21 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 July 2024

  • Closing date

    18 March 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    1 February 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

  • View all Full timejobs - The successful candidate would be employed as an unqualified teacher 32.5 hours per week. There are online lectures from 1.30 – 4.30 on Thursday afternoons.

Contract type

Fixed term - Full-time/Temporary 2 years (initially) while completing Apprenticeship (1st year will be completing apprenticeship and 2nd year will be completing 1st year as ECT)

Full-time equivalent salary

M1 £20,598 - M6 £32,134

Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Are you a caring individual with a passion for Education?
  • Do you want to pursue a meaningful career that changes lives?
  • Do you have a degree and are you now ready to take that next step?

EAST WICHEL PRIMARY SCHOOL & NURSERY School is seeking an enthusiastic APPRENTICE teacher for key stage 1 and 2 to join our happy school community.

What the school offers its staff


✨ We prioritise pupil and staff well-being

✨ We are an Outstanding School: Our school is renowned for its positive and loving atmosphere. Join a community where happiness is at the heart of learning.

👫 Join a dynamic caring team: Be part of a team that is not just colleagues, but a supportive family. Together, we make a difference in the lives of our children.

🌿 Work in a beautiful calm Environment: Immerse yourself in a tranquil setting that fosters creativity and learning. Our school boasts a serene environment that promotes wellbeing and enhances the educational experience.

📚 Utilise our exceptional resources: Access cutting-edge resources that empower you to provide the best education possible. We believe in investing in the tools that make a difference in our students' lives.

👪 Supportive families: Build meaningful connections with families who share our commitment to providing a nurturing and enriching environment for their children.

🌳 Rich, ambitious and meaningful Curriculum Engage in a unique curriculum that celebrates our locality, humanity and making a difference in the world. Our approach ensures a well-rounded and holistic educational experience together with exceptional pedagogical practice using evidence based approaches.

If you are interested in a holistic education and ready to embark on a fulfilling journey, we want to hear from you! Join EAST WICHEL PRIMARY SCHOOL & NURSERY School and be part of a team that makes a lasting impact on young minds.

Further details about the role

The apprenticeship is run through the Univercity of Buckingham. If you would like more detailed information click on the link below:

Before you click on the link please note that although the information on the link lists residentials there are no residentials for this apprenticeship course, instead there are online lectures from 1.30 – 4.30 on Thursday afternoons.


The candidate that is offered the position would then be put forward by the school to apply to the university for the apprenticeship course. The offer of the post is subject to a successful application.

Qualifications needed:

A degree

GCSE Maths at grade C / 4 or above

GCSE English at grade C / 4 or above

GCSE Science at grade C / 4 or above

To be eligible for the apprenticeship route the candidate will need to have been living in the UK for at least the past 3 years.

The successful candidate would be employed as an unqualified teacher 32.5 hours per week. The course itself is 12 months long, at the end of that time the QTS is awarded, then there is a further 3 months for EPA (end point assessment), this is when an external assessor comes to school to observe the trainee and sign off the apprenticeship. The trainee can start their ECT year after they are awarded QTS.

There is the option to add on a PGCE, this is £600 and cannot be funded by the school.

Commitment to safeguarding

East Wichel Community Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Therefore, it is imperative that you provide all relevant information requested in order to meet this commitment. DBS clearances, references and online checks will be obtained prior to appointment. All appointments will be subject to satisfactory references, an enhanced DBS and proof of the Right to Work in the UK (this will be required at the time of interview).

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

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About East Wichel Primary School & Nursery

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
419 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11

Find the right school and teaching is the best job in the world!

East Wichel is a happy, forward thinking and dynamic school – recently judged Outstanding.

We have polite, enthusiastic and curious pupils who are creative and keen to learn. Our staff team are warm and welcoming and we are fiercely ambitious for our pupils and the future of our lovely school.

Staff well-being and development are high up on our agenda. We make a difference every day and we help and support everyone here to be the very best that they can be.

Our motto is ‘Learning today for tomorrow’s future’.

Arranging a visit to East Wichel Primary School & Nursery

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email bursar@eastwichel.swindon.sch.uk.

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