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Semley CE VA Primary School

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Semley CE VA Primary School has an opportunity for an inspirational and highly motivated teacher to join our small, friendly school. The successful candidate will form part of a dedicated and supportive staff where teamwork and collaboration is essential. We would love to hear from warm and caring teachers who have high expectations and excellent classroom management skills.  

The post will commence in September 2023 and will be a full time position, initially as a 1 Year Fixed Term Contract, with the potential to become a permanent role. The salary offered will be between M1 and M6, depending on experience (UPS will be considered for the right candidate).

We are looking to appoint someone with the drive and enthusiasm to make a positive impact on the progress and attainment of our wonderful pupils.  

Semley CE VA Primary School values highly the good behaviour and manners of its pupils along with a dedicated and hard-working staff team. This gives our school a wonderful atmosphere and makes it a very special place to work and learn.   

We welcome applications from experienced teachers and Early Career Teachers. Please take a look at our website to find out more about our school and for an application pack.

If you think Semley CE VA Primary School could be for you then come and visit so you can appreciate our unique family feel for yourself. If you wish to arrange a tour then please call Theresa Merefield, School Business Manager on 01747 830427. 

We are looking forward to hearing from you!


CLOSING DATE:  Sunday 16th April 2023 @ Midnight

INTERVIEW TO BE HELD ON:  Friday 21st April 2023


Semley CE VA Primary School values the diversity of our workforce and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community. 

Semley CE VA Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people; this is a commitment which we expect all staff and volunteers to share. The successful candidate will be required to have a Disclosure and Barring Service check in line with the Governments safer recruitment guidelines. 


This role is UK based and your Right to Work will need to be established as part of the appointment process.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (ROA) 1974. The amendments to the ROA 1974 (Exceptions Order 1975, (2013 and 2020)) provide that when applying for certain jobs and activities, certain spent convictions and cautions are ‘protected’, so they do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account. The MOJ’s guidance on the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the Exceptions Order 1975, provides information about which convictions must be declared during job applications and related exceptions and further information about filtering offences can be found in the DBS filtering guide.


Keeping Children Safe in Education

This School will conduct online searches of shortlisted candidates. This check will be part of a safeguarding check, and the search will purely be based on whether an individual is suitable to work with children. All aspects of social media and internet searches will be conducted. As care must be taken to avoid unconscious bias and any risk of discrimination, a person who will not on the appointment panel will conduct the searches and will only share information if and when findings are relevant and of concern.