Year 5 Class Teacher

Orchard Park Community Primary School, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB4 2GR

Deadline is today

  • Start date details

    January 2023 or as soon after

  • Closing date

    5 December 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    24 November 2022

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 2

Working pattern

  • View all Full timejobs - This is a full time teaching position but we are able to consider part time working options, and would ask that you indicate how many days you are applying for on your application.

Contract type

Fixed term - two terms

Pay scale

Main Professional Grade

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for a KS2 teacher to join our team.

Someone who is committed to building strong foundations and preparing children for the next stage of education. We are looking for someone who sets themselves high standards and will go the extra mile to ensure all learners make good progress. The class are looking forward to meeting their new teacher.

What the school offers its staff

  • An enthusiastic, talented and dedicated team to work alongside
  • A school where everyone is valued, wellbeing is of high importance and the team ethic is strong
  • Pupils that are hardworking, well behaved and passionate about being the best version of themselves
  • An outstanding, striking learning environment with excellent resourcing

Further details about the role

Our staff thrive being part of the Orchard Park team. They state:

“Orchard Park has completely transformed the way I teach. I have had excellent opportunities to develop as a teacher through continual supportive CPD and challenge. Having excellent ICT resources, teaching at Orchard Park is fun and innovative. The children are keen to learn and a pleasure to teach”.

“I am keen to develop as an excellent class teacher and a school leader. Orchard Park has given me a number of opportunities to develop my leadership skills and I have thrived under my professional leadership coaching. My career is going from strength to strength which will be recognised by the national professional qualification I am undertaking”.

“Working at Orchard Park has provided me with many fantastic opportunities. I was lucky enough to complete my initial teacher training and gain my QTS at the school. The support and guidance I have been given has allowed me to challenge myself and thrive in the teaching environment. The school is the heart of the community, the children are keen to learn and the staff are a great team!

Interview date: Monday 12thDecember 2022

Completed application forms must be accompanied by a covering letter.

Commitment to safeguarding

​Orchard Park Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The appointment is subject to the receipt of satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS check.

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About Orchard Park Community Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
187 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
01223 438200

Orchard Park Community Primary School is a small school situated on the northern boundary of the City of Cambridge in the growing Orchard Park development. We are fortunate to have a new beautifully designed school which is well equipped and surrounded by open play space. Our school was recently reaffirmed as 'Good' by Ofsted (March 2017) and is a unique and special place to work.

Arranging a visit to Orchard Park Community Primary School

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

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