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West Wycombe School

An Academy of the Great Learners Trust



We are recruiting for a three day a week Class Teacher to cover a Maternity Leave in our wonderful school.

The Maternity Cover begins in the week commencing Monday 6th May- however, it's preferable that the candidate starts sooner to shadow the Class Teacher and to aid a smooth transition.


Term time only

Salary Type: MPS

Salary details: £30,000.00 - £33,814.00

Contract type: Temporary/Permanent

Hours: 3 days a week

Closing date: 28/03/2024 00:00

Interviews to be held: Week commencing Monday 1st April

About us

We warmly welcome you to West Wycombe Combined School. We provide a caring environment for our children and we aim to support each child to reach their full potential, with a holistic approach.

About the role

We have a passionate and innovative teaching team, who love our school and make every day special. This is an opportunity to work in a fun, supportive and dynamic workplace with a team of creative and enthusiastic colleagues.

Teaching duties:

To take overall responsibility for a class of children as designated by the Headteacher
To plan stimulating, challenging and enjoyable activities which provide children with unforgettable learning opportunities
To teach pupils according to their educational needs
To assess, record and report on the development, progress and attainment of pupils

Other duties:

Promoting the general progress and well-being of individual pupils and of any other class or group of pupils assigned
Providing guidance and advice to pupils on educational and social matters
Making records of and reports on the personal and social needs of pupils
Communicating and consulting with parents of pupils
Participating in Parent Information Evenings
Communicating and consulting with persons or bodies outside the school
Providing or contributing to oral and written assessment reports and references relating to individual pupils and groups of pupils
Participating in arrangements made for Performance Management
Reviewing from time to time methods of teaching and programmes of work
Participating in arrangements for further training and professional development as a teacher
Advising and co-operating with the Headteacher and other teachers on the preparation and development of courses, teaching materials, teaching programmes, methods of teaching and assessment and pastoral arrangements
Maintaining good order and discipline among pupils and safeguarding their health and safety both when they are authorised to be on school premises and engaged in school activities elsewhere
Participating in school meetings which relate to the curriculum, administration or organisation of the school
Supervising and, as far as practicable, teaching any pupils whose teacher is not available to teach

Other Professional Requirements:

To set an excellent standard of behaviour and to be an inspiring role model for children
To establish and maintain constructive relationships with parents
To be responsible for the welfare, safety and professionalism of support staff, students and others working in the classroom and to ensure that they are deployed effectively
To take shared responsibility for the school environment and to encourage children to have a pride in their school
To be supportive of other work colleagues and to foster good working relationships and a friendly working environment
To promote a positive image of the school and the Great Learners Trust in the community

About you

The successful candidate will be a qualified teacher with a passion for education, creativity to inspire all learners and a commitment to getting the best out of every child.


Other information

Visits to the school are warmly welcome. To arrange a visit or to find out more about the role, please email us on

Please send completed application forms to the email address below.

Tel No: 01494 523318

We reserve the right to close the vacancy once we have received sufficient applications, so please be advised to submit your application as early as possible.


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Page last updated: 13/03/23