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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    10 June 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    24 May 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years

Working pattern

Part time: Friday's only

Contract type


Pay scale

M1 to UPS3 depending on previous experience

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for someone who has:

  • excellent classroom practice
  • great teamwork skills
  • a commitment to their own professional development
  • a sense of adventure and fun

What the school offers its staff

One of our schools aims is for St Matthew’s to be “inspiring, challenging and fun”. We want this for our children and for our staff too.

We can offer you:

  • Wonderful children
  • A supportive parent community
  • Dedicated colleagues
  • Planning together in teams with your fellow teachers
  • Modern classrooms
  • Being in the centre of Cambridge, we have easy access to a wide range of activities and museums to make our curriculum as exciting as possible.

Further details about the role

The successful candidate will be working in a job share with one of our highly experienced reception class teachers. You will also be well supported by our excellent Reception team.

You can find further details on our website at www.stmatthews.cambs.sch.uk/website/class_teacher_vacancies/259781

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 St Matthew's Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
666 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number

St. Matthew’s is an exciting place to work. Situated in the centre of Cambridge, just off East Road near the Grafton Centre, we are a community primary school (not affiliated to any church, despite our name) serving a very diverse community with over 37 different languages spoken by the children. Our children achieve highly and make excellent progress in St Matthew’s, but we know this is just one aspect of school life. One of our school aims is for St Matthew’s to be “inspiring, challenging and fun”, for the children and for the staff. We are all very proud of our strong, our inclusive ethos, the excellent pastoral care we offer and our sense of innovation and adventure. These characteristics are highly valued by our staff team, our children and our supportive parents.

Arranging a visit to St Matthew's Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email head@stmatthews.cambs.sch.uk.

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