Temporary KS2 teacher Part-time


Blackford CE Primary School
Blackford, Carlisle, Cumbria CA6 4ES
(NOR 54)

Headteacher: Mrs Linda W Smith Tel: 01228 674614
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Required from Tuesday 23rd April 2019 - This post is a temporary contract to cover a maternity leave. It is initially part-time (0.6), with the probability of increasing to full-time for part of the contract.

Set in a rural location, the governors of Blackford Church of England Primary School wish to appoint an enthusiastic, talented and highly motivated teacher to work in a KS2 class, based mainly with year 3/4, as part of an experienced and established team.

Our staff, governors and children are seeking someone who:

  • is an excellent, committed and effective class teacher
  • has high expectations of pupil performance and behaviour
  • can make learning exciting, using a cross curricular approach
  • is well organised and able to work as part of a team
  • can uphold the school's values and be sympathetic to the Christian ethos of the school
  • is an effective communicator who is responsive to the needs of the unique child and able to engage parents fully in their children’s educational and personal development.

Applicants should indicate curricular strengths & interests in their letter of application.

Blackford C of E Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all of its employees and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be appointed on completion of an Enhanced disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and satisfactory references.

Letter to applicants can be downloaded by clicking here.
Job Description can be downloaded by clicking here.
Person Specification can be downloaded by clicking here.
An application pack can be downloaded by clicking here.

Potential candidates are most welcome to visit the school and there will be an organised group visit on Wednesday 13th February 2019 at 4.00pm. Please contact the school office on 01228 674614 to make an appointment.

Application closing date: 12 noon, 26th February 2019
Interviews will take place on Thursday 7th March 2019