Furneux Pelham School

At Furneux Pelham C of E School our aim is to encourage all children to reach the highest standard possible in all that they do by providing them with the necessary skills and attitudes that will enable them to continue their education with high self-esteem and personal confidence.

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EYFS/KS1 Class Teacher

We are looking to appoint an inspirational and highly motivated teacher to join our dedicated, creative and supportive team of staff at our small school set in a stunning village location close to Bishop’s Stortford and Buntingford.

This will be a full-time, permanent appointment commencing from September 2023 and will give the successful candidate the opportunity to join our nurturing school community.  The role will be in Key Stage 1 – this could be in a Reception class or a mixed-age Reception/Year 1 class.  We would be open to accepting applications from candidates who wish to work on a part-time basis.

Proud to take its place in the heart of the village community, Furneux Pelham School is fully committed to preparing our pupils for success in an ever-changing world.

The successful applicant will be organised, creative, passionate and enthusiastic with a deep understanding of effective primary practice and a knowledge of the importance of high expectations. We are looking for someone who is keen to display and demonstrate their passion for developing and inspiring each unique child in their care.

Teaching and support staff work seamlessly together in a highly positive learning environment and pupils thrive.  We are proud of our pupils’ excellent behaviour and attitudes to learning.  We enjoy close working partnerships with local schools in Bishop’s Stortford and all staff benefit from these links. Staff are encouraged to develop as professionals and are given opportunities and support to take part in national research projects.

Open to ECTs or more experienced teachers, we look forward to receiving your application if our school sounds like the perfect setting for you to continue your teaching career.  We would be delighted to welcome any prospective applicants to our school for a tour.  Please contact our school office on 01279 777344 or for more details or to arrange a visit.

The school is committed to safeguarding children and young people.  All post holders are subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS.

Supporting Documents

Job Description (PDF)

Person Specification (PDF)

Safer Recruitment Policy (PDF)

Child Protection Policy (PDF)

Application Form (Word Document)