Class Teacher

The University of Cambridge Primary School (UCPS)Cambridgeshire

Class Teachers KS1 and 2


Passionate about education?

Inspired by Children?

Curious about how to develop yourself and others?

Do you like working with big ideas and enjoy finding solutions?

Do you enjoy a collaborative team but also strive for personal and team best?

If you think ‘Yes’ then our school might be the place for your next exciting professional adventure.

Title:                            Class Teacher – Key Stage 1 and 2

Responsible to:          Headteacher

Grade:                         Main Scale 1 – 6

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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 600 children in 2021-2022 and will be a large 3 form school in 2023.

We are seeking applications from successful Key Stage 1 and 2 teachers and newly qualified teachers who can express a passion for children and education. You will be a confident and passionate primary teacher. You will love learning yourself. 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.

Our Diversities Strategy sets our vision for a truly inclusive school community and we warmly welcome all people from all backgrounds to apply for the post.

As a staff member of the University of Cambridge Primary School, you may receive the following benefits:

Child Care Vouchers

Wellbeing Services:

In house wellbeing sessions

Through Health Shield:

A full employee assistance programme

Virtual GP Surgery

Free eye test and optical voucher

Perks – exclusive discounts

Health Cash Plan

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

For an application form please see: 

All completed applications should be returned to the school either by post or email: note if you have not been contacted by Monday 8th February 2021 unfortunately you have not been successful on this occasion.

Previous unsuccessful applicants need not apply.

School Online Tour and Discussion for prospective applicants: Wednesday 24th March 2021 17.00-18.00

Closing date for applications: Monday 12th April 2021 at 9am

Shortlisting: Tuesday 13th April 2021

Interviews: Wednesday 21st April 2021

Start date: September 2021

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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