Class Teacher

St James Church of England Primary School, Hanney, Wantage, Oxfordshire, OX12 0JN

6 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    8 July 2022 at 5:00pm

  • Date listed

    24 May 2022

Job details

Key stages

KS1, KS2

Working pattern

Contract type




Class Teacher job summary

Job Title: Teacher FTE

Accountable to: Head Teacher
Pay Scale: MPS/UPS, ECT
Closing Date: 8th July 2022
Interview Date: to be confirmed
Start date – 1st Sept 2022

St James is a vibrant and exciting place to be. As a relatively small school, we have the luxury of knowing every pupil as an individual and are passionate about the opportunities we provide to allow all pupils to flourish both academically and personally. We are a growing school at the heart of our village community and benefit from supportive parents and fantastic outdoor learning opportunities. Our Christian values of trust, respect and perseverance are fundamental to everything we do .

We are seeking an exceptional and passionate teacher who can develop a sense of curiosity, adventure and empathy in our pupils through our engaging school curriculum. The successful candidate will be a teacher who can inspire our pupils and has the energy and creativity to “build on strong foundations” and support the Christian ethos of the school.

We are looking for a teacher who:
• Has high expectations for all children and a strong belief that all children can flourish
• Provides creative, enriching, learning opportunities which develop curiosity, adventure and empathy
• Demonstrates experience and knowledge of teaching and learning outside of the classroom
• Demonstrates an ability to nurture and support all pupils, including those with complex learning, emotional or other needs
• Is committed to ensuring all pupils make excellent progress
• Has excellent interpersonal skills and is able to communicate well with colleagues, parents and pupils
• Has good organisational skills and knows how to maintain a healthy work-life balance
• Demonstrates a positive attitude towards continuing school improvement
• Ensures safeguarding is a priority at St James and will promote staff and pupil well-being
• Will become fully engaged with the whole school community and will embrace opportunities to grow professionally
• Has a commitment to the Christian ethos of the school
We can offer you:
• An exciting opportunity to join our dynamic and supportive team as we continue to grow
• A commitment to your professional development through an extensive range of forums, leadership development programmes and network groups as part of the Vale Academy Trust
• Friendly and well-behaved children who are curious and eager to learn
• A caring and inclusive school with attractive and purposeful learning environments
• Excellent partnerships between pupils, staff, parents, governors and the community
• Access to an Employee Assistance Programme and a team who prioritise a healthy work-life balance
• Career opportunities as part of a successful, supportive and locally based multi academy trust
We would be delighted to show you around our lovely school or answer any further questions you may have. Please contact to arrange a visit or with further queries.

We reserve the right to make an appointment before the closing date, so early applications are encouraged.

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We would be delighted to show you around our lovely school or answer any further questions you may have. Please contact to arrange a visit or with further queries.

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About St James Church of England Primary School, Hanney

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
193 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11
Contact phone number

The Vale Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. All post holders in regulated activity are subject to appropriate vetting procedures and a satisfactory “Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Enhanced Check".

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