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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    10 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    22 May 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary


Class Teacher KS2 job summary

‘Your exciting curriculum develops pupils' learning and deepens their understanding of the world around them, while exemplifying the school's core values. They are engaged and enthusiastic about their learning; they do not give up easily, have a love of learning and value their time at The Meads.’ (Ofsted 2018)

Is this something you’re interested in becoming a part of?

The Meads Primary School are looking to appoint a passionate teacher who thrives on working as part of a cohesive team and who is ready to start their teaching journey, to join us in the new academic year.

We are a thriving school, improving year on year – it's a great time to join us on our journey, getting better every day in everything we do!

We have a class full of delightful, hardworking and well-behaved children who are looking for kind, smiling and clever teachers, with a growth mind-set, to excite, engage and challenge them.

Can you help them to learn, make progress and make a positive contribution to our brilliant, Values-based school?

Successful applicants must;

  • Have high expectations and ensure the delivery of great teaching
  • Be willing to support our school in the wider community
  • Work with members of the wider school team and our parents
  • Be a positive role model for all pupils, living our core values of Respect, Responsibility, Resilience, Kindness and Joy

We can offer:

  • The opportunity to join a supportive and well-established team
  • The support to progress in your career
  • Access to a substantial Employee Assistance Package
  • Compassionate Leadership with a focus on staff wellbeing

The Meads is a happy, fun and exciting place to work – we are looking for the best people possible, so you will need to be highly motivated, committed, energetic, with good qualifications; this could be an ideal position for someone at the start of their teaching journey, or someone looking for a change.

Visits to the school are very welcome and highly encouraged; Please call our School Business Manager, Miss Ansell, on 01582 490905 or email finance@themeads.primaryluton.co.uk to arrange a visit.

In the meantime, check out our Facebook page and visit our website – www.meads.luton.sch.uk – to see our work and find out more about us.

You will be notified, via My New Term, as soon as possible after, if you have been shortlisted for the post.

We reserve the right to interview and appoint prior to the closing date. Therefore, an early application is strongly advised.

Please note that if you are shortlisted for this role, or an alternative role, an online name search will be undertaken, as per Keeping Children Safe in Education. The purpose of the search is to help identify any incidents or issues that have happened, and are publicly available online, which the school might want to explore with you at interview. Further information on how online searches will be undertaken can be found in our schools Recruitment and Selection Policy

Applicants from ethnic minorities are very welcome.

CVs will not be accepted for any posts based in schools. The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment.

Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Commitment to safeguarding

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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About The Meads Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
536 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

We are a large primary school with approximately 520 pupils on roll at the moment and with a capacity for 630 pupils in the future.

The Meads Primary School is a friendly, Values-based School, situated in the Limbury Mead area of the vibrant and diverse town of Luton, with a strong, nurturing ethos. Rated ‘good’ in all areas by OFSTED in 2018, we have been awarded several accolades over the years, including Quality Lead Status for our work in raising the achievement and aspiration of all pupils by Achievement for All, and the prestigious Values Education Mark, recognising the excellent work of the school in promoting and engendering positive values in our children and across our curriculum. Most recently we achieved a Gold rating from Modeshift stars for our work in promoting sustainable travel to and from school and have been accredited with the Primary Science Quality Mark for our work in developing science across the school. We encourage children and staff to develop a ‘growth mindset’ when it comes to their potential to ‘build their brains’ and be the best they can be.

Our school ethos is positive, friendly and welcoming with the aim of providing a fun, safe and nurturing environment in which pupils are valued and want to participate, and children enjoy their time with us. Our core values of kindness, resilience, respect, responsibility and joy reflect our school and the children who come here.

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