Deadline is today

  • Expected start date

    4 January 2022

  • Application deadline

    3 December 2021 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    25 November 2021

Job details

Job role
Working pattern
Part time
4 days per week
Contract type
Fixed term (until 31st August 2022)
Annual or full time equivalent (FTE) salary
Teacher Main Scale Points 1-4
Actual salary
£20,571 to £25,422

Job summary

Pay Grade: Teacher Main Scale Points 1-4

4 days per week - Actual salary £20,571 to £25,422

Fixed term contract to 31st August 2022 in the first instance

Location: St James Church School, Taunton

An exciting opportunity has opened up for a Teacher at St James Church School. The successful applicant would work across the primary age range on a regular timetable covering teachers’ PPA. This is an initial fixed term contract to 31st August 2022. We are looking for candidates with a passion and love for education, who will offer children high quality learning.

In return we are able to offer the successful candidate:

Brilliant children, full of character, who are keen to succeed
A Church school with a strong a purposeful Christian ethos centred around Love God, love others and love ourselves
Engaged parents who want the best for their child
Good links with our community
A friendly and pleasant working environment where staff are solution focussed and supportive of each other
An application form, full job description and person specification are available from the school website

Candidates are welcome to contact the school and arrange a visit. If you would like to arrange this, please get in touch via phone (01823 272553) or email (

As part of the wider BWMAT you will benefit from the support of a professional and experienced central team and also a network of colleagues in similar role across other schools. The BWMAT offers excellent CPD and staff benefits for its employees. Please visit the ‘working for us’ tab on the BWMAT website for more details.

Application forms should be submitted via email to the School Business Manager Gavin Duenas (

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. All posts are subject to satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS check.

Closing date for applications: Friday 3rd December 2021

Interview date: Friday 10th December 2021

This role will commence: Tuesday 4th January 2022

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School overview

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
School size
467 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

About St James Church School

The children at St James are our greatest asset but we are also blessed with engaged parents, a loving community and a team of staff who put children at the centre of all that we do. Visitors often comment on the positive and supportive atmosphere in our school.

We are an ambitious school located near to the centre of the historic town of Taunton. We cater for children aged 2-11 years and have 14 classes from the Foundation Stage to Year 6 as well as our large and successful Nursery. Our school community is very diverse with over 25% of our children speaking English as an additional language. We take great pride in this and fully utilise the children’s many different languages, their cultural diversity and heritage as often as possible.

School location

Cranmer Road, Taunton, Somerset, TA1 1XU

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