This job expired on 7 October 2021

  • Expected start date

    1 January 2022

  • Application deadline

    7 October 2021 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    21 September 2021

Job details

Job role
Working pattern
Full time
Contract type
Fixed term (Up to one year)
Main / Upper Pay Range

Job summary

Are you an excellent teacher and a team player who loves working with children and understands how they learn? Are you effective in motivating and inspiring both children and colleagues?

The Governors wish to appoint a dynamic and highly motivated teacher to join our team from January 2022 to cover a maternity leave. We are looking to appoint someone who is passionate about children’s learning and who has a positive, ambitious outlook. Your continued professional development is a priority in our school and this will provide a great opportunity for someone wishing to make progress in their career. Applications from experienced teachers are welcome.

We are privileged to have a five-acre site including extensive woodland areas, which we have developed to promote children’s learning. If you have an innovative, creative approach to providing the very best indoor and outdoor learning experiences for children, we would love to hear from you.

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Supporting documents

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School overview

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 5 to 11
Education phase
School size
169 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 11
Contact phone number
01773 782843

About Bagthorpe Primary School

We are a welcoming and caring school that promotes a strong team approach to providing our children with high quality learning experiences. We want every child to have a happy childhood and we want them to achieve their full potential. Our Core Values capture the ethos of our school and as staff we are all committed to these.

Bagthorpe is a rural village situated very close to the Nottinghamshire/Derbyshire border. Housing consists of a mixture of privately owned properties. A significant number of children live in Selston, a large neighbouring village.

The original school was built in 1870 with a linked addition being constructed in 1912. The school itself is housed in two linked buildings. The main building consists of a long corridor with 6 classrooms and a separate room for small group work.

There are presently a total of 167 children on roll. The school has 6 classes, including one YR/1, Y2, Y3, Y4, Y5 and Y6. There are 7 teachers plus Head Teacher, a Home-School Link Teacher, 6 Teaching Assistants, Office Manager, Clerical Assistant and Site Manager.

Adjoining our staff room is a work/study room, which is available for staff to use for PPA time. A separate classroom adjacent to the staff room provides extra space for meetings and art activities. A modular classroom is sited on the rear playground which provides facilities for outdoor and other education activities.

The school has hard play areas at the front and rear, two playing field areas and two large areas of woodland, all set within a five acre site. We aim to make best use of our school grounds and outdoor education is a strength of the school. A key part of our offer, is that children spend one afternoon each week learning outside the classroom. One members of staff is a certified Forest School Leaders and can provide induction and support for teachers, for whom this is new territory; you will however need to provide willingness and wellies!

Several local schools have visited with groups of children in order to use our facilities and some regular lettings are currently in place.

The school also admits additional children at KS2 from local infant schools.

The school has a very active PTA group.

In addition to this brief description of the physical organisation of the school, there is clearly a great deal of additional information available which will be useful to anyone considering applying for a post in the school. We would, therefore, encourage you to visit the school’s website at

Arranging a visit to Bagthorpe Primary School

Visits, by prior appointment with the school office, are very welcome (tel: 01773 782843/email:

School location

School Road, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG16 5HB

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