Reception Class Teacher

Castlefield School, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire


Job details

Job role Suitable for NQTs
Subject Primary
Working pattern Will consider full-time, part-time, job share
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £24,373 to £40,490 per year (full-time equivalent)

Job summary

Castlefield School is a large, forward thinking and highly successful primary school in High Wycombe. We have undergone a period of significant growth in recent years, both physically and in our reputation as a school of choice. We are keen to meet enthusiastic and eager candidates and would invite anyone brave enough to confront the out-dated view of Castlefield School and to see us in action.

Castlefield School is a very large, diverse primary school with approximately 600 pupils on roll. We serve the children and families of Castlefield and High Wycombe and are situated within 5 minutes of Junction 4 of the M40.

We are seeking to appoint talented and committed teachers, at any stage of their career, who have the ability to work as part of a team, are committed to their professional development and want to make a difference to our children’s lives.

In addition to eager and well behaved children, a forward thinking school improvement system and professional development opportunities for all, we offer…
• High levels of adult support in all classes
• A commitment to minimising excessive teacher workloads

The school has:
• A large, well resourced Early Years Foundation Stage Department
• A very professional, supportive team of colleagues who want to make a difference
• Friendly and enthusiastic pupils who make outstanding progress
• High aspirations for staff and pupils
• Excellent professional development opportunities
• An ambitious, diverse school community with enthusiastic colleagues and supportive Governors and parents/carers

We welcome applications from candidates who:
• Are creative, innovative and passionate about how children learn
• Have an excellent, up to date understanding of the Early Years Foundation Stage
• Have a commitment to providing high quality continuous provision
• Demonstrate good/outstanding teaching with an excellent record of classroom practice
• Are committed to all children fulfilling their learning potential
• Happily contribute their skills, knowledge and talents to enhance the established ethos of team work

Visits to the school are encouraged and very much welcomed.
To arrange a visit, or if you require any further information, please contact the office on the above number or via email

Castlefield School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check will be sought from the successful candidate.

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Employee benefits

In order to secure the best candidates, we are offering a competitive salary packages and are willing to adapt the role to suit our mutual needs. There is a recruitment bonus available for exceptional candidates.

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School overview

School type LA Maintained School
Education phase Primary
School size 618 pupils enrolled
Age range 2 to 11
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School website Castlefield School website (opens in a new window)
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About Castlefield School

Primary School with Nursery (ages 2 - 11 years)

School location

The Middle Way, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, HP12 3LE