All vacancies are subject to a criminal records check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly CRB) which will require you to disclose details of all unspent and unfiltered spent reprimands, formal warnings, cautions and convictions in your application form.

Please note: CVs are not accepted. Only fully completed application forms are to be submitted for shortlisting.

Current Vacancies

Class Teacher
Dove CE Academy

Class teacher required for September 2024

Class Teacher: Full time – M1 to M3. Temporary 1 year with a view to becoming permanent

The Headteacher and Local Academy Council at Dove, CE Academy in Rocester, are seeking to appoint a highly motivated and inspirational teacher to join our hardworking and committed team.


Dove CE Academy is a Church of England Academy and part of the Staffordshire University Academies Trust. Our motto, Roots to Grow, Wings to Fly reflects our intention to promote and provide a learning environment where all children succeed and flourish. Our Ofsted in March 2024, stated we are a small school with a big heart that has a family feel. We are a small school with some single and some mixed age classes and with that value the importance of knowing our children and families well. The children are in the heart of everything we do. We pride ourselves on providing a safe and nurturing environment for children to develop into lifelong learners.


We are looking for someone with drive, commitment, and enthusiasm to join our team to make a big difference to our children.


Our successful candidate will:

  • Promote the school values and Christian ethos of our school
  • Have a restorative approach to behaviour management
  • Take an active role in all aspects of school life
  • Be committed to CPD to enhance their skills and knowledge
  • Have good communication skills
  • Passionate about children’s education
  • Be highly dedicated to providing the highest standards of education for our children


We can offer you:

  • A warm and welcoming school
  • Happy, well-motivated children
  • An active and supportive Local Academy Council
  • Excellent support and CPD opportunities
  • A supportive and experienced team of colleagues
  • An academy where everyone is valued.


Visits to our school are encouraged. Please contact the school office on 01889 590203 or to arrange a visit or to ask any questions. Group tours can be booked by the link here.


To apply for the position please contact  for an application pack. Electronic applications are encouraged with a support statement of no more than two sides of A4 to


Dove CE Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.


The position is subject to a criminal record check from the Disclosure and Barring service (formally CRB) which will require you to disclose details of all unspent and unfiltered spent reprimands, formal warning, cautions and convictions as part of the recruitment process. The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.


Shortlisted candidates will be asked to complete a self-declaration of their criminal record and other relevant safeguarding information that may make them unsuitable to work with children. It is an offence to apply for this position if you are barred from engaging in regulation activity. A copy of the schools safeguarding policy can be found here.


Closing Date for applications is 20th June 2024

Interviews will be held w/c 24th June 2024

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