Year 3 / 4 Class Teacher (Maternity Cover)

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Part time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 20/01/2022 12:00
£25,714 - £36,961 pro rata
Hours per week:
0.8 FTE
Job Category:
Schools - Teaching
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Cockfield Primary School
Number of posts:
Closing date:
20 Jan
Further Information

Temporary Year 3 / 4 Class Teacher (Maternity Cover)
M1-M6 depending on experience £25,714 - £36,961 pro rata
Required from 28/02/2022 or sooner if possible, for two terms (or until the post holder returns)
0.8 contract (4 days per week)

The Governors of Cockfield Community Primary School and Nursery wish to appoint a caring, enthusiastic experienced teacher to join this popular, successful, rural primary school. The post is to cover the maternity leave of our Y3/4 teacher.

We are a happy school where alongside the requirements of the National Curriculum we provide many other experiences and opportunities for the children to broaden their horizons. Our aim is to help children become good people who achieve great things and leave us with a life-long love of learning. We welcome everyone into our school, we value diversity and we promote an understanding that everyone is equally important and special.

We are looking for a teacher who:
• Has excellent communication and interpersonal skills
• Is full of enthusiasm with a passion for teaching
• Is a good or outstanding teacher with a drive to improve
• Can support the school’s ethos of care and become a full member of our team
Visits to the school are welcomed whilst following social distancing guidelines.

Main purpose of the job:
· Be responsible for the learning and achievement of all pupils, ensuring equality of opportunity for all
· Be responsible and accountable for achieving the highest possible standards in work and conduct
· Treat pupils with dignity, building relationships rooted in mutual respect, and at all times observing proper boundaries appropriate to a teacher’s professional position
· Work proactively and effectively in collaboration and partnership with learners, parents/carers, governors, other staff and external agencies in the best interests of pupils
· Act within, the statutory frameworks, which set out their professional duties and responsibilities and in line with the duties outlined in the current School Teachers Pay and Conditions Document and Teacher Standards (2012)
· Take responsibility for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young people within the school

Visits to the school are welcomed whilst following social distancing guidelines.
Please contact the headteacher (Mrs K Costello) for further details by emailing cockfield@durhamlearning.net or ringing the school office on 01388718263

The Governing Body are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young persons. The successful candidate will be required to undergo an Enhanced Disclosure for the DBS Service.

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.

Durham County Council is an Equal Opportunities Employer. We want to develop a more diverse workforce and we positively welcome applications from all sections of the community. Applicants with disabilities will be invited for interview if the essential criteria are met.

Application forms should be accompanied by a supporting letter of no more than 1000 words clearly stating relevant previous experience and reasons why you think you are suitable for the post.

The completed application form is to be received by Cockfield Primary School no later than 12pm, Thursday 20th January 2022
Interviews will be held on Thursday 27th January 2022

If this sounds like you and you would like to join our team then please download the job specifications, job description and application form.

This post is not open to job share.

Cockfield Primary and Nursery School
Front Street,
DL13 5EN

Tel: 01388 718263
Email: cockfield@durhamlearning.net
Website: https://www.cockfield.durham.sch.uk/

Please note
This job is closed for applications.