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Job Ref No. ECC2833-136S Position Type: Teacher Pay Range: MPS/UPS
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Fixed
Application Close: 18/04/2024 Midday Date of Interviews: To be confirmed  

Job Description

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Part time Cover Teacher required at The Downs Primary School and Nursery (Start date ASAP)

Do you want to work in a school where all staff love working because the children are amazing?

Are you motivated by working with fantastic children who are eager to learn?

If so,come and join us at The Downs Primary School and Nursery (part of PCLC Trust)and see why 97% of our parents would recommend us to someone elseand why staff say everyone is supportive and helpful.

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, creative, and passionate part time Cover Teacher.

Part time: 1 - 4 days with flexibility

Contract: Fixed term until July 2024 (with the possibility to extend)

Salary: MS/UPS

We offer:

  • A curriculum which creates a strong ethos across the school
  • Amazing children who are eager learn
  • Anexperienced, friendly, caring & dedicated team of staff
  • An experienced and supportive Leadership team
  • A range of professional developmentopportunitieswithin school and across our trust.
  • Opportunities for a range of inter school workingand support across our local trust schools.
  • Flexible PPA
  • A strong commitment to staff work life balance
  • A dedicated team of staff to look after your well being
  • A large rangeof employee benefits

The successful candidate will:

  • Demonstrateexcellent teaching with high expectations
  • Havegood organisational and effective communication skills
  • Be dedicated to achieving high standards
  • Be a team player with the drive and enthusiasm to work within our team
  • Be someonewith a good sense of humour who connects with children

Closing date: Thursday 18thApril 2024
Interviews: To be confirmed

To apply please complete and return the application form with a personal statement to Miss Tunai Musa

Click here for job description: Cover Teacher

'PCLC is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people. The successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced disclosure through the Disclosure Barring Service'

Information about the School

The Downs is a "good school where pupils thrive both socially and academically because they are well looked after and kept safe in a caring environment that puts their needs first." - OFSTED January 2016.

We are a 2 form entry primary school and we are situated centrally in Harlow adjacent to the town centre. We are committed to making the school experience for all our children of the highest standard.

Why not visit our website,, and see us for yourselves.

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.


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Contact Information

Shannon Barden - Office Manager
The Downs Primary School & Nursery
The Hides, Harlow
Essex, CM20 3RB
Telephone: 01279445538

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