Vacancy Summary

At Beech Hill, our commitment to our pupils is that we will attract, retain and develop excellent staff. The personal welfare and professional development of staff is therefore imperative. We put our team at the heart of our vision and use their talents to achieve it. We are looking for equally committed staff to join our team.

We have the following posts available:

Year 1 Teacher – maternity cover to start September 2021
Salary: MPR/UPR - Assessed in accordance with school pay policy
Contract Term: Fixed term one year, maternity cover

Recent experience of teaching in Year 1 would be advantageous, but not necessary for this maternity cover role. You will be a committed class teacher and ensure that the class experiences consistency. The ability to be flexible, use your own initiative to deliver the curriculum creatively are essential.

Teachers – to start September 2021
Salary: MPR/UPR - Assessed in accordance with school pay policy
Contract Term: Fixed Term for one year.

Vacancy Information

We are looking for excellent classroom practitioners and candidates who are able to teach across the primary age range from KS1 to KS2.

Candidates may be newly qualified and starting on the early career framework or an experienced teacher.  What is important is that you have the desire to put children’s needs at the heart of your teaching and learning.  You need to be able to adapt your teaching to inspire, enthuse and motivate all the children.  You will need to be flexible and understand that inclusion in the classroom is key to success for all our children.

Benefit package includes:

  • An Employee Assistance Programme, offering support and access to resources to help you maintain a healthy work life balance
  • Membership of Teachers’ Pension with employer contribution of approximately 23%
  • Excellent team support and resources to assist with planning and assessment
  • Commitment to professional development for all staff recognised through our Investors in People Gold award (February 2018)

We offer:

  • A friendly, caring and inclusive community where everyone is valued.
  • Enthusiastic children who enjoy learning.
  • An opportunity to support other schools as part of our MAT, The Family of Learning Trust.
  • A rich and exciting curriculum, recognised through a range of curriculum awards.  
  • Excellent teaching facilities which create a vibrant and imaginative learning environment.
  • An experienced, supportive and successful team who love to work collaboratively.
  • Opportunities to support you on your chosen career path.

If you are newly qualified you will receive dedicated non-contact time, the support of an experienced mentor and opportunities to observe good and outstanding practice. 

As an experienced teacher, you will be able to access professional development to meet your professional needs and continue to develop your practice. 

Please state clearly on your application form the post you wish to apply for (Year 1 maternity cover or fixed term teacher) and your preferred year group or key stage.

Closing Date: 12 noon,  Thursday 6th May 2021

Assessment and interviews will take place the week commencing 10th May 2021

For further information about Beech Hill School and for an application pack please visit our website:

Alternatively, please ring the school office on 01422 345004 for further information.

Please note we do not accept CV’s, only applications made on our application form will be considered for shortlisting

Beech Hill School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff to share this commitment. Applicants to posts that are exempted from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act will require a DBS (formerly CRB) from the Disclosure and Barring Service, the appropriate pre-employment checks that will include references from previous employers, confirmation of the right to work in the UK before the appointment is confirmed.

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