The Spinney Primary School

Teaching and Learning Together

The Spinney Primary School

Teaching and Learning Together


Welcome to the Vacancies page.

This page will inform you of any up coming vacancies for staff team members as well as give you some information about out ethos and approach to recruitment, appointment and employment of prospective colleagues.  



Class Teacher required for September 2022

Full Time / Main Scale


A wonderful opportunity to be part of our happy, creative, and collaborative learning community school.  The Spinney is a popular and welcoming Group 2 village school in Cherry Hinton on the Southeast outskirts of Cambridge, age range 4 – 11.


We wish to appoint a dynamic and outstanding practitioner from September 2022, to join our professional, hardworking teaching team.  The successful applicant will have high expectations of themselves and their pupils and be committed to securing high standards in learning, they will be creative and conscientious, an effective communicator and able to work well with others. 


We are looking for someone who;

  • Is passionate about teaching and learning and can work successfully as part of a strong, dedicated, and dynamic staff team

  • Will actively contribute to the rich creative and cultural curriculum we offer our children

  • Is committed to creating learning opportunities that will foster enthusiasm and challenge our children to be creative and independent learners

  • Is able to demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills


We can offer you;

  • A forward looking, outward reaching school with great opportunities to learn alongside others and share good practice

  • A strong supportive leadership team

  • A friendly, supportive team of staff and governors

  • Enthusiastic children who enjoy taking part in school life

  • A friendly and supportive school community


Candidates are most welcome to discuss the position with us please email in the first instance to, visits are warmly welcomed and encouraged please contact the school office to arrange a visit.


An application pack can be downloaded below or by emailing our School Business Manager


Completed application forms should be emailed to


The Spinney Primary School is an equal opportunities employer and employs suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, or age. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. Any appointments will be subject to satisfactory pre-employment clearances including the right to work in the UK, an enhanced DBS check and two satisfactory references.



Closing Date:     9.00 am Monday 27 June 2022

Interviews:         Thursday 30 June 2022


Values and Ethos


"It's lovely to work here!"


The Spinney is a warm, happy and successful school striving  to excellence in everything we do.


Ours school mission statement is Teaching and Learning Together.


To ensure the optimal opportunities and outcomes for our children, we look to appoint people who see themselves as learners too, they are likely to be well-motivated, innovative, creative, open, flexible, kind, warm-hearted and determined to make a positive difference within our community.


"There's a great balance at the Spinney, very professional standards and high expectations, balanced with a warm, friendly supportive

and collegiate atmosphere"


We want the Spinney to be a great place to work and to learn together. We recognise that supportive trusting relationships are key; we embrace innovation and we respect and value each other.


If you are thinking of applying for a job in our school – please come and meet us!