Class Teacher - Key Stage 2

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About the role

Markyate Village School and Nursery is a growing school with experienced staff and a vision that focuses on outstanding teaching and learning. To build our team, we are looking to recruit an engaging, knowledgable and inspiring class teacher to join our KS2 team in September 2023.  We are looking for a candidate who can demonstrate a passion for teaching, use a range of teaching strategies to build concrete skills and knowledge, and can build relationships with children to support and inspire them to reach their potential.

Markyate Village School is set in beautiful grounds with its own outdoor ampitheatre, three playgrounds, a field and small orchard. We offer a broad and rich curriculum to our children that includes: learning through Forest School and Outdoor learning; through STEM projects; a wide PE offer supported with a PE coach; a Computing curriculum supported with specialists from Junior Jam, and a music provison that includes coaching from Herts Music. We pride ourselves in building supportive relationships with all our stakeholders to achieve the very best for all our children.

For our successful candidate, we can offer a school with:

  • A supportive SLT and teaching team
  • An induction program tailored to suit your needs
  • Opportunities for leadership development
  • Well behaved and eager to learn children
  • Warm and friendly staff, pupils and parents
  • A school to grow, develop or even reignite your passion for teaching!

We would like a person who is the following: 

  • Passionate about education
  • Good at communicating with others
  • A strong classroom practitioner
  • Inspires all pupils to become independent learners
  • Has good time management skills and is organised
  • Wishes to continue to develop their own teaching and learning skills

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed to experience the nurturing ethos of our team. If you would like to organise a visit, email Mrs Deborah Cobb on to arrange a convenient time.

Markyate Village School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and this post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.


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Contact details

Markyate Village School and Nursery , Headteacher
Cavendish Road Markyate
Hertfordshire AL3 8PT

Telephone: 01582 840537
Fax: 01582 840764
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