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Key Stage 1 teacher and KS2 teacher required for September 2019

Mainscale M1-6


GEMS Didcot Primary is a popular, ambitious and successful multicultural primary school, with a nursery, that opened in September 2016. The school currently has 275 pupils (from nursery to Year 4) and will grow by 60 Reception pupils a year until the school reaches maximum capacity of 420 in 2022. We are very proud of the school that we are creating and are looking to expand our team.


GEMS Learning Trust has been established to offer all children in our academies a first class education. It has high expectations of everyone in the school community and challenges children to succeed while supporting them every step of the way. Currently GEMS Learning Trust has two academies.


We are looking for a talented Key Stage One teacher to join our team to teach in either Year 1 or 2 and a Key Stage 2 teacher for Year 5.


These vacancies represent an exciting time to be part of a developing academy which has clear direction, strong leadership and a well established set of values. We truly believe in the transformational power of education and aim to deliver the best opportunities for staff and students who are part of our journey.


We are also looking for teachers with a passion teaching. Both posts would be suitable for an NQT. We are looking to expand our range of subject specialists, expertise in science or computing would be advantageous but not essential. There are many opportunities for staff development within the school as we continue to grow.


We are looking for teachers who:

· Are passionate about making learning effective and enjoyable

· Can fill our children’s lives with creativity, challenge, wonder and fun

· Can create a haven in which our children feel especially safe, valued and happy


In return we can offer:

· A committed and friendly team aiming for excellence in all they do

· Children who are well behaved, happy and eager to learn

· A commitment to high quality professional development

· A supportive and encouraging Senior Leadership Team and Trust

· A superb working environment in our fabulous building with extensive grounds


Further information about the school can be found on our website:


Closing date for applications: noon on Monday 11th February 2019


Interviews: Monday 25th February 2019


We welcome visits to our school. Please contact the school office on 01235 606013 to arrange a visit.

Please return all application forms (GEMS Application forms only please) to:


Please make it clear on the application form which post you are applying for.


The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Offer of a position is subject to receiving satisfactory references and an Enhanced DBS Clearance.