Class Teacher, Cambridge

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The University of Cambridge Primary School (UCPS)Cambridge

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Start date: 1st September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Main Scale 1-4 (depending on experience)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes


Title: Class teachers 

Early Years and Year 1 and Year 2  

Responsible to:Headteacher  

Grade:Main Scale 1-4 (depending on experience)  

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.  

NQTs are welcome to apply.  

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 will have 390 children in 2018-19 and will be a large 3 form school in 2022.  We are seeking applications from successful Reception and KS1 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. 

For more information, talk to the Headteacher about the role please call 01223 792440.   

Please visit our website for an application form and further information:

All completed applications should be returned to the school either by post or email:   

School Tour for prospective applicants: 12th March 2018 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. 

Please email to register your interest in attending.  

Closing date for applications: 17th April 2018 09:00am 

Shortlisting: 20th April 2018   

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

Interviews: 26/04/2018 and 27/04/2018   

Start date: September 2018

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We take our Prevent Duty seriously and promote British Values at all times.  Equality for all children, staff and volunteers is embedded in our ethos, thus meaning discrimination of disability, race, religious beliefs, gender, sexual orientation, sexual identity and gender identity is not tolerated. Appointment to this post will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and satisfactory references. Candidates will also need to declare that they are not barred from working with children because of the rules related to barring by association.

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More about The University of Cambridge Primary School (UCPS)
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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