KS2 Teacher - Cheadle Primary School

Cheadle, Stoke-on-Trent
Main Scale Pay
11 May 2018
18 May 2018
Kim Stephenson
Contract Type
Full time temporary
Working Pattern

REQUIRED FOR 1 SEPTEMBER 2018 – (temporary in the first instance with a view to permanent in the future)

The Governing Board of Cheadle Primary School are offering an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated, skilled and experienced Key Stage 2 teacher to join our hard working team of dedicated and professional staff.  We are looking for a dynamic, enthusiastic and skilled teacher with expertise in KS2 to help lead school improvement and shape the future of our school.

Our school was judged as “Outstanding” by Ofsted in 2011.  The school is on a positive journey and is very proud of its aim to provide high quality education for all its pupils.  The school works in partnership with parents to develop a caring, safe learning environment which is sensitive to pupils' needs and promotes self -esteem and motivation.

We would love to hear from you if you:

•           have a sense of humour and excellent interpersonal skills

•           have the confidence, clear vision and ability to play a leading role in the development of a cutting edge curriculum and assessment


•           work well under pressure and are able to work on your own initiative, with clear impact on learning


•           are an excellent, positive and inspirational practitioner to strengthen both teaching and learning and school leadership


•           are committed to supporting the professional development of all staff

•           have high expectations of work and behaviour and the related learning outcomes


•           have knowledge of safeguarding/child protection procedures and SATS testing


•           can motivate, challenge and inspire staff and pupils to achieve their full potential


•           have good organisation and communication skills


•           are motivated and passionate about children and their learning

•           thrive on challenge yet still maintain a good work/life balance

•           can share the vision for the future of the school, helping to build upon its existing successes and bring about further development, particularly in light of the current developments and external pressures on education


•           are committed to inclusion and retain children at the heart of everything

•           work well in partnership with parents and governors and have the capacity to make a significant contribution to all aspects of school life


•           have a commitment to a collaborative team approach

The successful candidate will benefit greatly from:

•           the opportunity to work with a staff team of positive enthusiastic and skilled teachers and support staff


•           excellent resources and a highly attractive working environment for both staff and children


•           fantastic children who are eager and ready to learn

•           a very supportive governing board

•           a school with strong leadership and a clear and strong vision for the future

Closing date:  Friday18 May 2018 at 12noon

Shortlisting:  Friday 18 May 2018

School Visits and Lesson Observations (in candidates’ schools):  week beginning 21 May 2018

Interviews:  Thursday 24 May 2018

We will only respond to successful applicants and those candidates who are shortlisted will be informed by telephone or email as soon as possible after 18 May 2018.  Candidates are encouraged and are very welcome to visit the school – the children and staff would be pleased to meet you.  Please telephone or email Kim Stephenson, the School Business Manager, on 01538 714890 or office@cheadle-primary.staffs.sch.uk to make an appointment.

Please email all applications to office@cheadle-primary.staffs.sch.uk


This School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.


This position is subject to a criminal records check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly CRB) which will require you to disclose details of all unspent and unfiltered spent reprimands, formal warnings, cautions and convictions in your application form



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