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  • Start date details

    January 2024 (There is an oppurtunity to start before Christmas).

  • Closing date

    4 December 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    23 November 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£28,000.00 - £38,810.00 Annually (Actual) MPS

Teacher (Primary) job summary

Our school is proud to be part of Anthem Schools Trust, who together create ambitious and successful schools where every child thrives.

Located in South Oxfordshire, Abbey Woods caters for approximately 170 pupils, aged 3 to 11. It is situated in beautiful and spacious grounds, and we are an easy commute from the surrounding towns such as Abingdon, Didcot and Wallingford, along with good transport links to Oxford and Reading.

We have been on a journey of rapid school improvement and are very proud of our recent Ofsted grading of Good.  We are a small friendly school, we aim for high standards and outstanding achievement in a creative and fun environment. We encourage children to be successful learners, confident individuals and responsible citizens.  

The emotional wellbeing of every child is also an essential part of our ethos. We nurture and help our children to learn how to be happy, enjoy meaningful relationships with family and friends, and live their lives without fear or worry. 

We are looking for a teacher who can:

·       Be responsible for the learning and achievements, promoting good progress and outcomes for all pupils.

·       Set high expectations which inspire, motivate and challenge all pupils.

·       Make a positive contribution to the wider life of the school, supporting the vision and ethos of Abbey Woods.

·        Bring a nurturing and inclusive approach to building relationships, with pupils, and the wider school community.


We want to hear from you if:

·       If you have excellent up to date curriculum knowledge

·       Demonstrate a strong understanding of how pupils learn and are able to adapt teaching to meet their needs.

·       Demonstrate a strong commitment to delivering an inclusive and comprehensive curriculum.

·       Have a passion for pupils’ educational achievements and understand the importance of effective behaviour management.


Join Abbey Woods’ team and we can offer you:

·       The chance to join a motivated and supportive team, who are passionate about the school community and creating a school where every child and adult can thrive.

·       The opportunity to work within an organisation who have a robust personal development programme and are committed to the professional development of every individual.

·       Membership of local government pension scheme.

·       Access to Employee Assistance Programme offering free confidential support on a range of issues such as work, wellbeing, money, health, and legal advice.

·       Cycle to work scheme.

·       Access to a Health Cash Plan, an optional scheme to pay a weekly or monthly premium to claim money back on everyday health care needs such as dentist, optical and physical needs.

Anthem will undertake a basic online check for all shortlisted candidates.

If you feel you have the skills and experience to support the pupils at Abbey Woods, we would be delighted to hear from you. Wewelcome visits to the school and are sure you will experience our nurturing, welcoming atmosphere to get a taste of how rewarding your work will be.

Please contact the school to arrange a visit or further discussion at admin@abbeywoods.anthemtrust.uk or telephone 01865 340420

Furtherinformation can be found in the job description and person specification at the Abbey Woods Career Site. Click here

Please note application should be made through the Abbey Woods’ Career Site, we do not accept CVs

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and require all staff and volunteers to share and demonstrate this commitment. The successful candidate will have to meet the requirements of the person specification and will be subject to the relevant pre-employment checks which will, where applicable, include a health check, an enhanced DBS check, the Children’s Barred List check and satisfactory references.

It is an offence for an individual who has been disqualified from working with children to knowingly apply for, offer to do, accept, or do any work in a ‘regulated activity’. The position advertised is a ‘regulated activity’.


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About Abbey Woods Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
162 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

Abbey Woods Academy is a rapidly improving and friendly school in South Oxfordshire. We are an easy commute from the surrounding towns such as Abingdon, Didcot and Wallingford, along with good transport links to Oxford and Reading.

Abbey Woods Academy is proud to be part of Anthem Schools Trust, a multi-academy trust that creates ambitious and successful schools where every child thrives. Through the Trust, we provide high-quality professional development, coaching and leadership opportunities. This includes a number of specialist Trust-wide roles that offer talented teachers and leaders the opportunity to develop in their career and make an even bigger difference to children and young people.

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