Primary Teacher

Salary range: MPS/UPS dependent on experience.
Permanent contract.
September 2021 (or earlier if possible).
Closing date: noon, Monday 19 April 2021.

Foundry College is a ‘Good’ Pupil Referral Unit in the heart of the community of Wokingham supporting the young people, schools and families in the area, as well as opening our doors to surrounding authorities. Our dedicated staff offer a range of educational, emotional and behaviour support, with bespoke packages for our students aged 5–16. The successful candidate will join us at an exciting time as we expand our services and aspire towards ‘Outstanding’, following our successful Ofsted inspection (January 2018). 

Due to the developments within Foundry College, we are looking to recruit a Primary Teacher, committed to making a difference to our young people in Wokingham. 

The ideal candidate will: 

  • be an effective practitioner looking to develop the Primary curriculum at Foundry College in KS1 & KS2 
  • be a strong classroom teacher with high expectations of learning and behaviour 
  • have a commitment to push students to achieve beyond their expected progress levels 
  • have a passion for building strong relationships with young people through restorative working 
  • thrive in a challenging environment 
  • be resilient and approachable 
  • be a good communicator who is able to inspire and motivate students, but who can also remain calm under pressure and has a sense of humour 
  • be creative and have initiative, striving to bring out the best in students 

In return, we can offer you: 

  • a bright, modern College with a creative approach to working with young people 
  • excellent opportunities for professional development 
  • a friendly and supportive staff team, dedicated to improving student outcomes and life chances 
  • a Senior Leadership Team that encourages team working, innovation and the use of solution based thinking 

Given the current restrictions enforced by Covid-19, visiting the college during the working day is not currently possible. However, an out-of-hours visit could be arranged; alternatively, a virtual tour could be provided. We are confident that you will find Foundry College to be a friendly environment: a great place to work and for our students to learn. Please contact Kim Watts, PA to the Headteacher, on 0118 334 1510 to make appropriate arrangements. 

To apply, please visit our website where you will find the job description and application form. Completed application forms should be emailed to

Closing date for applications is Noon on Monday 19th April 2021, with applications considered upon receipt.

CVs will not be accepted.

Foundry College is fully committed to safeguarding and to promoting the welfare of children and young people. This position requires an enhanced DBS disclosure.

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