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Current Vacancies


Welcome to our Staff Vacancies Page.

We currently have vacancies for a Class Teacher (Maternity Cover) and for Midday Supervisory Assistants (MDSAs) at The Grove. Please see below for more details.

Completed applications should be returned to Mrs Anna Pemberton, Headteacher, via email: applications@grove.wilts.sch.uk or by post:
The Grove Primary School, Hazel Grove, Trowbridge, Wiltshire, BA14 0JG.

Class Teacher
Contract type:
Temporary (Maternity Cover)
Hours of work: Full time 
Salary: MPS

Join our friendly team at The Grove Primary School for this full time maternity leave position and enjoy the opportunity to work as a Year 3 teacher in a large 2 form entry primary school with a positive, forward looking environment and supportive staff.

The Grove will offer:

  • A school that Ofsted has rated as Good (November 2018) where ‘morale among the staff is high’ and there are ‘committed staff who share a passion for helping pupils be the best they can be”;
  • A 2-form entry, large Primary School with the opportunity for parallel planning and curriculum delivery;
  • Children who are interested in learning and fun to work with;
  • Excellent support from our Senior Leadership and a warm, committed and dynamic staff team;
  • Governors who are supportive and have a shared ambition for the future of the school;
  • A strong partnership with parents and the wider school community; and,
  • A commitment to continuous professional development.

In return, we would like you to:

  • Have great enthusiasm for teaching and learning and all apsects of school life;
  • Have a genuine interest in each child’s individual personality, skills and talents;
  • Teach creative, engaging and contextual lessons which inspire and enthuse children to succeed;
  • Have excellent subject knowledge and your own interests, talents and skills;
  • Have excellent communication, organisation and interpersonal skills;
  • Enable all children in your class to excel and achieve their ambitions within a fully inclusive environment; and,
  • Contribute your energy, imagination and vision to help our school be the best it can.

Closing date (and time): Friday 6th October 2023 (12 noon)

Interview date(s): Thursday 12th October 2023 (provisional)

Commencement date: 4th January 2024

Additional information

Visits to the school are welcome and we offer the following tour dates:

  • Friday 15th September 4:00pm
  • Tuesday 19th September 9:00am and 4:00pm
  • Monday 25th September 4:00pm
  • Tuesday 3rd October 9:00am and 4:00pm

Please contact the school to make an arrangement by telephoning the School Office on 01225 755242. Further information can be found by visiting our school website www.grove.wilts.sch.uk

Completed applications should be returned to Mrs Anna Pemberton, Headteacher, via email: applications@grove.wilts.sch.uk or by post.

All applications must be completed using The Grove Primary School application form which can be downloaded from our website. This is a slightly amended version of the Wiltshire application form to ensure referees are clear for administrative and safeguarding purposes.

The Grove Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All applicants will be subject to a full Disclosure And Barring Service check before appointment is confirmed.

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