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Fixed term 0.55 EYFS CLASS TEACHER


Kirkbride Primary School
Kirkbride Wigton CA7 5JR

Age Range 3-11 NOR: 90
Headteacher: Mrs D. Maxwell Tel: 016973 51483 Email:

Kirkbride Primary is a small community school within reach of both Carlisle and Wigton. We are extremely proud of our school which has a forward thinking approach with the children at its centre. Our most recent Ofsted Inspection (February 2018) rated us as ‘Good’.

The Governors are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, talented teacher with proven excellent teaching skills to join our school from September 2018. Due to a staffing restructure this is a one year fixed term contract.The position would be to teach every morning in the nursery and reception unit with PPA on a Wednesday afternoon.

The candidate must:

  • have recent experience of teaching EYFS (preferably a mixed class of nursery and reception children).
  • have the ability to plan for continuity and progression with a knowledge of good assessment practice.
  • have excellent knowledge of Literacy, Phonics, Numeracy and the EYFS curriculum.
  • be committed to working as part of a close knit team.
  • provide exciting and stimulating learning opportunities for children of all abilities using a cross curricular approach.
  • contribute to a high quality learning environment both indoors and outdoors to enhance learning.
  • have an interest in leading an area of learning.

We can offer:

  • Confident, well-behaved children with an eagerness to learn.
  • Supportive staff and Governors.
  • A well-resourced, effective school with a superb learning environment.
  • Exciting opportunities for continuing professional development.

Both NQTs and experienced teachers are welcome to apply.
Visits to the school are welcome by appointment.
Application packs are available on the school website:
Completed applications to be returned to the Head Teacher: Mrs D. Maxwell marked private and confidential by either email or paper copy.
Closing Date: Friday 6th July 2018 at noon.
Interviews: Week Commencing 11th July 2018

Kirkbride Primary School is fully committed to safeguarding the welfare of its pupils and staff. Applicants will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and suitable references.