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Class Teacher (Year 5) – Ellesmere Primary School
Maternity Cover – Immediate Start
MPS 1 – 6

Ellesmere Primary School is at an exciting time in its long history. The school became an academy and joined the extremely successful North West Academies Trust in 2016. There are around 50 children in 2 classes per year group.

The school is situated in the historic town of Ellesmere, and boasts extensive grounds and facilities including a swimming pool on site. Over the next few years, the Trust and the governing body have plans to renovate, improve and update the entire school to create a truly inspiring learning environment for all of the children who attend over the next few years.

The school wishes to appoint an inspirational and highly motivated practitioner to teach a Year 5 class within a supportive and friendly school. As a class teacher you will set high expectations of yourself and the children you work with, ensuring excellent outcomes for all and maintain the schools strong working partnerships with parents and the wider school community.

This is an ideal opportunity for an outstanding practitioner, either experienced or new to the profession, to develop their practice as part of a dynamic school. A passion for outdoor learning is desirable as well as the ability to contribute to the school in other ways, e.g. music, languages or art. It is essential that you have enthusiasm for and experience of teaching children in Key Stage 2 as well an understanding of a thematic approach to teaching and learning.

You will need to be an excellent communicator and a person with the ability to motivate and inspire. You will be someone who is committed to equality of opportunity for all within the school community; you will bring with you recent experience of children’s additional needs, be an excellent teacher with high expectations of children’s behaviour, attainment and progress.

We are committed to the safety of our pupils and all positions within the school are subject to a DBS check. Please ensure you read our Safeguarding Policy, which is available on our website, before applying.
Visits to the school are actively encouraged as part of our selection process, and give us the opportunity to meet each other. Please contact the school office to arrange a suitable date and time.

Applications are available from the school website only. For additional information please contact the school on 01691 622 288
Closing date – Friday 2nd November 2018
Interviews to take place – TBC
Start date: ASAP
To arrange a visit to Ellesmere Primary School, please contact Laura Smith, via email

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