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Class Teacher


Sitwell Infant School

Grange Road


S60 3LA


(01709) 531855


Headteacher: Mrs Kirstey Peart

Deputy Headteacher: Naida Razaq


Full time, permanent position, 32.5 hours per week

Salary: MPS £25,714 - £36,961


Applications are welcome from both experienced and Newly Qualified Teachers. Interest and/or experience of leading English is desirable.


Be the best we can be!

The governors at Sitwell Infant School wish to appoint a kind, creative and inspiring individual to join our outstanding teaching team from September 2021.


Sitwell Infant School is a large infant school, with capacity for 222 children from Foundation Stage 2 to Year 2. We have a three form entry into Foundation Stage 2 with approx. 75 children in each year group. We are situated in a residential part of Rotherham, close to the motorway, hospital and town centre. We are fortunate to share a pleasant and extensive site with Sitwell Junior School; with whom we work closely with. We are a diverse and multi-cultural school, with over 20 languages represented! The children and staff are very proud of our diversity and truly believe we are a unique and special school.


To be able to teach at Sitwell Infants is a privilege; we believe that every day is a new opportunity to empower our children to become the best version of themselves. We are a dedicated, dynamic team who work tirelessly to create and deliver the very best outcomes for all our children across the curriculum in both key stages. If enthusing and inspiring children to be the best they can be is at the heart of all you do, then Sitwell Infants is the place for you! Our staff are passionate about pedagogy and recognise that proactive, professional development is essential to high quality teaching and learning. We believe that we are all lifelong learners and all staff are leaders of learning at our school.


At Sitwell Infants, we believe that developing the whole child through quality first teaching, first hand learning experiences and accurate support are the essential components for success. We are a nurturing school and children’s emotional development is prioritised alongside their academic learning and progress. Our leadership team work hard to ensure that staff well-being is prioritised and our governing board is ambitious, supportive and open to new ideas and approaches.


The successful candidate will be someone who:

  • Is a dynamic and motivated individual
  • Is an exceptional classroom practitioner who can inspire children, parents and their peers
  • Is innovative and able to demonstrate exciting and creative learning both inside and outside the classroom
  • Has an excellent, proven track record of good and outstanding teaching
  • Is totally committed to inclusion and equality
  • Demonstrates high standards of themselves and others
  • Is enthusiastic and flexible with the capacity to contribute to the wider aspects of school life


We will offer you:

  • A welcoming, friendly school with inquisitive children who love learning
  • The opportunity to work in a positive, supportive environment
  • Continuous professional learning, development and improvement
  • The opportunity to raise standards for all of our children
  • The opportunity to work within our fantastic team and make a real difference to our children and families
  • A supportive staff team and governing board


We are looking for an outstanding individual to share our vision for high aspirations and achievement for all. An informal visit to the school is warmly welcomed and highly recommended – come and see what we have to offer! Dates for visits to the school are: Wednesday 5th, Friday 7th, Monday 10th & Wednesday 12th May at 3.30pm. Please contact our school Business Manager, Debra Darkin, on 01709 531855 to make an appointment.


Closing date: Noon, Tuesday 18th May

Shortlisting: Thursday 20th May

Interviews: TBC


Application forms and further details are available by requesting a pack by email: or by  telephoning school to organise collection of an application pack.  


This post involves working with children and therefore if successful you will be required to apply for a disclosure of criminal records check at an enhanced level. Further information about the Disclosure Scheme can be found at 


Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council is committed to safe guarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. 


We undertake to make reasonable adjustments to a job or workplace to counteract any disadvantage a disabled person may face.