St Martin’s Academy – Temporary Class Teacher

Closing Date: December 11, 2020 12:00 pm

School:                                                            St Martins Academy, Hoole

Head Teacher:                                               Wenda Smith

Address:                                                          91 Hoole Road, Hoole, Chester, CH2 3NG

Tel:                                                                   01244 566166

School Website Address:                    

Position Advertised:                                       Temporary Class Teacher

Closing date for applications:                       Midday, 11th December 2020

Applications obtained and returned to:        Vanessa Noble

Start Date:                                                         22 Feb 2021


A 21st Century, World Class International Education, promoting individual aspirations and enabling children to achieve greatness through challenge, opportunity and enrichment, benefiting from the stimulation of a city centre environment.

Our mission here at St Martin’s Academy is clear, we aim for excellence in all that we do, to inspire our school community and offer the care guidance and support that our learners require to grow and succeed. At St Martin’s Academy, every child really does matter.

We believe that there is more to school than just helping young people achieve good results. At St Martin’s we believe that the Foundation Stage curriculum, and the program that follows, ensures that our children become the type of young people we need in our community to make a difference and change things for the better.  Put simply, receiving an excellent early education can shape who we are and our future.

St Martins Academy Chester is looking for an outstanding practitioner, with experience in teaching across KS1. We are looking for an individual who is passionate, ambitious and enthusiastic about teaching and will support the school in ensuring inspirational teaching and care in everything they do whilst contributing to our pupil’s future outcomes.


Teachers need character and the attributes we are looking for in candidates are:

  • The ability to inspire children
  • Rich and varied life experience
  • Humour
  • The ability to make the most of every opportunity
  • Dedication
  • The ability to work hard when under pressure
  • Attention to detail
  • Commitment to teamwork
  • A willingness to listen
  • An aptitude to learn
  • Willingness to go the extra mile
  • An understanding of how to engage parents as partners
  • A creative approach to teaching and learning
  • The ability to learn from both success and failure
  • A willingness to take risks
  • To make sure children are safe and cared for at all times



You will be working alongside a forward-thinking team of leaders, teachers and support staff who foster a collaborative approach to working. We foster an environment where you will be respected, supported and valued, we recognise the importance of staff wellbeing and connectedness and actively promote this within the school community.


There are many and varied job descriptions available, but we feel teaching is all about personal skills. As such all our job descriptions are tailored to the individual. We are looking for the best teacher available from the field of applicants who apply. Newly qualified teachers are encouraged to apply for the post.


We make sure that all the children in our care are safe and looked after to the best of our ability. Our safeguarding policy is on the school website and all applicants should read this before applying. The school is committed to safeguarding children and the successful candidate will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check.


An application form and person specification can be obtained by emailing: Candidates are asked to enclose in their application a personal statement to show how they meet the selection criteria. Please contact the school directly to ask for more information on: 01244 566166 or Email:


Closing date: Midday 11th December 2020  interviews to be held from week beginning the 14th December 2020 onwards.


SMA Application Form