Thank you for your interest in Long Furlong School.  Please note that, in line with our fair and safe recruitment policies, we are unable to accept or hold CVs or other unsolicited applications.

KS2 Teacher, Year 4 

Start Date: September 2024

Part time-time/ Fixed term: 21 hours per week (job share)

OCC Main/Upper Pay Scale: £30,000- £46,525 per annum

 

Our vision is for all members of the Long Furlong Primary School community to be enthusiastic, lifelong learners who thrive because they feel loved, accepted and valued. ​The Long Furlong community cares for each other and the world around it.  Our aims are:

  • A caring and enabling environment
  • A culture of aspiration and ambition
  • Determined and professional teaching
  • Empowered leadership throughout
  • A progressive and communicative school

To support our vision and aims we’re seeking an enthusiastic, highly motivated and talented teacher for Key Stage 2. We’re looking for someone with strengths across the Primary curriculum; the successful candidate would be expected to lead a curriculum area across the school. Long Furlong is a vibrant, friendly school with wonderful children, committed and hardworking staff, and engaged governors and parents/carers.

We can offer:

  • Highly supportive colleagues and governors
  • Pupils who are keen to learn, respectful of adults and other children, and engage well with their learning
  • Continuing professional development to support the successful applicant in carrying out the duties, including opportunities in other Primary Key Stages
  • Parents/carers who actively support their children’s learning in a variety of ways
  • A modern, well-resourced and easily accessible school building

The successful candidate must be able to:

  • provide creative, enriching, learning opportunities,
  • demonstrate high expectations of learning and behaviour
  • demonstrate an ability to nurture and support all pupils, including those with complex learning, emotional or other needs
  • demonstrate knowledge and experience of continuous provision/ teaching with a play-based curriculum
  • experience and knowledge of teaching and learning outside of the classroom
  • demonstrate good organisational and interpersonal skills
  • work closely with colleagues as part of a friendly and supportive team
  • demonstrate a positive attitude towards continuing school improvement

 

You’ll be encouraged to play a full part in the life of the school community.

Long Furlong is located to the north of the town, with the school opening in 1993 to meet the needs of the surrounding new housing.  Abingdon-on-Thames is a pleasant and historic market town, six miles south of Oxford and within travelling distance of London and the Cotswolds.  There are many attractions and eating places locally to suit both adults and children.

You would be warmly welcomed for a school visit; please don’t hesitate to get in touch by phone or email if you’d like to arrange a date, or to discuss the post.

Due to this post having access to children and/or vulnerable adults, candidates will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information provided.

Long Furlong is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Telephone:                01235 532358

Email:                         office.2602@long-furlong.oxon.sch.uk

Website:                    www.longfurlongprimary.org.uk

 

Closing Date:          12:00 noon, Wednesday 8th May

 

Interviews:              Tuesday 14th May

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Our vision: is for all Long Furlong Primary School pupils to be enthusiastic, lifelong learners who thrive because they feel loved, accepted and valued. Long Furlong pupils care for each other and the world around them.

Our strategic aims: a caring and enabling environment; a culture of aspiration and ambition; determined and professional teaching; empowered leadership throughout; a progressive, communicative school.

 

Safer Recruitment

Oxfordshire Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post involves the type of work with children and young people that requires applicants to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post. All users are considered confidentially and according to the nature of the role and information disclosed. Online and social media checks are carried out.

Long Furlong is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment

 

 

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