Key Stage 2 Teacher – Fixed Term Maternity Leave

Required from early November 2018.

Beer C of E Primary School (part of the Ark Federation and St Christopher’s Multi Academy Trust) is seeking an enthusiastic, highly motivated and inspirational teacher to work in a mixed Year 3/4 class to cover maternity leave until May 2019.

We are looking for:

An outstanding practitioner with experience in Key Stage 2 and:

–               A depth of knowledge about planning for effective learning which accelerates progress;

–               Someone who can continue to develop excellent relationships with parents and inspire  confidence at a time of change;

–               Someone who can foster an enjoyable but rigorous learning environment;

–               A commitment to a dedicated teaching team;

–               A passion for high quality learning and teaching with the ability to challenge and inspire children;

–               Someone who is willing to participate actively in the wider school community;

–               Someone who can successfully lead a core subject area (preferably Sport);

–               Someone who will support our Christian ethos and distinctiveness of the school.


We would like to explore the possibility of a phased transition from mid-October with the successful candidate.

The Ark Federation consists of All Saints CE Primary School and Beer C of E Primary School (combined roll 224).  We are proud of our Federation as we have delightful children with a willingness to learn, supportive parents and highly dedicated and professional staff who have a reflective and adaptive approach to their teaching.

If you would like to discuss the position or arrange a visit, please contact the school office on 01297 20077 or email:

The job description, person specification and application form can be downloaded below.

Closing date: 4th September 2018 – please apply by noon on this date.

Interviews will be on 11th September 2018.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We are also fully committed to equal opportunities.

This role requires a fully enhanced DBS disclosure.

This role requires the ability to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence and fluency in English.

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