St James'CE VA Primary School

Creating a school family founded upon Christian values

  • love
  • hope
  • peace
  • joy
  • forgiveness
  • compassion
  • honesty
  • patience
  • perseverance
  • koinonia

We have the following vacancies:

EYFS Teacher - to start January 2022, or earlier if possible, MPS/UPS

Associate Teacher - to start as soon as possible; 36 hours/week; £18562-£18933 (pro-rated), M-F

Lunchtime Supervisor - to start as soon as possible; 7.5 hours/week, £9.25-£9.43/hour, M-F

 

 

EYFS Class Teacher 

Governors are looking to appoint an amazing EYFS teacher to join our family orientated Church school, to start January 2022 or earlier if possible. At St James’ every one of our children is special, and their welfare and learning is at the heart of everything we do. 

You will have: 

  • Passion, energy and commitment to provide high quality early years education 
  • Ability to create a joyful, engaging and inspiring learning environment
  • Skills and knowledge to support and extend children’s enquiries and interests
  • A cheerful, warm and positive outlook
  • A child centred ethos and pedagogy based on best practice
  • Flexible and willing to contribute to the whole school ethos
  • A working knowledge of ‘planning in the moment’ and high quality outdoor learning
  • Appreciate the distinctive yet inclusive nature of our school family, actively supporting our Church School ethos, 

We can offer you:

  • An exciting role in a forward thinking school
  • CPD that reflects best practice
  • A committed, friendly staff team dedicated to providing outstanding education and implementing current research
  • Wonderful families and children who are motivated, engaged and keen to learn

 

Associate Teacher

Our small, friendly school is looking to appoint an Associate Teacher to work across the school to provide PPA and leadership cover for our amazing teaching team. We are looking for a creative and energetic individual who is able to inspire, lead and motivate children & colleagues. You will contribute positively to our school family and forge strong relationships showing commitment to our Church School ethos. 

St James’ is a great school, judged as ‘good’ by both our recent Ofsted and SIAMS inspections. There is a strong commitment to on-going professional development, and as such, this may be the perfect position for a degree qualified candidate who is looking to build up experience prior to undertaking a teaching qualification in the future. We are a united, forward thinking staff team, who work really well together to support wonderful children who want to learn and love their school.

 

Lunchtime Supervisor

Governors are looking to appoint an active, compassionate and positive Lunchtime Supervisor, to support children in their playtimes ad when eating their lunch. At St James’ every one of our children is special, and their welfare and learning is at the heart of everything we do. 

You will have: 

  • Passion, energy and commitment to provide high quality care and support 
  • Ability to create a joyful and engaging lunchtime
  • Skills and knowledge to support and extend children’s enquiries and interests
  • A cheerful, warm and positive outlook, always centred on the child
  • Flexible and willing to contribute to the whole school ethos
  • Appreciate the distinctive yet inclusive nature of our school family, actively supporting our Church School ethos 

We can offer you:

  • An exciting role in a forward thinking school
  • CPD that reflects best practice
  • A committed, friendly staff team dedicated to providing outstanding education
  • Wonderful families and children who are motivated, well behaved, engaged and keen to learn

Further details can be obtained from the school website or school office. Applications from outstanding ECTs and job shares will be considered. All applications will be considered on receipt and interviews conducted soon thereafter if shortlisted - early applications are therefore advised. 

The Governing Body is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes applications irrespective of race, sex, marital status, disability, religion, age, sexual orientation or political belief. 

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore will be subject to a DBS check from the Disclosure and Barring Service. St James’ C of E VA Primary School safeguards and protects its pupils and staff by being committed to respond in accordance with Local Safeguarding Board Procedures. 

Completed applications are to be returned to the school using the school application form – CVs will not be accepted.

 

 

 

All vacancies will be listed here and on Bedford Borough's website.

 

 

Letter to potential candidates (EYFS)

Letter to potential candidates (Associate Teacher)

Letter to potential candidates (Lunchtime Supervisor)

Teacher Job Description (EYFS)

Teacher Person Specification (EYFS)

Job Description & person Specification (Associate Teacher)

Job Description & Person Specification (Lunchtime Supervisor)

 

OFSTED Letter 2017

SIAMS Report 2017

 

Application Form for Support Staff

Application Form for Teaching Staff

Application Guidelines

 Our Safeguarding and Child Protection policy