16 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 April 2024

  • Closing date

    14 March 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    23 January 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 1

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term - Initially one term possibly permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

Salary Range: Dependent on Experience

What skills and experience we're looking for

The children, staff, parents and governors are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, caring, positive and committed teacher who will:

Ø be an excellent teacher with a good knowledge of the curriculum

Ø foster a sense of excitement about learning within a creative curriculum

Ø have the vision and commitment to help the children achieve their aspirations

Ø join us on our journey towards excellence

Ø uphold and promote the ethos and character of the school

What the school offers its staff

We have a unique culture here. The school has a lovely, warm, family feeling and the children are polite, kind and caring. Every child is known as an individual, feels part of the school family and is always keen and eager to learn. Visitors constantly comment on our welcoming and friendly atmosphere. We may be small but we are a dynamic, vibrant and forward thinking school.

Our staff are a brilliant team who not only care about each other and work well together but also strive to give the children their very best.

We have a superb semi-rural location on the edge of Newbury with excellent access to major transport links.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks along with other relevant employment checks.

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.

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About Shaw-cum-Donnington C.E. Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
90 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
01635 40971

What makes us so special?
We have a unique culture here. The school has a lovely, warm, family feeling and the children are polite, kind and caring. Every child is known as an individual, feels part of the school family and is always keen and eager to learn. Visitors constantly comment on our welcoming and friendly atmosphere. We may be small but we are a dynamic, vibrant and forward thinking school with strong Christian values.

We are seeking a dedicated, dynamic and compassionate headteacher with the resilience and ambition to lead the school forward to the next level of development. While being resolute in identifying and leading the work on key areas for improvement, the successful candidate will need to lead the school strategically to deliver the best possible education and care for our children.

Arranging a visit to Shaw-cum-Donnington C.E. Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email office@shaw.w-berks.sch.uk.

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