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Thank you for your interest in working with us. While all applications once received are considered on merit, we particularly welcome applications from people currently under-represented in our school: ethnic minorities, men, LGBT+ or disabled candidates.

We currently have part time vacancies for two mid-day assistants, a teaching assistant and teacher. Posts are applied for online and are advertised on Cheshire West and Chester Recruitment and Jobs Go Public.

Midday Assistant

Upper Key Stage 2 (years 5 and 6).

8.75 hours per week Permanent

We are looking for two midday assistants to join our team supporting children over lunch. This role will suit someone who has an ability to work effectively with children, having high expectations while displaying warmth and sensitivity.

Closing Date: 14th June 2019

Interviews will be held in JUNE 2019

Upper Key Stage 2 (years 5 and 6).

0.4 (2 days) job share 1 Year temporary from September 2019 with a strong possibility of becoming a permanent post from 2010

We are seeking to appoint a dedicated and experienced classroom teacher for Upper Key Stage 2 – year 5 and 6. This post is part time – 0.4 or two days a week and we would welcome returners from parental leave. While temporary for 12 months in the first instance there is a good likelihood of the post becoming permanent.

Closing Date: 17th May 2019

Interviews will be held in the week commencing 20th MAY 2019

Lower Key Stage 2 (years 3 and 4).

Full time Temporary maternity cover. The maternity leave will begin after October half term 2019. However we are also wishing to attract newly qualified teachers. Therefore we could be able to offer a minimum of a full year position starting in September 2019 in order that an excellent newly qualified teacher might complete a full induction year with us.

We are seeking an experienced or newly qualified excellent teacher for our Lower Key Stage 2 department.

Closing Date: 7th June 2019

Lower Key Stage 2 (years 3 and 4).

17.5 hours per week - Grade 5 . 1 Year temporary from September 2019.

We are looking for a candidate with experience and understanding of children with additional needs within a mainstream setting.

Closing Date: 24th May 2019

Interviews will be held in the week commencing 10th June 2019The post is for term time only 38 weeks per year

Why Work at Kingsmead?

We offer all our colleagues:-

  • Polite, friendly and motivated children;
  • A friendly and supportive team where you be a valued member of the school staff;
  • A commitment to your training and professional development;
  • A supportive leadership team and governors;
  • Great families who value education.

All posts at Kingsmead involve working with young children and we follow rigorous guidelines for safe recruitment. Applicants are assessed as to their suitability to work with children throughout the application procedure and before they commence their employment with us. All adults in school, whether working as direct employees, contracted staff or as volunteers, can expect that their conduct and suitability to work with children to be routinely monitored and assessed for the duration of their time working with us.

Application Procedure

All posts must be applied for using a CWAC application form which should be returned to admin@kingsmead.cheshire.sch.uk or by post to: Lesley Cocker, School Business Manager, Kingsmead Primary School, Dukes Way, Kingsmead, Northwich, Cheshire CW9 8WA.

Please mark the subject line of your email (or envelope) with the words 'Application for' and the post for which you are applying. Applications should be made on the correct form. We do not accept applications by CV only, if including a CV this must be clearly referenced within your application form to ensure that we have equivalent information from all candidates.

All posts are subject to two references, one of whom should be your current or most recent employer (or for newly qualified applicants, a university or college tutor). References are taken up for all shortlisted candidates prior to interview. We do not accept open testimonials in lieu of a reference.

It is the candidate's responsibility to ensure their application arrives on time. Late applications will not be considered. We aim, to reply to every applicant applying for a position with us following shortlisting.