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King's Oak Primary

Oak Road, Bedford, MK42 0HH

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Teaching Vacancies



Class Teacher

Full Time

Scale:  Main Pay Scale


Start Date: September 2019


We are looking to appoint a full-time class teacher who is passionate, hard-working, and versatile to join our team. We are looking for someone who has a comprehensive knowledge of the National Curriculum and who is committed to supporting our children reach their full potential. You should have good knowledge of effective teaching and learning across key stages with high expectations for achievement and behaviour.


We have positions available in KS1 and KS2; applications are welcome from newly qualified teachers and experienced teaching practitioners.  This is an excellent opportunity for someone to be part of King’s Oak Primary’s exciting journey.  


We are a large primary school of approximately 875 pupils currently on roll consisting of two buildings on a large site


If you would like to book a place on a tour or you would like to have an informal discussion about the role, please email


Please send your completed application form to  


All applications will be considered for an interview at time of receipt.


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Head of Year – Teacher with TLR

Full Time

Scale:  MPS/UPS, TLR 2 (£4,000 per annum)


Head of Year – Reception

•Head of Year – Year 4


King’s Oak Primary is an ambitious school and following a recent restructure, we are looking to appoint outstanding teaching practitioners to take on a Head of Year post as outlined above within the school who will also relish the significant challenges ahead.


The successful candidates will co-ordinate, monitor and evaluate teaching and learning within specified year groups and will liaise with other members of the Leadership Team, to ensure continuity and progression throughout the curriculum across the school.


This is a great opportunity for a driven professional, who is an outstanding classroom practitioner, to join our team. You must be an inspiring teacher with the energy and creativity to lead and support other teachers within your specified year group. We are looking for candidates with a preferred subject strength in Science, Literacy/English or Mathematics, however this is not essential.


You must possess the skills and determination to ensure that pupil attainment, behaviour and achievement within your year group is achieved.


King’s Oak Primary School offers:

- enthusiastic pupils who love learning

- an ethos of team working and mutual support

- supportive SLT, parents/carers and governors

- senior leaders that create a culture where all are valued and can thrive.

- excellent facilities and resources


You will:

- be an excellent classroom practitioner

- be committed to continuing to raise the achievement and attainment of pupils within your specified year group

- have the drive, enthusiasm and commitment to develop colleagues and our school further

- have the ability to use their own initiative, be innovative and work well as part of a team


We are a large primary school of approx 875 pupils currently on roll consisting of two buildings on a large site.


If you would like to have a tour of the school, please email stating ‘Head of Year - Tour’ in the subject field, clearly outlining your preferred date and time. We will try our best to accommodate this or reach a mutually convenient date/time.


Please send your completed application form clearly outlining your preferred Year group or Key Stage to  


Closing Date:  Monday 29th April 2019 at 9.00am

Interview Date:  Friday 3rd May 2019


Job Description

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Application Form