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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    2 February 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    24 January 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 1

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term - Fixed Term until 31.08.2023

Pay scale

Main Pay Range of the teachers’ pay (M1-M6)

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking to appoint an exceptional Teacher or ECT with energy and enthusiasm and a love of teaching to teach our Year 1/2 class on a fixed-term basis to cover maternity leave until 31st August 2023. This is a wonderful opportunity to join a successful school within a Trust with great potential, some real strengths and the ability and desire to develop further. This post is suitable for an ECT teacher.

We are looking for an outstanding individual who

  • Has a passion for education and making a difference to children’s lives
  • Is passionate about providing a caring, nurturing environment, sympathetic to our Christian values
  • Is or has the potential to be an excellent classroom practitioner.
  • Is able to inspire and motivate our learners.
  • Has high expectations and a drive to enable pupils to be the best that they can be.
  • Is able to promote high standards of behaviour.
  • Has the desire to grow, learn and lead.
  • Has a positive and optimistic approach; are proactive and confident
  • Uses resources, intellect, creativity, and innovation to be successful
  • Be committed to partnership, collaboration and sharing

What the school offers its staff

You are asked to provide the following:

  • A completed application form

  • A letter of application (no more than two sides of A4) outlining how your knowledge, skills and experience fit this role

Applications should be sent either by post, marked ‘Confidential’ to: HR Admin Team, Shaftesbury School, Salisbury Road, Shaftesbury, Dorset, SP7 8ER or preferably by email to: recruitment@sast.org.uk

To arrange a visit to view the school, please contact Karen Britton, School Administrator on 01935 476515 or by email on office@bradfordabbas.dorset.sch.uk.

SAST will conduct online searches of shortlisted candidates. In line with KCSIE guidance, this will be part of safer recruitment checks, and the search will purely be based on whether an individual is suitable to work with children. As care must be taken to avoid unconscious bias and any risk of discrimination, a person who will not be on the appointment panel will conduct the searches and will only share information if and when findings are relevant and of concern.

Further details about the role

Sherborne Area Schools’ Trust (SAST) recognises the benefit of having a diverse workforce and is committed to building a workforce which reflects diversity from the communities it serves. SAST values the contributions from all staff from a wide range of different backgrounds and actively seeks to promote an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment and at the same time supports fair promotion and cultural acceptance. Under the provision of the Equality Act 2010 SAST welcomes applications from everyone and operates a recruitment process which is fair and does not discriminate against or disadvantage anyone because of their age, disability, gender reassignment status, marriage or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity, race or nationality, religion or belief, sex, or sexual orientation.

This role is UK- based and your right to work will need to be established as part of the appointment process.

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About St Mary's Church of England Primary School, Bradford Abbas

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
103 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
01935 476515

Arranging a visit to St Mary's Church of England Primary School, Bradford Abbas

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

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