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School name:
Bleak Hill Primary School
School address:
Hamilton Road, Windle, St Helens, Merseyside, WA10 6HG Tel: 01744 678190
Job title:
Class Teacher - Temporary to cover Maternity Leave
People's Services
From: 23720 To: 39406
32.5 hours, Full Time
Closing date:


The Governors of this outstanding, dynamic and innovative school are seeking to appoint a temporary outstanding teacher to cover a period of Maternity Leave, beginning in September 2019. It is anticipated that the cover will be required until Summer Term 2020.
The successful candidates will:
Be excellent classroom practitioners and have high expectations of children’s behaviour and achievement
Be eager to develop professionally
Be supportive of the inclusive ethos of the school
Be able to inspire, enthuse and motivate children
Be committed to the safeguarding and welfare of young people
Be proactive in partnership work other organisations for example the PTA
Contribute to the wider life of the school

In return we can offer:

The opportunity to work with a great team of motivated and committed staff
Enthusiastic and friendly children who are keen to learn, are very well behaved and who both enjoy and achieve
A very happy, positive and successful ethos
A stimulating learning environment
Collaborative opportunities through partnerships
Opportunities to develop professionally
An active, busy PTA with extremely supportive parents
An experienced and highly skilled Governing Body

The application process will include lesson observations and interviews to be held at Bleak Hill. The recruitment timetable is given below:

Closing Date: Friday 22nd March 2019 at 12.00 noon
Shortlisting: Friday 22nd March 2019 pm
Lesson Observations: Wednesday 27th or Thursday 28th March at Bleak Hill
Interviews: Week Commencing 1st April 2019 at Bleak Hill

Prospective candidates are welcome to visit the school and these visits will take place on:
Tuesday 19th March at 1.30 pm or
Thursday 21st March at 4.00 pm

Please contact the school office on 01744 678190 or by email to to book an appointment at one of these scheduled visits.
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.
This post is subject to a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Enhanced Disclosure Certificate.

Applications can be made online or by paper application form. Forms are available online from or alternatively by contacting Human Resources on the number below.
Applications should be returned to the school, for the attention of the Mr I Wellens, Head Teacher.

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