Maternity Leave Teacher - September 2022

St John’s Academy strives to create a nurturing, safe and stimulating environment where everyone is valued. Our school is committed to making a difference to every child in our care. We aim to give our children the best start to their education, developing a love of learning and creating happy memories along the way. 

We are currently looking for an outstanding, enthusiastic and inspirational class teacher to join our successful and friendly school.


The successful candidate will be an excellent classroom teacher who:

  • has a creative and inspirational approach to teaching
  •  has the desire, skills and knowledge to raise attainment of pupils, meeting individual needs.
  • has high expectations of pupils attainment, progress and behaviour
  • is a reflective practitioner, committed to raising standards
    • is an enthusiastic team member with excellent communication and interpersonal skills


As a school we can offer you:

  • Friendly children who are eager to be the best learners they can be.
  • A supportive team who work closely together.
  • A friendly, fun and enjoyable working environment.
  • Training opportunities relevant to the school’s areas of focus.
  • Supportive parents and Governors
  • A unique, calm environment with a close knit team to work and enjoy teaching.

The post is offered at a salary of MPS 1 – 7 (DGAT Pay Scale).

If you would like an informal conversation about the role please contact Mrs Joanne Peaper on 01594 832046 or email

The closing date for completed applications is Friday 1st July.  Interviews are scheduled to take place on Friday 8th July. 

The Diocese of Gloucester Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.  An enhanced DBS check is required for the successful candidate.

To submit your application please email the completed form to Mrs Sarah Morton;  before the closing date.