20 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    20 February 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    17 January 2023

Job details

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

M1 to UPR3

What skills and experience we're looking for

You will:

Have an enthusiastic and positive approach to teaching and school life.

Believe that every child can, and will, succeed.

Have the highest aspirations and expectations for every child, the school, and yourself.

Demonstrate an ability to develop and promote our school vision and the values-based ethos of our school.

Demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills with staff, parents, governors, external agencies and the wider community.

Have the passion and vision to work as part of a team in promoting excellence.

What the school offers its staff

“Strong relationships underpin life at John Blandy… Staff provide a high level of care to each other, parents and the pupils.” (Ofsted November 2021)

We are a thriving, growing village school, located in the Oxfordshire village of Southmoor. Due to our school’s growth, this September we need to increase our school by one class. We are looking for enthusiastic, dedicated, forward-thinking teachers who have excellent classroom teaching skills.

Our vision is to grow flourishing learners, who have a sense of belonging to our school community, believe in themselves and others and aim to be as brilliant as they can be. Our approach to life at school is that ‘happy children learn’, and this is evident through our school values and ethos.

We offer you:

A happy and positive working environment.

Polite, well-behaved and engaged pupils who are motivated to learn.

A supportive staff team, made up of several experienced members of staff and a strong SLT.

Close links with supportive Governors, the local community and a strong PTA.

Excellent opportunities for development and leadership.

Fully supported ECT program.

Commitment to safeguarding

John Blandy Primary School andFaringdon Learning Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare ofall children and preventing extremism. Weexpect all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. All post holders in regulated activity are subject to appropriate vetting procedures and a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Enhanced Check. Shortlisted candidates willbe subject to online searches for publicly available information. Faringdon Learning Trustis an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from a range of backgrounds to represent diversity in line with our schools’ community.

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About John Blandy Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
238 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
01865 820422

Arranging a visit to John Blandy Primary School

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