Class Teacher, Oxfordshire

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Sandhills Community Primary SchoolOxfordshire

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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Main Scale or UPS
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Sandhills Primary School is a welcoming and lively school with a team of enthusiastic staff who are committed to doing their best for the children and the community. The school is a family that supports and encourages everyone to work hard and care for each other.  We are looking for a teacher to join our family from September 2019 for 3.5 days per week

If you are passionate about learning, are up for a challenge and would like to join this friendly, supportive team, we would love to hear from you. Year group allocation will be based on strengths and previous experience. 

The successful candidate will:

-Be an excellent class teacher 

-Enjoy inspiring children and supporting them in all areas of learning

-Plan and deliver exciting lessons that enable children to achieve high standards and reach their full potential

-Ensure pupils make excellent progress in order to reach challenging targets

-Be hardworking, resilient, and creative

-Take an active part in our journey to improve

-Be reflective and excited about continuing their own professional development

-Exhibit excellent interpersonal skills and be able to develop and maintain positive relationships with pupils, staff, and parents; a real team player.

What we can offer

Well behaved children who are enthusiastic and keen to learn

-A hard-working, supportive and friendly team of staff

-Excellent support from Teaching Assistants

-A fantastic working environment with great indoor and outdoor facilities including large sports fields, an amphitheatre and wild area

-Highly supportive families, Governing Body, PTA and local community

-The opportunity to make a significant impact on our school and local community

Our school is part of the River Learning Trust; our collective vision is to be a Trust where pupils and staff thrive in schools which demonstrate:

•all-round education, academic success, lifelong learning and strength of character

•sustainable continuous improvement; no school standing still

•all schools being good and outstanding, or improving rapidly

•collaboration that is raising standards, and reducing workload

• where pupils, staff, parents and communities value all we do to support the best possible outcomes and experiences for our children and young people

Visits are very much encouraged and welcomed, so come and see us in action! Mrs Coleman would be delighted to meet with prospective candidates and discuss the role further, as well as show you around our school. Please contact Lorraine Jones, the School Business Manager, for an appointment -

Applications will be considered on receipt with early opportunity for interview.

This post is suitable for newly qualified teachers.

Closing Date: Friday 5th July 2019

Sandhills Community Primary School and The River Learning Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and preventing extremism.  All staff are expected to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check. The River Learning Trust is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from a range of backgrounds to represent diversity in line with our schools’ community


More about Sandhills Community Primary School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 5 - 11 years
Address: Terrett Avenue, Sandhills, Headington, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX3 8FN, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1865 433000