Current Vacancies


Pay range: Teacher’s salary MPR / UPR 

Start date: January 2018 or earlier

Closing date: Applications will be considered upon receipt

Checkendon is a lively, popular and well-resourced Church of England primary school located in rural South Oxfordshire. We are enthusiastic about developing as a learning community and fostering growth mindsets in staff, pupils and parents. Our school has a welcoming Christian ethos and all members of the community are respected and valued. Pupils are courteous and keen to learn.

The Governors are seeking to appoint a highly motivated teacher with vision and energy to play a key role in our school improvement.

We are looking for someone who:

·         will offer enriching and inspiring learning opportunities for pupils

·         has high expectations of children’s achievement and behaviour

·         demonstrates excellent classroom skills

·         has an optimistic outlook and is keen to progress

·         enjoys being part of a learning community; working with colleagues, governors and parents

·         has a good sense of humour 

We can offer:

·         a vibrant and happy school which welcomes innovation 

·         well behaved and happy children who want to learn

·         an enthusiastic and friendly staff team

·         excellent opportunities for professional development including preparation for school leadership

·         a supportive head teacher and governing body committed to improving standards 


Applications from experienced teachers and NQTs are welcome.  We would be happy to consider a job share for the right candidates.

For an informal discussion please contact the head teacher, Gillian Seymour, at Visits to the school are warmly welcomed.  To arrange this please phone the school office on 01491 680693 or email

Please see the attachments below for the Job Description, Person Specification and application form.


Checkendon School is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and young people and expects all members of staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check along with other relevant pre-employment checks.    
  • Checkendon Church of England (A) Primary School
  • Checkendon
  • Reading
  • Berkshire
  • RG8 0SR
  • United Kingdom
  • Tel: 01491 680693
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