Situation Vacant – Class Teacher

To start 1st September 2024,  we are seeking to appoint a Class Teacher  (1.0fte) 

“Professional caring relationships, built on the(schools) vision, ensures pupils have confidence in the adults who teach and care for them. As a result, all pupils behave extremely well. They work hard, feel safe, and enjoy learning in a calm and purposeful environment. Consequently, they flourish.” Shiplake CE Primary School SIAMS Report. Nov 23

Are you a qualified teacher with an enthusiastic desire to inspire and teach our young learners in the positive, nurturing environment described above?

We are looking for an excellent, organised and motivated Primary practitioner to join our team.  The successful candidate will be committed to providing effective learning experiences in order to achieve the highest individual standards for all pupils, along with working effectively with our committed staff team. We are a friendly and supportive school with a strong commitment to doing the best we can for everyone associated with our close school community.

Shiplake Church of England Primary School is a popular Voluntary Aided village school in Shiplake which is just outside the town of Henley on Thames. It is a one form entry school with 7 single classes ranging from Reception to Year 6. We currently have 136 children on roll.

Applications are invited from both experienced teachers and ECT’s.

Shiplake CE Primary School is committed to safeguarding children and young people.  All post holders in regulated activity are subject to appropriate vetting procedures and a satisfactory “Disclosure and Barring Service Enhanced check”.

Please have a look at our website ( and social media pages to learn more about our school.

Application packs can be requested via

Please contact the school office on 0118 940 2024 if you would like to discuss any aspect of the role.

Closing date for applications:   Midday – Friday 3rd May 2024

Intended Interview Date:  Wednesday 8th May 2024


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