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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    14 June 2023 at 5pm

  • Date listed

    23 May 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time: Mon- Fri - Term-time only

Contract type

Fixed term - 31/08/2024

Pay scale

Main Scale M1 - M6

What skills and experience we're looking for

Are you an excellent teacher, ready to make a difference?

The Staff and Governors of Ruardean C of E Primary are seeking to appoint an intelligent, enthusiastic, and creative teacher with the very highest of standards and expectations.

The post is for an effective primary Class Teacher; the successful applicant will have responsibility for their own class which could be in either Key Stage 1 or Key Stage 2.

It would be advantageous for a candidate to have recent experience of leading a subject.

We need somebody to work within our highly committed and inspirational team in our quest to model and instil a life-long love of learning.

It is important that in your application you state how you will make a positive contribution to our school community.

What the school offers its staff

We will offer you:

  • The opportunity to excel within your class, and across the school.
  • A genuine commitment to your own career development.
  • An exciting, vibrant learning environment.
  • An excellent, caring, fun-loving staff, who work hard and make a difference.
  • Children who love their school and are proud of their success.

Ruardean C of E is a village school in a superb rural location yet within easy reach of Monmouth, Ross-on-Wye and Cinderford. Our school has a Communication and Interaction Centre attached for children on the Autistic Spectrum and it is our privilege to work towards integrating these children into mainstream education. We have motivated children, engaged parents and governors and a wonderful family atmosphere linked to our Christian ethos.

Further details about the role

All applications must be completed using the standard GCC application form and returned to the Headteacher by 5pm on Wednesday 14th June 2023 either by post or via email to:


Visits to the school are encouraged or an online meeting or phone appointment can be arranged, for any questions you may have.

In the meantime, please feel free to look at our school website: www.ruardeancofeprimary.com and do visit our Vacancies page on our website for a full copy of the Job Description and a GCC Application Form: https://www.ruardeancofeprimaryschool.com/vacancies/

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff, and volunteers, to share the same commitment. This position is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Ruardean Church of England Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
85 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number

Ruardean Church of England Primary School is an inclusive school. Having a specialist Communication and Interaction Centre attached to the mainstream school, means that pupils in this school develop tolerance and acceptance. All pupils, including those with ‘Additional Needs’ are respected and valued members of our school community.

Academic Standards: The school has made significant progress in academic achievement. At the end of Key Stage 2, pupils’ attainment levels are above national averages.

Happy Learning Environment: Pupils at Ruardean are content and enthusiastic about their learning experience. A positive atmosphere contributes to their overall well-being.

Ofsted Rating: In March 2023, Ofsted rated the school as ‘Good’. This assessment considers various aspects, including finances, admissions, and the school environment.

Community Connection: Being a Church of England primary school, Ruardean maintains strong ties with the local community. This connection fosters a sense of belonging and shared values.

Dedicated Staff and Students: The commitment of both staff and students plays a crucial role in creating a supportive and effective learning environment.

For more information, you can visit the Ruardean Church of England Primary School website or contact them directly at Telephone: 01594 542461 or via email at admin@ruardean.gloucs.sch.uk3.

Arranging a visit to Ruardean Church of England Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email ruardean.recruitment@ruardean.gloucs.sch.uk.

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