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  • Job start date

    8 January 2024

  • Closing date

    27 November 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    8 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 2

Working pattern

Part time: 4 days per week

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - until 31st December 2024

Pay scale

Main scale/UPS as appropriate

What skills and experience we're looking for

Asterdale Primary School wish to appoint an excellent teacher who is passionate about teaching and meeting the needs of all learners. They must have a good depth of knowledge of the primary curriculum, have excellent skills in using technology and be creative in their approach to teaching. We are a forward-looking school, always striving to improve and we feel this is an ideal opportunity for an outstanding, enthusiastic, engaging teacher to bring fresh ideas and truly complement our team.

In addition, we are looking for someone who is:

- Passionate about improvement

- Child-centred

- A life-long learner

- Willing to adopt the wider school ethos and participate in whole school events

- Knowledgeable and conversant with the latest technology that can enhance teaching and learning

- Flexible

If, like us you are highly motivated, creative and passionate about teaching in the 21st century, we would love to hear from you and welcome you to our school team.

We are keen to give candidates a chance to visit our school and warmly invite you to contact the school office on 01332 662323 to discuss possible arrangements or the role.

Asterdale Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Please refer to our Child Protection and Safeguarding policy on our website using the following link: Asterdale Primary School - Policies

As this post is regulated activity, successful appointments are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and relevant recruitment checks that comply with guidance in the most recent version of Keeping Children Safe in Education document: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/keeping-children-safe-in-education--2

What the school offers its staff

We are committed to equality of opportunity in employment and services. Asterdale Primary School is part of the Odyssey Collaborative Trust, a group of seven primary schools within the City of Derby. A dedicated and hardworking staff team

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 Asterdale Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
229 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
01332 662323

Asterdale Primary School is a well-established, one form entry school benefitting from a new build facility. We are located on the outskirts of Derby, set within the community of Spondon. We are popular and over-subscribed, with our own on-site Nursery and excellent outdoor facilities. We nurture and care for our school community and pride ourselves on our high standards. We are looking to recruit a talented teacher to join our friendly and supportive team.

Arranging a visit to Asterdale Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email j.adams@asterdale.odysseyct.org.uk.

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