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Crossdale Primary School

Class Teacher - KS1 (Year 0ne), MPS 1 – 6

Part-Time (0.4, working Thursday and Friday)

Maternity Cover - Temporary Contract


The Governors of Crossdale Primary are looking to appoint a committed and passionate colleague to join our team. The successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to team working and playing a full role in the wider life of the school. The position is in KS1; we especially welcome applications from more experienced teachers, although we would consider applications from ECTs.


At Crossdale Primary we pride ourselves on our positive ethos and enjoy fantastic backing from our school community. We can offer the successful candidate high levels of support and the opportunity to work within a skilled, motivated and friendly staff team. Further development opportunities and support are available through the other schools in our Trust, Equals Trust. We also work in close collaboration with Keyworth Primary School.


Staff well-being is of paramount importance to us, and we always remember that all team members are human beings first with their own families and situations outside of work.


We strongly encourage applications to come for a visit.  Visits can be arranged email or phone the school office on 0115 974 8088.


How to Apply

Should you wish to apply for the post, please complete and return an application form along with a covering letter via email to –

Application forms can be found below.  Wherever possible, please complete these forms digitally and please provide email addresses for your referees.

Covering Letter

Your covering letter should be no more than 750 words and should clearly state why you are the right person to join our team – this candidate pack will give you a strong idea of the type of teacher our children need. A visit to the school would give you further information to support your application.

Closing Date/Interviews

The closing date for applications is Monday 5th December 2022.


Interviews will take place prior to and after Christmas 2022. We will contact successful applicants to agree interview dates. This position is available from February 2023 – exact date TBC.

Referees will not be contacted without the express permission of candidates and only if you are invited for an interview.

Please be aware that by contacting Equals Trust about this role, or applying, your data will be held in accordance with our Privacy Policy.


Safeguarding Commitment


Crossdale Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. This post is subject to satisfactory relevant safer recruitment and DBS checks and suitable references in line with our safeguarding policy.  All applicants must have the right to work in the UK.  Please be aware that online searches will be conducted on all shortlisted candidates.