School Address:
Galfrid Road, Cambridge, CB5 8ND
Phone: 01223 508611
Fax: 01223 401299
Headteacher:
Mrs B Young
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Abbey Meadows is a diverse school with children coming from a wide range of backgrounds. We are dedicated to providing our children and their families with a world class education, that will increase the life chances of all our pupils and enrich society.  We encourage applicants to visit our exciting school.

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.

You should ideally, be in at least your first post. However, you do not have to be experienced (as we shall provide you with any additional support you may need) – but you do have to love teaching, thrive on challenge and enjoy working as part of an enthusiastic team. The school is currently undergoing a leadership restructure and so there may be opportunities for the right person, with a proven track record, to apply for a leadership role (with a TLR) within the new structure.

    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

Please contact Claire Owen (PA to Head Teacher) on 01223508611 or email cowen@abbeymeadows.cambs.sch.uk to arrange a visit. You can email Claire for an application pack, alternatively you can download an application form and further information here:

Application Form – Teacher

Person Specs_Qualities -Class Teacher

AMPS classroom_teacher JD 2017

The clerk to the governing body will be accountable to the governing body, working effectively with the Chair of Governors, the Head Teacher and other Governors. You will report to Chair of Governors of Abbey Meadows Community Primary School.

The Successful Applicant will

  • Possess strong administrative, IT and organisational skills
  • Demonstrate sound judgement based on legal compliance and a clear set of educational and personal values
  • Seek and assimilate different types of information including facts, different opinions, conflicting views and underlying trends and is able to present objectively
  • Be able to deal with complex issues and sees their potential impact
  • Demonstrate patience and tenacity when dealing with challenges
  • Think beyond the immediate situations and anticipate on behalf of the Governing Body
  • Take an overview of situations, seeing both the bigger picture and the necessary detail

In return, we can offer:

  • A highly motivated collaborative Governing body
  • A warm and welcoming environment
  • A well-resourced school
  • A strong emphasis on your continued professional development

Please contact Claire Owen (PA to Head Teacher) on 01223508611 or email cowen@abbeymeadows.cambs.sch.uk to arrange a visit. You can email Claire for an application pack, alternatively you can download an application form and further information here:

Job description- Clerk to Governors

Person specification- Clerk To Governors

Application Form Support Staff

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

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