Class Teacher, Cambridge

Closing date:Expiring soon

The University of Cambridge Primary School (UCPS)Cambridge

Date posted:
Start date: 01/09/2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Main Scale 1-6
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Title: Class Teacher - EYFS/Key Stage 1 and 2   

Responsible to: Headteacher  

Grade: Main Scale 1 – 6    

Make your career in Cambridge.   

Are you ready for your next challenge? Inspired, engaged and passionate? Join us at the University of Cambridge Primary School – the only University Training School for primary in the UK.   

The University of Cambridge Primary School is seeking to appoint inspired educators to be key contributors in the development of our new school, which opened in September 2015.  We have 480 children in 2019-20 and will be a large 3 form school in 2022. 

We are seeking applications from successful EYFS/Key Stage 1 and 2 teachers. You will be a confident and passionate primary teacher.  You will be able to demonstrate high expectations, a flexible and resilient attitude to challenge and commitment to providing irresistible learning opportunities for all children.  You will have the interpersonal skills to model empathy, respect, trust, courage, and gratitude within a framework in which everyone is ambitious, innovative and inclusive. 

As the first and only primary University Training School, we aspire to develop a research informed learning community, with a spirit of enquiry and commitment to excel so that we become local, National and International contributors to the discourse about education in the 21st century.  

We are excited about building a team.  You need to be a team player.  You need to be humble and willing to make mistakes.  You need to be reflective.  You need to have a good sense of humour.  

We welcome and are excited about growing a diverse school community.  Come and be part of something very special.  

All staff are employed by the UTS Cambridge Trust not the University of Cambridge. 

Please visit our website for an application form and further information:   www.universityprimaryschool.org.uk Please note CV's are not accepted.

All completed applications should be returned to the school either by post or email: enquiries@universityprimaryschool.org.uk  

Please note if you have not been contacted by Friday 1st February unfortunately you have not been successful on this occasion.  

School Tour for prospective applicants: Wednesday 23rd January 4.30pm – 6.00pm.   

Closing date for applications: Friday 25th January at 9am  

Shortlisting: Monday 28th January    

You will be observed teaching a lesson on the day of the interview  

Interviews and lesson observations: Thursday 7th February and Friday 8th February   

Start date: September 2019



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More about The University of Cambridge Primary School (UCPS)
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Free School
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 11 years
Address: Eddington Avenue, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB3 0QZ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1223 792440
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