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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    14 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    17 May 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Part time: 3 - Days Per Week (0.6 FTE)

Contract type

Fixed term - 31/08/2025

Full-time equivalent salary

£30,000 - £46,525

Pay scale

M1 - U3

What skills and experience we're looking for

Overall purpose of the post:

The teacher will:

  • Fulfil the professional responsibilities of a teacher, as set out in the School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions Document

• Meet the expectations set out in the Teachers’ Standards

Duties and Responsibilities


  • Plan and teach well-structured lessons to assigned classes, following the school’s plans, curriculum and schemes of work.
  • Assess, monitor, record and report on the learning needs, progress and achievements of assigned pupils, making accurate and productive use of assessment.
  • Adapt teaching to respond to the strengths and needs of pupils.
  • Set high expectations which inspire, motivate and challenge pupils.
  • Promote good progress and outcomes by pupils.
  • Demonstrate good subject and curriculum knowledge.
  • Participate in arrangements for preparing pupils for external tests.

Whole-school organisation, strategy and development:

  • Contribute to the development, implementation and evaluation of the school’s policies, practices and procedures, so as to support the school’s vision and values.
  • Make a positive contribution to the wider life and ethos of the school.
  • Work with others on curriculum and pupil development to secure coordinated outcomes.
  • Provide cover, in the unforeseen circumstance that another teacher is unable to teach.

Health, safety and discipline:

  • Promote the safety and wellbeing of pupils.
  • Maintain good order and discipline among pupils, managing behaviour effectively to ensure a good and safe learning environment.

Professional development:

  • Take part in the school’s appraisal procedures.
  • Take part in further training and development in order to improve own teaching.
  • Take part in the appraisal and professional development of others, where appropriate.


  • Communicate effectively with pupils, parents and carers.
  • Add any other duties of particular relevance to your school.

Working with colleagues and other relevant professionals:

  • Collaborate and work with colleagues and other relevant professionals within and beyond the school.
  • Develop effective professional relationships with colleagues.

Personal and professional conduct:

  • Uphold public trust in the profession and maintain high standards of ethics and behaviour, within and outside school.
  • Have proper and professional regard for the ethos, policies and practices of the school, and maintain high standards of attendance and punctuality.
  • Understand and act within the statutory frameworks setting out their professional duties and responsibilities.


  • Work in line with statutory safeguarding guidance (e.g. Keeping Children Safe in Education, Prevent) and our safeguarding and child protection policies.
  • Work with the designated safeguarding lead (DSL) to promote the best interests of pupils, including sharing concerns where necessary.
  • Promote the safeguarding of all pupils in the school.

Management of staff and resources:

  • Direct and supervise support staff assigned to them, and where appropriate, other teachers.
  • Contribute to the recruitment and professional development of other teachers and support staff.
  • Deploy resources delegated to them.

This job description is not necessarily a comprehensive definition of the post. It will be reviewed at intervals, and it may be subject to modification or amendment at any time after consultation with the holder of the post.

What the school offers its staff

You will be joining a staff team at Palace Fields that puts their values at the heart of practice. Children come first and our mission is to ensure that every individual is given the chance to flourish.We pride ourselves on building strong relationships, high academic standards and being inclusive.Our values of kindness, integrity and tenacity are woven through all that we do.

We are looking for a teacher PPA Cover to join our excellent team. The appointment is a fix term position. We are looking for a dynamic teacher who shares our values and is able to teach our children with passion, presence and personality.

As part of The Heath Family Multi-Academy Trust, we have strong links with partner primary schools across three north-west local authorities.

Visits to the school are strongly encouraged and can be booked via the school office on 01928 716521.

Further details about the role



Qualifications, Knowledge & Experience

  • Qualified teacher status. (E)
  • Degree. (E)
  • Successful primary teaching experience. (E)
  • Knowledge of the National Curriculum. (E)
  • Knowledge of effective teaching and learning strategies. (E)
  • A good understanding of how children learn. (E)
  • Knowledge of guidance and requirements around safeguarding children. (E)
  • Knowledge of effective behaviour management strategies. (E)

Skills, Abilities and Personal Qualities

  • Good ICT skills, particularly using ICT to support learning. (E)
  • Ability to adapt teaching to meet pupils’ needs. (E)
  • Ability to build effective working relationships with pupils. (E)
  • A commitment to getting the best outcomes for all pupils and promoting the ethos and values of the school. (E)
  • High expectations for children’s attainment and progress. (E)
  • Ability to work under pressure and prioritise effectively. (E)
  • Commitment to maintaining confidentiality at all times. (E)
  • Commitment to safeguarding and equality. (E)

Suitability to work with children

Enhanced DBS clearance is required for this position. (E)

Commitment to safeguarding

The Heath Family Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post is subject to all the relevant pre-employment checks set out in Keeping Children Safe in Education, including an enhanced DBS certificate with a barred-list check, references and online searches. The amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975 (2013 and 2020) provide that certain spent convictions and cautions are considered ‘protected’. Guidance and criteria on the filtering of these cautions can be found on the Ministry of Justice website.

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About Palace Fields Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
166 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
01928 716521

Palace Fields Primary School is a medium–sized school with 170 children currently on roll, organised into 8 classes (Years N - 6 and a Resource Base class). The majority of children come from within the local area of Palace Fields.

As a staff we have a culture of high expectations and are committed to making a difference within the lives of our children. We are looking for someone to join our highly committed and motivated team as we continue our school journey of growth and development.

Our values of Ambition, Creativity, Ownership, Resilience and Nurture underpin the school and we are seeking to appoint someone who will be totally aligned to these.

We are passionate about every member of our school community “Learning and Growing together”. Not only do we think it is important for our children to be learning but also the staff. We place a high priority on CPD here at Palace Fields Primary School with a range of on-going opportunities provided for staff at all levels.

Being part of The Heath Family (NW) also brings additional opportunities to the role as we work together with our partner schools to collaborate; sharing good practice and providing mutual support.

Arranging a visit to Palace Fields Primary Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email LConnor@PFP.theheathfamily.org.uk.

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