Chapmanslade School is a happy and fulfilling place to work. Safer Recruitment is extremely important in this school. We shall always seek references prior to interview and will not consider applicants with unexplained gaps in their employment record.

Year R/1 Class Teacher (Maternity Cover)

Chapmanslade is an exceptional, well-resourced small village school set in beautiful  countryside between Westbury and Frome, with a highly committed staff and a dedicated governing body. Our pupils are charming, well motivated and achieve high standards in all areas of school life.  The School was judged Good at its last Ofsted inspection.

We are seeking a kind, confident and enthusiastic teacher to work in our small Year R/1 class. The successful candidate will have recent relevant experience in EYFS and Year 1 and will be committed to creating a stimulating environment that allows every child to achieve.  The successful candidate will be a team player, working closely with the job share partner and our TAs, and will recognise the importance of developing a strong partnership with parents.

Applications are invited from individuals who

  • Can demonstrate consistently good teaching practice
  • Use on-going Assessment for Learning to shape meaningful lessons
  • Believe that every child can progress and achieve
  • Have high levels of energy and enthusiasm, and have a sense of humour
  • Can protect and support the Christian ethos of the school

In return we offer

  • A happy school community
  • Delightful pupils
  • Very pleasant school buildings and grounds
  • A high level of support and professional development
  • Committed and supportive governors, church community, PTA and parents

 Hours of work: 0.5 FTE  (Mondays &Tuesdays all day, and Weds afternoons)         Part time

 Contract type: Maternity cover

 Closing date (and time): Tuesday 26th February 2019 (12 noon)

 Interview date: Friday 1st March 2019

 Commencement date: 23rd April 2019

 Additional information

 Visits to the school are highly encouraged. Please contact Mrs Andrea McCall, School Business Manager on 01373 832367 or email to make an appointment.

Chapmanslade School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

All applicants will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check before appointment is confirmed.

1. Application Form

2. Pre DBS Disclosure

3. Person Specification

4. Job Description

5. Letter to Applicants