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William Gilpin Church of England VA Primary School

‘Start small, think big…’

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William Gilpin Church of England VA Primary School

‘Start small, think big…’


There are no current vacancies.

Completing application forms


  • Please only use the application form shown with the vacancy.
  • Read the application form before you start writing.
  • Tailor your application to the Job Specification/Role Profile.
  • Complete the form fully – write 'N/A' if appropriate.
  • If you have visited the school make a reference to this in your application form.
  • Check through your form for spelling, grammar and punctuation. Ideally get someone to read through it for you.
  • Don't send a CV or additional paperwork unless specifically requested.
  • Please send your completed Equalities Monitoring Form with your application.
  • Keep a copy of the completed application and take it with you to the interview.
  • Please send completed application forms to


About you

Things to think about before you complete an application form or attend an interview:


  • did you decide to apply for this role?
  • are you the best candidate for this school?
  • is this school the perfect fit for you?

Are you

  • aware of the importance of classroom organisation and management?

  • able to create a positive learning environment?

  • passionate about your continuing professional development?

Do you

  • have background knowledge of the school, such as Ofsted reports, exam results, school ethos, etc.?
  • understand equal opportunities?
  • have good communication skills?

How will you

  • ensure the safety of children in your care?
  • manage your work-life balance?
  • manage and deploy additional support, e.g. Learning Support Assistants and parents?

What is

  • your attitude to teamwork?
  • your weakness and what are you doing to overcome it?
  • your vision of your career five years from now?