This job expired on 28 June 2024

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    28 June 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    21 June 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 1

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Fixed term - 1 year

Pay scale

Mainscale Teachers Pay - M1 to 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 join our school to teach our Year 1 and 2 class. This role is on a full time, 5 day a week contract on a fixed term basis to cover an internal secondment until 31 August 2025.

This is a wonderful opportunity to join a school within a Trust with great potential, some real strengths and the ability and desire to develop further.

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 and nurturing environment

Is or has the potential to be an excellent classroom practitioner.

Has an interest in the curriculum including keen to lead subject area(s).

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

We can provide you:

A wonderful location and school to begin or develop your education career

Values and experience of high-quality education

The chance to make a difference and contribute to the school’s further improvement

Support, training, and leadership development

The opportunity to work within SAST, a forward-thinking and growing multi-academy trust

The expertise available from a national Teaching School

Our values and ethos focus on developing a love of learning, high achievement both personally and academically which comes from the tremendous work of all our staff and the great achievements of our children.

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 Sherborne Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
315 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
01935 316940

At Sherborne Primary School we all believe in promoting a caring town school, where every child is an individual, and is known for their unique contribution to the school, town, and wider community.
Though experience we know this can only be developed by a close partnership between home and school, based on trust, confidence, and honesty.

As leaders, recruiting is a great opportunity to develop our staff and we are keen to make sure that we get the very best person for the job. The interview process will be designed to help us achieve this. We are looking for someone with a real passion who will contribute to continuing the school’s journey to excellence.

SAST is a multi-school trust, formed in June 2017, with 18 schools across Dorset and South Somerset. We have more than 5,700 students and over 850 members of staff. There is real strength in coming together with a collective responsibility for all the children’s development and progress between 0-19 years. SAST has large town primary schools with over 300 children, smaller village primary schools and nursery provision. SAST also has 5 secondary schools, some with a Sixth Form provision. There is a mix of formerly maintained and Church of England schools - both voluntary controlled and voluntary-aided in the Diocese of Salisbury. We believe in preserving Schools in their local community.  

Arranging a visit to Sherborne Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@sast.org.uk.

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