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KS2 Class Teacher (Temporary one-year Full Time)

The Governors of are looking to appoint a temporary KS2 teacher to start (if possible*) in April 2020.


Sparken Hill Academy is an amazing environment to work in with fantastic children, warm & committed staff. We believe in the wellbeing & success of each individual child & learning and teaching is at the heart of all we do. We have the very highest expectations and aspirations for all of our pupils. Candidates are strongly encouraged to visit the school to fully appreciate all that we have to offer. The successful candidate must have high expectations, a commitment to securing outstanding progress for all learners, excellent interpersonal skills which motivate & inspire children to achieve their very best, effective communication skills & the ability to work in partnership with all members of the school community. Experience of teaching in KS2 would be a real advantage. Please state your curriculum strengths when applying.


Additionally, our new teacher must have a strong commitment to providing rich & challenging learning experiences across the school; a thorough understanding of how children learn, plus the drive & ambition to make a difference. These attributes alongside having a great sense of humour are all essential attributes for this role.

Sparken Hill Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to complete a Disclosure & Barring Service Check to ensure their suitability to work with children as well as have a strong commitment & knowledge of Safeguarding. Visits to the school are strongly encouraged.

To arrange a visit or to request an application pack please email


The Closing date for applications: 16:00hrs on 17 January 2020

Short listing: 24 January 2020

Interviews will take place: w/b 10th February 2020