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Job Vacancy – Class Teacher (suitable for an ECT)

Post Title: Class Teacher (suitable for an ECT)

Grade: Main Scale

Contract: Fixed term (12 months), full time (1.0 FTE)

Closing Date: 12 noon Wednesday 24th April

Interview Date: w/c 29th April

Start Date: 1st September 2024


We are looking for a passionate and inspiring class teacher (suitable for an ECT) to join our supportive and talented team at Charlton Kings Infants’ School. We are a highly reputable kindergarten and school, looking for professional ambitious people, with a passion for transforming our young children’s learning. This is a fixed term opportunity for an ECT candidate looking to gain experience of working in an Infant Academy in Gloucestershire.

We seek applications from candidates who:

  • Are passionate about the school’s vision and values, and fully committed to continuing professional development (CPD)
  • Have high expectations of themselves and others and are flexible, organised and self-motivated in their teaching
  • Are inspirational, demonstrating outstanding teaching practice in EYFS/KS1
  • Have the highest expectation of behaviour and attainment for all children
  • Are confident in using a range of assessment information to raise achievement for all
  • Are very well organised with an engaging and creative approach to the curriculum and their teaching
  • Can foster excellent working relationships with staff, parents and the wider community
  • Have a secure knowledge of phonics and the importance of early reading and mastering number
  • Are keen to promote and deliver a broad, balanced and inclusive curriculum
  • Are good team players, and willing to contribute to the ethos and wider community of the school

In return, we can offer:

  • A creative, inspirational and friendly staff team
  • Good opportunities for individual professional development and growth
  • A reflective and forward thinking environment
  • A rich curriculum and excellent facilities
  • Highly supportive Governors and school community
  • A kindergarten and school that the local community is proud of


Visits to our school are warmly welcomed; please contact for further information. A copy of the person specification together with an application form are available below and completed application forms should be emailed to the School Business Manager at by 12 noon on Wednesday 24th April.


Charlton Kings Infants’ School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All post holders are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Baring Service disclosure (was Criminal Records Bureau) and further checks as outlined in our safer recruitment policy.