Current Vacancies

FULL TIME CLASS TEACHER

Pay range: Teacher’s salary MPR / UPR

Start date: September 2017

Closing date for applications: 12.00 noon on Monday 12th June

Interviews: Thursday 15th June

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 contact the head teacher, Gillian Seymour head.3801@checkendon.oxon.sch.uk. Visits to the school are warmly welcomed.  To arrange this please phone the school office 01491680693 or email office.3801@checkendon.oxon.sch.uk.  Please see attachments below for the Job Description and Person Specification.  For an application form, please go to:

https://www.oxfordshire.gov.uk/cms/content/teaching-and-school-support-vacancies.

 

TEACHING ASSISTANT

Position: 16.66 hours per week, Monday to Friday lunchtime supervisions and afternoons

Salary scale: Grade 4 pt 11

Start date: September 2017 (temporary for one year)

Closing date for applications: 12.00 noon on Monday 12th June

Interviews: Tuesday 20th June 

We are looking for an enthusiastic person with a good sense of humour to join our school as a Teaching Assistant.   The post is term time only.

Checkendon is a lively, popular and well-resourced Church of England primary school located in rural South Oxfordshire.  We are committed to 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. 

If you are interested in the position, and to meet the head teacher, please telephone the school office on 01491 680693 or email office.3801@checkendon.oxon.sch.uk to be sent an application form.  A copy of the job descriptions (lunchtime and TA) and person specification can be found below.

 

HIGH LEVEL TEACHING ASSISTANT

Position: Monday to Friday 08:30 to 15:20

Salary scale: Grade 8 point 26

Start date: 3rd July for 3 weeks

Closing date for applications: 13.00 noon on Monday 12th June

Interviews: tbc

We are looking for an enthusiastic person with a good sense of humour to join our school as a High Level Teaching Assistant.   The post is for 3 weeks only excluding Monday afternoons.

Checkendon is a lively, popular and well-resourced Church of England primary school located in rural South Oxfordshire.  We are committed to 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. 

If you are interested in the position, and to meet the head teacher, please telephone the school office on 01491 680693 or email office.3801@checkendon.oxon.sch.uk to be sent an application form.  A copy of the job description and person specification can be found below.

 

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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