Primary (Inc. Nursery) Vacancies — Other by Area

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Primary teachers required in Reading for daily supply and short / long term positions.

Infront Supply is currently recruiting for primary supply teachers to teach all key stages within a variety of schools in Reading and the surrounding areas.

We’re looking for teachers who are hardworking, clearly passionate about teaching, have excellent classroom management skills and want to make a difference in the classroom.

If you’re currently available, flexible, and happy to work on a daily, short and long term basis within a variety of Reading primary schools, please get in touch.

Infront Supply provides a professional and friendly service with dedicated consultants who aim to provide the best service possible.

Telephone 0800 151 3112


St Martin's Primary

St Martin's Catholic Primary School

Pendennis Avenue, Caversham Park Village, Reading RG4 6SS
Tel: 0118 937 5544

St Anne's Primary  St Anne's Catholic Primary School

  Washington Road, Caversham, Reading RG4 5AA
  T: 0118 937 5537
  Executive Headteacher: Mrs Margot Buller

x2 Experienced KS2 Teachers

Main Scale with possible TLR for suitable candidate
Full time • Maternity cover to start April 2018 for up to 1 year
(possible extension, possible permanent placement).
Each School has 1 vacancy and applicants can apply for both roles.

This established Federation consists of 2 small friendly and welcoming Catholic Primary Schools. As we work together there are more opportunities for joint training, planning and professional development. Each school has a strong ethos of collaboration, cooperation and team work. Parents are very supportive of their children’s education.

Behaviour is outstanding and the children are positive and eager to learn.

The successful candidate will be:

  • Highly motivated, creative and resourceful
  • Passionate about learning and seeing children achieve
  • Committed to fun and inspiring lessons
  • Supportive of the Catholic ethos
  • Have excellent communication and inter-personal skills with a great sense of humour!

Could this be you?

If so, we can offer you:

  • A positive, caring ethos
  • Excellent CPD opportunities
  • A great team of talented and enthusiastic staff
  • A happy school with strong links with the church and local community
  • Enthusiastic and caring pupils who enjoy learning
  • Active and supportive Governors and parents
  • Highly effective Teaching Assistants.

Visits to the school are very welcome and can be arranged by contacting the school offices.

Do come and see us!

To apply, please download an application pack from one of the school websites: or or contact the office at St. Anne’s School at

Please state if you have a preferred school on your application.

Closing date: Noon, 2 February 2018.
Interviews will be held on 9 February 2018.

The Governing Body is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. All staff must be aware that an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check will be undertaken.

 Equal opportunities for all

St Michael's Primary

St. Michael's Primary School

Dee Road, Reading RG30 4AS
0118 901 5550

0.6 KS2 Class Teacher
0.6 PPA Teacher

Starting from 1 April 2018 (or before) MPS

“There is a strong culture of safeguarding within the school.”
“The school provides a delightful learning
environment for pupils, both indoors and outside.”
“There is a very calm and orderly atmosphere around the school.
Pupils are happy and they enjoy school.”

“The curriculum is very well planned, with plenty of additional activities
that add to pupils’ enjoyment of school.
This reflects part of the school’s mission statement,
‘Through enriched provision”

“Pupils currently in school learn well because teachers have high expectations
and they help pupils to make the most of their school days.”

Ofsted Rating: GOOD
November 2017

St. Michael’s is a diverse and inclusive community primary school which is expanding to a two form entry. We are seeking to appoint two inspirational and enthusiastic part time teachers to help us continue our journey to raise attainment and progress.

We are looking for practitioners who:

  • Have high expectations of achievement and behaviour.
  • Are able to make a positive and valuable contribution to school improvement.
  • Have a strong ambition to make a difference for pupils.
  • Are able to work one to one with SEND children as required.
  • Are highly motivated and hard-working.
  • Are able to play a positive and active role in our dedicated team.
  • Are flexible
  • Have good commuication skills
  • Have the ability to work with small groups children.

Closing Date: 31 January 2018 @ noon

An application pack can be downloaded from the school website

Completed applications forms should be emailed to

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this committment. This post requires an enhanced DBS check.

Battle Primary

Battle Primary Academy

KS1/2 Teacher

Starting: April 2018
MPR/UPR (NQTs welcome to apply)

Are you looking for a new challenge in a rapidly improving school?

Our school is:

  • A larger than average, 2 form entry primary (429 NOR)
  • Vibrant and multicultural
  • Committed to training and development of staff
  • Part of the NET group, renowned for promoting excellence and innovation in education

We can offer:

  • Fantastic children who are enthusiastic to learn
  • A dedicated and supportive team
  • Strong leadership from a dedicated and experienced team
  • A recruitment incentive allowance for the right candidate
  • Purposeful leadership opportunities with TLR 3 remuneration

We are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic and creative person who has a passion for education.

This is a unique opportunity for an ambitious professional to join our team of talented staff. Come and meet our new Headteacher, Nathan Butler-Broad, for a tour.

0118 9375421.

Application forms and relevant documentation can be downloaded from our website:

Closing date: Friday 26th January 2018
Interview date: Week beginning 29th January 2018

Please do not send a CV as for purposes of equal opportunities, we can only accept NETAT application forms.

This Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check will be sought from the successful candidate.


English Martyrs Catholic Primary SchoolEnglish Martyrs Primary

Dee Road, Tilehurst, Reading RG30 4BE

English Martyrs promotes high achievement and strives to develop each child’s full potential.

KS2 Teacher

MPS/UPS • Full-time • Permanent • Required April 2018

We are currently looking to appoint a class teacher from Summer Term 2018 and invite applications for a position in Key Stage 2.

We welcome enquiries from experienced teachers as well as NQTS and would love to meet you for a chat and tour of the school.

We are able to offer:

  • a community with a strong Catholic ethos which welcomes everyone as equal
  • a school team who have kind and supportive relationships and genuinely care about each other
  • happy, well-behaved and well-mannered children who draw from a wide range of backgrounds and ethnicities
  • supportive governors and parents who are enthusiastic about the school
  • for NQT’s, an excellent and proven package of induction in which you will be supported to become a great teacher
  • for more experienced teachers, the chance to make a valued contribution to an ever-improving school, as we journey towards even greater things.

We’re looking for people who are:

  • supportive of a Catholic vision of education (even if you’re not a Catholic)
  • inspirational, dedicated and effective in the classroom
  • enthusiastic, flexible and imaginative
  • hard working, self-reflective and want to work as part of a team
  • able to laugh at life’s up and downs!

English Martyrs is a very good school where teaching
‘is consistently good throughout the school
with much that is outstanding.’
OFSTED November 2013

Application forms can be obtained from the school office via email: and from the school website

Closing date: 12pm, Friday 26 January 2018
Interview date: Monday 5 February 2018

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful candidate will be required to take an enhanced DBS disclosure.

We are an equal opportunities employer.

The Heights Primary SchoolThe Heights Primary

The Heights Primary is a growing school for the Caversham Heights community which opened in September 2014. It currently has 225 pupils from Reception to Year 4. As we approach our 5th year of existence, we are looking to grow our amazing teaching team to incorporate our first year 5 class and a further reception cohort.

We are now recruiting for:

Inspirational KS2 Class Teachers

Full time; Required for September 2018;
Part time may be considered for the right candidate

Candidates need to be:

  • Creative, nurturing and motivational.
  • Exceptional classroom practitioners who put the children at the heart of everything they do.
  • Positive, adaptable and excited by the challenges of a growing school.

We can offer:

  • An exciting opportunity to become a member of a strong, caring and committed team of staff in an outstanding growing school in the heart of the community.
  • Happy pupils who are enthusiastic learners.
  • Extremely engaged and supportive parents.
  • An energetic and motivational leadership team who will support your career development.

Please visit the vacancies section of our website for full details and an application form.

We strongly recommend a visit to the school and have open mornings on Wednesday 24th and Friday 26th January 2017.

Recruitment Open Mornings
Wednesday, 24th January 2018 – 9.00 am to 12.15 pm
Friday, 26th January 2018 – 9.00 am to 12.15 pm

Please email
if you are interested in attending either of the Open Mornings.

We look forward to seeing you at one of our open days.

Applications from NQTs welcome.

Closing date for applications: 10am – Monday 19th February 2018
Shortlisted candidates will be invited for interview during the week commencing 26th February 2018.

The Heights is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Headteacher: Mrs Karen Edwards
Address: 82 Gosbrook Road, Caversham, Reading, RG4 8BH
Phone number: 0118 357 0123


The Ridgeway Primary

The Ridgeway Primary

Inspire, Motivate & Challenge

Hillbrow, Reading, Berkshire RG2 8JD
Tel: 0118 937 5530
Headteacher: Ms J Steele • NOR 392

Lower KS2 Teacher

Main Pay Scale
Required for September 2018

The Ridgeway is a nurturing and friendly school situated within a diverse community in South Reading, with enthusiastic, happy pupils who enjoy learning and a committed and highly motivated team.

We are looking for an enthusiastic class teacher to join our dynamic, friendly staff. To support this position and to secure excellent outcomes for pupils, we can offer ongoing professional development and the opportunity to work collaboratively with experienced professionals both within school and across the Whitley Excellence Cluster.

The successful applicant will:

  • have experience within a Lower KS2 setting
  • consistently demonstrate high expectations of pupils’ behaviour and of their academic achievement
  • be self-motivated, creative and empathetic
  • be committed to and enthusiastic about working within a team of professionals who are dedicated to nurturing and developing the whole child
  • be committed to the inclusion of all children and their families.

Visits to the school are welcomed.

Please contact Sue Ambrose on 01189 375 530 or email to obtain an application pack.

Closing date: 3pm, 26 January 2018
Interview date: 5 February 2018

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS clearance.

The Hill Primary SchoolThe Hill Primary

Peppard Road, Caversham, Reading RG4 8TU
Tel: 0118 937 5560 • Fax: 0118 937 5559

KS2 Class Teacher

Full time, permanent
Required for April 2018

An exciting opportunity has arisen at our very popular and successful school. We seek to appoint a highly motivated, caring and creative professional to join our team.

Applications are invited from both experienced class teachers and NQTs.

