Job ID no. VR112

Buckton Fields Primary School


Early Years Teacher

NQTs are welcome to apply.

We are seeking to appoint an exceptional Early Years class teacher to support the opening of the Early Years provision at Buckton Fields Primary School. This is an exciting and unique opportunity for someone at the early stages of their career, who would like to be part of a brand new school. The successful candidate will work in partnership with the Principal, staff and Governing Body of Buckton Fields to provide outstanding learning experiences as part of our new team. This is a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic professional who is passionate about Early Years and has the ability to transform a brand new classroom into an immersive, creative learning environment for the first ever cohort of Reception children.

Buckton Fields Primary School is a new two-form entry school opening this September. It is located in the north of Northampton, in the new housing estate of Buckton Fields, surrounded by beautiful countryside. As a brand new primary school, Buckton Fields provides state of the art facilities and the opportunity to be part of a very exciting journey from the outset. As part of the Preston Hedge’s Multi Academy Trust, the school is founded on the key principles of ‘Fun, Creativity & Achievement.’ With these as the foundations of our school, the vision for Buckton Field’s is based around sustainability through an eco-curriculum, utilising the local amenities in the community. Buckton Fields Primary School will be a unique place to learn, full of creative and engaging learning opportunities that encourage pupils to become inquisitive, confident, life-long learners, whilst making a positive difference to our local environment. Please visit: for more information and images of the school.

We will be providing potential candidates with an opportunity to meet the Principal and learn more about this exciting opportunity at our Virtual Recruitment events on:

Tuesday 2nd March at 7pm

Monday 8th March 7pm

To book your place on one of the above events, or to arrange a phone call to discuss this opportunity with the Principal, please email Mrs Claire Clayson at:

Closing Date – Friday 12th March 2021

Interviews– week commencing – Monday 15th March 2021

Start Date – 1st September 2021

Salary M1 – M6

Hours per week 27.5

Fixed term until August 2022, with the view to become a permanent contract.

Buckton Fields Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of pupils. We follow safer working practices and therefore an enhanced DBS is required for all successful applicants alongside the request of references for all shortlisted candidates prior to interview. As part of our recruitment policies, the successful candidate will be expected to complete a medical questionnaire.

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