Class teacher maternity cover x 2 posts

Greenleas School, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire


Job details

Working pattern Will consider full-time, job share
Salary Main pay range 1 to Main pay range 6, £24,372 to £35,971 per year (full-time equivalent)
Newly qualified teacher Suitable

Job description

A good opportunity to join our team to cover maternity leave our popular school.

We are a four form entry school operating over two sites in Leighton Buzzard, a market town with excellent transport links to London.

We are committed to providing children with a high quality education in a secure and nurturing setting.

Our inspiring curriculum and dedication to providing quality learning outcomes enables all pupils to experience “Excellence, Enrichment and Enjoyment” and to achieve their best.

We aim to prepare our young pupils for life in a rapidly changing society where they will need a high level of self-esteem and confidence, a positive attitude towards learning, good communication skills and a thoughtful approach to citizenship.

Everyone at Greenleas is respected and valued and there is equal opportunity for all. The school is relaxed and happy but we expect and achieve high standards. Discipline is based upon care for each other and positive reinforcement. Pupils contribute to shaping the school ethos through the School Council and achievements are shared and celebrated.

We welcome visits to the school prior to an application. To arrange this and/or an informal discussion about the post please contact Tania Sitzberger or Jo Harris in the school office,

Applications should be made on our application form available from our website and submitted to the office.

Essential educational requirements

undergraduate degree

Essential qualifications

Qualified Teacher Status

Essential skills and experience

Teaching experience in either Key Stage 1 or 2
Experience of planning and teaching for the National Curriculum & SACRE Framework.
Evidence of a very good classroom practitioner.
Very good ICT knowledge and skills using a wide variety of IT – IWB/Visualisers/cameras.
Experience of planning a creative curriculum.
Good subject knowledge in all areas.
Experience of promoting resilience, confidence and independence, when tackling challenging activities.
Experience of using higher order questioning and differentiation woven into learning activities.
Sound knowledge of learning objectives and success criteria to drive learning.
Experience of AFL

Employee benefits

Professional development of staff is a priority and often achieved through a whole school approach where staff train, work and learn together. There is a developing culture of self-evaluation with all staff involved in school improvement.

As a two site school we have opportunities for staff to move internally. For career progression we have a structure with Phase Leaders.

School overview

School type LA Maintained School
Education phase Primary
School size 750 pupils enrolled
Age range 2 to 9
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
Website Greenleas School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email

School location

Derwent Road, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, LU7 2AB