About the role

Teacher for Year 4/5  - 1 day a week

We are an extremely popular, oversubscribed Church of England School with 155 pupils in mixed year group classes situated in the centre of Harpenden. We have a dedicated and motivated team of staff and governors and at the heart of our school are our pupils who are high achieving and who ‘are proud of their school and keen to promote its values of respect for others’ (Ofsted 2012). We have a strong and supportive PTA who raise valuable funds for the school.

St Nicholas School has a commitment to raising standards and an ethos of caring for the social and spiritual aspects of pupils’ development as well as the academic. We are seeking a dynamic and inspirational leader who can assist in implementing our vision of delivering a consistently outstanding education for our children.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Has a clear vision of high quality teaching and learning
  • Is highly motivated and enthusiastic
  • Is committed to and supportive of the values of our church school and our Christian ethos
  • Is fully committed to working collaboratively as part of a team
  • Is an effective communicator
  • Will maintain and develop positive relationships with all members of the school and the local community


We will offer:

  • positive, well behaved, happy and high achieving pupils
  • a committed, hardworking and friendly team
  • the opportunity to innovate and further develop the school
  • quality support and professional development
  • a varied range of responsibilities
  • supportive parents, governors, clergy and the Diocese


Visits are encouraged and warmly welcomed. In order to arrange a visit, please contact  Hilary Brazier (Secretary) on: 01582 623620 or email admin@stnicholasce.org 

 Closing date: Tuesday 18th April 2017 (12 noon)

Interviews will take place on Thursday 20th  April 2017 


Hertfordshire is committed to the safeguarding of children and young people

Contact details

St Nicholas CE VA Primary School , Headteacher
Church Green Harpenden
Hertfordshire AL5 2TP

Telephone: 01582 623620
Fax: 01582 623621
Email: admin@stnicholasce.org
Website: www.stnicholasce.org