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KS2 Teacher - Maternity Cover

Wiltshire Avenue, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN2 1NX
Ferndale Primary and Nursery School
Full Time
Main pay scale
21st March 2023
Start Date
1st September 2023
19th April 2023 12:00 AM
Contract Type
Job ID
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Start date
1st September 2023
  • Contract type: Temporary
  • Contract length: Maternity Cover
  • NQTs Considered:
  • Job ID: 1319468

Are you an enthusiastic person looking to work in a friendly school, where teaching and learning is fun and inspiring?

Ferndale Primary & Nursery School is a friendly, happy school where children are known and cared for. Staff and pupils treat each other with respect and kindness, helping children to persevere and achieve their potential. Our curriculum is creative - with interesting topics which engage children and provide life skills for personal development.

The staff and governors of Ferndale Primary & Nursery School are offering an exciting opportunity to join our dedicated team and wish to recruit an outstanding KS2 Teacher to work in KS2 on Maternity Cover. Applications from Early Career Teachers and experienced teachers are welcomed.

Our school is part of The Blue Kite Academy Trust, based in Swindon who are increasing in size and offer excellent CPD and career opportunities. If this sounds like somewhere you would like to work, we would love to hear from you. The role will be a temporary contract until the maternity cover ends, working Monday to Friday. 

The successful applicant will:

  • Be fun, creative and enthusiastic with a love for teaching
  • Have excellent communication and interpersonal skills with pupils, parents, staff and governors
  • Have the skills to be an effective team builder
  • Be innovative and flexible, yet rigorous with an eye for detail
  • Have excellent organisational and time management skills

Please see the job description and person specification attached for full details.

We would welcome a visit or phone call from anyone interested in finding out more about Ferndale Primary & Nursery School. This appointment will be subject to Enhanced DBS Disclosure; proof of the right to work in the UK and satisfactory references. Please note the proof of right to work in the UK will be required at interview.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.

Closing date: Tuesday 18th April at midnight

Shortlisting: Wednesday 19th April

Interviews: Monday 24th April.

We reserve the right to close the vacancy earlier than the advertised date if we have received applications that meet the criteria. Please submit your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.


Safeguarding Statement:

Ferndale Primary and Nursery School are part of The Blue Kite Academy Trust, who are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. It is therefore imperative that you provide all relevant information requested in order to meet this commitment. Disclosure & Barring Service(DBS)clearance, references and proof of right to work in the UK will be obtained prior to an appointment.
Ferndale Primary and Nursery School

Ferndale Primary and Nursery School

Part of The Blue Kite Academy Trust

The Blue Kite Academy Trust