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1x Permanent Full Time TEACHER - Required from September 2020

Permanent Full Time TEACHER


Required from September 2020

Salary Range – MPR


This is an exciting opportunity to join our lively small school in the heart of the Lake District! The governors and headteacher of Borrowdale C of E Primary School wish to appoint a passionate and talented teacher to join our staff team from 1st September. This position has become available due to the retirement of one of our teachers this summer. For the academic year 2020-2021 we are looking for a Key Stage 2 class teacher, but ideally candidates should be willing to deliver inspiring learning in either Key Stage 1 or Key Stage 2 as they may be deployed in another class in the future.


Borrowdale School is a small, friendly school with a very hardworking staff team. We have high expectations of all our children, and we are committed to giving them the best possible educational experiences.


The successful candidate will:

  • share our vision ‘Educating for life in all its fullness’.
  • be an excellent teacher with enthusiasm, passion and drive to inspire children
  • be creative in finding opportunities to use the outdoor environment for learning
  • be dedicated and driven to raise standards by engaging, motivating and supporting all pupils in dynamic, thoughtful ways.
  • have patience and a caring and understanding nature
  • be a team player with high expectations of themselves and others
  • be forward thinking
  • be able to teach a class with mixed ages and abilities
  • have experience of supporting children with additional needs
  • be willing to uphold the values and ethos of our Church of England school


We offer:

  • an ambitious, successful and vibrant place to work with strong links to the church and the community
  • a commitment to support your professional development
  • small teaching groups
  • happy, confident children and a friendly, supportive, enthusiastic and hardworking staff team
  • a friendly, caring and popular rural school with superb grounds in spectacular surroundings
  • a culture that encourages teachers to be bold and creative


Borrowdale School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants will be required to undertake pre-employment checks which will include References, Right to Work in the UK, DBS and for "relevant" posts, a declaration that neither they, nor anyone who lives in the same household is a disqualified person under the Childcare Regulations 2009. Terms and conditions for Teaching Standards will apply.


There are many ways to find out more about the school. In addition to exploring our website, visits by appointment are warmly welcomed but will have to take place outside school hours or at the weekend to observe social distancing guidelines. The headteacher is also available to chat informally via zoom or phone. Please phone the school on 017687 77686 or contact the head teacher by email: to organise a time.

You can download the application form, job description and person spec below.


Completed applications forms with a covering letter should be returned via email only to


Closing date:  12 noon on Monday 6th July

Interviews will be held in accordance with current government guidance in the week commencing 13th July