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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    21 April 2024 at 3pm

  • Date listed

    27 March 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 2

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£30,000 - £41,333

Pay scale

M1 to M6

What skills and experience we're looking for

We now have a fantastic opportunity for a passionate, enthusiastic and committed Class Teacher to join our Year 3/4 team. Seeking to support, inspire and lead our brilliant children, the successful candidate will be motivated with a drive to support the children’s personal and academic progression. We place care at the heart of all that we do and seek to appoint a candidate who shares in our passion and values in enabling all of our children to flourish. This role is a job share with the Head of School so the ability to work in a team is an absolute must! We welcome you to join our team to deliver the very best education for all of our pupils.

We are looking to appoint someone who:

  • Is enthusiastic, approachable and friendly
  • Ensures all children feel safe, happy and able to learn
  • Has an understanding of the curriculum and pastoral needs of primary aged children
  • Is able to deliver high quality first teaching
  • Is confident in using a range of behaviour management strategies
  • Has experience of effective subject leadership across the primary age range
  • Has the ability to work effectively, flexibly and independently and above all is a committed team member
  • Is supportive of the ethos of a Church and Trust school

What the school offers its staff

In return, we can offer you:

  • A tight-knit, welcoming and caring school, that encourages everyone to give their best at all times, that aims to contribute all they can to our life as a school community.‘Leaders are mindful of staff well-being. Staff say that they feel well supported by leaders and are proud to work for the school. Support from the Trust helps to reduce staff’s workload’ (Ofsted 2023).
  • A collaborative and supportive school community that is underpinned by the Christian ethos, driven by a shared passion of children’s welfare and education.
  • A rewarding and exciting working environment, that inspires and challenges within a supportive and welcoming atmosphere.
  • Access to a vast array of employee benefits and recognition systems, via our brand-new partnership with Vivup.
  • Employment within one of the largest Multi-Academy Trusts in Northamptonshire, with wider development and career opportunities.

Further details about the role

Great Addington CE Primary is a proud member of the Peterborough Diocese Education Trust and has been since 2014. We are a family of 33 schools across the Peterborough Diocese, and these strong links make special contribution to our children’s spiritual, moral, social and cultural development and learning. PDET is responsible for employing all staff and managing finances and other central services for the academies within the Trust.

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 Great Addington CofE Primary School

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
87 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Email address
Phone number
01536 330642

Great Addington C of E Primary is a vibrant and popular school, with committed staff, governors and children. We have an enviable reputation as being the ‘small school’ that gives its children ‘so much.’ We aim to build upon the school's strengths and become an outstanding centre for learning within the community. Our vision for achieving this is through high quality teaching and learning with a commitment to valuing potential in all members of the GA community.

Striving to unlock the talents of all our pupils, we continually challenge them to achieve their best and develop the skills for a lifelong love of learning. It is only through challenge that students truly discover what they are capable of. No matter where we start in life, we recognise that all have the potential to achieve and at Great Addington Primary, we strive to ensure that they do.

At Great Addington, we have recently undergone extensive site works, now offering a modern working environment for staff and children alike, that retains its special magic. Following a successful Ofsted inspection in March 2023, parents and carers could not speak more highly of our school, with one parent, typical of many, commenting ‘The staff and school are wonderful, and everyone contributes to the community feel of this school.’ Staff ensure that they check of pupil’s well-being every morning and pupils enjoy school and the know that staff care for them.

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