48 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    7 July 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    9 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 1

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

M3 to M4 including London Fringe

What skills and experience we're looking for

Come and join our creative and supportive teaching team. Our teachers work in collaborative and innovative ways to provide personalised learning opportunities across each key stage, and we are looking for an enthusiastic and effective class teacher to join us in Key Stage 1.

Working with our enthusiastic children as part of our highly successful and encouraging teaching team, this is an opportunity for an experienced teacher to build on, and share their experience and expertise while being supported in their professional development. We work collaboratively across the school using approaches such as team teaching, peer-coaching and lesson study.

The successful candidate will be responsible for a key stage 1 class. You will:

  • be proactive with a record of good or outstanding teaching
  • have a sound knowledge of current educational issues
  • have an understanding of the ways children learn and how individual needs may be assessed and met
  • have the ability to develop the confidence, independence and self-esteem of pupils
  • be able to demonstrate a commitment to high standards and professionalism within the classroom and throughout the school
  • possess excellent communication skills, a calm manner and be well organised
  • hold QTS status.

What the school offers its staff

We are an outstanding, two form entry, infant school set in beautiful grounds. Our school vision is ‘To provide an excellent educational foundation that inspires curiosity, creativity, confidence and a love of learning’. We are a welcoming, diverse and multi-cultural school where everybody’s wellbeing is at our foundation, and the children receive rich and varied experiences through an innovative, hands-on curriculum.

“Staff feel well-supported and have a clear commitment to the wellbeing of pupils and of each other.The school has an excellent Wellbeing Policy, for the whole-school community." [Wellbeing Award for Schools report]

Our parents say “My child is very happy here.” “Everyone is very welcoming and there are lots of different things to do.” “Lovely setting to learn and play." Please visit our website at: https://chestnutlane.bucks.sch.uk/

Commitment to safeguarding

Chestnut Lane School is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. This post involves work that requires applicants to undertake an enhanced DBS check prior to appointment.

We may carry out online searches on shortlisted candidates in line with updated guidance from Keeping Children Safe in Education to identify any incidents or issues that may need to be clarified at interview.

It is an offence to apply if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children. All shortlisted applicants will be required to complete self-disclosure form prior to interview.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to office@chestnutlane.bucks.sch.uk

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About Chestnut Lane School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 7
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
208 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 7

Chestnut Lane is an outstanding, two form entry, infant school set in beautiful grounds. Our school values make us who we are! We are passionate about instilling respect, kindness, resilience, independence and responsibility in all children from preschool to year 2, role-modelled by our staff and the wider school community.

Our school vision is ‘To provide an excellent educational foundation that inspires curiosity, creativity, confidence and a love of learning’. The children receive rich and varied experiences through an innovative, hands-on curriculum

Arranging a visit to Chestnut Lane School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email office@chestnutlane.bucks.sch.uk.

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