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New Vacancy - Teacher (0.5 FTE) (Maternity cover)

We are looking to appoint a temporary Teacher at Somerby Primary School to cover a period of maternity leave on a part-time basis (0.5 FTE).

We wish to appoint an enthusiastic and highly motivated, part time, Primary Teacher who is passionate about teaching and learning to work at Somerby Primary School on a temporary basis.


We are all focused on doing what is right for our children and pride ourselves on being highly inclusive. We nurture our children and staff to ensure everyone can grow and succeed.  


We are looking for an excellent primary class teacher who will have high expectations for all children and who will be an excellent communicator with children, parents and colleagues and have excellent interpersonal skills.


You will be required to have a detailed knowledge of the Primary curriculum and have a solid understanding of how children learn to their full potential. You will have a working knowledge of target setting and assessment for learning procedures to inform future planning, teaching and learning to achieve high standards.


This post will be teaching a Year 2,3 mixed year group class and would be suitable for an experienced teacher or ECT.


Somerby Primary school is:

  • An energetic and imaginative place where children behave well and share a love of learning.
  • A forward-looking academy that embraces collaboration with our wider Trust schools to deliver an exciting and aspirational curriculum aimed at preparing our children for success and employment in the modern world.
  • A place where all staff work hard to ensure the academy’s success through constantly striving to discover innovative teaching methods and demanding the best from our children and ourselves.


About the Mowbray Education Trust


The Mowbray Education Trust (MET) is a multi-academy trust currently educating around 2,500 children from the age of 2 to 16 in the town of Melton Mowbray and surrounding villages in the Borough of Melton.  The MET currently has one secondary school, five primary schools and one pre-school; with potential numerical and geographical growth in the future.


Melton Mowbray is a rural market town in Leicestershire which is easily commutable from Grantham, Leicester, Loughborough, Nottingham and Oakham.


The MET has a central support services team, with staff managing Estates, Finance, HR, IT and Operations, across our schools.  The central team are based at offices within John Fernley College in Melton Mowbray. 


Further information

We are seeking to appoint a temporary part-time teacher working 2.5 days per week (0.5 FTE) to start as soon as possible. This position is to cover maternity leave and the term of the post will be temporary until December 2022.


The salary will be dependent on experience but will follow the Main/Upper pay scale for teachers.

If you feel that you would thrive in this environment and be a part of shaping our curriculum, then we would love to hear from you.  

Visits are warmly welcomed.  Please call to make an appointment on 01664 504888.

Application deadline – Monday 27th September 2021.

Interviews – Thursday 7th October 2021.


All roles are subject to full pre-employment safeguarding checks, including an Enhanced DBS with Barred List check.

To apply for this role, please complete the attached application form and email it to: [email protected]