What are we looking for?

We are looking for outstanding candidates who can demonstrate a real aptitude for teaching. Applicants must possess:

  • a love of children
  • good interpersonal skills
  • a good level of communication
  • enthusiasm and resilience
  • ability to maintain high expectations for the pupils they teach and themselves 

We will also be looking for


  • An understanding of the role of a teacher
  • An awareness of the National Curriculum
  • An ability to use ICT for a range of purposes

Personal Qualities

  • Ability to work on own initiative and manage work load
  • Ability to combine work and study
  • Ability to work co-operatively and effectively with colleagues
  • Ability to build relationships with children that promote learning
  • Ability to reflect on own practice and learning and listen to advice
  • An understanding of children's needs
  • An understanding of the professional boundaries related to child protection procedures