Primary (Inc. Nursery) Vacancies — Other by Area

West Berkshire - Maintained, Academy and Free Schools

The Winchcombe SchoolThe Winchcombe School

‘Achieve, Believe, Care’

Maple Crescent, Newbury, RG14 1LN

The Winchcombe is a popular, vibrant and continuously improving school, judged “Good” at its recent Ofsted Inspection in November 2016.

We are looking to recruit the following teaching staff for September 2018:

Class Teacher


We are looking for an enthusiastic and passionate teacher to join our expanding school who is committed to developing themselves professionally and has a desire to contribute to all aspects of school life.

Part-time KS2 Upper Teacher


We require an inspirational teacher for small group work. We are looking for a practitioner with high expectations of learning and development enabling children to realise their full potential.

We can offer you:

  • a school of which we are all proud. Having achieved “Good” in our recent Ofsted we feel that this is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidates to help the school achieve its aspirations to offer outstanding provision in Newbury;
  • amazing children: “Pupils show excellent attitudes to learning” Ofsted November 2016. Our children are well-behaved and have a thirst for learning;
  • a school building that benefits from a recent refurbishment and rebuild and offers an outstanding learning environment both internally and externally;
  • an opportunity to be part of an exciting future!

Closing date: 27 April 2018 at 5 pm
Interviews: week commencing 30 April 2018
All applications will be considered on receipt and an appointment may be made before the closing date.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and encouraged.

For an application pack or to arrange a visit please contact Hannah Smith on 01635 232780 or e-mail

We are committed to securing genuine equality of opportunity, in all aspects of our activities as an employer and education provider. This School is committed to safeguarding children and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks where appropriate, along with other relevant employment checks.

Downsway Primary


Downsway Primary School

Warbreck Drive, Tilehurst, Reading RG31 6FE
Tel: 0118 9421362   Fax: 0118 9421377


Year 1 Full-time Permanent Teacher
Year 5 Part-time (0.4) Permanent Teacher

Both Required for September 2018

We are a flourishing learning community with a caring ethos and a strong team, committed to enhancing the life chances of our children. Our Ofsted inspection in October 2017 confirmed that we are a ‘Good’ school. NQT and experienced teachers are welcome to apply.

We are looking for teachers who are:

  • enthusiastic and positive about children’s learning
  • committed to high standards of achievement for all children
  • organised, flexible and able to meet deadlines
  • able to inspire children and effectively engage their parents/carers

In return, we offer:

  • well behaved children
  • a team of friendly and supportive staff
  • supportive parents/carers
  • a commitment to on-going CPD

Visits to the school are strongly encouraged.

Please contact the school office for further information or to arrange a visit.

Closing date: 24th April 2018 at 4pm
Interviews: w/b 30th April 2018

The school has a commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check.

Garland Junior SchoolGarland Junior

“…a harmonious community with high quality relationships at all levels.”
Ofsted 2014

Part Time
Key Stage Two Teacher

Start date: September 2018
Two days a week, permanent contract
Salary: MPS/UPS – £22,917–£38,633

We are looking for an enthusiastic, knowledgeable and committed teacher to join our team.

You will:

  • Be an innovative classroom practitioner.
  • Have a thorough understanding of national curriculum requirements.             
  • Enjoy the challenge of learning something new.
  • Use clear communication for effective teamwork.   
  • Be committed to forging meaningful links with pupils, parents, governors and the wider community. 

We can offer:

  • Strong leadership and a clear vision.
  • A diverse and encouraging community.
  • Large, bright classrooms.
  • High quality professional development
  • Subject leadership opportunities

Garland is a successful and popular school, committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and will be required to provide satisfactory references.

If you like the sound of this opportunity, then you are encouraged to come and look around the school. Please ring Gail Richardson to arrange a visit and to receive an application pack.

Deadline for applications: 9am, Monday 30th April.
Interviews: Friday 4th May.

