Year 5 & 6 Class Teacher - Fixed Term Maternity Cover

Bearnes Voluntary Primary School, Newton Abbot, Devon, TQ12 2AU

7 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    10 October 2022

  • Application deadline

    5 July 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    15 June 2022

Job details

Key stage


Working pattern

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover (12 months)


Main pay range 1 to Main pay range 3, £25714 to £29664

Year 5 & 6 Class Teacher - Fixed Term Maternity Cover job summary

Required for October 2022 (possibly earlier), we are looking for a passionate, talented and experienced excellent classroom practitioner to join our dynamic organisation to cover a Maternity absence in the Year 5&6 class at Bearnes Primary School, Newton Abbot. This post will be paid within the Main Pay Scale.

This position is specifically to cover maternity leave, however the Trust offer the prospect of teaching in a range of settings, being empowered to develop your own expert knowledge and skills and the chance to support others in their professional journey. You will be part of a proficient team dedicated to improving the outcomes for all our children, where your work-life balance will be promoted. We offer you the support of clear systems, protocols, expectations and structures to help you to succeed as a teacher.
You will need to be inspirational and reflective, show initiative, resilience, creativity and demonstrate the aptitude and professionalism to work as part of a successful and growing team of reflective practitioners to improve the life chances of our pupils and make every child feel ‘special’. We expect you to effectively liaise with parents, stakeholders and the community. The School leaders will recognise and develop your expertise and skills to ensure career development.
We want you to come and join our happy, positive learning environments where our consistent vision is that through collaboration we will always be ‘Stronger Together’
What we are looking for in a candidate is:
• A commitment to developing your own practice through engagement in professional learning in order to develop and implement the most current teaching strategies.
• An understanding of how pupils learn and real commitment to provide and maintain high-quality indoor and outdoor learning opportunities.
• Recognition of our amazing children; nurturing, supporting and challenging them, meeting their needs to ensure they have independent learning behaviours that will see them prepared for their future learning journey.
• An ability to see the best in all and promote and expect positive behaviour at all times.
• A committed approach to the wider school community and engagement with them.
• A cheerful, fresh and creative approach to giving the children under your care the best you can
• Experience of working in KS2
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. A DBS disclosure is required for this post.

Closing Date: 5th July 2022 12noon
Interview Date: w/c 11th July 2022

Applying for the job

Please return your completed application to the Trust HR Officer, Sue Howard

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About Bearnes Voluntary Primary School

School type
Academy, Christian, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
98 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Contact email
Contact phone number

Bearnes is situated in the centre of the busy market town of Newton Abbot. The pupils of the school are encouraged to benefit from and respect the diversity of their environment, learning through educational opportunities from the locality and being involved with the community at all levels. The school has a strong ethos of self- fulfilment for the pupils, while of equal importance is the development of a caring and nurturing attitude to life. All the staff endeavour to provide all children with a safe and secure environment that has high expectations and supports them to fulfil their potential.

Arranging a visit to Bearnes Voluntary Primary School

If you wish to visit prior to application, a warm welcome awaits you. Please contact the school office to make an appointment on 01626 353980.

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