31 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible.

  • Closing date

    9 January 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    24 October 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£30,000.00 - £41,333.00 Annually (FTE)

Class Teacher 0.8FTE (4 days per week) job summary

Class Teacher

Location: Horspath Primary School, Horspath, Near Oxford. Part of River Learning Trust

0.8 fte (4 days a week). Permanent.

Horspath Church of England Primary School is looking for an outstanding teacher to join its experienced teaching team. Are you an enthusiastic and inspiring teacher committed to ensuring the highest standards in education, both academically and pastorally?

Are you friendly and approachable, and a collaborative team member? Would you like to join a friendly, welcoming team in a thriving village primary school which benefits from being an academy in the River Learning Trust?

We are looking for an excellent teacher for either our mixed Year 1 and Year 2 class or our mixed Year 2 and Year 3 class .

Summary of role

An excellent class teacher with the energy and vision to contribute to continuous school improvement and raise achievement for all.

What we can offer

  • A popular school with a welcoming, caring atmosphere and a clear vision

  • A creative and nurturing environment

  • An established, skilled, dedicated and supportive staff team

  • Happy and enthusiastic children who enjoy learning and uphold the school values

  • A committed board of governors which provides an appropriate level of support and challenge

  • Engaged parents

  • The opportunity to work for a successful and growing multi-academy trust which cares about your professional development.

Our school is part of the River Learning Trust. The collective vision is to be a trust where pupils and staff thrive in schools which demonstrate:

  • all-round education, academic success, lifelong learning and strength of character

  • sustainable continuous improvement; no school standing still

  • all schools being good and outstanding, or improving rapidly

  • collaboration that is raising standards, and reducing workload

  • where pupils, staff, parents and communities value all we do to support the best possible outcomes and experiences for our children and young people.

What benefits does the Trust offer to its employees?

  • Annual pay increase (subject to government framework and successful performance review)

  • A Defined Benefit Pension Scheme with favourable terms for all employees

(Teachers’ Pensions)

  • Moving from the public sector? Those without a break in service can be reassured that RLT will recognise their continuous service.

  • Employee centred and family friendly policies and practises that support you in and beyond your workplace.

  • Enhanced sick pay, maternity leave, paternity leave and parental leave.

  • Cycle to work scheme

  • Funded eye tests and glasses for DSE users (subject to T/Cs)

This role includes regulated activity relevant to children

Closing date: 9am, Tuesday 9th January 2024

Interview: To be confirmed

Start date: As soon as possible

The school reserves the right to interview and appoint candidates ahead of the application deadline.

All applications are made via MyNewTerm, our online recruitment portal

The River Learning Trust and Horspath Primary School are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and preventing extremism. All staff must ensure that the highest priority is given to following the guidance and regulations to safeguard children and young people. The River Learning Trust are required to conduct online searches about you as part of their shortlisting process in accordance with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance in order to identify any incidents or concerns which are publicly available online. By applying for this role, you acknowledge that such searches will be conducted as part of the shortlisting process. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check. Employment will also be conditional on the receipt of at least two acceptable references (one from current/latest employer) and evidence of the formal qualifications required for the role. The River Learning Trust is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from a range of backgrounds to represent diversity in line with our schools’ community. It is an offence to apply for certain roles within schools if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children. You should contact the school if you are unsure if this role includes regulated activity relevant to children.

For all RLT Safer Recruitment Documentation candidates should click on the following link RLT Safer Recruitment Documents for Candidates

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. Which means that when applying for certain jobs and activities certain spent convictions and cautions are ‘protected’, so they do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account. For further guidance for applicants click on the this link List of offences that are not filtered

Our staff are expected to maintain high standards of ethics and behaviour, within and outside school, by not undermining fundamental British values including democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty and mutual respect, and tolerance of those with different faiths and beliefs.

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About Horspath Church of England Primary School

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
142 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

School location

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