Clayhill Road, Burghfield Common, Reading RG7 3HG
Tel: 0118 9832776
Headteacher: Miss E. Dawkins

Mortimer St Mary

Mortimer St Mary’s CE
Voluntary Aided Junior School

The Street, Mortimer, Reading, Berkshire RG7 3PB
Tel:  0118 9332491  Fax: 0118 9331103

Full Time KS2 Teacher

required for September 2018 (Salary range: Main scale)

to start after Easter (17/04/18)

We are looking for a teacher who:

  • Is enthusiastic and eager to do their best
  • Is a good teacher, always striving to improve and move forward
  • Has high expectations of all pupils and what they can achieve, with children at the heart of all they do
  • Can play a positive and active part of our whole school team

“The school motto
'Believe, achieve and together we can succeed',
captures your vision for everyone to be successful.”
OFSTED December 2016

We are offering you:

  • Strong leadership, high quality support and a range of CPD
  • A vibrant and creative curriculum with regular cross–curricular learning weeks
  • The chance to work with an experienced, fun and welcoming staff team with highly skilled support staff in every classroom

“Staff are reflective, responsive professionals,
working cohesively to enable all pupils to enjoy their learning
and achieve well.”
OFSTED December 2016

  • Well-behaved, enthusiastic children who are keen to learn
  • A high quality indoor and outdoor learning environment with a wealth of up-to-date teaching resources

“Pupils are thoughtful about their learning.
They talk confidently about their learning and how the resources
they are provided with support their learning extremely well.”
OFSTED December 2016

“The school, through its distinctive Christian character,
is outstanding at meeting the needs of all learners”
SIAMS March 2017

Visits to the school are encouraged and applications from NQTs and experienced teachers are warmly welcomed. Please contact us for further information and an application form.

Closing date: Wednesday 9th May
Interviews: Friday 18th May

Mortimer St Mary’s Junior School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Basildon school logoBasildon CE Primary School

Upper Basildon, nr Reading RG8 8PD
NOR 134

Required from September 2018

Class Teacher

Salary range: £23,375–£34,162                     

Embracing our core principles of excellence, resilience and respect, our small rural primary school prioritises the personal development and well-being of everybody in our school.

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and excellent class practitioner, who is seeking a full time position. The successful candidate will be an effective team player, able to engage and enthuse children, staff, parents and the wider community and be sympathetic to our Christian foundation. NQTs are welcome to apply. We would consider a job share for this post.

We can offer:

  • Small class sizes
  • Excellent behaviour: ‘Pupils are well behaved, highly motivated and kind. In class, they work with purpose and joy.’ OFSTED Nov 2017
  • A strong commitment to growing our staff and developing future leaders.
  • Supportive parents: Parents are effusive in their praise. As one parent noted, ‘I love this school and am so excited because it is going in such a brilliant direction.’ OFSTED Nov 2017
  • A strong team ethos.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and encouraged.

Please contact the school office on 01491 671445 or by email at for further information and an application pack.

Closing date for applications: 10 a.m., Friday 24th April 2018
Shortlisting of applications: Friday 24th April 2018
Interviews: Tuesday 8th May 2018

To find out more about our school:

Basildon C.E. Primary is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The school is an equal opportunities employer. Appointments are subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks and the successful applicant will be required to apply for an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Further information can be found at




Speenhamland SchoolSpeenhamland School

Executive Headteacher: Mrs C Wilson M.A. (ED)
Associate Headteacher: Mrs E Parish
Pelican Lane, Newbury, Berkshire RG14 1NU
Tel: 01635 41077

Class Teacher

From September 2018
Opportunities for both experienced Teachers and NQTs
Salary dependent on experience and role

This is an excellent opportunity to join Speenhamland School, a primary school in the Newbury Academy Trust. We are a growing school, striving for achievement for all our pupils, looking for outstanding colleagues who can make a difference. In return we invest in your career, providing a bespoke CPD package, opportunities to work across the Trust and the wider local area, and a comprehensive staff benefits package.

