Vacancy: Class Teacher / Interventions Teacher

We have vacancies at River Mead School and Castle Mead School. Please indicate on your application if you have a preference in location
Job reference
Closing date
5.00pm on 26 January 2023
Interview date
Week commencing 6 February 2023
Start date
17 April 2023
Contract type
Permanent and temporary positions are available. Please let us know which you would prefer on your application
MPS / UPS depending on experience
Part-time and full-time roles are available. Please indicate on your application if you have a preferred working pattern
River Mead School: Lowbourne, Melksham SN12 7ED
Castle Mead School: Mascroft Road, Trowbridge BA14 6GD
Role overview
Our Trust is an organisation characterised by optimism, excellence and creativity. We love to share good practice and to learn from, and challenge, each other. We have a clear focus on continuous improvement to ensure that all of our children achieve the best possible outcomes in all areas of school life.

We are currently recruiting for teachers to join us from January and April 2023. We are particularly interested in hearing from teachers with experience and skills in Early Years, KS1 and Upper Key Stage 2. We would love to hear from anyone who would like to join us, on a part-time or full-time basis.

We are looking for qualified teachers who are:
• Interested in a class-teaching or tutoring/interventions role
• Inclusive, passionate, and principled. These are our Trust core principles, and everyone who works for us embodies these in their own unique way
• Passionate about providing memorable learning opportunities for all children within a creative and inspiring curriculum
• Dedicated to, with high expectations of, children with a belief that all children can succeed
• An excellent communicator with fantastic interpersonal skills
• Innovative, creative and forward thinking, and committed to their own professional development and learning
• Committed to raising standards through excellent teaching and learning
• Able to work effectively within a talented and friendly team on whole school issues
• Looking to become part of an inclusive and collaborative Trust
• A confident practitioner, who demonstrates outstanding classroom practice and high expectations of achievement and behaviour
• Enthusiastic, energetic, warm and caring

We are passionate about providing memorable learning opportunities for all children and are looking for confident practitioners who demonstrate outstanding classroom practice. There are part-time and full-time opportunities available, as well as permanent and temporary positions.

How to apply
Please refer to the candidate brief for details on how to apply for this role.
Other information
We warmly welcome visits to our schools, and if you would like to visit us please email so that we can arrange this.

Candidate Briefing Pack >

Application Form >
Equality & Diversity Form >

This role will involve contact with children and the post holder will be engaged in regulated activity relevant to children and will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check before appointment is confirmed. 

This Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

All posts involving direct contact with children are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. However, amendments to the Exception Order 1975 (2013 & 2020) provide that certain spent convictions and cautions are ‘protected’.  These are not subject to disclosure to employers and cannot be taken into account. Guidance and criteria on the filtering of these cautions and convictions can be found on the Ministry of Justice website.

Please note that by submitting an application, you acknowledge that we reserve the right to view any publicly available information published online (including social media platforms) as part of our shortlisting process, in line with current KCSIE guidelines.

Child Protection Policy >
Code of Conduct >

What we offer

We recognise the value and contribution every member of our staff makes to our schools, and in return for their dedication and commitment we provide:

  • An ambitious and vibrant place to work, with enthusiastic staff and children in all of our schools
  • A highly organised and very supportive team
  • High quality professional development opportunities from Day One, including a National College account, where you can access thousands of training courses online for free
  • A clear vision with purpose and values that are supported by all our staff
  • Unlimited, free access to the Employee Assistance Programme which gives all our staff confidential support and guidance whenever they need it