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Key Stage 2 Class Teacher

Knuzden St Oswald's Church of England Primary Academy
Blackburn, Lancashire
Contract Type
Fixed term contract
Full Time
Start Date
1st September 2024
17th May 2024 12:00 PM
Contract Type
Fixed term contract
Job ID
Start Date
1st September 2024
  • Contract Type :Fixed term contract
  • Contract Length: Maternity cover
  • Job ID: 1420926

Key Stage 2 Class Teacher 

Full time 

Fixed term maternity cover 

Expected End Date 31st May 2025

Cidari Education and the Governing Body of Knuzden St Oswald's Church of England Primary Academy are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic, dedicated and committed Class Teacher to cover maternity leave. This is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to join our wonderful primary academy.

At St Oswald's, we aim to create a school community where everyone can thrive. We inspire children through courage, compassion and creativity, embracing the Fruits of the Vine - Be Kind, Show Respect, Have Self-Control, Have Patience and always Be Polite.

We are very proud of our pupils and the success they achieve. We believe that our school is a special place and we are proud of the relationships with children and families which enable us to create a friendly, caring and supportive environment. We place great emphasis on the well-being and personal development of each child. 

What we offer

  • A welcoming environment where the children enjoy learning, are positive, cheerful and well behaved.
  • Professional, hardworking and motivated team of teachers and support staff committed to developing and raising standards.
  • Positive relationships with parents and the wider community.
  • Development opportunities within our academies trust and investment in your professional development and future career.
  • A positive working environment focused on staff well-being, student welfare, and high standards of achievement and behaviour
  • Excellent CPD opportunities and Training and Development Programmes
  • Eligibility to join the Teachers' Pension Scheme
  • Access to health and wellbeing support for you and your family
  • Employment within a Trust committed to equality of opportunity and nationally and locally negotiated pay arrangements.
  • Terms and conditions protected through a formal trade union recognition agreement with all the major education and support staff unions, and supported through regular JCNC meetings.
  • Access to employee benefits & rewards through Perkbox
  • Cycle to work scheme

Are you

  • An outstanding teacher who can demonstrate that your teaching over time is consistently good or better?
  • An ambitious professional with high aspirations for the children and families with whom you work?
  • A team-player who is also able to work collaboratively and lead in your areas of agreed responsibility?
  • A creative and inspiring teacher with a keen focus on children’s learning, achievement and progress?
  • An energetic individual with the stamina and resilience to commit to our school’s improvement plan, to raise standards and to make an impact on teaching and learning.

Have you

  • A deep understanding of how learning occurs?
  • A range of assessment techniques to accelerate pupil progress and attainment and the ability to articulate these?
  • An understanding of the ways in which co-operative learning strategies and independent learning opportunities contribute to embedded learning and progress?
  • A commitment to continuing professional development?

Can you

  • Commit to creating a positive and safe learning environment for all pupils in our school?
  • Understand and fulfil your responsibilities in respect of class teaching and raising standards?
  • Show interest and respect to all stakeholders of our school, thereby positively promoting our school’s and the Trust’s vison and values?
  • Develop and enhance our relationships with all of our parents and partners?

We are a member of Cidari Multi Academy Trust, established in November 2013, a growing educational trust and part of the Blackburn Diocese. Cidari Education are committed to providing high quality education for all children in our academies based on clearly established Christian values and principles.

Closing date: Friday 17th May at 12pm

Interview date: Wednesday 5th June 2024

Please note that in line with Keeping children Safe in Education 2022, an online search will be carried out as part of our safer recruitment pre-employment checks on shortlisted candidates.

Cidari Multi Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

The above post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013, 2020. Any offer of employment will be subject to a satisfactory check supplied by the Disclosure & Barring Service. The check will include any cautions, reprimands or final warnings as well as convictions. Further information is available by below.


Safeguarding Statement:

Knuzden St Oswald's Church of England Primary Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.
Knuzden St Oswald's Church of England Primary Academy

Knuzden St Oswald's Church of England Primary Academy

Part of Cidari Multi Academy Trust

Cidari Multi Academy Trust