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
- 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
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
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.
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
- 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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
This role is UK- based and your right
to work will need to be established as part of the appointment process.
St Andrew’s CE Primary School, Fontmell Magna part of the Sherborne Area Schools Trust, has an absolute commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The Trust and School follows the national and Somerset policies and procedures for child protection and security and the interview will include questions about safeguarding children. Current and/or previous employers will be contacted for references as part of the verification process pre-appointment checks if the applicant is short listed. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced disclosure check with the Disclosure and Barring Service.
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