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  • Job start date

    1 January 2024

  • Closing date

    1 October 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    5 September 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time: Full Time - 1.0 FTE

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - 12

Full-time equivalent salary

£28,000 - £43,685 Per Year

What skills and experience we're looking for

2 x Full-time, Maternity cover positions - Start Date: January 2024

Thameside Primary is a community school located in the heart of Caversham, just a 2 minute walk away from Caversham village. It’s a great community to come and work in.

At Thameside we celebrate inclusiveness, belonging and integrity as well as valuing and nurturing differences between us. This is an exciting time to join Thameside as we continue our journey to improve provision and progress for all of our children.

We welcome applications from experienced teachers and ECTs.

Role specifics

We are looking for an enthusiastic and resilient teacher with excellent classroom practice to join our supportive, hardworking team. At Thameside, we put the children at the centre of everything we do therefore you should have the ability to inspire and enthuse our children as they progress through their learning journey in school.

You should be able to demonstrate you have great organisational skills to plan a day that ensures all children can make the most of the learning opportunities whatever the starting point or individual need, and a caring nature to support our children and help them grow.

You will be part of an effective and ambitious team that supports and challenges teachers to deliver the best possible outcomes for our children and promote the best outcomes for all our children including children with SEND.

What the school offers its staff

We are proud to offer you:

  • A supportive, dynamic, dedicated and inspirational team of staff who firmly believe that they will make a difference to the pupils at our school
  • An innovative, supportive and diligent leadership team dedicated to improving pupil outcomes
  • An opportunity to be part of a continually improving learning environment
  • Culturally diverse pupils who are creative and enthusiastic learners
  • A comprehensive and supportive induction package to enable you to quickly feel part of the team
  • Professional development opportunities for the career progression of ambitious and aspirational teachers
  • A friendly school appreciated and supported by parents and the wider community.

Visits to our school are warmly encouraged; to arrange, please call Miss Lucas (School Business Manager) on 01189 37 5551.

For an application pack please contact the school office by emailing sbm@thameside.reading.sch.uk or visit the school website: www.thamesideprimary.co.uk

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 Thameside Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 5 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
374 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 11

Primary School ,situated in the heart of Caversham, we are an extension of our diverse local community with more than 30 languages spoken here.

We are very proud of our inclusive nature and believe that every child – whatever their ability or background - deserves the best possible start in life.

Arranging a visit to Thameside Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email sbm@thameside.reading.sch.uk.

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