Class Teacher Year 6, Cambridge

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Heritage SchoolCambridge

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Start date: 1 September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £23,500 to £38,500, depending upon experience
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

A rare opportunity to join a dynamic, small independent school in central Cambridge...

Why you should consider applying

  • Enjoy a stimulating Cambridge lifestyle
  • Small class sizes (18 pupils)
  • Minimal paperwork - so you can get on with teaching
  • Motivated pupils and supportive families
  • Good work-life balance, including independent school holidays
  • Join a young school (founded in 2007) enthusiastic about its next 10 years
  • Unique career development opportunities, including the possibility of part-time postgraduate work
  • Strong staff community

Our vision and values

  • An intellectually ambitious but non-pressurised school culture
  • A broad curriculum with unique features
  • Focus on enjoyment in learning
  • A small school overall (200 pupils, aged 4-16) to encourage strong relationships
  • Focus upon whole-person development
  • Emphasis upon books
  • Christian ethos

We are seeking

  • A Year 6 Class Teacher
  • Someone who shares our vision for education 
  • Someone who values learning for its own sake
  • Experienced teachers looking for a fresh start, or promising NQTs
  • Someone with good relational and organisational skills
  • Someone who has an effective and warm classroom presence
  • A practising Christian (adherence to the Christian faith is a genuine occupational requirement) 

How to apply

  • You can learn more about the vision of Heritage School by visiting our website 
  • Go to to get a feel for the rich life of Heritage School
  • Click on 'Apply now' and then download our Application Form and our Person Specification and Job Description document. 
  • Email your completed Application Form to
  • The closing date for applications is Friday 20 April 2018
  • Interviews will commence on Thursday 26 April 2018 
  • Due to the Easter Holidays we will be slow to acknowledge receipt of any applications prior to Monday 16 April


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Candidates will be carefully vetted to ensure they are suitable to work with children. A successful candidate will:

  • Complete our application form
  • Attend a face-to-face interview
  • Explain any gaps in his/her employment history
  • Provide a professional and character referees
  • Provide photographic identification and proof of address
  • Provide evidence of relevant academic and professional qualifications
  • Read and agree to adhere to our Child Protection Policy
  • Verify that he/she is sufficiently fit physically to perform his/her duties
  • Complete a satisfactory enhanced DBS check
  • Not be barred from teaching or management in schools by the Secretary of State for Education 

Job location

More about Heritage School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 16 years
Address: 17-19 Brookside, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB2 1JE, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1223 350615
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