Year 1 Class Teacher (Part Time – 2 days a week) Clenchwarton Primary School, King's Lynn, Norfolk

Job description

We are looking to appoint a highly motivated, hardworking, enthusiastic and innovative Year 1 teacher to help continue our school's development, now and for the future. This is an excellent opportunity to join an extremely friendly, committed and supportive team of staff, governors and trustees who are passionate about widening opportunities for all children.

The successful candidate will be open to listening and finding new ideas and initiatives and be willing to contribute to school life beyond classroom teaching. We are looking for candidates who can work as part of a team and who will support the ethos, aims and visions of the school. They must have high expectations of themselves and others around them, have strong organisational skills, a positive outlook and a commitment to encourage and raise standards. Our ultimate aim is for everyone to feel valued and enabled to achieve their best and fulfil their true potential.

The successful candidate will be joining a school with children who are well behaved, polite, keen to learn and fantastic to work with, along with enthusiastic and supportive parents. We have a strong leadership and management team with hardworking, friendly and supportive staff which makes for a great working environment. Being part of the West Norfolk Academies Trust means that we also have further support and expertise from other schools within the Trust including opportunities to plan with fellow teachers in these schools. We can also offer fantastic professional development opportunities and are keen for our staff to learn more. Our school also offers a dedicated ICT suite, Ipads, and a swimming pool.

We encourage visits to our school for you to see our facilities and talk to the children about our school. For further information please contact or call 01553 773393.

For a Job Description, Person Specification and to apply please visit

Please email your application form and covering letter to or send to The HR Manager, West Norfolk Academies Trust, c/o Springwood High School, Queensway, King's Lynn, Norfolk, PE30 4AW

Please note that we reserve the right to close vacancies early if a suitable field is met prior to the published closing date. We therefore encourage potential applicants to apply as soon as possible to ensure consideration.

Closing date for applications is 27th September 2019
Interviews will be: w/c 30th September 2019

Clenchwarton Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. All staff will be subject to an enhanced check with the Criminal Records Bureau.

Essential educational requirements

Relevant Degree

Essential qualifications

Qualified Teacher Status

Essential skills and experience

• Setting high expectations which inspire, motivate and challenge
• Ensuring good progress and outcomes by pupils
• Demonstrating good subject, curriculum
• Planning and teaching well-structured, exciting and stimulating lessons
• Adapting teaching to respond to the strengths and needs of all pupils
• Making accurate and productive use of assessment
• Managing behaviour effectively
• Showing awareness of national trends in pedagogy and practice
• Commitment to personal welfare and safeguarding of children
• Excellent interpersonal skills
• Passionate
• Caring
• Honest
• Professional at all times
• Collaborative member
• Open and reflective
• Self-motivated

About Clenchwarton Primary School

139 Main Road, King's Lynn, Norfolk, PE34 4DT
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