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Class Teacher (Year 1 Maternity Cover)

Class Teachers (Year 1 Maternity Cover)




Needed from 19th February 2018. 


Abbey Meadows is a ‘Good’ Primary School located in the Abbey Ward of Cambridge. Under our new Head Teacher, we have entered an exciting period of necessary change and development to raise the quality of the educational experience for all of our pupils. As part of this process we are currently seeking vibrant and gifted class teachers who would like to join us on our journey.


At Abbey Meadows Primary School we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of pupils in our care and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this firm commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.


The successful applicant will be:

  • An enthusiastic teacher who is keen to develop their Teaching and Learning practice
  • You must have a proven track record of good or outstanding pupil attainment and progress
  • Passionate about making a difference for every child regardless of a child’s background
  • Committed to providing children with excellence in both academic and pastoral care
  • A reflective teacher who welcomes the opportunity to develop own practice from good to becoming outstanding
  • A team player, able to work well with others to achieve a shared goal
  • An effective and sensitive communicator
  • Able to set and maintain high expectations for themselves and for all stakeholders
  • Willing to contribute to the wider life of the school and its community


In return, we can offer:

  • A highly motivated collaborative teaching and leadership team
  • Motivated, enthusiastic and well behaved children
  • Dedicated and quality PPA time with your year group team
  • A well-resourced school
  • A strong emphasis on your continued professional development
  • The opportunity for subject or other leadership depending on experience

Closing Date: 09:00 Wednesday 18th October 2017

Shortlisting: Upon receiving application form

Interview Date: Shortly after shortlisting


Return your application by email to

Abbey Meadows Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share that commitment. We are an equal opportunities employer. The appointment is subject to the receipt of good references, health and enhanced DBS checks.