Key Stage 1 (Year 1) Teacher - Maternity Cover, Oswestry

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Oswestry SchoolOswestry
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Start date: January 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: competitive salary and staff benefits
Contract term: Maternity Cover

Oswestry School is an independent, co-educational day & boarding school, with a 11-18 senior school of c.350 pupils (130 of whom board) and a 4-11 junior school (Bellan House) of c.120 pupils. The strong ethos of the school is reflected in its fabulous pastoral care and sense of community. The School recently underwent inspection, with an excellent report. As well as providing a fantastic learning and living environment for young people, Oswestry School offers an enjoyable, challenging and rewarding working environment.

Oswestry School is located on the outskirts of its market town on the Welsh borders, with easy access to the great outdoors as well as good links to the local town of Shrewsbury and the cities of Chester, Manchester and Birmingham.

Key Stage 1 (Year 1) Teacher - Maternity Cover

Oswestry School seeks a primary teacher to provide maternity cover for our Year 1 class in Bellan House, with a start date of January 2019. We are looking to appoint an experienced teacher who holds the child central to all experiences offered, who will uphold the ethos of the school and who is willing to contribute to the provision of a wider curriculum.

Generous fee discounts for staff children, as well as a medical support package and use of facilities, help emphasise that Oswestry School is a community which cares for its employees. 

For an informal discussion regarding the post, please contact Mrs Claire Belk, Head of Bellan House, on 01691 653453 or email at

Closing dates for the above position: 12 noon on Monday 8 October 2018

Provisional interview date for the above position: Tuesday 16 October 2018 

The school reserves the right to offer the post at any stage in the appointment process or not to offer the post.

For an application form and job description please contact:

Victoria Barker, Headmaster’s PA, Oswestry School, Upper Brook Street, Oswestry, SY11 2TL

Telephone 01691 655711 or email 

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

A company limited by Guarantee No 3931222. Charity Registration No. 1079822.

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Address: Upper Brook Street, Oswestry, Shropshire, SY11 2TL, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1691 655711