We can offer:

  • fantastic opportunities for creative learning through our extensive outdoor provision.
  • responsive learners, who are well behaved, enthusiastic and extremely polite children.
  • strong support from parents, governors and the community.
  • a talented and supportive staff team.
  • a commitment to offer opportunities to develop your career.

We are looking for an excellent practitioner who:

  • has a passion for inspiring children to learn.
  • has a proven track record of securing and maintaining high standards and excellent progress.
  • is committed to working as part of the team and school community.
  • is reflective in their practice and committed to continual improvement.

You are very welcome to come and visit to see the school in action. Please contact our Office Manager, Elaine Phillips to arrange an appointment.

Further details and an application pack are available from our website or by email request to

Closing date: Noon, Tuesday 6 February 2018
Interviews: Tuesday 20 February 2018

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. An Enhanced DBS Disclosure will be sought from the successful candidate.

Equal opportunities for all


Alfred Sutton PrimaryAlfred Sutton Primary School

Happy together. Achieving together.

148 Wokingham Road, Reading RG6 1JR
Tel: 0118 937 5411

Full Time KS1 Teacher

Required Easter 2018 or as soon as possible
MPS/UPS • NQTs are very welcome to apply

Exciting opportunity to join an expanding, vibrant and aspirational primary school in Reading, with real opportunities for career development. The post is available from Easter 2018 or soon afterwards.

We warmly welcome you to approach the school, before application, to find out more. We would be happy for you to either arrange a visit or phone call to suit your availability.

For an application pack, please visit our website: where you will find more information about the school. Alternatively, email the school and we will send you a pack.

Please send completed applications to

Closing date: Wednesday 31 January 2018
Interview date: Wednesday 7 February 2018

This School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An Enhanced DBS check will be sought from the successful candidate.

Kidmore End CE (VA) Primary SchoolKidmore End Primary

Chalkhouse Green Road, Kidmore End, Reading, RG4 9AU
Tel: 0118 972 3149

Foundation Stage Teacher

Required from April 2018
Maternity Leave Cover for one year
Applications from experienced teachers and NQTs welcome

Why not apply to join our friendly team?

We are based in a beautiful rural location within easy reach of Reading and South Oxfordshire, with excellent learning facilities inside and out. We benefit from being part of the Oxford Diocesan Schools Trust.

We can offer you:

  • A dedicated, supportive staff team, both teaching and non-teaching
  • Children who enjoy learning and are positive about their school
  • Wonderful environment with purpose built outdoor facilities to support learning inside and out
  • Commitment to continued development of our school to ensure the best start for our children
  • Opportunities for professional development in a supportive and encouraging environment

We are looking for:

  • A highly motivated individual with high expectations of learning and behaviour
  • A good understanding of excellent Foundation Stage practice
  • Passionate about preparing young children for life time learning
  • Enthusiasm about improving pupils’ life chances and commitment to safeguarding children
  • A commitment to building good working relationships with pupils, parents and the wider community

You will find out more about the school on the website, but we recommend that you visit to meet the staff and children and see us in action. Please telephone the school to arrange a visit.

Applicants should complete an ODST application form, available on the school website.

Closing date for applications is 25th January 2018 at 4pm.
Interviews will be held in the week beginning February 5th.
Shortlisted candidates will be informed by telephone or email.

The Palmer Academy

The Palmer Academy

Enquiring Minds For Inspiring Futures

70 Northumberland Avenue, Reading, Berkshire RG2 7PP

T: 0118 937 5481

Nursery Teacher

Suitable for QTS or NVQ Level 6 or equivalent
Full-time • Permanent • Job start: As soon as possible

Do you have the ability to inspire, engage and motivate children
to reach their potential?

Are you committed to developing outstanding educational experiences
for the children in our school?

Can you build strong, supportive relationships
with children, parents, carers and colleagues?

The Palmer Academy is part of the REAch2 family of Schools in Reading, we are looking for enthusiastic and innovative teachers to join our collaborative and growing Academy team.

We are looking for class teachers with a passion for learning, who want to make a difference to the lives of the children and families we serve.

We are looking for great practitioners and team players who enjoy teaching, have a desire to contribute to the development of our schools and have high aspirations for all children and themselves including:

  • EYFS teachers who are committed to encouraging children to develop their natural curiosity and hunger for learning within a safe, secure and accessible environment.

In 2012, REAch2 Academy Trust is the largest primary-only academy trust in the country. It is a growing charitable organisation currently supporting over 55 primary academies across England, including 3 in Reading.

REAch2 is a family connected by a common desire to learn from each other, share experiences and be mutually supportive across the entire academy community. We work as a team to deliver exceptional learning opportunities for all pupils in REAch2.

Teachers will be rewarded with excellent CPD, fantastic opportunities for career progression and the opportunity to contribute to the development of projects, initiatives and experiences that make a real impact.

For more information, or to arrange a visit to our schools, please contact Adrienne Roberts at The Palmer Academy at or call on 0118 937 5481.

Application forms and further details are available via email.

Closing date: Midnight, 2 February 2018

Our Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An Enhanced DBS check will be sought from the successful candidates.Save