Part Time Class Teacher - Padbury CE School

Would you like to work in a family focused, friendly and supportive school?

Do you have the drive and determination to inspire our children to be the best that they can be?

If so, we need you at Padbury Church of England School.

We are looking to appoint a KS1 or KS2 Class Teacher who has the desire to promote a love of learning and curiosity with children, who can be part of an amazing team, determined that every child will succeed.

This post, required from September 2021, is open to both experienced teachers and NQTs.

It is a Part Time (0.8) Fixed Term Contract to create a job share situation with another member of staff on a trial basis with a view to becoming permanent if successful. 

Closing date: 13th May 2021

Interviews:  20th/21st May 2021-face to face if possible.

About Us

We are a small rural primary school (NOR 104) with a big heart. We have a reception class of 15 pupils with pupils moving into mixed aged classes in Key Stage 1 and 2.

This is a wonderful opportunity to work in a forward thinking, small village school where our children are inspired to achieve and grow together within a Christian Community. We are part of the Oxford Diocese Bucks Schools Trust (ODBST) and as such can offer high quality training, focused support and clear career development opportunities.

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About the role

Our school is a friendly and exciting place to work and learn. We are looking for a Class Teacher to join us and work closely with other members of our team. This will require excellent communication skills and the ability to be flexible when needed.

We can offer you:

  • The opportunity to be part of our happy, successful and ambitious school.
  • Enthusiastic, motivated and well-behaved children who are keen to learn.
  • Excellent opportunities for professional growth and career progression.
  • A brilliant staff team and governors who are enthusiastic and supportive.
  • A happy, nurturing Christian school community.


About you

Are you a class teacher who:

  • Is an excellent classroom practitioner who will inspire and motivate our learners?
  • Is driven by a passion for making learning memorable?
  • Has a proven track record for improving pupil progress?
  • Is committed to an inclusive education and raising standards?
  • Is able to communicate effectively with others?
  • Enjoys working within a team?
  • Has a desire to be involved in school improvement?
  • Has high expectations of the children they teach?


We welcome applications from NQTs as well as experienced class teachers.


Other Information

Please send applications to:

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and encouraged.

Please telephone or email the school for more details or to arrange a visit or an informal chat with the Headteacher, Mrs Lucy McFarlane.

Administrative Assistant: Donna Dawkes 01280 813070

Padbury CE School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  An enhanced DBS check will be required for the successful candidate.

The school reserves the right to appoint before the closing date.