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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    16 April 2024 at 8am

  • Date listed

    25 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher
  • Head of year or phase

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time: 32.5 hours per week

Contract type


Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

The successful candidate will:

  • Be emotionally intelligent and ambitious for all
  • Have adaptative leadership skills that creates a climate for growth and change
  • Be dedicated to removing barriers to learning for pupils and a steadfast belief that every child can achieve
  • Strong subject and pedagogical knowledge
  • Be happy to support the Church of England ethos of our school though our school values

What the school offers its staff

St Leonard’s can promise you a position within an ambitious leadership team, who are committed to long term, sustainable change to improve the provision, standards and outcomes for pupils. We want all doors to be open to our children, regardless of their background or barriers that they face and we strive to be a beacon for our community. The successful candidate will help shape and lead the future innovation and development of our school going forward.

We offer:

  • A genuine and friendly school with a strong Christian ethos and set of values that underpin all that we do
  • Exceptional children who are articulate, happy and motivated to learn
  • A happy, stable staffing team
  • A headteacher who puts children at the heart of all decision making
  • A commitment to your leadership development, which includes designated Year Leader days for us to work strategically together
  • Unique and bespoke facilities to deliver an outstanding curriculum, such as: Tardis-like grounds, a Computing Suite, a newly developed Library and a fully-fitted Cookery Hive
  • Research-driven CPD specifically tailored to our school’s needs
  • Opportunities for future career development across our family of 19 schools within the St Christopher’s Trust

Further details about the role

Visits to the school are encouraged; please contact the school on 01392 666570 if you wish to make arrangements.

Please visit the below link for information on how to apply:


If you have any issues applying for this role, please contact HR via hr@stcmat.org

Applications need to be completed by 8am on Tuesday 16th April 2024. Interviews will be held on Wednesday 24th April 2024. Successfully shortlisted candidates will be asked to send in a virtual tour of their current class and to teach on the interview day at St Leonard’s.

Please note it is our process to apply for references for shortlisted applicants and to complete online searches in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance, for all shortlisted applicants. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS Disclosure is required for this post.

Please visit the below website for our Trust policies and our Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy:


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 St Leonard's (CofE) Primary School (VC)

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 5 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
603 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 11
Email address

Arranging a visit to St Leonard's (CofE) Primary School (VC)

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