3 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    16 July 2024 at 5pm

  • Date listed

    8 July 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 1

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£30,000.00 - £41,333.00 Annually (Actual) MPS 1-6

Teacher - Year 1 job summary

We have an exciting opportunity for a Year 1 teacher working full time at Ashburton Primary School. This is a fixed term role for two terms starting in September 2024. You should have a great sense of humour, love of learning and a positive attitude to make a difference to the children of Ashburton Primary School which is part of Westcountry School’s Trust.

Our school has one clear core purpose - to put children and learning at the heart of everything we do. Our vision is:

Children are INSPIRED to develop their talents and love learning.

Children BELIEVE in themselves and their abilities.

Children DISCOVER and enjoy a wide range of experiences.

Children ACHIEVE their full potential in all subjects.

Children BELONG to a caring community, which cased about the past, present and future of its environment.

Ashburton Primary School is at the heart of the community on the edge of Dartmoor. There are fantastic learning opportunities right on our doorstep and we are looking for a teacher who can unlock those. We are a stone’s throw from some of the best beaches and countryside in the country.

The successful candidate will;

  • Encourage a love of learning in their classroom
  • Be able to build great relationships with children
  • Be committed to achieving high standards across the school
  • Have high expectations for learning and behaviour
  • Have effective interpersonal skills with the ability to work with staff and parents.

We can offer you:

  • The freedom to get on with what you do best – teach
  • A friendly professional team committed to achieving the very best for the children
  • Excellent opportunities for continuing professional development through WeST
  • Lovely children who deserve the best

Westcountry Schools Trust is a multi-academy trust of 26 schools, currently employing approximately 2,500 staff and growing. We are a dynamic organisation with our students and staff at our heart. Our values inform our work and we hope you agree these are key to success: Collaboration, Aspiration, Integrity, Compassion.

Working for the Trust includes some key benefits, please see our website for full details.

For an informal discussion regarding this role, please contact Tammy Docking on 01364 652343

If you believe you can demonstrate the dedication, skills and passion required, we look forward to receiving your application.

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.

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)
medical
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 Ashburton Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
209 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

School location

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