Vacancy – KS1 Teacher (Maternity Cover)

Job title

  • Teacher (Key Stage 1)

Application closing date

  • 05/11/2021


  • Teachers Main School M1-M6 (£25,714 to £36,961) NQT’s welcome to apply


  • Full time (30 hours per week)
  • Maternity Cover


Fishergate Primary School is seeking to recruit KS 1 Teacher to cover Maternity Leave, starting Monday 4 January 2022:

  • to take responsibility for the education and welfare of the Year 1/2 children
  • to work within KS 1 curriculum policies of the school, having due regard to the requirements of the national curriculum, the school’s aims and objectives, and any policies of the Governing Body
  • to prepare material, plan work and set up learning situations which are appropriate to the needs of individual children; setting, and aiming to achieve, the highest possible standards for each child
  • to keep detailed weekly/daily teaching plans of class activities and children’s learning experiences which are presented to the head teacher or Key Stage Leader on request
  • to assess, record and report on the development, progress and attainment of children in accordance with the school policy
  • to maintain a record of each child’s progress and attainment completing the tracker each term, and use continuous assessment to plan next steps and set targets for children
  • to identify children with Special Educational Needs and inform the SENCO
  • to provide a stimulating well-ordered learning environment, to be responsible for the pastoral care, discipline and guidance of children in your class
  • to meet parents and discuss the educational needs and progress of their children at arranged parents evenings each term. Teachers should make themselves available whenever required in addition to this to discuss concerns or share achievements with parents/carers
  • to organise and take part in educational visits for pupils, making the best possible use of the locality and community to enrich learning
  • to make opportunities for involving the children in the life of the community surrounding the school
  • with confident IT skills for planning, teaching learning, tracking and assessments

For more information please see the job description below.

Fishergate 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.  We require the successful applicant to undertake an enhanced Criminal Record check via the Disclosure and Barring Service

This post is subject to the Childcare (Disqualification) Regulations 2009 and as such shortlisted candidates will be asked to complete a Disqualification Declaration. Any information supplied will be discussed at interview.


Alternatively e-mail school for an application pack:

Please submit completed forms electronically by emailing or by post to:

Fishergate Primary School
Escrick Street
YO10 4AP

Closing date:

  • Friday 5 November 2021

Short Listing:

  • Wednesday 10 November 2021

Interview date:

  • Friday 26 November 2021