3 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    21 June 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    4 June 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Part time: 19.5 hours per week

Contract type


Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic teacher who is an aspiring leader, to become part of our teaching team helping us to achieve our mission to ‘Enrich Lives Every Day’. We are looking for someone who can develop strong, positive relationships that inspire children to be the best they can be academically, personally, socially and spiritually. You will work as part of a team, under the direction of the phase lead and the Headteacher and Deputy Head, to ensure all children are receiving the best possible education to reach their full potential.

We are interested to know, through your personal statement, any subject interests or age phase expertise. We have the flexibility to appoint to either KS1 or KS2 Applications from aspiring leaders, experienced teachers newly and early careers teachers are welcomed.

Our new teacher’s needs to:

- Be an exemplary teacher, who is an inspirational, creative and innovative.

- Have a sound pedagogical understanding of how children learn, including effective teaching and behaviour management strategies.

- Plan an engaging and motivating curriculum rooted in first hand experiences: making the most of the school and local environment.

- Demonstrate a commitment to inclusion.

- Be a reflective practitioner.

- Willing to commit to working with leaders and staff to support the development of the school vision.

What the school offers its staff


  • Teachers’ Pension Scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme.
  • Tax Free Childcare.
  • Employee Assistance Programme.

In return, we can offer:

- Children who are keen to learn, look after each other and are proud of their school.

- A supportive and dedicated staff team, who are passionate about providing our children with the best learning opportunities.

- Professional development opportunities to enhance career aspirations.

- A supportive and coaching approach to school improvement and teacher development.

This role requires the ability to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence and fluency in English.

Further details about the role

St Michael’s CofE Primary academy is a larger than average, primary school, located in Heavitree, Exeter. It is part of St Christopher’s Trust which comprises of 19 schools across the county. St Michael’s has enjoyed an excellent reputation for serving the local community for over 140 years. It is oversubscribed and is currently full with 420 pupils. The school is inclusive and as such, welcomes children with a range of needs and from a variety of backgrounds. This leads to an active learning environment, catering for diverse cohorts whilst ensuring high standards. There is a strong team culture with staff working closely with each other for the benefit of all the children. Through established and embedded values, St Michael’s children are not only excellent learners, they are also first class citizens, helping to make the world a better place for all.

Visits to the school are encouraged and tours are available to book via email to MIC.Admin@stcmat.org for the following dates: Monday 10th June - 4pm, Thursday 13th June - 10am, Friday 14th June – 10am and Monday 17th June – 4pm.

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


If you have any problems applying for this vacancy, please contact HR@stcmat.org.

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.

Our safeguarding policy can be viewed on our policies page which can be accessed Here

We welcome individuals from all backgrounds and are committed to cultivating a diverse and inclusive workplace. Applicants who meet the criteria will be considered for employment, regardless of race, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, age or veteran status.

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 St Michael's Church of England Primary Academy

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 5 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
414 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 11
Email address

Arranging a visit to St Michael's Church of England Primary Academy

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