Coningsby St Michael's Primary School, School Lane, Coningsby, Lincolnshire LN4 4SJ

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Believe, Aspire, Succeed’

Part time – 26 hours (4 days) per week

September 2021

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Coningsby St Michael’s C of E School are part of the Lincoln Anglican Academy Trust (LAAT). LAAT is a multi-academy trust formed by the Diocese of Lincoln. We are a growing and thriving family of schools who are dedicated to providing an excellent education for pupils across Lincolnshire. We place a strong emphasis on continued development. The relationship with the Trust brings great strength to all schools and enhances CPD opportunities for all staff.

We currently have 331 pupils on role.

Coningsby St Michael’s Primary School is a vibrant school where children are enthusiastic and motivated to achieve endless possibilities. The children are at the heart of every decision we make to ensure that they are happy, confident and that the opportunities that are provided for them are relevant to their needs both now and in the future.

The Church School values we teach the children are the foundations to our school and underpin our curriculum. The values we are learning about this year are: Friendship; Perseverance; Compassion; Forgiveness; Thankfulness and Truthfulness.

At Coningsby St Michael’s Primary School, we believe that children should be curious about their learning.  Through our engaging curriculum, we ensure that children can foster a passion for learning that will help to develop high aspirations and a lifetime of memories. We believe in ensuring that children receive a well-rounded curriculum; where individual talents can be spotted and nurtured to ensure that all children experience success and reach their full potential.

We are seeking to appoint a high-quality classroom practitioner to join our dedicated and friendly team. This is a part time maternity cover role, working 4 days per week in EYFS.

The successful candidate will need to have good communication and interpersonal skills, high expectations and a real commitment to achieving the very highest of standards. 

Applications are welcomed from candidates who can demonstrate that they:

  • Have high aspirations for and high expectations of children.
  • Are an excellent and enthusiastic classroom practitioner.
  • Have a strong work ethic and a willingness to strive for the best in achieving an outstanding setting.
  • Have a positive attitude and can actively contribute to the development of a dedicated and professional staff team.
  • Share the schools aims and Christian values.
  • Have a caring and positive attitude.
  • Have Early Years Foundation Stage experience and can demonstrate the impact of this.
  • Have ambition and the drive to develop their skills and support the leadership team.

In return we can offer you the opportunity to be part of our happy, successful and ambitious school. We have an excellent staff team, wonderful children and a supportive school community.

Visits to our school are welcomed and encouraged, although these will necessarily have to fall outside of normal school hours and will fall in line with current social distancing rules.

Application packs are available via the school website https://www.coningsbyprimary.co.uk/vacancies/  or the Trust website www.thelaat.co.uk  or by contacting the school directly.

For further information, an informal discussion or to arrange a visit, please contact Mrs Aby Barker (Business and Operations Partner) on 01526 342312 or by email at abigail.barker@laat.co.uk


INTERVIEWS: Will take place on Tuesday, 27th April 2021.

START DATE: Expected to be 1st September 2021.


The Trust promotes diversity and wants a workforce which reflect Christian Values. Applications are welcome from all, irrespective of gender, sexuality, race, religion, marital status, age, or disability.

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

We will require the successful applicant to undertake an Enhanced criminal record check via the DBS.

In accordance with Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 (Fluency Duty), the ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post.

When interviews do take place the school will contact you directly.

When interviews are taking place schools will follow all Government and Public Health England Guidelines.

Lincolnshire County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Here at Lincolnshire County Council, we want our workforce to reflect the make-up of the community we serve. Therefore we welcome all applications irrespective of gender, ethnic origin, belief, sexual orientation, age or disability. We consider ourselves to be a family friendly employer, and offer flexible working patterns.

All shortlisted candidates will need to verify their eligibility to work in the UK at interview.

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