Headteacher: Mrs Anita Whitehurst BA (hons), PGCE, NPQH
Tel: 01767 680692


KS2 teacher

September 2020 or January 2021 for an exceptional candidate

MPS (TLR for leading English may be available)

Are you a talented and ambitious teacher looking for the next step in your career?

If yes, then St Swithun’s Church of England Primary School may have just the challenge for you.  The Senior Leadership Team are looking to further strengthen the teaching team with the addition of a passionate classroom teacher.  This is an ideal next step for an experienced teacher who enjoys making a positive contribution to the whole school and who would like to potentially lead a core subject.

The successful candidate will be someone who:

  • Is a reflective practitioner who wants to have a positive impact on pupil outcomes
  • Has high aspirations for all pupil’s achievement and behaviour
  • Is inspired and passionate about learning and has the ability to motivate and inspire others
  • Values inclusion and has a genuine interest in working with a team, taking risks and trying new and inspiring ways of working
  • Models our Christian Values
  • Has a clear commitment to school improvement and has excellent organisation, communication and interpersonal skills to engage the wider community.

If you would like to book a tour of the school, please contact the school office by email (schooloffice@stswithuns.cbeds.co.uk).  Tours can also be booked for the 1st and 2nd September or at other times as convenient.

We are committed to safer recruitment, safeguarding and promoting the welfare and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The successful applicant will be required to apply for an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)

Job description and person specification – KS2 Teacher

Closing date: 16th September 2020 – 12pm

Interviews: Week beginning 28th September 2020


1 to 1 Teaching Assistant (Fixed term contract, one term initially)

27.5 hours per week, NJC scale point 3 pro rata

We are looking to appoint a Teaching Assistant to support children with additional needs within their class.  This role is on a fixed term basis for one term initially, with the possibility of being extended to two terms. The staff and governors at St Swithun’s are looking for applicants who will work tirelessly to build children’s self-confidence and inspire them in order that they reach their full potential.Our school is fully committed to keeping our children safe; therefore applicants will be subject to a DBS check, stringent vetting and induction processes including references being sought prior to interview. This role will commence as soon as recruitment checks have been completed.

If you are interested in becoming a member of our supportive and friendly team, then please contact the school to arrange a visit; visits are warmly welcomed.

Closing Date: Monday 14th September 2020

Interviews: Week beginning 21st September 2020

Application Forms

When applying for any position please ensure that you complete an equal opportunities form and return to us along with the application form.

Teaching Staff

Teaching Staff Application Form
Teaching Staff Guidance Notes
Privacy Notice for Job Applicants

Non Teaching Staff

Non Teaching Application Form
Non Teaching Guidance Notes


School is now closed to all children except those of Key Workers.

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