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KS2 Teacher - Oakridge School

  • Location: Wycombe
  • Ref: FS12067
  • Closing date: 14th April 2020
  • Contract type: Fixed Term / Secondment
  • Working hours: Full Time
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Overview

Do you want to make a real difference to children’s lives? Do you want to work in a supportive and fun environment? Are you an enthusiastic teacher who believes in challenging every child to be the best that they can be?

Are you determined to raise standards and motivate and inspire children? Are you a dynamic teacher who will be able to make a positive impact on the lives of our young pupils?

At Oakridge you can make a real difference to children who really need it. 

Contract: Fixed term

Hours: Full time (job share may be considered)

Salary: MPS1 - MPS6 (Potential UPS for exceptional candidate)

Closing date: Tuesday 14th April 2020

About Us

We are a two form entry school and take pupils from Nursery through to Year 6. Despite being in the centre of the diverse and vibrant communityof High Wycombe, Oakridge boasts generous playgrounds and fields where our children can explore the outdoors.

We are in a really exciting chapter of the school’s development. Teachers at Oakridge School set no limits on what their children can achieve and aspire too.  We always put learning first and as such, it is a community built on everyone supporting each other to succeed. At our last inspection, one parent told an inspector ‘We feel part of the Oakridge family.’

‘Working Together to Succeed’ is our motto and the reason we are here is to: ‘Improve the life chances of all our pupils.’ Our four core values of respect, integrity, perseverance and kindness underpin all we do

Please visit our website for more information www.oakridgehighwycombe.co.uk 

About the role

Our curriculum is based around inspiring, quality texts and our topics start with a ‘Super Starter’ have a ‘Magnificent Middle’ and end with a ‘Fantastic Finish’. Our titles include: ‘Water World,’ ‘Wycombe Wanderers’, ‘’Amazing Africa’ and ‘Taming of the Wolf.’

We are looking for an enthusiastic teacher to join our team.

  • There is a lot of energy and a great feel to the school in this really exciting chapter for the school’s development.
  • We set no limits on what their children can achieve and aspire to.
  • We always put learning first and as such, it is a community built on everyone supporting each other to succeed.
  • At our last inspection, one parent told an inspector, ‘We feel part of the Oakridge family.’
  • Our School Improvement Partner stated ‘ This is an exciting place. Your children are like sponges!’

Please see job description attached for more detail.

About you

We can offer:

  • A fantastic community of children, staff, parents and governors.
  • Paid employment over the Summer Holidays for NQTs. Contract starting from July 2020
  • An excellent CPD and NQT mentor program - we are passionate about developing staff.
  • A happy working environment with supportive phase teams.
  • Opportunities for career progression.

Please see person specification attached for detail.

Other Information

Come and see us! Contact the School office on 01494 520341 or email office@oakridge.bucks.sch.uk to receive an application pack or to make an appointment. Visits to our school are warmly welcomed - we would love to see you!

Closing date: Tuesday 14th April 2020

Interview date: Thursday 16th April 2020 (remote interviews)

Oakridge School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of all children and expects all staff to share this commitment. Any offer of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and enhanced DBS disclosure. Previous applicants need not apply.

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