PPA 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, ambitious, talented and enthusiastic class teacher, with at least one year’s recent relevant teaching experience, to cover the maternity leave of our PPA teacher. The successful candidate will be committed to creating a stimulating environment that allows every child to achieve.

Applications are invited from individuals who
• Can evidence the extent to which they meet the criteria in the person specification
• Demonstrate consistently good teaching practice
• Can teach the full range of primary subjects from YR to Y6
• Have excellent behaviour management strategies and organisational skills
• Believe that every child can progress and achieve
• Have high levels of resilience, energy and enthusiasm, and have a sense of humour
• Can protect and promote the Christian ethos of the school

In return we offer
• An exceptionally happy and supportive school community
• Delightful pupils
• Very pleasant school buildings and grounds
• Ambitious school development plans focused on the quality of education we provide
• A high level of mentoring and professional development
• Committed and supportive governors, church community and parents

Hours of work: Wednesdays and Thursdays

Contract type: Maternity Cover

Salary Range: Main 2 – 4

Closing date (and time): Tuesday 30th November 2021 (12 noon) latest

Interview date: Wednesday 8th December 2021

Commencement date: 4th January 2022

Additional information: Visits to the school are highly encouraged. Please contact Mrs Andrea McCall, School Business Manager on 01373 832367 or email admin@chapmanslade.wilts.sch.uk to make an appointment to visit the school.

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. School Job Application Form
  2. Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form
  3. Person Specification
  4. Job Description
  5. Letter to Applicants