Please see below for current Vacancies:


Position:                              Early Years Teacher  – Class Teacher – Reception and Early Years

Start Date:                          1st September 2021

Contract Type:                  Part time. Permanent

Hours:                                  26 hours per week (0.8 FTE with possible full time)

Pay:                                       MS1 – MS6 – Full time equivalent salary: £25,714 – £36,961

Location:                             Rushton CE Primary School

We wish to appoint a teacher who is fully committed to ensuring the well-being and academic success of all children. Our motto is ‘Happy learning together’ and we put the children at the centre of all that we do. Throughout the school, children have opportunities to experience outdoor learning, with a focus on Forest school. We are looking to appoint a teacher with a passion for early years to join us.

We have a fantastic opportunity for a newly qualified teacher or a teacher in the early stage of their career to work alongside our dedicated and supportive team.

We are a small rural school in the Staffordshire Moorlands. The school currently has 49 pupils on roll, including nursery aged pupils. Rushton CE Primary School is part of the Talentum Learning Trust and operates as a first school.
Ideally the successful candidate will have a knowledge of:

  • The new EYFS curriculum
  • Continuous provision or planning in the moment
  • Forest School (outdoor learning)

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and encouraged as our children are our best advert. Please contact the school office if you wish to make an appointment. 01260 226303 or email:

Shortlisting will take place on Monday 7th June and interviews to be confirmed.
 Closing date for applications is Friday 4th June at noon.

 To apply:

Internal Candidates wishing to apply should complete a letter of application of no more than 2 sides of A4 outlining:

  • Why they would like this post
  • How their present post has prepared them for this role
  • The particular strengths that they would bring to the role

External candidates must complete an application form.  Please note, we do not accept Curriculum Vitaes.

To apply, please return your letter of interest or your recruitment pack by email to: or contact Rhiannon Terry, School Support Manager on 01260 226303 for further details.  This vacancy and all associated documents are listed on our websites:

The Trust is an equal opportunities employer committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and these positions are subject to an Enhanced Disclosure check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.


Application Pack

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