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Job Type
Contract Type
Full Time
Contract Term
Start Date
September 2019
This job is open to NQTs
Closing Date

English Subject Lead & Upper KS2 Class Teacher

Gaywood Primary School


English Subject Lead & Upper KS2 Class Teacher 

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced primary teacher to take on a lead practitioner role in a forward thinking academy. You will play a leading and highly visible role in the improvement of teaching and learning in English across the school, ensuring the highest standards of achievement for our children and leading in the monitoring, evaluation and review of standards and provision.

You will be an excellent teacher able to communicate your passion for learningA leader who inspires others and has a proven track record of school improvement and raising standards in English who is friendly, flexible, outgoing and a good team player.  You will have the ability to create a stimulating learning environment that supports and celebrates learning and able to enliven the curriculum through innovative ideas and a range of pedagogical approaches

We are looking for someone who has high expectations of themselves, the children and staff and has an innovative and creative approach to the curriculum that ensures pupil and staff engagement.  Someone who can create a positive learning environment in which children can succeed and is able to contribute to wider school life

We can offer you fantastic children who are keen to learn and friendly, supportive colleagues who are motivated to develop their school and work well together and an excellent CPD programme linked to your needs and aspirations. Our Governors and Trustees are supportive and you will have a unique opportunity to develop your career in a forward-looking Trust.

Gaywood Primary School is a two-form entry school of 412 pupils. We are part of West Norfolk Academies Trust who work in a supportive partnership with Primary and Secondary schools ensuring each school maintains their unique identity and ethos. Visits to the school are warmly welcomed. please contact the school to arrange this on 01553 774147, or contact

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Gaywood Primary 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 includes obtaining references and ensures compliance with the DBS process.

How to Apply

To apply please complete an application form (all 3 parts must be completed - please see the application guidance for more information) and e-mail this to, or send your application with a covering letter to the HR Department, West Norfolk Academies Trust, Queensway, King's Lynn, Norfolk, PE30 4AW.

Closing date for applications: 5th April 2019

Interviews provisionally scheduled for w/c 22nd April 2019

Please note that we reserve the right to shortlist prior to the closing date if a viable field is met early. Therefore, we advise applicants to submit their application as soon as possible for consideration.

Closing Date for Applications: 05-Apr-2019

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Employer Information

Employer Type
Primary schools
Mr Neil Mindham
Age Range
Field Lane
Kings Lynn
PE30 4AY
01553 774147
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Gaywood Primary School

Primary School of the West Norfolk Academies Trust

Gaywood Primary School opened in September 2000 after an amalgamation between Rosebery Avenue First School and Gaywood Junior School, and caters for boys and girls, aged 4-ll years of age. At present, there are 417 children on roll. We have fourteen classrooms, a music mobile, a library, a hall with fixed apparatus, a Key Stage 1 carpeted hall and an ICT suite. Gaywood Primary School is set in spacious grounds with two playgrounds and a large playing field.