Current Vacancies

FULL TIME CLASS TEACHER PERMANENT or TEMPORARY for the Summer Term

Pay range: Teacher’s salary MPR / UPR

Start date: April 2018 or 1st July (for a September start)

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:

·         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 tailored professional development

·         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 head.3801@checkendon.oxon.sch.uk. Visits to the school are warmly welcomed.  To arrange this please phone the school office on 01491 680693 or email office.3801@checkendon.oxon.sch.uk

Details of the job description and person specification can be found below plus an application form.


Applications will be considered upon receipt and an appointment may be made before the closing date.

Closing date for applications 9:00am Monday 12th March 2018

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 candidate 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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