6 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    19 April 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    13 March 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

M1 to M6

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • be an excellent and enthusiastic teacher committed to fostering a love of learning

  • put children at the forefront of everything they do, ensuring that they are challenged and motivated in order to be excited about their learning

  • be fully committed to our school vision, values and aims

  • have a passion for inclusion and the belief that every child has the right to the best possible education

  • have high expectations of all children both in terms of their behaviour for learning and their achievement

  • be able to work in partnership with pupils, staff, governors, parents and the wider community in order to provide the best opportunities for our children

  • have high expectations of themselves and all stakeholders

  • be a reflective learner who is always open to new initiatives

What the school offers its staff

  • children who are well behaved and enjoy learning

  • the chance to make a genuine difference to the lives of children and their families

  • a strong, dedicated, hardworking and friendly school team, who will support you and learn from your ideas

  • a supportive local community who are fully committed to the school

  • the opportunity for professional development and to develop your career

  • a well-resourced school, based in beautiful school grounds, near the centre of Taunton, the county town of Somerset

Further details about the role

Required from September 2024, Parkfield Primary School is looking for an effective and enthusiastic classroom teacher who will be able to complement our already dedicated hardworking staff team.

The successful candidate will be an outstanding teacher with high expectations who is committed to providing a welcoming, stimulating learning experience for all the children at Parkfield.

Early Career Teachers are welcome to apply. Job shares will be considered.

We encourage you to apply if you want to work somewhere:

  • that fosters a love of learning

  • where the focus is on the child

  • where dedication is strongly valued

  • that wants to help the next generation reach their full potential

Commitment to safeguarding

Parkfield School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children by:
• The provision of a safe environment in which children and young people can learn.
• Acting on concerns about a child’s welfare immediately.
• Fulfilling our legal responsibilities to identify children who may need early help or who are suffering, or are likely to suffer, significant harm.

We believe that safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children is everyone’s responsibility. Everyone who works with children, their families and carers, has a role to play.

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 office@parkfieldschool.co.uk

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

About Parkfield Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
427 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
01823 282125

Parkfield is a popular and well-respected school with excellent facilities serving a wide community. It is set in extensive grounds in a residential area close to the centre of Taunton.
The school has a highly committed, experienced and loyal team of staff, supportive parents and an effective governing body.
Parkfield is renowned for, and very proud of, its wide range of extra-curricular opportunities including music, sports and residential trips.

Arranging a visit to Parkfield Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email office@parkfieldschool.co.uk.

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