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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    20 May 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    8 May 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - 1 year - to possibly become a permanent position

Pay scale

M1 - UPS3

What skills and experience we're looking for

The governors of this successful and popular primary school would like to appoint a suitable candidate to a full-time teaching position. If you are a teacher who is passionate about teaching and learning as well as being highly reflective about your practice – then we would love to hear from you. This is an ideal opportunity to nurture and develop as a teacher and to be part of a committed and dedicated team. The governors would like to encourage candidates to apply who have teaching preferences in any department - Early Years, Key Stage 1 or Key Stage 2. We will place the successful candidate depending on their strengths and experience. We welcome applications from both early career teachers and experienced teachers.

We want someone who:

  • models outstanding whole class teaching and learning
  • is committed to safeguarding children and families
  • demonstrates excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • is an effective team member with high expectations of themselves and all learners
  • is an excellent role model and has a positive outlook
  • demonstrates flexibility and the capacity to adapt to change

What the school offers its staff

We can offer you:

  • wonderful children who are eager to learn
  • high quality professional development opportunities and excellent partnerships with great schools
  • excellent partnerships between children, all staff, families, governors and the community
  • extensive grounds with great potential for learning opportunities
  • a warm, welcoming, caring and inclusive ethos

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

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About South Failsworth Community Primary School

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

Primary School

Arranging a visit to South Failsworth Community Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email nicola.cooper@southfailsworth.oldham.sch.uk.

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