We are seeking to appoint an excellent Class Teacher. The successful candidate will be committed to ensuring that all children succeed across the curriculum with a proven track record in delivering innovative and exciting teaching and learning.

We invite applications from colleagues who:

  • Have a vision and passion for delivering a curriculum that inspires young learners.
  • Have high expectations of their students and experience of raising achievement.

Further details can be obtained from Mrs J Burgess (Office Manager) on 01635 41077, by email to or visit the school’s website at

Closing date: Monday 23 April - Midday
Interviews: Soon thereafter

The school has a commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check.

Lambourn School

Lambourn CE Primary School

Edwards Hill, Lambourn, Berkshire RG17 7LJ

Class Teacher required
from September 201

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and outstanding class teacher.

We welcome applications from ambitious NQTs, experienced teachers and leaders.

We can offer a TLR to the right candidate with the following qualities:

  • Be an outstanding teacher who is reflective and always striving to improve and move forward.
  • Drive, creative flair and the ability to deliver motivating and challenging lessons.
  • High expectations of achievement, both inside and outside the classroom.
  • Be enthusiastic, approachable and have an open and positive attitude.
  • A proven track record of impact across the whole school.
  • A commitment to the wider life of the school.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a friendly medium sized school in a beautiful location, where excellence and enjoyment are at the heart of the school’s ethos.

Lambourn is a large village set in rolling hills with excellent links to Swindon, Wantage and Newbury. We have strong links with the local community, including the racing industry and have excellent support from our parents. Our children are well behaved and eager to learn. We are very proud of our first class facilities. We have huge grounds and a swimming pool, two minibuses, good ICT and an outstanding new building.

We can offer you:

  • A stimulating and exciting experience, in an amazing location.
  • Friendly, happy and willing staff with a ‘can do’ positive ethos.
  • Commitment towards your professional development including opportunities to work with other schools.
  • Excellent resources, including ICT and a spacious working environment.

This position is permanent (or dependent on passing the induction year if an NQT). Informal discussion about the positions and visits to the school are warmly encouraged. Please contact Debbie Collings (School Business Manager) to arrange to come and visit and to receive a copy of the application pack:

Closing date for applications and shortlisting on Friday 4th May.
Interview date: Friday 11th May 2018.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children and expect all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check will be sought from the successful candidate.


Come and join our very special community

The Castle School

The Castle School


Judged as “OUTSTANDING” OFSTED October 2014

Have you got the energy, vision and passion for SEN
and a good
sense of fun to join our team?

The Castle School meets the individual needs of 162 pupils
between 3 and 19 years, all of whom have learning difficulties

Class Teacher

TMS/UPS + SEN (dependent upon experience)

We wish to appoint for September 2018, a teacher who is committed to the vision and ethos of this innovative, successful and growing special school at an exciting phase in its development.

We are keen to hear from teachers who currently work in Primary or Secondary mainstream and are looking to move into this highly rewarding field of education, as well as from those who currently work in special schools. We would also welcome applications from NQTs.

The school is a calm and harmonious place of learning
OFSTED October 2014

You will be:

  • an excellent practitioner
  • flexible, reliable and positive
  • a good communicator
  • enthusiastic and creative
  • someone who believes they can make a real difference.

In return, we will offer:

  • a supportive and nurturing environment
  • a highly professional staff team
  • small classes
  • amazing pupils
  • very comprehensive training and CPD support package.

Pupils behaviour is outstanding. Pupils love their school
OFSTED October 2014

Please contact Atul Attra (School Business Manager) on 01635 42976 to arrange a visit.

For further information and an application pack please contact Atul Attra via email or visit our website:

Closing date: Tuesday 8 May 2018
Interviews: Friday 18 May 2018

The Castle School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

The Castle School
Love Lane, Donnington, Newbury, Berks RG14 2JG

Tel: 01635 42976 • Fax: 01635 551725
Headteacher – Jon Hewitt