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Thomas Harding


Key Stage 2 Teacher, Thomas Harding Junior School


Location: Chesham

Contract Type: Permanent

Working Hours: Full Time but 0.8 would be considered in the interests of a healthy work-life balance


About us

Thomas Harding Junior School is an excellent two form entry school with an innovative curriculum, hardworking and friendly children and a highly professional staff base. We are a highly inclusive school with a warm and friendly atmosphere. We are looking to recruit an outstanding and inspirational class teacher.


We are members of the Buckinghamshire School Trust which offers a wealth of additional professional development opportunities for all teachers and a favourable pay scale. There is working potential across the Trust which comprises currently of seven schools and is fast rising. 

Thomas Harding Junior School is committed to safeguarding children and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS and qualifications check will be carried out upon appointment of the successful candidate.

The role

Required: September 2019

Salary: MPS

We are looking for a teacher to join our friendly team of hard working and enthusiastic professionals. We are a well resourced school with excellent IT facilities, our children display outstanding behaviour and we have extensive grounds to support curriculum delivery. We offer a commitment to professional development, support self aspiration and provide each teacher with their own laptop.


You will need to be:

  • A strong teacher with recent experience of KS2 teaching
  • Have high expectations of yourself and others
  • Well organised and highly motivated
  • Able to work positively with children, all staff, parents and the wider community
  • Capable of working well as a member of a team

How to apply

Visits to the school are very welcome and encouraged; please contact the school office to arrange an appointment.

Further information is available from the school office.

Tel: 01494 782211 or email:

Closing date: 03.06.2019 but applications will be considered on receipt.

Do you want to become a Primary School Teacher?

Our school is part of a successful local partnership providing School Centred Initial Teacher Training.  To find out more arrange an informal chat with Jon Turner or follow the link below.


Astra Alliance


The Astra Alliance has been awarded status as a School-Centred Initial Teacher Training (SCITT) provider, working with the Institute of Education (UCL) for the PGCE qualification to provide high quality training placements. During the training year, all trainees will have the opportunity to spend time in at least one other of our partnership schools to ensure a contrasting and comprehensive experience. The Alliance has considerable experience of training teachers and recognises and values the enthusiastic contribution that they make to our school communities. Staff at the training schools will share their knowledge and good practice to ensure that trainees are well supported to develop into good and outstanding teachers.

The programme is structured to allow trainees to develop the skills required to teach the subject that they are training in and to develop specific expertise for making a distinctive contribution to practice in their setting. Expressions of interest can be registered with More information about SCITT/School Direct teaching routes can be found at: