8 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    April 2024

  • Closing date

    11 March 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    15 January 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term - until 31st August 2024

Pay scale

MPS (£30,000 - £41,333)

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for someone who:

  • Is committed to becoming a truly excellent teacher;
  • Can teach a broad range of engaging and effective lessons that motivate, inspire and improve pupil attainment;
  • Can plan and deliver lessons and sequences of lessons to the highest standard that ensure real learning takes place and pupils make superior progress;
  • Is able to raise attainment and challenge children to achieve their best;
  • Has a commitment to extra-curricular activities;
  • Is aware of current initiatives in the KS2 phase;
  • Is an effective team member who can contribute positively to the work in KS2 and across the school;
  • Has a positive, cheerful outlook with a good sense of humour;
  • Is able to forge good relationships with students and staff;
  • Is able to work hard and remain calm under pressure;
  • A desire to work within the Multi-Academy Trust (MAT) structure.

What the school offers its staff

We can offer the successful candidate:

  • An ambitious and vibrant place to work, with enthusiastic children and staff who are passionate about learning;
  • A workplace where everyone feels valued and supported;
  • Opportunities for training and progression within the work place;
  • The support of Acorn Education Trust, excellent opportunities to work with experienced colleagues;
  • A supportive and clearly defined induction procedure.

Further details about the role

Great Wishford Church of England Primary School is looking to appoint a dedicated and enthusiastic Year 5/6 Class Teacher for its thriving village school. This is a wonderful opportunity for an ECT or experienced teacher who is keen to support a school passionate about helping all of its pupils to reach their full potential.

We are a caring and happy single form entry school, educating children between the ages of 5 and 11 years. Located in the picturesque village of Great Wishford, Wiltshire, we have been open for over 300 years and, in that time, have built strong relationships with the local community and Great Wishford Church. Our strong Christian ethos underpins our teaching and learning and staff are dedicated to creating a learning environment where children are challenged and supported. We focus on each child’s unique potential and help them develop the resilience to keep trying, the confidence to believe they can reach their goals and have pride in themselves for who they are. We are part of the Acorn Education Trust, which provides exciting opportunities to collaborate and improve local education.

For information about this role, please read our Applicant Information Pack. To apply, please visit our TES vacancy page at (https://www.tes.com/jobs/vacancy/-1979753) and click ‘Quick Apply’ to complete an application form.

Closing Date: Monday 11th March 2024 at 12pm

Interview Date: w/c Monday 18th March 2024

Great Wishford CofE Primary School, as part of the Acorn Education Trust, is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. If successful in obtaining this post you will be subject to a Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service and health screening.  We are an equal opportunities employer. As part of our safer recruitment processes, if you are shortlisted for the post, we will carry out a social media account search. 


Commitment to safeguarding

As part of the Acorn Education Trust, Great Wishford Church of England (V.A.) 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. All applicants will be subject to a full Discloure And Barring Service check and Health Screening before appointment is confirmed. As part of our safer recruitment processes, if you are shortlisted for the post we will carry out a social media account search.

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About Great Wishford CofE (VA) Primary School

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
63 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
01722 790433

Great Wishford Church of England (V.A.) Primary School is a happy and caring school where the staff are dedicated to creating a great place for children to thrive and learn. We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated Teaching Assistant to join our dedicated team of staff. As part of the Acorn Education Trust, it provides exciting opportunities to improve local education.

Arranging a visit to Great Wishford CofE (VA) Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email admin@greatwishford.wilts.sch.uk.

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