Primary School Teacher – Maternity cover from September 2024


Smallwood Church of England Primary Academy


Iestyn Lewis


School Lane, Smallwood, Sandbach, Cheshire. CW11 2UR

Telephone Number:

01477 500362

School Email Address: – To arrange visit

School Website Address:

Position Advertised:

Full Time Class Teacher – Maternity Temporary contract



Closing Date:

15/04/2024 12pm

Applications to be returned to:



The Directors, Headteacher, children, staff and parents of Smallwood Primary Academy wish to appoint a new member to their team of teaching staff.

Would you like an exciting opportunity to join a great team in a fabulous location with outstanding children? We have a temporary maternity cover contract for a full time Class Teacher.

We are looking for a colleague with experience of teaching in any phase/year group, with a proven track record of raising standards and meeting targets. The successful candidate will be a team player with high expectations of themselves, their colleagues and the children. We are looking to recruit an imaginative, artistic and creative teacher. A teacher who takes initiatives and creates a classroom environment where every child enthuses about their learning journey.

We are committed to safeguarding our children and enhanced DBS checks with pre-employment checks on the successful candidate's suitability for the post will be carried out as part of our selection process. We are an equal opportunities employer.

Applications must be submitted on a standard Application Form which is available from the School Business Manager. A supporting letter, of no more than 3 A4 pages, is also required as part of the application. This should be returned either by hand, post or e-mail to Mr Lewis, Headteacher, and to reach school by 12 midday on Monday 15th April.   If you have not heard from the school by 4pm Monday 22nd April unfortunately you will not have been successful for interview.

Visits to the school are welcome and encouraged three dates will be available to visit the school:

Tuesday 26th March at 9.15am

Wednesday 27th March at 4.15pm

Please contact the school office on 01477 500 362 to make an appointment.



Employer: Smallwood CofE Primary

Salary: Salary: Grade 4, £23,500-£23,144 pro rata. Hourly rate £12.18

Location: Smallwood CofE Primary

Contract: Temporary

Working Pattern: Part Time

Hours: 25 HPW 42 Weeks Per Year

DBS Check: Enhanced

Closing Date: 01/04/2024

Job description

Start: ASAP

42 weeks per year Permanent, Part Time (subject to a 6month probationary period)

We are seeking to appoint a motivated individual to join our school and lead on our caretaking duties. The role requires carrying out daily, weekly and monthly checks on our building. We would like someone with a range of skills that can support the maintenance of the building such as joinery, painting and decorating, outdoor duties, general DIY tasks. The post will involve a shift pattern 8am-11am and 3pm-5pm. The role will require opening of the building and occasional call outs. The role will be permanent based on 42 working weeks per year subject to a 6 month probationary period.

It is essential that the successful candidate is able to communicate clearly with children and adults in a calm and respectful manner, be reliable and trustworthy, and work within the school’s policies and procedures.

Appointment is subject to an enhanced DBS check and references.

Please email to request an application form or phone the school office on 01477 500 362

Industry: Education and Schools

Job Types: Contract, Permanent, Part-time

Salary: £12.18 per hour

Expected hours: 25 per week



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