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  • Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    14 May 2021 at 9:00 am

  • Date listed

    23 April 2021

Job details

Job role
KS2, Primary
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type

Job summary


What is the purpose of education? Do you have ideas? Would you like to make them a reality?

If you think ‘Yes’ then our school might be the place for your next exciting professional adventure.

Title: Class Teacher – Key Stage 2

Responsible to: Executive Headteacher

Grade: Main Scale 4 – 6

Post-COVID is an opportunity to rethink your life and purpose as an edcuator. Our school is a place that invites big questions and with a can-do attitude, everything is possible.

Are you ready for your next challenge? Join us at the University of Cambridge Primary School – the only University Training School for primary in the UK. Have a look at our websites www.universityprimaryschool.org.uk and www.unlockingresearch.org

The University of Cambridge Primary School has successfully recruited for most posts but we are now looking for a Keystage 2 teacher to start with us in September. We have 600 children in 2021-2022 and will be a large 3 form school in 2023 which means:
- Great team collaboration, shared planning, shared resources and shared workloads
- Good social dynamic
- Excellent professional development
- Opportunities for leadership

We are seeking applications from successful Key Stage 2 teachers who can express a passion for children and education. You will be a confident and passionate primary teacher. You will love learning yourself. You will be able to demonstrate high expectations, a flexible and resilient attitude to challenge and commitment to providing irresistible learning opportunities for all children. You will have the interpersonal skills to model empathy, respect, trust, courage, and gratitude within a framework in which everyone is ambitious, innovative and inclusive.

Our Diversities Strategy sets our vision for a truly inclusive school community and we warmly welcome all people from all backgrounds to apply for the post.

Employee benefits

Child Care Vouchers
Wellbeing Services:
In house wellbeing sessions
Through Health Shield:
A full employee assistance programme
Virtual GP Surgery
Free eye test and optical voucher
Perks – exclusive discounts
Health Cash Plan

Applying for the job

No CV's accepted. Please apply using the application form found on our website and on this page.

More on how to apply

Supporting documents

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

School overview

School type
Free School
Education phase
School size
471 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Ofsted report
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Contact phone number

About University of Cambridge Primary School

The University of Cambridge Primary School is seeking to appoint inspired educators be key contributors in the development our new school, which opened September 2015. We have 600 children 2021-2022 and will a large 3 form school 2023.

Arranging a visit to University of Cambridge Primary School

Unfortunately due to the current pandemic we will not be able to facilitate school visits at this time. We have, however, arrange for a virtual tour which will take place on Thursday 6th May 2021 from 5-6pm. Please email enquiries@universityprimaryschool.org.uk to register your place.

School location

Eddington Avenue, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB3 0QZ

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