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Year 3 Classteacher

Hours of work: Full-time teachers hours
Working pattern: Part-time
(As the position is part-time, the above salary will be pro rata)

Closing date: Midday on Monday 10 October 2022

For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact:
Ringmer Primary and Nursery School, Harrisons Lane, Ringmer, East Sussex, BN8 5LL
Phone: 01273 812463
Email: office@ringmerprimary.school
Website: www.ringmerprimary.school
Please note, we do not accept CVs.

This post is covered by the Childcare Disqualification Regulations 2018. 

The school will need to ensure that they are not knowingly employing a person who is disqualified under the 2018 Regulations in connection with relevant childcare provision.  Accordingly, the successful candidate will be required to demonstrate to the school, by completing a self-declaration form as part of the pre-employment checks process, that they have not been disqualified under the 2018 Regulations. 

If the preferred candidate is found to be disqualified under the 2018 Regulations, the offer of employment will be subject to the application by the preferred candidate to Ofsted for a waiver and the receipt of a waiver from Ofsted. 

An opportunity has arisen to join our dedicated staff team at Ringmer Primary and Nursery School.  We are a warm and welcoming larger than average village school at the heart of the community with children who are motivated and enthusiastic learners. 

Ringmer Primary and Nursery School is a one and a half form entry primary school positioned on the edge of the South Downs National Park, near Lewes. The school benefits from a wonderful learning environment; we are situated in fantastic grounds that promote multiple opportunities for outdoor learning and provide excellent access to sporting facilities.

Ofsted 2022 "Pupils are very positive about their school. They describe it as friendly. Pupils like the range of lessons and the way teachers make them interesting. Pupils get the help that they need to learn well. Expectations are high and pupils strive to meet them."

Our staff team are a key and valued part of our school community. They are skilled and friendly, enjoy the benefits of regular CPD and a strong wellbeing program.

We are looking to recruit a part time 0.8fte Year 3 classteacher to start in January 2023. 

We aim to recruit individuals who are committed to achieving the highest standards.

Our successful candidate will have:

• A high level of classroom expertise

• A secure understanding of the curriculum

• The ability to work in partnership with staff, pupils and parents

• High expectations of pupils, colleagues and themselves

• Excellent communication skills and the ability to work effectively as part of a team

• An awareness of the need to be reflective in all areas

• The ability to effectively promote and develop the vision, aims, culture and ethos of the school

• The ability to create an inspirational learning environment

• The passion for making learning experiences exciting, memorable and engaging for all

We will offer you:

 - A strong, committed and collaborative staff team including senior and middle leaders with a distributed leadership model.

 - A forward thinking leadership team who are supportive, nurturing, energetic and  innovative

- Well behaved, happy and enthusiastic learners who love to learn.

- Structures that support workload and encourage a strong work life balance

- A happy working environment with a positive and inclusive ethos.

- Hands on and knowledgeable governing body

- An engaged village community and parent body

- A commitment to your ongoing CPD: opportunities for professional and personal development

More information about the school is available on our website.

Visits to the school are encouraged, we look forward to showing you around our school and to giving you the opportunity to meet our children and to speak to members of the team.

Interview date: 14/10/2022

Please contact the school office on 01273 812463 or office@ringmerprimary.school

We look forward to hearing from you.


Additional Information


Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.

Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.

This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff will be expected to hold or be willing to obtain Enhanced DBS check or Enhanced check for Regulated Activity with the Disclosure & Barring Services (previously the Criminal Records Bureau). For further information about what is required in this process please go to www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check.

All school based staff have the responsibility for promoting the safeguarding and welfare of children.  All school staff should be aware of the school’s Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy and work in accordance with this document at all times.


  • Job reference
  • orbis/TP/12/27100

  • Number of positions
  • 1

  • Location
  • Ringmer

  • Salary
  • Teachers Main and Upper Payscale

  • Closing date
  • 10/10/2022

  • Organisation
  • Ringmer Primary & Nursery School

  • Contract type
  • Permanent

  • Work pattern
  • Full Time

  • Hours
  • 32.5

  • Job type
  • Teaching and Leadership