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  • Start date details

    30.10.2023 or 8.1.2024

  • Closing date

    6 October 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    18 September 2023

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 1

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary


Key Stage 1 Class Teacher job summary


Key Stage 1 Class Teacher (FT or 0.8 considered)

Start date: 30th October 2023 or 8th January 2024 (flexible for the right candidate)

Olney Infant Academy are looking for an inspirational teacher to join our dynamic, forward-thinking school. Our ethos is to grow curious and passionate learners who challenge themselves and persevere to get the job done. We are a nurturing school, and we pride ourselves on our innovative curriculum that is rooted in continuous and enhanced provision, instilling in our children, a true love of learning.

We are looking for someone who understands the privilege of educating young children. Could you be the person to join our OUTSTANDING school, where ‘every member of staff facilitates pupils’ natural eagerness to find out about the world and their place in it.’ (OFSTED, June 2022)

The successful candidate will be: 

•                A talented, organised, and dedicated teacher who will inspire and motivate our young learners.  

•                A practitioner with a passion for delivering high quality learning experiences for all pupils, helping everybody achieve the best possible outcomes. 

•                A great team player who can work successfully in collaboration with others and contribute towards our inspiring ethos.

•                A teacher excited by the opportunity to be part of our amazing community, building strong relationships with our youngest learners and their families 

•                Passionate about outdoor learning, providing open-ended opportunities for children to be able to take risks and excel in a safe place

•               Eager to drive and lead a subject or school improvement projects

In addition, the successful candidate must:

•                Smile every day, all day and make children feel special!

•                Laugh at jokes that aren’t funny!

•                Enjoy the taste of delicious soups of mud, cakes of salt dough while wearing the scent of dandelion and daisy perfume! (YES, this happens in Year 1 and 2 too)

•               Be every child's biggest cheerleader!

If this is you, we strongly advise you to visit our wonderful school. Please call the school office (01234 711388) to arrange a tour or email admin@olneyinfant.org

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 Olney Infant Academy

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 7
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
248 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 7

School location

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