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Key Stage 1 Class Teacher

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Bishop Pursglove CE Primary School, Tideswell
Salary details
MPS £25,714 - £36,961 per annum
Job term
Part Time
Appointment type
Fixed Term - Due to pupil numbers until the end of July 2025
Closing Date
17 July 2024


We wish to recruit an outstanding KS1 practitioner with proven classroom experience and in-depth knowledge of the curriculum, quality of teaching, learning and raising standards to join us at Bishop Pursglove CE Primary School in September 2024.

This is an excellent opportunity to work in partnership with the Executive Headteacher, Head of School, the senior leadership team, teachers in the school and staff from other schools that make up Derby Diocese Academy Trust.

We are passionate and committed to ensuring our curriculum is engaging and inspiring, working towards high levels of creativity and innovation in our teaching and learning across the school. Our ultimate aim is to provide children with access to a broad range of experiences and challenges so that every child reaches their full potential.

As a school, we also place high value on an individual’s professional development and training, regardless of where they are in their career path. As an academy within DDAT, we benefit from sharing resources and support in every aspect of school life.

Our ideal candidate will be:

  • A creative, talented and dynamic teacher who places children at the heart of their teaching;
  • A great team player who can work successfully in collaboration with others and contribute towards the school ethos and its school improvement activities;
  • Ambitious and prepared to invest time in their own professional development so that they can become and remain an outstanding teacher;
  • Able to make a significant contribution to the wider life of our School;
  • Recent teaching in Key Stage 1;
  • Have the highest expectations for all pupils, to ensure they reach their full potential;
  • Be committed to high standards of teaching, learning and classroom management;
  • Are innovative and creative in delivering outstanding lessons within an extremely positive and stimulating learning environment;
  • Able to positively promote inclusion and have high expectations for all children.

We can offer you:

  • An attractive working environment with excellent facilities and supportive families;
  • A committed, hardworking and supportive team;
  • 100% focus on improving outcomes for the children in our school;
  • Well-resourced classroom and outdoor area with forest school provision on site;
  • A group of children with a passion for learning;
  • Varied links and involvement with the local community;
  • Fantastic CPD opportunities.

DDAT welcomes a diverse population of both children and staff and is committed to promoting and developing equality of opportunity in all its functions.

DDAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to satisfactory references, online checks, completion of a probationary period, pre-employment and Disclosure Barring Service checks. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information provided.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore applicants are required to declare any cautions, convictions, reprimands and final warnings that are not protected (i.e. that are not filtered out) as defined by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013 and 2020).

Visits to the school are encouraged. Please do come and meet some of the staff and our children to see for yourself. Please contact 01298 871282 to make an appointment.

More information about the school can be found on our school website https://www.bishoppursglove.co.uk/.

Please return your completed application and monitoring forms to Sarah Craig - sarahc136@st-georgescofe.derbyshire.sch.uk

Provisional Interview Date: To be confirmed. 

Please be aware that Derbyshire County Council is placing this advert on behalf of this organisation and you should refer directly to its website for details of the terms and conditions attached to this post. Any queries regarding this advert or the recruitment process should be made directly to the organisation.