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Reception Class Teacher - Part Time

Abbey Woods Academy is looking for an ambitious and visionary Reception Class Teacher to join our caring, enthusiastic team on a part-time basis.

Are you a teacher with a real desire to make a difference in the lives of young people and to help our pupils thrive? Are you motivated by being part of a newly established and experienced team, and eager to develop and learn alongside them, developing your practice through instructional coaching as an entitlement for all teachers?

Abbey Woods Academy is a primary school which serves the community of Berinsfield. We are a welcoming and inclusive school, where all children are supported and encouraged to achieve their best. Our vision for growing together, learning for life, caring for all is at the heart of what we do, and we work hard to provide our children with the best possible life chances. 

We are looking for someone who:
  • Has ambition and vision

  • Will thrive on our core values of Community, Aspiration, Respect and Equality

  • Share our goal of making a real difference to children’s lives

  • Has experience of the early years curriculum

This part-time post could suit an early career teacher, or someone with more experience – what matters is that you are an enthusiastic and talented teacher, with high expectations for all children, and a strong commitment to your own continuing professional development.

Career development

We are committed to ensuring that our staff find their next promotion within the Trust and that there are a wide range of opportunities available, not just through the traditional school leadership route.  We help our staff to find the right development opportunities to ensure they progress in their careers.

Contact details

Visits to the school are positively encouraged, so you can meet our wonderful, friendly team. Please contact the school office to arrange on 01865 340420 or email

Closing Date: Monday, 10 January

Interview Date: Friday, 14 January

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share and demonstrate this commitment. The successful candidate will have to meet the requirements of the person specification and will be subject to the relevant pre-employment checks which will, where applicable, include a health check, an enhanced DBS check, the Children’s Barred List check and satisfactory references.