3 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    19 April 2021 at 12:00 pm

  • Date listed

    24 March 2021

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Early years
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
Fixed term (01/09/2021 - 31/08/2022)
£25,714 - £36,961

Job summary

King's Meadow School are looking for an outstanding early years teacher, for a maternity cover, to join our dedicated and hardworking school team. NQTs are welcome. This post will start on 1 September 2021 and will end on 31 August 2022. If you are highly professional, impeccably organised, diligent, and committed, we would love you to join our team here.

Applying for the job

Please apply using the application form as per the attached link:

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Supporting documents

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School overview

School type
Local authority maintained school
Education phase
School size
426 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact phone number
01869 323 525

About King's Meadow Primary School

We are ‘amongst the top 3% of primary schools in the country’- Rt Hon Nick Gibb, Minister of State for School Standards, January 2020

King's Meadow School is a 'Good' and successful primary school in Bicester with over 400 children currently on roll. Our children are well-mannered, well-behaved, creative, and as passionate about their learning as we are. Our staff are committed, enthusiastic, caring and constantly striving for excellence in all that we do. We offer opportunities for job specific training and on-going professional development. Successful candidates will be flexible, eager, highly motivated, have a good sense of humour and be able to work as a part of a team.

An extract from the Ofsted Report, June 2019 says:
"The leadership team has maintained the good quality of education in the school since the last inspection. The Headteacher has revised systems and developed a strong team of confident and effective leaders. The carefully chosen initiatives have been successful in developing consistently good teaching have secured improving outcomes and high-quality provision for pupils. Staff, pupils, parent and carers are united, confident and excited about the future."

We are looking for a candidate with the following attributes:
• and excellent teacher who can inspire and motivate
• have high expectations of pupil achievements and behaviour
• be a team player with well-developed interpersonal skills
• be committed to working in partnership with parents
We can offer you:
• great support from a hardworking, committed, and caring staff team and governors
• an experienced TA team to support teaching and learning
• a beautiful area in which to work with well-resourced facilities
• an exciting working environment with engaged motivated and enthusiastic children with supportive parents
• enjoyment in your work as a teacher
• the capacity to grow and develop as a professional.
We provide a friendly, secure, and stimulating environment in which children can develop and achieve their full potential.


King’s Meadow School is committed to safeguarding children. All staff must be dedicated to ensuring the safety and well-being of children. The post-holder is responsible for ensuring that all child protection policies are adhered to, and concerns raised in accordance with these policies.

Arranging a visit to King's Meadow Primary School

We are unable to arrange for visits in the present time. However, we have a virtual tour that can be viewed on our website: https://kings-meadow.oxon.sch.uk/

School location

Shakespeare Drive, Bicester, Oxfordshire, OX26 2LU

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