regarding pupils and maintaining records for pupils.
  • Leading a curriculum subject area.
  • Opportunities to lead extra-curricular activities such as after school clubs.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Inspires and enthuses children to reach their highest potential.
  • Has a good subject knowledge of the curriculum.
  • Has very high expectations who will maintain high standards of teaching and learning.
  • Works in close collaboration with colleagues as a valued member of a team.
  • Has excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to develop and maintain positive relationships with parents, pupils and staff.
  • Works in a calm, caring and supportive manner with the ability to deliver an exciting, innovative creative and cross curricular learning environment for children.
  • Is committed to helping children overcome barriers.

Please see the attached Welcome Letter and Person Specification for more information about the roles. This position is not open to ECTs.

Essential Qualifications



Essential Experience

  • minimum of two years classroom experience as a class teacher
  • recent experience of teaching in KS1
  • relevant, recent CPD (safeguarding, effective pedagogy, AfL etc)

Desirable Experience

  • teaching maths using a mastery approach
  • experience of leading a curriculum subject
  • experience of teaching early phonics - especially Read Write Inc

What the school offers its staff

We can offer:

  • A welcoming, supportive and hardworking staff team.
  • Children who are enthusiastic to learn, grow and extend their life experiences.
  • A staff who are passionate about continued development and growth as a school community.
  • A committed and supportive leadership team who hold staff wellbeing as crucial to school success.
  • Parents who are valued partners in helping every child achieve.
  • A growing and thriving school community who support each other.

Further details about the role

If you are keen to be part of our committed team, please complete the Cheshire East application form and submit it with a letter to the Interim Head Teacher (in no more than 2 sides of A4) explaining how your experience to date has prepared you for this role and how you will develop learning and progress at Edleston Primary School. Please state experience, curriculum strengths and any areas of expertise or interest you have which may be relevant to the post. Please note CVs are not accepted, to apply for this vacancy you need to complete the application form attached.

Please return all applications to head@edleston.chehsire.sch.uk

Visits & information: For more information, and an informal discussion about the role, contact Interim Headteacher Colette Procter.

Prospective candidates can visit the school on Tuesday 5th December at 10am or Wednesday 6th December at 8am or Friday 8th December at 8am or 10 am.

Please email Colette Procter on: head@edleston.chehsire.sch.uk to book a visit.

Closing Date: Sunday 10th December

Shortlisting and invitations to interview sent: Monday 11th December

Observations and Interviews: Thursday 14th December

Commitment to safeguarding

Edleston 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. As such we will be implementing the use of online searches for all posts in line with guidance from KCSIE 2023. Online searches are not part of the shortlisting process itself and candidates will have a chance to address any issues of concern that come up during the search at interview. The post is subject to an enhanced DBS Statement. COMMITTED TO EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES.

Commitment to safeguarding

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, volunteers, and external agencies to share this commitment. Successful candidates will be subjected to an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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About Edleston Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
212 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
01270 910325

Situated in the heart of Crewe – a town with a rich heritage and major opportunities for development and growth – Edleston Primary School is a Group 2 school with 212 children on roll (30 pupil entry), arranged in seven classes with each having a teaching assistant for support.

We are located in a closely connected urban area with our own private school playing field and all-weather pitch.

Arranging a visit to Edleston Primary School

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

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