Job Opportunities

Full Time Class Teacher (Year 1) – MPR

Maternity Cover – Feb 2019 Start

Our school wishes to appoint an inspirational and highly motivated practitioner to teach a Year 1 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 maintaining 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 1 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 behaviour, attainment and progress.

We are committed to ensuring the safety and wellbeing of our pupils and all positions within the school are subject to an enhanced DBS check. Please ensure you read our Safeguarding Policy, which is available on our website, before applying.

Visits to the school are actively encouraged. Please contact the school office to arrange a suitable date and time.


Application forms are available from the school website only. For additional information please contact the school on 01691 622 288

Closing date – Friday 18th January 2019

Interviews to take place – Week commencing Monday 21st January 2019

Start date: Monday 4th February 2019

To arrange a visit to Ellesmere Primary School, please contact Laura Smith, via email


Class Teacher Information Pack

NWAT Application Form (word)

NWAT Application Form (PDF)