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Job Ref No. ECC3238-110S Position Type: Teacher Pay Range: Mainscale 1 to 6
Position Start Date: 01/09/2024 Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 24/06/2024 4pm Date of Interviews: w/c 11th July 2024  

Job Description

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Classroom Teacher

Main Scale

Part time - (0.4FTE) 2 days a week (Thursday & Friday)

Application Closes on 24th June 2024

Interviews - week commencing 11th July 2024

Dr Walker's C of E Primary School is a popular and happy school situated in the centre of a small village about three miles from the town of Chipping Ongar. Excerpt from our recent Ofsted - 'Pupils are proud to attend Dr Walker's School. The school has a strong sense of togetherness; everyone looks after each other. Pupils are respectful, courteous and kind. Pupils act in line with the Christian ethos of the school. Pupils feel happy, feel safe and cared for.

We have a dedicated friendly staff striving to move our school forward.

We are now looking for an energetic, enthusiastic and skilled experienced KS1/2 teacher with qualified teacher status to join our team from September 2024.

We can offer:

  • A vibrant learning environment with all the advantages of a rural setting
  • Well-resourced classrooms and outdoor areas
  • Well motivated, hard-working and well-behaved children
  • Friendly and supportive staff
  • Focussed CPD to support you to develop your career

Information about the School

Are you the one we are looking for? If so, then don’t delay in applying!

Dr Walker’s Church of England Primary School is a small village Voluntary Controlled community school, in the heart of Fyfield, Ongar. We might be small, but have a lot to offer!

We are a creative school, where pupils are supported to become the best they can be. Pupils access the curriculum through additional fun activities such as dressing up days, hatching ducks, circus workshops, visiting zoo, residentials, initiatives, etc. and where appropriate participation in sporting events with local schools. Our school website evidences all our fun activities in the weekly newsletters (do have a look at how we are having fun, whilst learning!).

Our school aims to be An Exceptional Place to Flourish, where we work together to grow, progress, achieve and develop to become well-balanced British and global citizens; aspiring to live a life in all its fullness and to succeed. Our associated Christian Values aligned with the fundamental British Values.

The school has had a number of improvements over the last few years, inclusive of: • The building of two new classrooms (with aircon) • new playground multi-sports markings • multi-sports goalposts • an adventure trail • classrooms have been re-decorated • new access to KS2 classrooms • EYFS has had a make-over (inside and out!) and • new fencing to secure the school’s main entrance.

Why consider working at Dr Walker's? • We have smaller than usual class sizes and host year groups in mixed classes. • We seek excellence by ensuring a safe, dignified, and respectful learning environment, where diversity, differences, talents, and interests are celebrated. • We pride ourselves in our amazing, friendly and well-behaved pupils. • We believe that every school day counts and that every child is valued, nurtured and cared for. • Being affiliated with the Church of England, we preserve and develop its Christian ethos, principles and character and work in partnership with the local church (St Nicholas) and the Diocese of Chelmsford. • We emphasise the importance of dignity, respect, honesty, kindness, courtesy and consideration. • We have a very supportive Governing Body. • We place a high premium on staff well-being and teamwork. • We have a creative, highly motivated, passionate and hardworking group of staff. • We offer CPD opportunities through accredited training.

Please note that we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils and expect all those who work with us to share this commitment. Successful applicants will need to undertake a DBS Enhanced Clearance check (Disclosure and Barring Service).

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.


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Contact Information

School Office
Dr Walker's C of E Primary School
Walker Avenue
Fyfield, Ongar
Essex, CM5 0RG
Telephone: 01277 899298

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