Teacher Y3/4 - Maternity Cover

Digby Church of England Primary School, Church Road, Digby LN4 3LZ

Job Location(s)
MPS 1-4 (Dependent on the experience of the successful applicant)
Job Category
Schools - Teaching
Contract Type
Maternity Cover
Appointment Type
Hours per week
0.6 FTE
Contact Name
Sharon Keane
Contact Phone Number
01526 320630
Contact Email Address
Closing Date
Job Reference


Executive Headteacher: Mrs Emma Negus-Hill

Year 3&4 Teacher-Maternity Cover


Required from JUNE 2020

TEACHER FOR YEAR 3 & 4 – based at Digby Church of England School  

Pay Grade Main pay scale 1-4 (Dependent on the experience of the successful applicant)

Term time only – 38 weeks per year – this is a fixed term post to cover a maternity leave which will start in June 2020. 

Hours - 0.6 (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday)  

An exciting opportunity has arisen within our Federation in Digby CE Primary school. The federation benefits from an experienced and supportive team of teachers.

Our schools are small, friendly and successful village schools. We believe in offering an exciting and engaging curriculum and welcome teachers with a sense of fun and creativity. We are ‘small schools with wide horizons’!

We have a caring ethos and we have a supportive and friendly staff team, with well-behaved children. 

We are looking for a candidate who

  • Wishes to inspire and motivate our children to reach their full potential
  • Is welcoming and strives to build positive and supportive relationships
  • Is open minded, adaptable and creative in their approach to learning and reflective about their own practice
  • Embraces collaborative working and is willing to share good practice
  • Brings a sense of fun to learning

We can offer you: 

  • A school which has a caring ethos
  • Enthusiastic, well behaved children who love to learn
  • A calm, happy and focused learning environment
  • A supportive and friendly staff team 
  • A chance to work in a federation of small, friendly and successful village schools
  • A supportive and friendly governing body and staff team

You are welcome to come and visit our school, by appointment.

Closing date to express your interest: 12 Noon  Friday 20th March 2020.

Interview Date: w/c 23rd March 2020

Digby School is federated with Dunston St Peter’s School and Nocton Community Primary School and this contract of employment may, on occasion, mean you are requested to work on our Dunston or Nocton site.

For further information and an application pack, please download from our website at http://www.spiresfederation.co.uk/Vacancies.asp

Alternatively please contact the school office on 01526 320630. Applications (we cannot accept CVs) are to be sent for the attention of Mrs E. Negus-Hill via admin@spiresfederation.co.uk

Spires Federation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS and safeguarding checks. References will be taken prior to interview

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.

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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