Current Vacancies

Current Vacancies

Temporary Year 4 Class Teacher

The Governing Body of Sedbergh Primary School seeks to appoint a full time Key Stage 2 teacher (NQT to M6), initially on a 1 term contract from Monday 16th April until 31st August 2018. The contract may be extended for an additional period dependent on the future needs of the school, and if so, the successful candidate will be expected to take responsibility for the co-ordination of at least 1 curriculum area in school (unless they are an NQT).

Sedbergh Primary School is a lovely, medium sized (NOR 177), one form entry primary school based in the town of Sedbergh at the western border of the Yorkshire Dales National Park. We are a vibrant learning community who teach and nurture a group of bright and enthusiastic children. We have a dedicated staff team who work together toward a shared ethos. We are passionate about children achieving their full potential and becoming ready to live as citizens of the modern world.

The successful candidate will;
• Have high expectations of our pupils with a commitment to achieving high standards and excellent progress.
• Be flexible, supportive and committed to the life of the school.
• Be a positive role model to pupils and other staff, demonstrating high levels of motivation and enthusiasm.
• Be able to work as part of an effective and committed team.
• Be able to build positive relationships with pupils, staff and parents.

We can offer you;
• A strong supportive staff team
• School values that are integral to school life
• Enthusiastic, thoughtful and kind children
• Opportunities for professional development

Sedbergh Primary School is committed to safeguarding the welfare of our children and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this expectation. The successful applicant will be appointed on completion of a satisfactory enhanced DBS check, references and a work place health assessment.

Visits to the school are welcomed. Application forms and additional information about the school are available on our website:

Applications are welcomed from all teachers, including NQTs.

An application form can be downloaded from Cumbria County Council’s website. All applications, including a completed application form and a supporting letter of no more than 3 sides of A4, should be emailed to before the closing date below, for the attention of the Headteacher and Governing Body. Do not post paper copies of application documents.

Closing date for applications is 4.00pm on Friday 9th March 2018
Interviews will be held the week commencing Monday 19th March 2018 – you will be contacted directly if invited to attend.

Cumbria County Council Application Form

Job Description

Person Specification