This job expired on 27 November 2023

  • Start date details

    February 2024 or sooner

  • Closing date

    27 November 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    31 October 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 1

Working pattern

Full time: Full time, permanent

Contract type


Pay scale

M1 - M6 depending on experience

Additional allowances

TLR on offer for the experience and leadership

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for a full time Year 1/2 Class Teacher to join our friendly, committed and hardworking team from February 2024 (or sooner if possible). We are a small, successful, highly regarded primary school with cohort sizes of 17. Main Pay Scale teachers are welcome to apply. A potential TLR is on offer for the right candidate with appropriate leadership experience. An interest or passion for Maths and driving improvements in Maths across school would be desirable.

We are a small school, near Peterborough. We have the benefits of:

  • A ‘good’ Ofsted rating in July 22
  • a strong, cohesive and progressive curriculum in place;
  • the opportunity to share planning and collaborate with colleagues across our ‘mini-hub’ of schools (Leverington and Murrow);
  • Experienced support staff;
  • Well-established operating procedures;
  • Supportive parent body;
  • CPD from the Diamond Learning Partnership Trust and from the Wisbech Schools Partnership
  • A truly dedicated, supportive and hardworking SLT.

We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated, enthusiastic and excellent classroom practitioner who has a proven record of working at a high standard which supports excellent outcomes for children within a school.

To help take this Academy school to outstanding, the ideal candidate would be able to show:

A secure understanding of the expectations of the Year 1 and 2 curriculum are desirable.

We are looking for someone with:

  • Understanding of the expectations for the Year 1 Phonics Screening Check and end of Key Stage 1 assessments
  • An enthusiastic, proactive and lively manner
  • Be a committed and inspirational teacher with a passion for Key Stage 1
  • Strive for excellence
  • Have high expectations of self and pupils
  • Great teamwork and the ability to maintain a positive outlook
  • The ability to build good relationships with children, parents/carers and colleagues
  • Commitment to equal opportunities
  • Patience and a good sense of humour

What the school offers its staff

In return we offer:

  • Enthusiastic and well-behaved pupils
  • The benefits that a dynamic trust offers
  • Friendly and supportive staff and governors
  • Supportive and collaborative relationship across the three schools in the mini-hub
  • A “Good” Ofsted report, July 22
  • A personalised approach to continuous professional development and supporting career development.

Gorefield Primary Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children expecting all staff to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.

Further details about the role

We welcome applicants to visit the school. Please call on 01945 870321 and ask to speak to the Headteacher or Deputy Headteacher.

The Gorefield Primary Academy is part of the Diamond Learning Partnership Trust, a charitable multi-academy trust (MAT) specialising in the Primary sector.We are building a thriving community of schools that succeed on behalf of their children.The Family of Academieswithin the Trust currently incorporates 14 schools. As such, joining our MAT means joining anorganisationwith an array of developmental and career opportunities

Application forms together with a job description are available to download from our school website athttps://www.gorefield.cambs.sch.uk/

Application forms with covering letter should be sent to HR@diamondlearningtrust.com or posted to Head of HR to:

Winhills Primary Academy

Off Duck Lane

St Neots


PE19 2DX

The Diamond Learning Partnership Trust is an equal opportunities employer, committed to safeguarding and promoting the safety and welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to have two satisfactory references and an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check.

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.

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About Gorefield Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
108 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
01945 870321

Arranging a visit to Gorefield Primary Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email office@gorefield.cambs.sch.uk.

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