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Cavendish Learning Trust

Learning Trust


We believe our children and young adults deserve the highest calibre of staff across all the different roles within our schools. We do this through our detailed recruitment process, our talent management strategy and in keeping with our Vision and Values

All our latest vacancies are detailed below. To apply please download the application form stating the particular role, academy and reference number and returning it to the named person in the vacancy advert.  We look forward to hearing from you. 

Cavendish Learning Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

KS1 Class Teacher - Dunston Primary & Nursery Academy 

Permanent             Full Time            Main Pay Scale 

Dunston Primary and Nursery Academy are looking for a passionate, creative and nurturing individual to join our innovative and forward-thinking school from September 2022, where you will join a highly-motivated and friendly team, teaching a mixed Y1/2 class.

Our school is ready to commence a period of exciting changes and we are looking for an inspiring teacher who will help develop, support and implement these, to enable our children to have the best start in their educational journey.

We are looking for somebody who:

  • Enjoys working with children and is driven to make a difference in their lives
  • Is a passionate KS1 classroom practitioner, able to model good practice and implement continuous provision
  • Makes learning and the classroom environment; vibrant, exciting and engaging
  • Has experience of teaching phonics successfully to a wide range of children
  • Is keen to develop professionally
  • Is committed to working in partnership and able to communicate effectively with a range of stakeholders
  • Supports children to develop lifelong skills and prepare them for the modern world. 


We can offer you:

  • a welcoming and supportive school and Trust
  • enthusiastic and happy children who love to learn
  • supportive, positive, and hardworking colleagues
  • collaboration and support from other schools within Cavendish Learning Trust.
  • personalised professional development opportunities. 

If you have any further questions, or you would like a discussion about the role or would like to arrange a visit, please see the section ‘How to Apply and Visit our Academy’ in the Candidate Information Pack below.


Closing Date for applications:  10th July

Interview Dates:  19th July

Start Date:  1st September 2022 

Get in touch


Cavendish Learning Trust, Gisborne House, c/o Netherthorpe School, Ralph Road, Staveley, Chesterfield S43 3PU


01246 479013