KS2 Teacher – Caston Church of England Primary Academy


Posted on: Monday 13 May 2024 | Diocese of Norwich Educational Academies Trust

Caston Church of England Primary Academy

Trust:                                                 DNEAT

Academy Name:                             Dove Federation: Caston CofE Primary Academy

Vacancy Job Title:                           KS2 Classroom Teacher

Pay Scale:                                         MPS (ECT positively considered)

Full Time/Part Time:                     Full time

Contract type:                                 Permanent                            

Start Date:                                        1 September 2024


The Role

We have a Class Teacher vacancy to lead our combined Year 5&6 class, supported by an experienced HLTA, with opportunity for subject leadership.

Recently judged by Ofsted to be ‘good’ in all areas, our team is a strong one, having deliberately focussed on developing a curriculum which works and Ofsted praised as ‘inclusive’.


We would love to hear from you if… 

You’re looking for the next step in your career, whether you’re newly qualified or experienced. You may want to develop your subject leadership skills; have a particular interest in SEN/SEMH work or be passionate about varied extra-curricular opportunities – we can support you. Our leadership is encouraging and nurturing, with seasoned mentors and opportunities for development.


About us

Proudly federated with each other and part of DNEAT, Caston and Parker’s are vibrant village primary schools with one-form entry and combined classes. We work together to achieve great outcomes, and love to celebrate successes along the way.  Awarded ‘GOOD’ in all areas by Ofsted (Sept & Oct ’23) we are embarking on our most significant expansion in recent years: opening two new pre-school settings whilst investing in increased extra-curricular provision at either end of the school day.

If this role excites you, we’d absolutely encourage you to contact us for a chat, video call, tour or simply to apply!


Culture and ethos:

  • Proactively promote and demonstrate the Diocese’s vision and values in all aspects of work
  • Challenge, motivate and empower others to set high aspirations and attain ambitious outcomes
  • Treat everyone as a valued individual who is loved by God
  • Promote and demonstrate a culture of continuous improvement which includes keeping abreast of educational developments and best management practice
  • Work collaboratively developing the concept of family across the Trusts and their academies
  • Ensure regular open and honest communication in all professional duties
  • Recognise the importance of serving the wider community and promoting inclusivity.
  • Undertake such other reasonable duties as may be required from time to time as are consistent with the responsibilities of the grade.

The duties and responsibilities highlighted in this job specification are indicative and may vary over time.  Postholders are expected to undertake other duties and responsibilities relevant to the nature, level and scope of the post and the grade has been established on this basis.



The safety and well-being of children is central to our ethos, and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be required to provide references and undertake the Independent Safeguarding Authority checks including an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and comply with the Safeguarding Policy and child protection practices of the Trust.


The Diocese of Norwich Education Services Company (DONESC) has a strong commitment to achieving equality of opportunity in its academies and in the employment of people. The post holder will ensure that the DONESC meets its statutory obligations in relation to all aspects of equalities legislation. This post involves regular travel around the Diocese and maybe some evening and weekend work. This job description is not an exhaustive document. It reflects the duties and responsibilities applicable at the time of issue. Details and emphasis are subject to amendment and revision in the light of the changing of DONESC.

Closing date: Tuesday 4 June 2024

Interviews: Monday 10 June 2024

How to apply

Completed application form to be emailed to Mrs Helen Jeffries, Federation Business Manager: sbm@dovefederation.dneat.org

References will be requested prior to interview and may be contacted on receipt of your application form.  Please contact us to discuss this further if you have any queries.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed. Please contact the school office to book an appointment or speak with the Executive Headteacher or Head of School.

DNEAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all its children and expects all staff to share this commitment. All appointments will be subject to full safeguarding checks as well as satisfactory references. The Trust’s safeguarding policy can be found on our website.

This post is likely to come under the requirements of the Childcare (Disqualification) 2009 Regulations and the successful applicant will be required to complete a declaration form to establish whether they are disqualified under these regulations.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and you will be required to undergo an Enhanced DBS check or Enhanced DBS check with barred list. If you have information to declare it may be protected under the Exceptions Orders and you may not be required to declare it. You will be asked to make a criminal conviction declaration if you are shortlisted for the post.

Guidance about whether a conviction or caution should be disclosed can be found on the Ministry of Justice website.

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