2 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    21 May 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    10 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher
  • Head of year or phase

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 1

Working pattern

Full time: 1.0 FTE

Contract type


Pay scale


Additional allowances


What skills and experience we're looking for


  • Experience of teaching within a Key Stage One and evidence of leading a Key Stage Priority in line with the School Improvement Plan.
  • Experience of effective involvement with parents/carers
  • Experience of leading a core subject (English or Maths)


  • Excellent classroom practitioner
  • Good organisational and personal management skills
  • Effective planning, teaching, observation and assessment
  • Effective behaviour / classroom management
  • An ability to demand high standards
  • Ability to work independently and be a team player

What the school offers its staff

We are in the midst of much innovative change, and can provide a unique opportunity for a reflective and ambitious Key Stage 1 Leader who wants to make a genuine difference.

We can offer:

  • Personalised support, empowerment, Trust to do your role and an excellent supportive staff team to work within.
  • Confident engaged children who are keen to learn and take pride in the work they produce.
  • The opportunity to work alongside staff across all schools within The Keys Academy Trust
  • A commitment to professional development for all staff
  • Excellent teaching resources and working environment.
  • Excellent collaboration between schools in the MAT.
  • Work within our truly unique educational setting
  • Staff health & wellbeing package.
  • Free onsite car parking.

Further details about the role

Taking the lead across our KS1 classes, you will demonstrate and inspire outstanding and creative practice, forging strong transitional links with EYFS and KS2 colleagues. You will have a clear and passionate vision of how children best learn, and will have the leadership ability to shape provision and support colleagues in developing their teaching and learning skills.

This is an incredibly unique opportunity, with the chance to shape our new KS1 Library, playground development and multi-purpose targeted provision learning space as well as lead a phase in a school that has a swimming pool, Woodland learning space and STEM room. We are looking for someone who has experience in a primary school, embraces innovation and is reflective, courageous and sensitive in their ability to lead change. Someone who is knowledgeable in phonics (Read, Write, Inc) and end of key stage 1 statutory assessments. This post is a senior leadership position and provides a wider opportunity to develop leadership and lead change across the whole school and our Trust.

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.

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 operations@coombes.wokingham.sch.uk

Visas cannot be sponsored.
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About The Coombes Church of England Primary School

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
406 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
0118 976 0751

Arranging a visit to The Coombes Church of England Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email operations@coombes.wokingham.sch.uk.

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