Deadline is today

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    14 April 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    13 March 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

MPS/UPS

What skills and experience we're looking for

Has ‘the Tiger come to your house for tea’? Have you been on a ‘Bear Hunt and caught a big one’? If you answer yes to these questions then you’re probably the EYFS teacher we are looking for!

Thomas Hickman School is looking for a creative, innovative, forward thinking EYFS teacher with a passion for learning that matches ours. We are a school who pull together and work through each term with passion and enthusiasm – come and visit to find out more!

If you like to be creative, imaginative and innovative - perhaps even slightly unconventional - we would love to hear from you. We are looking for the ‘right fit’ - that may be an experienced class teacher, emerging middle leaders. ECTs or Senior Practitioners.

The successful candidate will:

  • Be ambitious to take their career to the next level
  • Have the highest expectations of our children and a desire to develop the whole child.
  • Have a keen interest on how Trauma and Adverse Childhood Experiences impact learning (Hand on Heart)
  • Have excellent interpersonal skills
  • Embrace our diverse community and celebrate difference - We have a ‘No Outsiders’ policy here!
  • Have a clear understanding of how to raise standards through excellent teaching and learning
  • Be a BIRD with a keen sense of humour, open to change, and the ability to enthuse and motivate

For further information please see attached job description. Check out our vision on our new website and if it’s a match with yours, then don’t hesitate to apply!!

https://www.thomashickmanschool.com/
Come and join us!

We are committed to safeguarding children and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS and qualifications check will be carried out upon appointment of the successful candidate. In addition, a social media check will be undertaken.

We reserve the right to close the vacancy once we have received sufficient applications, so please be advised to submit your application as early as possible.


What the school offers its staff

Thomas Hickman School is a two-form entry school where 'curiosity hatches, creativity takes flight and learning soars to a sky of opportunity'. We are all B.I.R.D.S at THS – Brave learners, Independent and Inspirational learners, Resilient and Respectful, Determined and Scholarly – could you be one of our BIRDS too?

  • We are a trauma-informed school with our own, bespoke ‘Hand on Heart’ approach to managing behaviour and relationships.
  • We have a full-time therapist who works both with the children but also offers supervision to all staff members
  • We have specialised teachers for Sport, Music, MFL
  • We have wonderful children who need great Teachers and TAs
  • We have a rich and diverse parent/carer community who fully support the school
  • The school have bought into a Whole School Wellbeing Support package, with access to private mental health support, GP support, Counselling, physiotherapy, and an annual nurse-led health screen to name a few elements of this resource


Commitment to safeguarding

We are committed to Safeguarding children. All staff and volunteers are expected to share this commitment. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore applicants are required to declare:
­ All unspent convictions and conditional cautions.
­ All spent convictions and adult cautions that are not protected (i.e. that are not filtered out) as defined by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2020).

For further information on filtering please refer to Nacro guidance and the guidance issued by the Ministry of Justice (in particular, the section titled ‘Exceptions Order’).

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to hr@thomashickman.bucks.sch.uk

Visas cannot be sponsored.
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If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

About Thomas Hickman School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
501 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11
Phone number
01296485683

Thomas Hickman School is a two-form entry school where 'curiosity hatches, creativity takes flight and learning soars to a sky of opportunity'. We are all B.I.R.D.S at THS – Brave learners, Independent and Inspirational learners, Resilient and Respectful, Determined and Scholarly – could you be one of our BIRDS too?

• We are a trauma-informed school with our own, bespoke ‘Hand on Heart’ approach to managing behaviour and relationships.
• We have a full-time therapist who works both with the children but also offers supervision to all staff members
• We have specialised teachers for Sport, Music, MFL
• We have wonderful children who need great Teachers and TAs
• We have a rich and diverse parent/carer community who fully support the school
• The school have bought into a Whole School Wellbeing Support package, with access to private mental health support, GP support, Counselling, physiotherapy, and an annual nurse-led health screen to name a few elements of this resource

We are committed to safeguarding children and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS and qualifications check will be carried out upon appointment of the successful candidate. In addition, a social media check will be undertaken.

We reserve the right to close the vacancy once we have received sufficient applications, so please be advised to submit your application as early as possible.

Arranging a visit to Thomas Hickman School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email hr@thomashickman.bucks.sch.uk.

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