9 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    2 September 2024

  • Closing date

    22 April 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    26 March 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

Main scale/Upper scale salary

What skills and experience we're looking for

Teaching Qualification

  • Qualified Teacher

Teaching and learning

  • Experience of teaching in Key Stage 2
  • Proven high quality class teaching
  • Excellent classroom behaviour management
  • A clear understanding of the needs of Key Stage 2 children.
  • An innovative and creative approach to teaching and learning.
  • Experience of working with children with SEND
  • Ability to support parent/carers to improve outcomes for their children

  • A proven record of raising achievement
  • Confident to use and teach Computing

  • Knowledge of assessment, pupil tracking and target setting

Subject Leadership

  • Experience of successful coordination of a curriculum subject or project/task that has had a whole school impact (not if an ECT)

Professional Attributes

  • Evaluative and reflective
  • Ability to learn from others in the team and to provide support as necessary.
  • Ability to be flexible

  • Experience of effective working with Governors (e.g. as Teacher Governor)
  • Willingness to lead an area of whole school development

Personal Skills

  • Sense of humour

  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Innovative, problem solver
  • A positive ‘can do’ approach
  • Enthusiastic and passionate about teaching
  • Warm and approachable to parents

  • Ability to bring own personal interests to our community

What the school offers its staff

  • Pension scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Half price child care

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.

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 alee@willowcroft.oxon.sch.uk

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About Willowcroft Community School

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
492 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11
Phone number

“Tomorrow’s success starts today”

Year 5 Teacher
Permanent contract
Main scale/Upper scale salary
Full time
Start date ASAP

We are looking for an enthusiastic and capable class teacher with high expectations of children’s work and behaviour, who plans interesting activities and promotes the characteristics of effective learning
If you
• Have a genuine passion and drive to provide quality academic and social learning experiences for the children in your care
• Can work co-operatively with children and their families to secure the best possible educational outcomes
• Are an enthusiastic teacher who believes that learning should be creative and fun
• Want to be part of an enthusiastic, supportive, motivated team.

Then we can offer you an opportunity to work in a forward thinking and supportive school which encourages staff professional development.

Willowcroft is proud to be part of the Oxfordshire Primary Education Network (OPEN) an innovative group of schools working together to provide the highest quality of education for all our pupils

Arranging a visit to Willowcroft Community School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email tbelcher@willowcroft.oxon.sch.uk.

School location

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