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Vacancies May 2024 - Two Class Teachers & Caretaker


ONE PERMANENT & ONE MATERNITY COVER - Both full-time – Job Ref: CTML Sept 2024


Woodridge Primary is an over-subscribed, successful and friendly one form entry school graded as ‘Good’ by Ofsted in October 2019. Our Staff, Governors and Parents are committed to achieving the highest standards and a real sense of community.


‘Pupils enjoy coming to Woodridge. There is a calm atmosphere around the school, and pupils’ behaviour is positive. Pupils respond with maturity and commitment to the high expectations set by teachers. They work hard in class and live up to the school’s values of ‘responsibility, respect, honesty and kindness.’ Through the ‘Wider Woodridge’ programme, pupils enjoy wide-ranging activities.’                                                                                                                                                                                                              Ofsted 2019

We offer:

  • A school where children’s learning and pastoral support is at the heart of what we do.
  • A school community that is active and committed to continuous improvement.
  • A dynamic and committed staff, open to innovation.


You could be the right person if you:

  • Are a highly motivated class practitioner
  • Can demonstrate a commitment to school improvement
  • Have a dynamic and creative approach to overcoming barriers to learning.
  • Have strong commitment to high standards and best outcomes for all pupils


Main Scale Pay 1-6 depending on experience. ECTs are welcome to apply.


For an informal discussion please call Colin Dowland or Laura Monro (Co-Headteachers). Visits to the school are warmly encouraged. Please contact the school office to arrange one.


Please see the job description, person specification and application form documents. Completed application forms should be emailed to the school office -


The application window will close on Monday 10th June (noon), but applications will be processed on receipt. Interviews the following week.


Woodridge Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 


Colin Dowland & Laura Monro – Co-Headteachers



CARETAKER VACANCY (Required for June/July 2024)                     May 2024

SalarySchool Facilities Level 4 Grade E £29,139 – £30,963 – 35 hrs p/w

Actual Salary Pro Rata: £28,264 - £30,034

Hours: 7.30 to 11.00am and 2.15 to 5.45pm) Permanent.


We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, conscientious and self-motivated caretaker who will play a key role in maintaining our school site to ensure a welcoming and safe environment for our whole community.

  • Are you someone who is reliable, proactive, hardworking and flexible?
  • Have you got good organisational skills – with the ability to plan, schedule and evaluate your own work?
  • Do you take a genuine pride in your place of work – have you got DIY skills and the ability to competently carry out minor repairs, general maintenance and basic decorating?
  • Will you be able to demonstrate good inter-personal skills with all members of our school community – children, parents/carers, colleagues, governors and the many visitors that come to Woodridge Primary School?
  • Do you enjoy learning new skills and keeping up to date with procedures? We will need you to responsible for Health and Safety on site
  • Are you committed to being fully involved in all aspects of school life at – upholding our values-based ethos on a day-to-day basis and at special weekend and evening events too?
  • Yes? Then why don’t you apply to be a caretaker at our really lovely school?


We offer:

  • A friendly staff who work together and support one another
  • Governors who are understanding and ambitious for our school
  • A caring school community with supportive families and a thriving parents’ association
  • A commitment to your ongoing training


Visits to the school are warmly encouraged, please email:

to make an appointment with Co-Headteachers Colin Dowland or Laura Monro.


Completed application forms should be returned to the office email by Friday 14th June at noon. We will contact you if you are selected for interview in the week of 17th June, although applications will be processed on receipt.


Woodridge Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references.


Colin Dowland & Laura Monro – Co-Headteachers