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Class Teacher

Salary: MPR

Job Term: Full Time

Appointment Type – Permanent

Place of work – Freeman Community Primary School, Stowupland

Required from September 2021 we have a permanent teaching position in either our Key Stage 1 or Key Stage 2 team. This position is suitable for NQT’s and teachers on the main pay range.

Freeman Community Primary School is a successful, happy, caring community of 210 children in the village of Stowupland, near Stowmarket. We are part of the Children’s Endeavour Trust as one of seven primary schools across the Stowmarket and Ipswich areas. The Children’s Endeavour Trust allows for opportunities to network with colleagues in different schools to support professional development for all staff across the Trust.

We are looking for inspirational and outstanding teacher who is highly motivated, enthusiastic and dedicated to teach within our Key Stage 1 or Key Stage 2 team starting in September 2021. There are 30 children in our classes and the successful candidate will be supported by a teaching assistant each morning. The successful candidate will also be expected to take on the leadership of a subject (Excludes NQT’s). Please specify areas of interest or expertise in your supporting statement.

We are looking for teacher who:

  • is passionate about teaching and learning and is able to motivate and inspire pupils and colleagues
  • is an outstanding practitioner with a good understanding of the essential characteristics of effective learning and teaching
  • will deliver creative, inspiring and enriching learning opportunities
  • will set high expectations and standards for all children
  • will work in a team and form positive relationships with staff, pupils and parents. 
  • will lead a curriculum subject (to be negotiated)

We can offer:

  • a welcoming, friendly and supportive staff team dedicated to raising standards
  • happy children who are eager to learn and make the most of their time in our school
  • well behaved children
  • a school that strives for every child to reach their true potential
  • supportive staff and governors
  • opportunities to grow and develop as a professional
  • a beautiful setting!

This post would suit teachers on the Main Pay Range. Applications from NQT’s are welcome.

Please state your areas of expertise / subject leadership in your application.

Tours or virtual tour of the school is available on request and further information and an informal confirmation about the school and these positions is also offered. Please contact Mr Daniel Pettitt, Headteacher or Mrs Tammy Patel, School Business Manager at the school to arrange either of these options. Tel: (01449) 612067. Email: admin@freeman.suffolk.sch.uk Applications forms and supporting statements will need to be completed electronically and returned to the school email address above.

Closing date: 12pm on the Friday 21st May 2021.
Interview date: W.B: 24th May 2021. 

Please return the completed application form found at the bottom of this page electronically to the school.


Freeman CP School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.


Freeman Community Primary School Governor Vacancies

Did you know that you don’t have to be a parent or member of staff to be a school governor?

School governors are also drawn from the local community and come from all walks of life.  Freeman Community Primary School is looking for a Trust and a Parent Governor from the local community to join our governing body. The successful people should may have no existing ties to the school. If you have an interest in education and can commit to one evening (Thursday) six times a year and occasional visits during the school day, we’d be very pleased to hear from you to discuss the role of a governor further.

No prior knowledge is necessary; a comprehensive range of training and support is provided. It’s an exciting opportunity for you to:

  • acquire new skills;
  • participate in teamwork;
  • contribute to the community;
  • make a difference to children’s lives.

To see what our governors do please visit the Governors page on the school website https://freeman.suffolk.sch.uk/suffolk/primary/freeman/site/pages/ourschool/governors 

You can also visit the Suffolk County Council web site for more information about being a governor:  https://www.suffolk.gov.uk/children-families-and-learning/schools/govern-suffolk/

For an informal chat and an application form please contact:

Sue Hayter - Chair of Governors
Tel: 01449 613710
Daniel Pettitt- Headteacher
Tel: 01449 612067

Completed forms should be submitted to:

Sue Hayter
Freeman Community Primary School
Church Road
IP14 4BQ

Freeman school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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