KS2 Teacher – The Bishop’s Primary Academy


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

The Bishop's Church of England Primary Academy

Trust:                                     DNEAT

Academy Name:                 The Bishop’s CE Primary Academy

Vacancy Job Title:               KS2 Teacher

Pay Scale:                             MPS

Fixed term Full time          Full time

Start Date:                            September 2024


MPS according to skills/ qualifications and experience – full burgundy book conditions


Full time from September 2024

Key Stage two

Would you like to join our fabulous, friendly and dynamic team? We are an amazing two form entry Church of England primary academy working with a wonderful community in Thetford.

We care about offering our staff team excellent CPD and close links with a range of schools. We have small class sizes, excellent facilities as well as minimal marking.  We care about our team and ensure they are released appropriately to undertake their role.

We are looking for a teacher to join us, who is excited to help us achieve even better outcomes for our delightful, polite and inspiring children.

We are looking for a team player who is excited to take on a whole school responsibility. Following the retirement of our current RE lead; experience and/or qualifications in leading RE would be an advantage to follow on from our recent exciting SIAMs inspection

Can you give us;

  • Dedication, enthusiasm and commitment
  • High expectations for all children to reduce the disadvantage gap
  • A good knowledge of teaching pedagogy – we use Rosenshine’s principles and elements from Teach like a Champion. ( training can be given if this is not familiar to you)
  • A desire to be research led in their practice
  • Team work and a commitment to self-development
  • A good level of numeracy, grammar and literacy that enable you to adapt the learning confidently for those struggling.
  • Effective communication skills

If so, we can offer you;

  • An excellent team of people to work with, in a wonderful atmosphere
  • Training opportunities and support
  • Friendly, happy children
  • Cakes and chocolate!

We would love to meet you. Why don’t you call us for a look around to see how lovely we are for yourself.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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: Thursday 6 June 2024

Interviews: Wednesday 12 June 2024

How to apply

Completed application form to be emailed to;harmes@bishops.dneat.org

References may 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 Headteacher or Deputy Headteacher.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check will be required.

This post will 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.


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