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Job Vacancies

Thank you for your interest in our school.  Any current vacancies are displayed below.

Class Teachers – September 2024 start

Are you an enthusiastic and dedicated primary teacher?

Would you like to join a supportive team in a caring and friendly school community?


We are looking for dynamic and enthusiastic Class Teachers to join our team at Lantern Lane Primary and Nursery School.  Our school has a high-quality curriculum with amazing enrichment activities in PE, music and more. We have fantastic grounds and a supportive local community on our doorstep! We are very proud of the consistently good outcomes for our pupils and their excellent behaviour and attitude to learning. Our links with parents & carers, as well as the local community, are a real strength.


We know that happy and motivated staff are essential to a successful school. That’s why we are always looking at ways of ensuring teacher workload is manageable and provide a range of professional development opportunities. We’d like to think we all have a pretty good sense of humour too!


We need teachers who:

  • Share our CARE ethos (Confidence - Achievement - Respect - Enthusiasm)

  • Have high expectations for themselves, colleagues and all children

  • Are committed to providing high quality teaching and learning experiences for all

  • Have excellent communication skills and enjoy being part of a thriving school community

  • Care passionately about developing the whole child, whilst still striving for the very best outcomes for our pupils.

  • Are dedicated to continued professional development


In return, we can offer you:


  • a professional and supportive team where everyone is valued

  • excellent partnerships between pupils, staff, parents/carers, governors and the school community

  • a calm and orderly learning environment, with a positive and effective behaviour policy

  • high quality professional development within school and through local networks

  • free onsite parking

  • dedicated PPA & ECT time and a full programme of support if you are an ECT

  • a commitment to work-life balance and managing workload


Vacancy 1:          Class Teacher – KS2

Hours:                  Full-time

Contract:            One-year fixed term

Salary:                 MPS - Early Careers Teachers are encouraged to apply

Vacancy 2:         Class Teacher – KS2

Hours:                  Full-time

Contract:            Maternity leave cover

Salary:                 MPS - Early Careers Teachers are encouraged to apply

Closing date:     10.00am Friday 10 May 2024

Shortlisting:        Tuesday 14 May 2024

Interviews:          Week commencing 5 June 2024

To apply, please complete the application form found here in full, and return to us along with a covering letter outlining your experience and suitability for the position.  Please submit your application via e-mail to by 10.00am Friday 10 May 2024.


Completed application forms will be passed to the recruitment panel for shortlisting and will be reviewed against the person specification detailed in the advert.  Applications will be assessed upon receipt and we reserve the right to interview and appoint prior to the closing date.  An early application is therefore strongly advised.


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and all candidates will be subject to our safer recruitment process and successful completion of a medical and enhanced DBS check.


We warmly welcome visits to the school from prospective applicants.  Please e-mail or telephone the school office to arrange an appointment.

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