Year 4 Class teacher, Temporary, Part time.
Finchale Primary School
16th Oct 2023
Year 4 Class Teacher (M1 – M6)
Temporary Post, Part Time (50%, no less than 0.5) to start 1st January 2024.
The Governors of this happy and successful school seek to appoint a suitably qualified class teacher who can provide exciting, stimulating lessons and an outstanding learning experience for a Year 4 class to join our friendly and caring school community. This is a temporary, part-time, job share post to cover a maternity leave.
The successful candidate will be an excellent, experienced classroom practitioner who is caring, enthusiastic and dedicated. They will:
- work closely with the other Y4 teacher to provide continuity and high quality teaching for our pupils
- liaise with all members of our team to ensure the very best outcomes for every pupil
- have high expectations for all children
- foster positive relationships with children, parents, governors and staff
- be fully involved in the life of our school
In return we can offer you:
- a welcoming, caring school and a supportive environment where everyone is valued
- happy, polite and friendly pupils who are proud of our school
- our full support for your ongoing professional development
- a dedicated and motivated staff who will welcome and support you in this happy and thriving environment.
Ofsted recently stated that, “Pupils enjoy their time at Finchale Primary School. This is a school that goes above and beyond to provide many rich and varied experiences.”
“Pupils work hard in lessons. They are respectful to all adults in school and their classmates. No learning time is lost because of poor behaviour. Pupils at Finchale are eager to learn.”
Ofsted November 2019
We are looking for someone who can join our friendly, motivated and hard-working team to share the teaching of our Y4 class. This is an excellent opportunity to join a thriving school community with excellent facilities, friendly and supportive staff and governors and “pupils (who) have a pride in their school.” Ofsted November 2019.
An application pack can be downloaded. All application forms, along with a supporting letter (no more than 500 words) are returnable to the school.
This post is a part time job. 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. The Governing Body is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All School Posts are subject to satisfactory Enhanced DBS Disclosure. Visits to the school are welcome.
Closing date: 16th October no later than 12 noon.
Please return all applications directly to the school: firstname.lastname@example.org or via post.
We look forward to receiving your application.
Dr. Sandra Whitton, Head Teacher
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Finchale Primary School
Finchale Primary School is a happy and successful community school which provides high quality education for children from Reception to Year 6; we are frequently over-subscribed. Our school is situated on Newton Hall Estate approximately two miles from the historic centre of Durham City, with its excellent transport links to the region and beyond. We have purpose-built premises with excellent outdoor facilities including a sensory garden, an outdoor classroom and extensive fields. We have a friendly, motivated and hard-working team of staff and governors who aim to provide an outstanding learning experience for all our pupils.Visit School Website