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EYFS Teacher

Forest & Sandridge CE Primary SchoolWiltshire

Salary Grade: MPS M1 -M6

Salary Band: £24,392 -  £35,971 p/a

Location: Forest & Sandridge CoE Primary School

Contract Type: All year round

Contract Term: Fixed until 31 July 2022 or when the post holder returns from maternity leave

Closing Date: 16 May 2021

Interview Date: 24 May 2021

Hours: 32.5

Start: 1 September 2021

About the Opportunity

We wish to recruit an outstanding class teacher with proven classroom experience and in-depth knowledge of the curriculum, quality of teaching, learning and raising standards to join us in September 2021.

This is an excellent opportunity to work in partnership with the Principal, the senior leadership team, teachers in the school and staff from other schools that make up The White Horse Federation. Consequently we would welcome applications from excellent classroom practitioners who would like to join our dedicated team and contribute to ensuring our school continues to flourish.

We are passionate and committed to ensuring our curriculum is engaging and inspiring, working towards high levels of creativity and innovation in our teaching and learning across the school. Our ultimate aim is to provide children with access to a broad range of experiences and challenges so that every child reaches their full potential.

As a school, we also place high value on an individual’s professional development and training, regardless of where they are in their career path. As an academy within The White Horse Federation of schools, we benefit from sharing resources and support in every aspect of school life.

Our ideal candidate will be:

An excellent class teacher with successful experience of teaching in Early Years who loves working with children and inspires them to achieve high standards and realise their potential;

A great team player who can work successfully in collaboration with others and contribute towards the school ethos and its school improvement activities;

Ambitious and prepared to invest time in their own professional development so that they can become and remain an outstanding teacher;

Able to make a significant contribution to the wider life of our School;

An outstanding, enthusiastic, forward thinking teacher;

Have the highest expectations for all pupils, to ensure they reach their full potential;

Be committed to high standards of teaching, learning and classroom management;

are innovative and creative in delivering outstanding lessons within an extremely positive and stimulating learning environment;

Able to positively promote inclusion and have high expectations for all children.

We can offer you:

An attractive working environment with excellent facilities and supportive families;

A committed, hardworking and supportive team;

100% focus on improving outcomes for the children in our school;

Well-resourced classrooms;

A group of children with a passion for learning;

Varied links and involvement with the local community;

Fantastic CPD opportunities through our tailored CPD programme;

Recognition of previous school continuous service.

Visits to the school are warmly encouraged - please do come and safely  meet some of the staff and our children and see for yourself!  We want you to know that your safety as well as that of our pupils and staff is well catered to in line with GOV guidance.  Please contact 01225 703394 to make an appointment.

More information about the school can be found on our website

We welcome applications from NQTs.


We know that your role requires you to put a lot of time and effort into it and because of this we believe you should be rewarded. As a White Horse Federation employee you will have access to benefits listed below.

Some benefits are accessible by all staff irrespective of their contract type (T). Some are only eligible to permanent (P) employees following a successful probation period as noted:

  • Car Purchase scheme (P)
  • Reward Gateway discounts (P&T)
  • Discounted gym membership scheme (P&T)
  • Hire purchase Cycle to Work scheme (P)
  • Free and confidential advice, information and counselling service (P&T)
  • Excellent Pension scheme (P&T)

Why Work With Us

The White Horse Federation (TWHF) is a not-for-profit multi-academy trust that supports and sponsors many primary, secondary and special schools across Wiltshire, Gloucestershire, Swindon, Oxfordshire and Berkshire.

Its shared vision for excellence through partnership means it is also committed to keeping the best of what makes a local school great – in other words, the type of schools where TWHF colleagues would be proud to send their own children.

TWHF combines a relentless drive for academic excellence with a shared moral purpose and shared values, while ensuring that fun and happiness are a key attribute of each of its schools. TWHF believes that partnership-working with its schools, pupils and their parents, as well as the wider community, helps creates the best possible outcomes for all children.

TWHF empowers its colleagues through support, training and career opportunities to recruit and retain outstanding staff who are leaders in their field. That way TWHF can ensure that every student achieves their full potential, regardless of background, culture, heritage or ability.

TWHF has an absolute commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced criminal record check via the DBS. The Trust values the diversity of our workforce and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community.

TWHF recognises the benefit of having a diverse workforce and is committed to building a team which reflects diversity from the communities it serves. TWHF values the contributions from all staff from a wide range of different backgrounds and actively seeks to promote an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment; which at the same time supports fair promotion and cultural acceptance. Under the provision of the Equality Act 2010

TWHF welcomes applications from everyone and operates a recruitment process which is fair and does not discriminate against or disadvantage anyone because of their age, disability, gender reassignment status, marriage or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity, race or nationality, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.

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