11 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    27 April 2021 at 5:00 pm

  • Date listed

    28 March 2021

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type

Job summary

Class Teachers – September 2021

● Closing Date: Tuesday 27th April 2021 (5pm)
● Interview Date(s): Thursday 6th May / Friday 7th May 2021
● Contract/Hours: Permanent/Temporary full-time
● Salary Type: Teaching Staff
● Salary Details: NQT / MPS / UPS
● Hours of Work: School hours
● Start Date: 1st September 2021
● Location of Role: School
● Contact e-mail address: office@edithmoorhouse.org

We have vacancies for class teachers working in KS1 and KS2. We have permanent appointments and temporary ones for one academic year, but may become permanent depending on pupil numbers. These posts are being offered to both NQTs and more experienced teachers. Please indicate your key stage preference at the time of application.

We are looking to recruit excellent and highly skilled class teachers to join our fantastic school.
This is an exciting opportunity to work in a dynamic school environment and to be part of an enthusiastic team of educators.
We are a popular primary school in the Oxfordshire town of Carterton, close to RAF Brize Norton. Visitors to our school often comment on the calm and friendly atmosphere, and our children are happy and enjoy their learning. As a school we have worked really hard over the past few years to build a strong and committed team with the capacity to improve the outcomes for our pupils. We are proud to be an academy as part of The River Learning Trust. We feel very strongly that our school team, along with the wider family of the River Learning Trust, is what makes our school successful.

The River Learning Trust principles are:
● Commitment to Excellence: we have high expectations in all that we do
● Everyone Learning: there is a culture of Professional Learning for all staff, as well as ensuring the very best Teaching and Learning for our pupils
● Respectful Relationships: we treat each other with respect and we care about everyone in our school community

Our Teaching and Learning Policy (created and developed by staff) has a focus of the whole class ‘Teaching to the Top’, with an emphasis on high expectations, knowing our children well, excellent teacher subject knowledge and targeted, effective questioning. The school’s Core Values of ‘well-being’, ‘aspiration’ and ‘resilience’ underpin this policy and form the basis of our school ethos.

The River Learning Trust is 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 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.

We warmly welcome visitors, so please do contact the school office to arrange a visit.

Applying for the job

Applications can be made via the following link: https://www.tes.com/jobs/vacancy/class-teacher-oxfordshire-1418707?preview=1

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Education phase
School size
350 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact phone number
01993 842372

About Edith Moorhouse Primary School

We are a popular primary school in the Oxfordshire town of Carterton. We currently have just about 370 pupils, with about one third of those pupils coming from Service Families serving at RAF Brize Norton.

In April 2017 we converted to academy status as part of the River Learning Trust.

We are proud of our caring and nurturing approach to education and our school ethos is based on our Core Values. Visitors to our school comment that there is a calm and industrious atmosphere and that the children are polite and respectful. All pupils, staff, parents, governors and members of our local community feel listened to and contribute to our strong school community.

As a school, we continually strive towards reaching our goals and try to be the very best we can. We aim for high standards in all that we do and we adhere to the three River Learning Trust principles:
- Commitment to Excellence​: striving for the best educational experience
- Everyone Learning​: creating and taking opportunities that enhance lives
- Respectful Relationships​: acting with care, integrity, and fairness in all we do

Our school motto, chosen by the pupils, is: Reach for the Stars

This represents the school’s desire to always demonstrate aspiration and resilience.

Arranging a visit to Edith Moorhouse Primary School

Please call the office and ask for Helen Smith to arrange a visit to the school, visits are very welcome after the half term break.

School location

Lawton Avenue, Carterton, Oxfordshire, OX18 3HP

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