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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    7 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    23 May 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time, part time: Whist advertised as a full-time role, we welcome applications from those looking for part-time, and we would kindly ask that you outline your preferred days in your covering letter. This will be discussed in your interview.

Contract type

Fixed term - 12 months initially

Pay scale

Main scale depending upon experience

What skills and experience we're looking for

Ridgefield Primary School has an exciting opportunity for a skilful and inspirational primary classroom teacher. We are seeking to appoint a fulltime enthusiastic, passionate class teacher to join our strong, hardworking team, starting on the 1stSeptember 2024.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and skilled teacher. We welcome applications from ECT’s and from experienced Teachers. You will need to have a passion for working with young children, their families and the wider community.

We offer great opportunities to develop your career and the capacity to enhance your skill base.

The contract is for 12 months, in the first instance. It is a Main scale post depending upon experience.

Whilst we have advertised the role as full time, we welcome applications from those looking to work part-time. Please specify your ideal working pattern in your covering letter. Our approach is always to try and work with our staff to achieve the right work/life balance. This will be discussed during the interview.

What the school offers its staff

Ridgefield is a wonderful community based school on the outskirts of Cambridge, with excellent transport links to the A14 and A11, the main Cambridge train station is only a short walk away.

We would encourage candidates to visit to the school to see at first-hand what we are about and to get a feel for the positive learning environment. However if that is not possible, if you would prefer to have an informal telephone conversation with the Headteacher, then please email the school so this can be arranged.

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 Ridgefield Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
243 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
01223 712418

Ridgefield is a wonderful community based school on the outskirts of Cambridge, with excellent transport links to the A14 and A11, the main Cambridge train station is only a short walk away.

Arranging a visit to Ridgefield Primary School

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

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