Primary Teacher – Year 5/6
About the Job
Mission: To provide a holistic Christian education for all and to inspire discipleship.
Vision: To be a Christian community in which everyone grows in character, faith, knowledge, understanding and wisdom.
Faith in Christ
Through sound biblical knowledge and a belief in the power of prayer, BCS provides a discipleship opportunity for students to apply the Word of God to their lives, laying a solid foundation for a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. Everyone is committed to a lifestyle of lovingly serving others.
Our curriculum reflects our vision. We provide a holistic Christian education through passionate and dedicated staff, developing each child’s whole character alongside their academic learning. BCS students develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills to be independent learners. We encourage our students to take ownership of their learning experience.
Through partnership with parents, churches and the wider community, all BCS students are loved, valued and respected. Each child is accepted, nurtured, challenged and encouraged. They are inspired to discover and develop their unique God-given abilities as they grow in confidence to see themselves the way Christ sees them.
Bradford Christian School has a vacancy for a Part Time Main Scale English and Maths Teacher for Year 5/6. This is a superb opportunity to teach a Key Stage 2 Curriculum with Christian Values in a warm, loving and welcoming environment with small class sizes.
Hours: Part Time - 5 mornings a week
Salary: The salary will be dependent on experience but a minimum of £22000 - £30000 FTE pro rata depending on experience.
The Middle School Department seeks to create a friendly and inviting learning environment where students feel valued and are able to develop through carefully planned activities. Children should know that they are loved and are precious in God’s sight. The teachers and support staff seek to develop good relationships with children and mentor their social and spiritual development as well as their academic progress. Children are also taught to respect each other and the adults who work with them.
Bradford Christian School has a very accessible location from the City of Bradford and is commutable from Leeds. We enjoy a short drive from the beautiful Yorkshire countryside to the north of Bradford.
As a valued member of our team, we can offer:
A faith based working community
Clear and shared values and expectations
A stimulating work environment
An experienced, highly committed and supportive leadership team
If you are a committed Christian and have the vision and drive for excellence and want to be part of an enthusiastic, dedicated and well-resourced team, committed to ensuring that pupils not only achieve their potential, but exceed it, then we would like to hear from you.
If you would like to visit the school during the application process please ring the school office and make an appointment with Mrs Prothero Head teacher.
The successful applicant will be required to undertake a criminal record check via the Disclosure and Barring Process (DBS).
Outline of selection process
Closing date for applications: Friday 1 st March 2024
Applicants will be tested and assessed against their application form, references received prior to interview, responses to questions at interview which will include questions relating to the applicant’s suitability to work with children, and as appropriate performance in a practical skills assessment.
The selection process will commence: Week commencing 4 th March 2023
Bradford Christian School will contact current and previous employers if shortlisted for interview as part of the
pre-appointment checks. If the applicant is shortlisted for interview Bradford Christian School will take up and explore any discrepancies and anomalies in the information provided or arising from references or the application form at interview
The proposed interview date is: Week commencing 18 th March 2024
On this day, the applicant will also be required to complete a practical assessment, details of which will be
contained in the invite to interview. If the applicant is successful at interview, Bradford Christian School will require a criminal record check via the Disclosure and Baring Process (DBS) prior to appointment.
The proposed date of appointment is: September 2024
How to Apply
Please download our application form below. Email your completed application form with your covering letter FAO Mrs Pickles to firstname.lastname@example.org.
We look forward to welcoming your application!
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff are subject to an enhanced DBS check. A conviction may not exclude candidates from appointment but will be considered as part of the recruitment process.
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