Start Date: 4 September 2019
Salary: Based on experience
Contract: 2 year fixed term contract
This is an excellent opportunity to join a well-respected school in a lovely rural setting, within easy-reach of Guildford and the A3. St Mary’s Primary School is a thriving, one-form entry Church of England Primary School which is part of the Good Shepherd Academy Trust. Due to taking on a bulge year in September 2017, we are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, highly motivated and innovative class teacher committed to the educational success of all their pupils, working initially in upper KS1 and then lower KS2 but with the flexibility to move to another class according to the future needs of the school. St Mary’s is an exciting and rapidly improving school where teaching talent is recognized, nurtured and encouraged to flourish. We require a talented, energetic and high calibre teacher to join our team and build on our successes.
St Marys has a wonderful school environment with well-resourced classrooms and a supportive staff team.
We also offer high quality professional development opportunities including an excellent induction package and safeguarding training for new appointees, within a supportive and enabling culture.
The successful candidate will be someone who is:-
- Experienced or Newly Qualified
- Resilient, passionate, ambitious and ready to inspire a generation of children
- Innovative and creative, able to bring new ideas and teaching strategies to their class and phase team
- Able to work independently, taking responsibility for the pupils in their care and contributing to and having impact on the wider success of the school and of the Academy Trust
If you are interested and would like to visit, please contact the school on telephone number 01428-683-115.
Closing Date for applications: Friday 1st March at noon 2019. Interviews will take place on the morning of Thursday 7th March 2019. The selection process will include a lesson observation, administrative task and interview with the headteacher and school leadership team.
St Mary’s School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments will be subject to satisfactory Enhanced DBS and barred list checks and qualifications and reference checks in accordance with Safeguarding Children and Safer Recruitment in Education Legislation.
This post falls within scope of the Code of Practice on English language requirement for public sector workers. The school therefore has a statutory duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 to ensure that post holders have a command of spoken English sufficient for the effective performance of the job requirements. The appropriate standards are set out in the person specification. These will be applied during the recruitment/selection and probationary stages.
The school is committed to equality and diversity in employment practice and service delivery.
References will be requested prior to interview for those short listed
St Marys is a member of the Good Shepherd Academy Trust which is a group of schools working together to share good practice and provide the highest quality education, enabling every pupil to realise their full potential.
St. Mary’s is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undertake a criminal record check via the DBS. The post is exempt from Section 4(2) of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act, 1974 (Exemptions) Order 1975 & 2000. St Mary’s is an inclusive employer.