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  • Start date details

    From after Easter holidays

  • Closing date

    15 March 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    28 February 2024

Job details

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term - 4 terms initially

Full-time equivalent salary

£30,000 - £41,333

Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

The successful candidate will be someone who:

  • Is a dynamic and motivated individual
  • Develops excellent relationships with all members of the school community
  • Is an exceptional classroom practitioner who can inspire children, parents and their peers
  • Is innovative and able to demonstrate exciting and creative learning both inside and outside the classroom
  • Has an excellent, proven track record of good and outstanding teaching
  • Is totally committed to inclusion and equality
  • Demonstrates high standards of themselves and others
  • Is enthusiastic and flexible with the capacity to contribute to the wider aspects of school life

What the school offers its staff

We will offer you:

  • A welcoming, friendly school with inquisitive children who love learning
  • The opportunity to work in a positive, supportive environment
  • Continuous professional learning, development and improvement
  • The opportunity to raise standards for all of our children
  • The opportunity to work within our fantastic team and make a real difference to our children and families
  • A supportive staff team and governing board

Further details about the role

Headteacher: Kirstey Peart

Deputy Headteacher: Naida Razaq

NOR: 218

Job Details: Full time, 32.5 hours, temporary in the first instance

Required for: To start as soon as possible after Easter, subject to DBS checks and satisfactory references

Applications are welcome from both experienced and Early Career Teachers.

Be the best we can be!

The governors at Sitwell Infant School wish to appoint a kind, creative and inspiring individual to join our outstanding teaching team.

Sitwell Infant School is a large infant school; we have a three-form entry into Foundation Stage 2 with approx. 75 children in each year group. We are situated in a residential part of Rotherham, close to the motorway, hospital and town centre. We are fortunate to share a pleasant and extensive site with Sitwell Junior School; with whom we work closely with. We are a diverse and multi-cultural school, with over 20 languages represented! The children and staff are very proud of our diversity and truly believe we are a unique and special school.

To be able to teach at Sitwell Infants is a privilege; we believe that every day is a new opportunity to empower our children to become the best version of themselves. We are a dedicated, dynamic team who work tirelessly to create and deliver the very best outcomes for all our children across the curriculum in both key stages. If enthusing and inspiring children to be the best they can be is at the heart of all you do, then Sitwell Infants is the place for you! Our staff are passionate about pedagogy and recognise that proactive, professional development is essential to high quality teaching and learning. We believe that we are all lifelong learners and all staff are leaders of learning at our school.

At Sitwell Infants, we believe that developing the whole child through quality first teaching, first hand learning experiences and accurate support are the essential components for success. We are a nurturing school and children’s social and emotional development is prioritised alongside their academic learning and progress. Our leadership team work hard to ensure that staff well-being is prioritised and our governing board is ambitious, supportive and open to new ideas and approaches.

In accordance with the statutory guidance ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’ (KCSIE) an online search will be conducted as part of due diligence on shortlisted candidates.

Commitment to safeguarding

This post involves working with children and therefore if successful you will be required to apply for a disclosure of criminal records check at an enhanced level. Further information about the Disclosure Scheme can be found at www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check

Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.

We undertake to make reasonable adjustments to a job or workplace to counteract any disadvantage a disabled person may face.

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About Sitwell Infant School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 5 to 7
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
217 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 7
Phone number
01709 531855

Large Infant School

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To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email office@sitwellinfantschool.co.uk.

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