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Teaching Vacancies

Post: Year 4 Class Teacher

Salary: MPR

Job Term: Full Time

Appointment Type – Maternity Cover/Temporary

Required from January 2021 we have a temporary position to cover maternity leave in our Key Stage 2 team. This position is suitable for teachers on the main pay range.

Freeman Community Primary School is a successful, happy, caring community of 207 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.

We are looking for an inspirational and outstanding teacher who is highly motivated, enthusiastic and dedicated to teach within our Key Stage 2 team starting in January 2021 (possibility of October half term start if available). 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. 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!

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

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.

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: 4pm on the Friday 25th September 2020.
Interview date: W.B: 28th September 2020. 

Please return the completed application form 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.


Other Vacancies


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 school website www.freeman.suffolk.sch.uk under our school you will see a section all about our 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 by 25th  September 2020 to:

Sue Hayter

Freeman Community Primary School

Church Road


IP14 4BQ

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.

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