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Vacancy: YR Class Teacher

HOURS: Full-time DEADLINE 07 Dec 2022
  • MPS scale, depending on experience
  • Full time ideally; would discuss 0.8 FTE for the right candidate
  • Permanent role
  • Required for April 2023 or September 2023, depending on the candidate
  • Closing date: Wednesday 07 December 2022, 09:30

Sonning Church of England Primary School is a highly-regarded, high-performing one form-entry primary school within the community-driven and idyllic village of Sonning. At Sonning Church of England Primary School, our vision is to provide strong foundations for the years ahead for all pupils. We are looking for a driven, passionate and skilled person to take up this exciting opportunity within The Keys Academy Trust.

As a member of The Keys Academy Trust, the successful applicant will have access to high-quality professional development, leadership training and career progression. This is a full-time role that will be based at Sonning Church of England Primary School.

The successful candidate will:

  • Be experienced in, or can demonstrate a desire to develop and understanding of, the Curiosity Approach ethos within Early Years.
  • Have a clear vision for the Early Years provision and a drive to see developments through to completion.
  • Be an outstanding teacher who motivates and inspires children to learn.
  • Deliver innovative and creative learning opportunities.
  • Have high expectations for standards of achievement and behaviour.
  • Be able to work collaboratively as well as independently, and be a strong and supportive team player
  • Be an excellent communicator, committed to working in partnership with staff, parents and governors
  • Promote our Christian ethos, vision and values.
  • Be a strong and supportive team player

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work with colleagues across our family of schools as part of The Keys Academy Trust’s CPD programme and networking opportunities. The supportive, collaborative group of schools within The Keys Academy Trust provides a unique and high-quality network of professionals with whom to engage, and we are all committed to helping each other to develop and build our own strong foundations for professional practice and innovation.

An application pack is available below (please complete the Disclosure of Criminal Background and Equal Opportunities forms too. Please send completed applications to our Operations Manager via email (

Closing date: Wednesday 07 December 2022; Interviews held on Friday 16 December

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service enhanced criminal records check.

No agencies please.