Athelstan Community Primary School

To Be The Best That We Can Be



Thank you for your interest in working at Athelstan School. There is currently one teaching post advertised. This is a class teacher post within our reception class. The post is to cover a maternity leave from April 17th  2023. If you require any further  information please do email our Deputy Headteacher, Mrs Caroline Hutton at



Directorate: Children and Young People’s Service

Service: Education Job Title:  Classroom Teacher

Location: Athelstan Community Primary School

Milford Road ,Sherburn in Elmet, North Yorkshire ,LS25 6QN

Tel No: 01977 684037

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Head teacher: - Miss K M O’Donnell MA BED PGCPSE


Required from April 17th 2023

Class Teacher FTE 1.0 Temporary post to cover maternity leave

Main Pay Scale 3-6

We are looking to appoint an outstanding, enthusiastic and highly motivated teacher to join our experienced, happy, and hardworking Early Years team. The vacancy is to cover a maternity leave in the schools’ reception class. The successful candidate will have an enthusiastic and creative approach, with a willingness to share their skills, and love of teaching, with our dedicated, established team. The school has a strong commitment to creative learning and the outside curriculum. This post is not suitable for ECT’s

We are looking for a practitioner who:

  • Is an outstanding teacher with a passion for, and an understanding of working with children in EYFS
  • Has an excellent knowledge of the EYFS curriculum
  • Is committed to nurturing the development of young children and is able to establish a rapport with children and parents.
  • Has a commitment to inclusive education and a genuine desire to work co-operatively with parents, key school staff and other professionals.
  • Is hard working and enthusiastic
  • Is able to work as part of a team to achieve the very best for our children.
  • Will be creative, flexible and possess a good sense of humour.

We can offer you

  • A highly supportive environment
  • Outstanding colleagues to support, coach and inspire your developing practice
  • A well - equipped, well maintained school
  • Your own  iPad  and lap top
  • Large well-equipped outdoor learning
  • A strong culture of creative learning


Please note there is no flexibility on the grading of this position. This post is subject to enhanced DBS, suitable references and medical clearance.


Application details: Application packs can be downloaded from the school website under Vacancies/Teaching Posts, or may be requested via email  admin@athelstan,

CVs will not be accepted for any post based in school. The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. We welcome applicants from all sections of the community, we appoint on merit. Two Ticks Disability.


We will also carry out an online search about you for information that is publicly available online.  This will only be carried out on shortlisted candidates and before interview. This processing of data will be conducted under the legal basis of Article 6(e) public task in line with the guidance laid out in para 221 of Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSIE) 2022. Any data collected during this search will be retained in line with our retention schedule which is available on request

If you would like more information about the role please contact Mrs Hutton at

Closing date for applications is Monday 20/02/2023

Interviews will take place week commencing 27/02/2023


NYCC are committed to directly recruiting staff and will not accept applications or services from

agency suppliers in respect of our vacancies. We are committed to meeting the needs of our diverse

community and aim to have a workforce reflecting this diversity. We are also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.