Upper KS2 Class Teacher - January 2021

Due to the maternity leave of an existing teacher, we are looking to recruit a class teacher to be based in Upper KS2 at Broadclyst Community Primary School. Required in January, the post is fixed term until the end of July 2021. This teacher will be based in Year 5, but will support across Year 5 and 6, teaching the full breadth of the curriculum. The role will therefore entail working as part of a team of teachers and support staff, delivering a range of learning opportunities, in a broadly project based approach.  

It is our responsibility to prepare pupils for the ever-changing, digital work of the 21st Century. Therefore, we are looking for a teacher who is willing to embrace the ethos of teaching a purposeful, project-based curriculum, through the meaningful use of technology. To be successful, you must demonstrate that you are willing to teach innovatively and reflectively, as well being prepared to collaborate with teams of colleagues. You must also be open to delivering lessons and projects in a way that blends physical and digital environments, through video calling and online platforms, in order to support pupils who may be in self-isolation due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The successful candidate will be keen to support and build on the international reputation that the school has for digitally integrated teaching.

Our employees have access to a health scheme, cycle to work scheme and subsidised meals. The successful candidatewill be provided with state-of-the-art IT equipment to help them fulfil their duties.We will support you with investment in professional development, and specialist support for any NQTs securing a position.

Cornerstone Academy Trust is responsible forBroadclyst, Westclyst, and Yeo Valley Primary Schools and recently opened another new school in Exeter, Monkerton Community Primary School.

Broadclyst & Westclyst have been rated outstanding by Ofsted, and in addition, Broadclyst is a Microsoft Showcase School. Yeo Valley Primary School became part of Cornerstone in January 2019 and has benefited from significant investment in teaching and learning in terms of staff, resources and premises. Monkerton Community Primary School isinitially open with reception aged children, steadily growing to full capacity over the coming years.

The Trust also runs a Teaching School, an English Hub, a Science Hub and a Computing Hub and is an approved Academy Sponsor. 

For further information about our schools, please visit our trust website:


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  

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Dates and Downloads

Please specify on application which school(s) you are applying to, and your preferred key stage. 

Closing date: Thursday 1st November 2020 

Interview date: Friday 13th November 2020

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