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High Oakham Primary School 

Nottingham Road 


Nottinghamshire. NG18 4SH 

01623 461313 


Headteacher: Stephanie Astle 

Pupils on Roll:  464 inc 36 place F1 provision. 

Salary: Main scale pay range 

Required for: September 2021


Main scale Class teacher – Early Years – F2 – Reception

Permanent and full time – September 2021 start


High Oakham Primary School is an established, vibrant, friendly and caring school, serving a popular residential area to the south of Mansfield.  The latest Ofsted inspection of March 2017 stated that we are a good school.


We are looking for a creative, proactive, enthusiastic and highly motivated main scale teacher who is passionate about, and experienced in Early Years education to join our team to teach in a Reception class. We are committed to early year’s provision that uses the environment as a ‘third teacher’ ensuring that children learn through play with or without adult support.  

We can offer: 

  • An amazing environment with extensive outdoors provision 
  • Highly motivated, enthusiastic and well-behaved children; 
  • A great teaching team and support staff who are ‘on board’ 
  • A very supportive governing body; 
  • Parents and carers who support both the school and their children; 
  • A commitment to your continued professional development. 


Can you offer us?   

  • Enthusiastic and inspirational early years teaching; 
  • A desire to secure successful outcomes for our youngest learners; 


Have you got the Early Years bug? Are you an experienced EYs teacher? Do you understand child development? Are you interested in children's interests? If so, then get in touch.


Visits to the school during this current situation will be held within our health and safety measures and outside of school hours – please get in touch to find out more. Please contact the school office on 01623 461313 to make an appointment or email


Please click 'recruitment documents' at the bottom of our Vacancies page on our website, for an application pack. Vacancies | High Oakham Primary School


Closing date for applications: noon Friday 21st May 2021  

Shortlisting – Friday 21st May 2021  

Provisional date for interviews – Wednesday 26th May 2021 


The closing date for applications is 12pm noon on Friday 21st May 2021. All applications must be sent to


• We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff to share this commitment and undergo appropriate checks.

• All posts in Primary, Secondary and Special Schools are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. All posts in schools, unless stated otherwise, are suitable for a job share arrangement.

• The County Council welcomes applications from all, irrespective of gender, marital status, disability, race, age or sexual orientation for posts within County and Controlled Schools and in Colleges.



For more information on the above posts and to access the application documents, please see the 'Recruitment documents' section below or click here.




We need midday supervisors to support and work with our wonderfully behaved children at lunchtime. Do you have a hobby that you can incorporate into this role? Drawing? Sewing? Gardening? Sports? Contact the office by emailing: or phone us on: 01623 461313 or click here for our job specification and application form or click on the link at the bottom of the page named 'recruitment documents'. 


Volunteering at High Oakham Primary School


We are always looking for volunteers to come and help out at school. If you think that you have something to offer our school, do not hesitate to contact the school office via this website or by emailing:

or phone us on:  01623 461313


We would love some help with gardening, making/organising resources, playing alongside the children, reading with the children, sewing, artwork, sports clubs and other activities with the children. 


You will be given some paperwork to complete and then invited in for an informal discussion with the Headteacher about what you can offer us. Once agreed, the relevant safeguarding checks will be completed and a meeting arranged to complete a health and safety and safeguarding induction with an introduction to our school and it's policies and procedures and then begin volunteering with us.