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Main Street, Elmley Castle, Worcestershire, WR10 3HS

01386 710279

Elmley Castle C.E. First School

Where a great start matters

Staff Vacancies

Full-Time Temporary Class Teacher (maternity cover)

The Governing Body of Elmley Castle CofE First School is seeking to appoint a temporary full time class teacher to cover maternity leave.  Experience of working across the primary age range is desirable, experience of working with Key Stage Two, essential. Applicants should state any areas of expertise they may be able to bring to the school. This is an exciting opportunity to work with delightful children as part of a dedicated and inspired staff team.

The duties and responsibilities allocated to the post will be based on the skills, experience, knowledge and qualifications of the individual appointed, which will determine the salary grade.          

 We are looking for someone who;

-Is passionate about teaching and has high expectations of pupils and themselves
-Has the ability to motivate and inspire children with exciting teaching and learning opportunities
-Has the vision, energy and dedication to ensure outstanding outcomes for all learners
-Has the ability to build warm relationships with parents, carers and other professionals-Is flexible, accommodating and a team player with a ‘can do’ attitude
-Is committed to the wider life of the school and activities outside the classroom 
-Is supportive of the Christian vision, values and ethos of the school

Visits to our school are warmly welcomed and can be arranged by contacting the office either via email on or by telephoning (01386) 710279. Appointments will be confirmed after the Easter Holidays. 

For further information, a detailed job description and application forms please contact  Nadia Underwood, Head of School on  or downlaad documents below

Closing date for applications: 25th April 2018

Interviews to take place the week beginning: 30th April 2018

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Current Staff Structure

Elmley Castle CE First School currently employs approximately 12 staff in both teaching and support staff positions.

Elmley Castle is a rewarding place to work, whether you join us in a teaching or support staff role. The school is situated on the outskirts of Pershore and Evesham, at the foot of Bredon Hill.

We have three classes catering for Preschool and Reception , Years 1 and 2, and Years 3, 4 and 5 children and we currently have 39 pupils on our register as well and part-time preschool children. Ours is a friendly school, with excellent support from Governors and parents - and a positive and caring ethos.  We are committed to a child-centred education and to ensuring that every child in our community has access to the highest possible standard of education.

As Executive Headteacher, I want to appoint staff who share my very high expectations of everyone in our community; staff who enjoy working as a member of a team and who take a solution-focused approach.  Our challenge, as an amazing school, is to remain amazing – and we take our commitment to our children’s learning extremely seriously. We are also fully committed to a comprehensive programme of Professional Development for staff at all levels and to ensuring that Elmley Castle CE First School is a great school to work in.

Teachers here are hardworking, gifted individuals who inspire pupils with their enthusiasm and subject knowledge. The support staff at Elmley Castle CE First School are an integral part of the school community, providing additional support for our pupils or in ensuring the smooth running of each working day.

Please be aware that this school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Any offer to the successful candidate will be conditional upon an Enhanced Disclosure being obtained via the Criminal Records Bureau. References will be taken up prior to interview.