Welcome, and thank you for considering a career at Spurcroft Primary School. We are dedicated to helping all of our students develop the habits of mind that will empower them to live lives of purpose. Our motto, "Every child, every opportunity!" inspires everything we do - whether it is in our classrooms or on the playing fields, or in our local or global community. Our shared goal is to help our students prepare for lives that will make the world a better place.
Please see below our list of current vacancies with their corresponding job descriptions, application forms and our Safeguarding Policy.
If you wish to apply for one of our vacancies, please complete the relevant application form and return it to us, for the attention of Sandra Pryor either by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by post to Spurcroft Primary School, Spurcroft Road, Thatcham, Berkshire, RG19 3XX.
The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Appointment is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.
Are you interested in becoming a teacher? Perhaps you are looking to return to teaching after a gap?
If you are then get in touch. We work closely with Reading University and West Berkshire SCITT (work based training) to provide a variety of routes into the profession and as a growing school we are always on the lookout for good quality staff.
More information about the various routes into teaching can be found below:
- The Department for Edcuation website can be found here, https://getintoteaching.education.gov.uk/ and gives lots of useful information on becoming a teacher.
- West Bershire also operate a School Centred Initial Teacher Training scheme (SCITT) which offers a more practical route into teaching. It is run from the Willows Primary School in Newbury. For more information on this, please click here. You can also download a pdf with more information here.
- Information on Reading University Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) can be found here.