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Class Teacher

Pines School
The Pines School, Hanworth Road, Bracknell
Working Pattern:
Full Time
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
23/07/2019 at 12:00 PM
Pines School

We are looking for a passionate class teacher to deliver high quality lessons while successfully nurturing and inspiring our pupils. As part of our energetic and welcoming team, you will enthuse and motivate pupils to strive for success while maintaining a healthy learning environment for all children within the school (pay range Main Scale but exceptional UPS teachers will be considered and NQTs.)

We need a teacher who:-

  • Has up to date whole class teaching experience, with a record of good or outstanding lesson observations (KS1 or KS2 experience highly desirable). NQTs will be considered, however.
  • Has high expectations of self and others.
  • Are able to work well as part of a team.
  • Are able to deliver creative, challenging and stimulating lessons; differentiated to suit all learners.
  • Has a good understanding of achievement milestones.
  • Understands the importance of ongoing assessment to determine children’s next steps in learning.
  • Has drive and ambition to contribute to school improvement.

 We will offer:-

  • Children who are keen to learn and who behave impeccably.
  • A full time teaching role in a rapidly improving school.
  • Thorough induction and support from a dedicated team.
  • A pleasant and collaborative place to work.
  • A culture where rights, responsibility and respect are at the heart of everything.
  • Excellent professional development opportunities.

We offer commitment to your professional development, team planning, and on-site parking. Our school is set in a well-connected town location within easy reach of London, the M4 and M3.  You will have the opportunity to work alongside experienced teachers and support staff, to observe and share practice on a regular basis.  We have a strong ethos of inclusion, diversity and pastoral support.  We are passionate about staff work-life balance throughout the school.

Prospective applicants should contact Tracy Williams, School Secretary on secretary@thepinesschool.org.uk to arrange a visit to the school.  Please apply online.

Applications considered upon receipt however the school reserves the right to interview as soon as possible should a suitable candidate/s apply. You are urged to apply as soon as possible.

School visits – by prior arrangement.  We look forward to meeting you.

Ms J Mahil – Headteacher

Equal Opportunities

Bracknell Forest Council – Working for Equality. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

How to apply

Please apply online (see link below) or contact the school for further details. We will only accept applications on Bracknell Forest application forms, please do NOT forward your CV.

Equal Opportunities

We are an equal opportunities employer and are committed to providing equality of opportunity to all. Our aim is to treat all employees and prospective employees with integrity, respect and consideration.

We aim to ensure that individuals are recruited, selected, trained and promoted on the basis of ability, job requirements, skills, aptitudes and other objective criteria. In this respect we will ensure that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, marital status or disability, or is disadvantaged by conditions or requirements which are not covered by legislation or existing codes of practice.


We are a Disability Symbol User and as such have made a commitment to guarantee an interview to all applicants with a disability who meet the essential criteria of the person specification.

To help us with our commitment to this guarantee, please indicate if you have a disability on your application form.


Bracknell Forest Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children/young people and expects all employees, workers and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices share this commitment.

This position requires an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check because it involves contact with (or access to data concerning) children/young people/adults at risk. On your application form, you will need to tell us about any spent convictions, cautions, reprimands or warnings which may later appear on your DBS Certificate.

To find out more about the application process for working with children, young people and adults at risk visit  https://www.bracknell-forest.gov.uk/applying-job/applications-work-children-young-people-or-adults-risk

The Local Safeguarding Children’s Board (LSCB) has responsibility for working together to oversee the safety and well-being of children and young people in Bracknell Forest. Find out more about the LSCB at  https://www.bracknell-forest.gov.uk/health-and-social-care/keeping-adults-and-children-safe/protecting-children/safeguarding-children-board

Pre–employment medical check

You may be asked about your physical ability to perform the job during interview. As a condition of the Offer of Employment, the successful applicant will be asked to complete an Occupational Health questionnaire from which our Occupational Health Advisor will assess your medical suitability to do the job. You may be required to attend a medical examination.


On your application form you will be asked to provide the names and addresses of two people who will provide a reference. At least one should be from your current/most recent employer. If you are not currently working with children/adults at risk but have done so in the past it is important that a reference is obtained from the employer by whom you were most recently employed working with children/adults at risk.

Employment references must be provided by your current or most recent line manager and will not be accepted from relatives or people writing solely in the capacity of friends. However, your referees may include someone you know with standing in the community i.e. a teacher, vicar etc.

We take up references for all shortlisted candidates and wherever possible we like to apply for these prior to interview.

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