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  • Start date details

    January 2024

  • Closing date

    18 October 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    19 September 2023

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time: 32.5 hours per week

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - TBC

Pay scale

Main Pay Range Teachers Pay – M1-M6

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking to appoint an exceptional Teacher with energy and enthusiasm and a love of teaching who will teach our Year 3/4 children on a fixed-term basis to cover maternity leave. 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, nurturing environment, sympathetic to our Christian values
  • 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

SAST is a strong and ambitious Trust of both primary and secondary schools seeking to ensure an excellent and sustainable 0-19 education for children within our community across Dorset and South Somerset. The Trust now consists of 5,700 children and over 850 staff working in our 18 schools and shared services teams.

Further details about the role

For a recruitment pack and online application form, please visit the trust website: www.sast.org.uk

You are asked to provide the following:

  • A completed application form.
  • A letter of application of no more than 2 sides of A4 detailing your experience and expertise.

Completed applications should be returned by email to recruitment@sast.org.uk

SAST will conduct online searches of shortlisted candidates. This will be part of safer recruitment check, and the search will purely be based on whether an individual is suitable to work with children. All aspects of social media and internet searches will be conducted. 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

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.


Commitment to safeguarding

Safeguarding responsibilities associated with this role will include engagement in regulatory activity, such as administering first aid or supporting an upset child. It will have contact with young people on a day-to day basis. SAST is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will meet the person specification and is subject to an enhanced DBS and Children’s Barred List check. The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.

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About St Andrew's Church of England Primary School

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
81 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
01747 811500

St Andrew’s is a small church school situated in the heart of the delightful Dorset village of Fontmell Magna. Families come to us from Shaftsbury and many of the surrounding villages. In June 2019 the school become an academy and joined the Sherborne Area Schools’ Trust (SAST). We enjoy good relationships with other trust schools and benefit from working in collaboration with them.

Being a small primary school allows us to fully embrace our community, coming here is like being part of an extended family. Our connection with village life, the church and our families is strong and we flourish because of this joined up approach. Our pupils BELIEVE that all things are possible and because of our belief in ourselves, each other and God we THRIVE, LEARN and SHINE together.

Arranging a visit to St Andrew's Church of England Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email office@standrewsfontmell.co.uk.

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