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Key Stage 1 Teacher (Maternity Cover)
  • Employer: Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council Schools
  • Reference: GP/19/98437
  • Published: Fri 20/12/2019, 11:40 AM
  • Closing on: Fri 24/01/2020, 12:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: Teachers Mainscale/Teachers Upper Pay Scale
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: The Grange Primary School, Merseyside

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Key Stage 1 Teacher (Maternity Cover)

Appointment of Year One Teacher (full-time) to cover a period of maternity leave from Monday 24th February 2020

The governors are seeking to appoint an experienced Key Stage One Teacher to cover a period of maternity leave that, it is envisaged, will run into the summer term 2020.

This position is full-time and the successful applicant will work in the school’s mainstream Year One class. 

The Grange Primary School is unique in Sefton and highly unusual nationally. It is a full one-form entry primary school with a thriving nursery that also features six additional classes for almost 60 children who have Special Educational Needs. In essence, the school comprises a primary school and nursery of approximately 250 children and a Special School for 60 children with a diagnosis of either autism, speech and language difficulty or social, emotional and mental health issues. There are almost 70 staff.

The successful candidate (who will be teaching a class of 30 in the mainstream school) will demonstrate that they subscribe to the ethos of this highly inclusive school. They will benefit from highly supportive and friendly staff and governors, children who have a great enthusiasm for learning and excellent resources.

Due to the nature of work the above post is exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and relevant care/safeguarding legislation and appointment will only be confirmed if a satisfactory Enhanced DBS is obtained. 

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.

Potential applicants are welcome to visit the school, this can be arranged by calling Tracey Cartledge – Business Manager on 0151 924 7917 or email

A Job Description and Person Specification are attached.

The time scale for the appointment is:

Closing date: Friday 24th January 2020

Teaching observation and interviews: Friday 7th February 2020

How to Apply

Completed application forms to be sent to the School for the attention of the Headteacher, Daniel Hains. Please ensure that your letter of application is no more that 2 sides of A4 (minimum of font size 12). You can send your applications by email to or post your completed application form to The Grange Primary School, Stonyfield, Bootle, L30 0QS. Please note, we do not accept CVs as part of the application process, please fully complete the application form.