Class Teacher KS1, Wakefield

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Ackworth SchoolWakefield

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: In line with Ackworth pay scale
Contract term: Fixed Term

Fixed contract for 1 year (could be extended for the right candidate)

Ackworth School is seeking to appoint a well-qualified, enthusiastic class teacher for Coram House (Ackworth Junior School).Due to increased pupil numbers we have an opportunity in KS1 for a class teacher. 

The role is fixed for a year but there is a strong chance that it will be extended. We do move our teachers between the key stages so whilst this role is for KS1, it is expected that you will be comfortable across both. 

We are seeking a committed primary practitioner with a sound understanding of child development and a desire to drive the curriculum forward in new and exciting ways. A willingness to contribute to the wider life of the school is essential.

We may also be looking for candidates for early in 2019 should we need to increase our numbers of classes, in order to maintain effective class sizes. Please also submit your application should you wish your details to be retained for an agreed period for consideration at a later date.

Ackworth School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all Staff to share this commitment. Applicants should also be in sympathy with the Quaker Ethos. The successful applicant will be expected to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including the completion of an enhanced DBS / ISA disclosure and reference checks with former employers(prior to interview).

Closing Date: Sunday 20th May 2018
with interviews being held on Thursday 24th May.

A job description and application form can also be obtained from our website. Candidates are encouraged to send their applications by e-mail. Further details about Ackworth School can be found at  

The School is an Equal Opportunities Employer

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More about Ackworth School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 2 - 18 years
Denomination: Quaker
Address: Ackworth, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF7 7LT, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1977 611401
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