Class Teacher - Job ref: SCH00958, Luton

Closing date:

Cheynes Infant SchoolLuton

Date posted:
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPR / UPR
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Maternity Cover until Easter 2020

One year contract with possibility of permanent post

Cheynes Infant School is situated to the north of Luton with the countryside on its doorstep. There are excellent road, rail and air links – we are close to the new M1 junction 11A and just a 40 minute train journey into London. There is easy access to many main roads including the A5 and A6 and just 20 minutes from the Airport.

Who are we?   

We are a GOOD school. During our Ofsted inspection in January 2018 inspectors commented:

•Pupils are very proud of their school and their learning behaviour and their conduct around school is good

•Pupils are polite and courteous and are beginning to develop a “can do” attitude as a result of the school’s work on developing resilience

•The behaviour of pupils is good. They are polite, courteous and articulate.

•There is a strong culture of care and safeguarding at the school.

•Pupils make good progress in reading, writing and mathematics.

•We are a welcoming, inclusive school with hardworking children, dedicated staff and supportive parents

•We are committed to ensuring a positive and nurturing ethos where everyone is made to feel valued and children thrive

We can offer you:

•Happy and hardworking children who are keen to learn and not afraid to make mistakes

•A friendly and supportive team who work hard together to plan and deliver an exciting and enriching curriculum

•A commitment to supporting your own professional development

•A Governing Body who care about the emotional wellbeing of staff and children

•Access to the Council’s Keyworker Housing Scheme and LBC Employee Assistance Programme

Can you:   

  • Work as part of a team, supporting the ethos and values of the school  
  • Motivate and inspire children  
  • Demonstrate excellent classroom practice  
  • Build good relationships with children, staff and parents  
  • Create a stimulating classroom environment

NQT's are welcome to apply

Closing date: 12 noon 18th January 2019

Interviews will take place: Friday 1st February 2019

Start date: 23rd April 2019

Informal visits are welcomed, please contact the school office to arrange convenient date and time. Cheynes Infant School, Cranbrook Drive, Sundon Park, Luton LU3 3EW 

Tel: 01582 617800   Email:

Applicants for this public-facing post will need to demonstrate the ability to converse, and provide effective help or advice, fluently in spoken English   

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment.   

Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS).   

CVs will not be accepted for any posts based in schools.

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More about Cheynes Infant School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 7 years
Address: Cranbrook Drive, Luton, Bedfordshire, LU3 3EW, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1582 617800
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