We have places available in our Nursery and Reception for September. Please contact the school for more information.


Please See Below For Any Vacancies and Related Information:

Non Teaching Application Form

School Teaching application form

Guidance on filling in an application form

Current Vacancies:

Class Teacher

Job Title: Class Teacher. The successful candidate will be responsible for a class of Reception or Year 1 children, depending on their skills and experience.

Salary: Main Pay Scale

Contract: Fixed term contract for one year initially – To start Thursday 2nd September 2021 until 31st August 2022.

Hours: Full-time

Job Location: Cavendish Close Infant and Nursery School, Wood Road, Chaddesden, Derby, DE21 4LY

Date Posted: Thursday 27th May 2021

Closing Date and Short Listing:  Thursday 17th June 2021 at 12 noon

Interviews: 21st June 2021

The Governing Body at Cavendish Close Infant and Nursery School are looking for an outstanding and highly motivated Class Teacher to join our dedicated team in the delivery of high quality teaching and learning in our school.

Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to progress in a thriving school community?

Do you believe that every child deserves access to the highest standards of education?

If you have the genuine drive to achieve excellence and want to work with a team of equally supportive and professional colleagues, this may be the career move you are looking for.

The successful candidate will be expected to work within a team of teachers and Teaching Assistants to develop exciting enquiry based learning opportunities. They will help to deliver a broad, well balanced and stimulating curriculum. They will plan and prepare meaningful activities to meet the needs of our children.

You will hold a recognised teaching qualification, have EYFS and/or Year 1 classroom experience and be able to demonstrate the ability to teach at an outstanding level.

We will offer the successful candidate a friendly, welcoming and supportive environment that is dedicated to professional development and high expectations for all.

Cavendish Close Infant and Nursery School is committed to equal opportunities, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful candidate will require enhanced DBS clearance and all references will be taken up in accordance with Derby City Council employment guidelines.

Visits to look around the school are warmly welcomed, in line with our COVID risk assessment. Please telephone the school office to make an appointment 01332 662239. Come and see our brand new school and wonderful site.

As well as completing an application form, we would be pleased to receive an accompanying letter (no more than 2 sides of A4) in which you should outline the experience, skills and qualities that you consider make you a suitable candidate for the post. Please make reference to the job description and person specification.

Please mark your application for the attention of Mrs C Diffin, Headteacher.

Wood Road, Chaddesden, Derby, DE21 4LY. admin@cavclosei.derby.sch.uk

The closing date for applications is Thursday 10th June 2021 at 12 noon. Any application forms received after the closing date will not be accepted. Shortlisting will take place on Friday 11th June and successful candidates will be invited to attend an interview at school.

Interviews will be held on Friday 18th June 2021. If you have not heard from us by then, please assume that unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful.

Job Description and Person Specificiation YR Y1 Teacher 2021