Class Teacher

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 27/01/2020 23:59
£24,373 - £40,490
Job Category:
Schools - Teaching
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Finchale Primary School
Closing date:
27 Jan
Further Information

Required for February 2020 until the return of the substantive postholder.
Full time – maternity cover

The Governors of this happy and successful school seek to appoint a suitably qualified class teacher for a Year 3 class who can provide exciting, stimulating lessons and an outstanding learning experience to join our friendly and caring school community.

The successful candidate will be an excellent classroom practitioner who is caring, enthusiastic and dedicated. They will:
• work closely with all members of our team to ensure the very best outcomes for every pupil
• have high expectations for all children
• foster positive relationships with children, parents, governors and staff
• be fully involved in the life of our school
• have experience of high quality subject leadership (to be negotiated)

In return we can offer you:
• a welcoming, caring school and a supportive environment where everyone is valued
• happy, polite and friendly pupils who are proud of our school
• our full support for your ongoing professional development
• a dedicated and motivated staff who will welcome and support you in this happy and thriving environment.

Ofsted recently stated that, “Pupils enjoy their time at Finchale Primary School. This is a school that goes above and beyond to provide many rich and varied experiences.”
“Pupils work hard in lessons. They are respectful to all adults in school and their classmates. No learning time is lost because of poor behaviour. Pupils at Finchale are eager to learn.” Ofsted November 2019

We are looking for someone who can join our friendly, motivated and hard-working team as we continue our journey towards outstanding status. This is an excellent opportunity to join a thriving school community with excellent facilities, friendly and supportive staff and governors and “pupils (who) have a pride in their school.” Ofsted November 2019.

Applicants are very welcome to visit the school and can contact the school office to make an appointment.

Closing date: Monday 27th January 2020
Interviews to be arranged during the first week in February 2020.

Please note that all shortlisted candidates will be observed teaching prior to interview.

An application pack can be downloaded from this webpage. A hard copy is also available from the school office upon receipt of a large stamped addressed A4 envelope to the value of £1.50. Please return all applications directly to the school: finchale@durhamlearning.net or via post.

Where our roles are customer facing and you are required to speak to members of the public, the ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post.

As a disability confident employer, we are committed to employing disabled people and people with health conditions, making reasonable adjustments to support disabled applicants when required. The Governing Body is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All School Posts are subject to satisfactory Enhanced DBS Disclosure.

We look forward to receiving your application.

Dr. Sandra Whitton
Head Teacher
Finchale Primary School
Canterbury Road,
Newton Hall,

Tel: 0191 386 5187
Email: finchale@durhamlearning.net
Website: www.finchale.durham.sch.uk

Please note
This job is closed for applications.