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Salary: £27,600 to £ 36,961
Location: Gayton Primary
Job Type: Fixed Term
Vacancy Group: Teaching
Category: Teaching Primary
Closing Date: 05/10/2021
Date Posted: 04/21/2021
Reference: 0000034410


Mainscale 2 – 6

Full time

Fixed Term 

Maternity cover full time (Y6 class)

Required from 01 September 2021              

Gayton Primary School is a very popular single form entry school in Heswall, West Wirral. We have a committed, well-motivated and talented team of staff and governors who have very high expectations of what children can do, working closely with families. Imaginative and forward-thinking staff deliver an exciting creative curriculum, including high-quality teaching of key skills, knowledge and understanding. We have well-behaved, well-motivated children who work well together and are eager to learn through exciting curriculum opportunities that stretch and challenge them.

We pride ourselves on the friendly ‘family feel’ of our school and are keen to appoint an exceptional teacher that can bring vision and creativity to inspire pupils to make excellent progress. If you are this person, the Headteacher and Governors would like to hear from you with reference to this exciting post.

We are looking for an experienced teacher who:

Can consistently demonstrate outstanding classroom practice.

Is a team player with excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Has high expectations of children, behaviour and personal development.

Has a passion for raising achievement of all children.

Has flair and creativity in their classroom practice. 

Has a positive outlook and loves teaching, particularly with infant-aged children

Our children would like someone who is:

Kind and helpful


Enthusiastic, fun and always encouraging 

Firm, but relaxed and calm

Pre-arranged visits to look around and meet us are welcomed after school on Thursday 29th April and Wednesday 5th May 2021. Visits will be conducted in small groups and we will ask all visitors to wear a face covering and use hand sanitizer on arrival.  Please contact the school office to arrange your visit slot.

For successfully shortlisted candidates, classroom observations and interviews will take place in week commencing 17th May 2021.

Please refer to the employee specification (M23) for more detail about the requirements of the post; we look forward to meeting interested candidates.

The school is highly committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Any offer of employment will be subject to receipt of an enhanced DBS disclosure.

Please return your completed application form and supporting letter (strictly no more than 2 sides of A4, please) to Mrs Jennie McAleny, Headteacher.  If digitally returning, please title your email ‘Y6 Teacher Application 2021’ and send to Mrs Anita Gore at   If you have not been contacted about this post by Friday 14th May 2021, please assume that your application has not been successful on this occasion.

Closing date: 12pm on Monday 10th May 2021.

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All applicants will be considered on the basis of suitability for the post regardless of sex, race or disability. 

This post is subject to Enhanced Level DBS check.

All applicants invited to interview must evidence their right to work in the UK.  Details of required documents can be found by clicking the link at the bottom of the Jobs page.

The job description and other supporting documents will not be accessible once the vacancy closing date has passed so if a copy is required you should download it now.

Application forms for the above post are available online at Please return to:-

Gayton Primary School

Gayton Road



CH60 8PZ

Tel: 0151 342 3772



Vacancy Links:

Contact 1
Contact Name: Anita Gore
Telephone: 0151 342 3772
Email Address:

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