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KEY STAGE 1 TEACHER to cover maternity leave (0.6FTE, Fixed Term)


Required from November 2022

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 31st October for the remainder of the academic year 2022-23. This position has become available due to the maternity leave of one of our teachers. We are looking for a Key Stage 1 class teacher to deliver inspiring learning in Key Stage 1 and EYFS.


Borrowdale School is a small, friendly school with a very hardworking staff team. We have high expectations of everyone in the school as we are committed to giving our pupils the best possible educational experiences, using the outdoor environment whenever possible.


The successful candidate will:

  • share our vision ‘Educating for life in all its fullness’
  • be an excellent teacher with enthusiasm and drive to inspire children
  • be creative in finding opportunities to use the outdoor environment for learning
  • have patience and a caring and understanding nature
  • be a team player with high expectations of themselves and others
  • 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:

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


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. Mr Smits, our headteacher, is also available for an informal chat by phone. Please phone the school on 017687 77686 or contact Mr Smits by email: to organise a time.

To download the application form, job description and person spec, please visit > about us > vacancies


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


Closing date:  12 noon on Wednesday 5th October 2022

Interviews will be held on Monday 10th October 2022

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