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  • Start date details

    1st September 2024

  • Closing date

    24 June 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    11 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

Visa sponsorship

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Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£20,598.00 - £32,134.00 Annually (Actual)

Unqualified Teacher (PPA/Absence Cover Roles) job summary

Across all our Trust schools we have dedicated, hard-working, and friendly teams that have the children at the heart of everything they do. Our happy, caring and safe environment encourages our pupils to develop self-confidence and independence; have a positive attitude to learning and become confident in their abilities

We are proud to promote this new and exciting internal opportunity to further develop our support staff. These roles will allow you to share your teaching skills within the classroom by developing motivational and challenging teaching that inspires our pupils and helps them continue to flourish.

The roles will involve teaching classes mainly as a cover teacher to allow class based teachers to receive their PPA time. You may also be directed by your school leaders to provide other cover for teachers e.g management time, first day absence etc.

We are looking for:

Staff who have significant experience as a Teaching Assistant or in another class based role and are looking to improve upon their skills and experience and potentially progress to gain QTS.

Staff who have excellent interpersonal skills with pupils, staff and parents.

Staff who are committed to the involvement of children and parents working together.

Staff who are dedicated to achieving high standards in all areas.

Staff who are enthusiastic about helping the school to meet the challenges of the future.

Staff who are passionate about providing great learning opportunities both in class and the wider curriculum.

We can offer you:

The opportunity to make a difference to children’s education

Full support from an experienced Leadership team in your school and across the Trust.

Planning and preparation time, training and support for your own professional development, and the opportunity to network within our trust of primary schools.

A well-planned curriculum with high-quality resources that support planning and delivery.

A large, committed, professional and hardworking team of staff.

Children who are happy, keen and eager to learn.

A fully supportive and professional governing body.

Opportunity to join the Teachers Pension Scheme


Whilst the post/posts are advertised as full time, part time hours may be negotiated with your Head Teacher.

If you have an interest in undertaking an Unqualified Teacher role in a Trust school other than the school you currently work in, we would welcome you confirming this in your application.

If you have any queries about the role/salary please do not hesitate to speak to your HT or Linda Coggan/Rehana Yasmeen

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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Using the application form

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About Leigh Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
441 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

School location

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