Upperby Primary School, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA2 4JT

2 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    19 May 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    11 May 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term (12 Months)



Teacher job summary

The Head Teacher and Governors of Upperby Primary school wish to appoint a suitably qualified committed and enthusiastic teacher for our school.

This teaching position will be suitable for an experienced, bright and dynamic teacher that is eager to join a well-run school with excellent support from both parents and staff and who will match the person specification relevant to this post.

The successful candidate will:
• be an innovative and outstanding classroom practitioner, who has a passion for teaching
• have a clear understanding of the National Curriculum
• display a strong commitment to continuing to raise standards and levels of achievement planning appropriately to meet children's individual needs in all areas of learning
• have high expectations of pupils’ behaviour and a commitment to high standards, both professionally and personally
• be flexible, enthusiastic and have the commitment to work as part of a strong team
• be an inspirational role model, who will be fully involved in the life of the school
• be able to create a stimulating and purposeful learning environment
• recognise the importance of forming strong links with parents and the community
• be able to lead a curriculum area as well as additional tasks as required
• fully support the ethos and values of our school

We can offer you the opportunity to:
• become part of a successful and happy school
• join a strong governor team, supportive staff, and wider community
• have support to continue professional development.
• work with a supportive leadership team, committed to developing Upperby into an inspiring place to work and learn

Applying for the job

Interested applicants can apply for this post by requesting information pack from:
vacancy@upperbycdc.org.uk or Mrs C Wilson, Office Manager, Upperby Primary School, Uldale Road, CARLISLE. CA2 4JT - 01228 815460

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Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

About Upperby Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
398 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Contact phone number
01228 815460

Our school serves the south of Carlisle, with 397 children currently attending. Our experienced teaching staff are committed to providing a stimulating and creative curriculum within a nurturing environment, placing high priority on ensuring our children feel happy and safe. We place great importance on academic excellence and ensuring we can develop aspirations for all our children, so that they are able to achieve and be the best that they can be. We enrich our children’s education through a wide range of activities, such as school choir, music tuition, visitors and trips. Children in Key Stage 2 are able to attend a range of residential experiences. We are an inclusive school meeting the differing needs of children.

It is our belief that children come to Upperby Primary School to be happy and successful learners, enabling our children to develop their skills and grow to understand how they are part of the wider community. Our dedicated staff are committed to ensuring our children develop into life-long learners who aspire to be the best they can be.

Our core values underpin everything we do in school. They help our children understand how we all make a positive contribution to the school and the wider community, supporting them to become successful citizens of the future.

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