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  • Job start date

    29 April 2024

  • Closing date

    20 March 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    22 February 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 1

Working pattern

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - To be confirmed at Interview

Pay scale

M1 to M6

What skills and experience we're looking for

Are you a passionate teacher who believes in creating a stimulating, enabling, learning environment? Looking for a fresh challenge? Want to be part of an ambitious school with a supportive team in a fantastic location? If this sounds like you, make the move to St Edward's Church of England Primary School. We are seeking a Key Stage 1 Class Teacher to cover maternity leave within our school, where high-quality provision for all is at the heart of what we do.

We are looking for a classroom practitioner who have a sound knowledge of phonics, a creative flare and zest to bring learning to life for our pupils within our school. You will be experienced and skilful in challenging each pupil, whatever their starting point, using your strong pedagogical practice and philosophy, to enable children to reach their potential. You will be used to working in positive and proactive ways, as well as collaborating with others, to drive high expectations.

What the school offers its staff

St Edward’s is a truly wonderful place to work our children are an absolute delight and we have an incredibly supportive community. The family ethos of our school is second to none and this is frequently commented on by parents and visitors to St Edward’s. Our staff team is dedicated and committed to developing the knowledge, skills, attitudes and understanding which will enable our children to enjoy learning, achieve success and to feel contented and fulfilled across the curriculum.We ensure, within their journey at our school, that our children are curious, learn about and have confidence in themselves as learners where they are encouraged to hold high aspirations for their future.

In joining St Edward’s, you will be part of a friendly and welcoming staff team and a supportive community. The school is part of the St Christopher’s Trust - a family of 18 Church and Community Schools spanning three local authorities and providing a rich network of collaboration. You will have the opportunity to develop your teaching skills in an environment that has a strong focus on CPD whatever career stage you are at. As a Church of England school, you will be happy to support the Anglican ethos through our school values of Love, kindness, courage, and respect.

Further details about the role

If you are interested in applying for this role and would like a tour of the school, please contact the school office on 01752 705130 to arrange a convenient time. When completing an application please ensure you address all aspects of the person specification.

Please visit the below link for information on how to apply:


If you have any issues applying for this role, please contact HR via hr@stcmat.org

Applications need to be completed by 9:00am on 20th March 2024 Interviews will be held on the 22nd March 2024.

Please note it is our process to apply for references for shortlisted applicants and to complete online searches in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance, for all shortlisted applicants. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS Disclosure is required for this post.

Please visit the below website for our Trust policies and our Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy:


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.

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About St Edward's CofE Primary School

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
224 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Email address

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