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Please follow the links below to locate the job advert, job description and application pack on the Dorset For You website.  Applications should be made through this online system.  We hope that you will consider St. Mary's C.E. Middle for the next step in your career and we welcome candidates to come and see the school in person before applying. 

Teacher of French

Required:  As soon as possible

We have an exciting job opportunity for a talented and enthusiastic Teacher of French to join our wonderful team of staff, who shares our passion for promoting Modern Foreign Languages in education.  In addition to teaching French across KS2 and KS3, the ideal candidate will also teach English to KS3 children.

The post is for 4 days per week, however consideration will be given to alternative working patterns for the right candidate.  We welcome applications from teachers across all levels of their career, including ECTs.

This is a rare and exciting opportunity to be part of our MFL team and to support our school vision ‘to inspire today to shape tomorrow

We are looking for a candidate who can support the Christian ethos of the school and uphold our school values of justice, respect, forgiveness, uniqueness, equality, kindness and acceptance.

Our school is part of the Wessex Academy Trust, which consists of 12 schools, including 2 other middle schools – an invaluable collaboration to enable the sharing of expertise, learning and development.

What we can offer you:

  • Pupils that are a delight to teach with excellent behaviour and attitudes to learning;
  • A strong inclusive ethos and a thriving whole school community;
  • A highly committed and supportive staff team, who are dynamic, motivated and focused on improving outcomes for children;
  • A commitment to ensuring teacher wellbeing and a good work-life balance;
  • Facilities and opportunities for all children to excel across the wider curriculum;
  • A strong commitment to training and professional development, with opportunities for staff to develop new ideas and approaches to improve outcomes for learners.
  • The opportunity to live in one of the most beautiful areas of the South Coast
  • Free onsite parking, onsite staff gym and access to an Employee Assistance Programme.

Any questions?

For further information about the role, please contact Tori in the office on 01305 848293. 

Visits are warmly welcomed and encouraged and can be organised by contacting Charlotte, the Head’s PA on the telephone number above.

Other things you need to know:

All posts are subject to an Enhanced Level Disclosure and Barring Check.  In addition, all staff have a responsibility to work within St Mary’s Child Protection Policy, Safeguarding and Data Protection policies. 

Employment is to the Wessex Multi-Academy Trust and employees may be required to work across any of the Academy Trust Schools in accordance with operational requirements.

For further details and to apply, please visit the Dorset Council jobs page on the link below:

Closing date:  8th February 


Teaching Assistant
30 hours per week
Permanent role

St Mary’s CE Middle School has an exciting job opportunity to join our vibrant and exciting school, which is part of the Wessex Multi-Academy Trust.

We are looking for a Teaching Assistant to support children across key stages 2 and 3 within our Complex Communication Needs Hub and the mainstream classroom.

The successful applicant will have good communication skills, a ‘can do’ attitude, team-working skills and the ability to be flexible and work in a self-motivated way. St Mary’s is a thriving middle school, where everyone’s learning is at the core of our community.

The post holder will work in the mainstream school as well as working alongside small groups and individuals with ASD, dyslexia and speech and language needs.  Experience with students who have Complex Communication Needs would be beneficial.

 This post is for 30 hours per week across Monday to Friday.

 For further information about the role, please contact Tori in the office on 01305 848293. 

Visits are warmly welcomed and encouraged and can be organised by contacting Tori on the telephone number above.

Closing date Friday 2nd February at midday