Job Vacancies

Administration Officer

Salary Details: Grade 3 - Points 4-6 (£18,933 - £19,698 pro rata)
Required From: May 2022
Job Term: Part Time
Hours per Week: 35 hours per week - 8:15am - 3:45pm
Weeks per Year: 39 weeks per year (term timeand PD Days)
Appointment: Permanent
Closing Date: 6 April 2022 at 10:00am
Interview Date: 8 April 2022

Gorseland Primary School is committed to ensuring that children develop their passion for learning, discover their natural talents and have high aspirations in and outside of school. This very inclusive school works tirelessly to ensure our children are happy and successful.

We are currently seeking an experienced administrator to join our office team, to contribute to the accurate and timely completion of office procedures, assist in the administration of school clubs and events, and provide clerical support to colleagues.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Has previous experience of working in an office environment
  • Can work collaboratively as part of a team as well as independently
  • Has excellent literacy, numeracy, ICT and organisational skills
  • Is able to work effectively in a busy environment
  • Is able to use initiative to prioritise and take ownership of tasks

We will offer you:

  • Amazing, passionate children and a vibrant community
  • Supportive parents and governors
  • A supportive, committed and compassionate staff team

We encourage visits to the school. Please contact applications@gorseland.net to arrange a visit, and for further information, or call the school on 01473 623790 and ask for Sarah Pettitt or Elizabeth Leonard. Applications from candidates interested in more than 30 hours per week will be considered.

Application forms should be submitted by email to applications@gorseland.net.

Gorseland is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.


Class Teacher KS1 or KS2

Salary Details: MPR/UPR
Required From: September 2022
Job Term: Full Time
Appointment: Permanent
Closing Date: 31 March 2022

Gorseland Primary School is committed to ensuring that children develop their passion for learning, discover their natural talents and have high aspirations in and outside of school. This very inclusive school works tirelessly to ensure our children are happy and successful.

We are looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic teacher to join our team.

We are looking for someone who:

  • high expectations of every child achieving his or her full potential
  • a proven track record of good and outstanding teaching
  • a growth mindset and a willingness to try something new
  • great interpersonal and communication skills
  • clear understanding of the curriculum you teach and the creativity to provide inspiring and enriching learning opportunities
  • a passion and commitment to each and every child.

We will offer you:

  • well behaved and highly motivated pupils
  • a caring and friendly school
  • a supportive staff team committed to working together to achieve high standards
  • a commitment to teacher well-being
  • opportunities for your career to grow and develop.

We encourage visits to the school. Please contact applications@gorseland.net to arrange a visit, and for further information, or call the school on 01473 623790 and ask for Elizabeth Leonard.

Application forms should be submitted by email to applications@gorseland.net.

Gorseland is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.


Assistant Headteacher (KS2)

Salary Details: £42,195 - £46,566 per annum
Required From: September 2022
Job Term: Full Time
Appointment: Permanent
Closing Date: 31 March 2022

Gorseland Primary School is committed to ensuring that children develop their passion for learning, discover their natural talents and have high aspirations in and outside of school. This very inclusive school works tirelessly to ensure our children are happy and successful.

We are looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic teacher to join our team.

You will be teaching classes or groups in the mornings and leading the school further forward in the afternoons.

We are looking for someone who:

  • high expectations of every child achieving his or her full potential
  • a proven track record of good and outstanding teaching
  • a growth mindset and a willingness to try something new
  • great interpersonal and communication skills
  • clear understanding of the curriculum you teach and the creativity to provide inspiring and enriching learning opportunities
  • a passion and commitment to each and every child.

We will offer you:

  • well behaved and highly motivated pupils
  • a caring and friendly school
  • a supportive staff team committed to working together to achieve high standards
  • a commitment to teacher well-being
  • opportunities for your career to grow and develop.

We encourage visits to the school. Please contact applications@gorseland.net to arrange a visit, and for further information, or call the school on 01473 623790 and ask for Elizabeth Leonard.

Application forms should be submitted by email to applications@gorseland.net.

Gorseland is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.


Assistant Kitchen Manager and Kitchen Assistant (2 Positions)

Salary Details: Assistant Kitchen Manager – Grade 2 point 3 (£18,887 per annum pro rata), Kitchen Assistant – Grade 1 (£18,333 per annum pro rata)
Required From: May 2022 or earlier
Job Term: Part Time
Hours per Week: Assistant Kitchen Manager - 27.5, Kitchen Assistant - 20
Weeks per Year: 38 weeks per year
Appointment: Permanent
Closing Date: 26 April 2022 at 10:00am
Interview Date: 29 April 2022

Gorseland Primary School is committed to ensuring that children develop their passion for learning, discover their natural talents and have high aspirations in and outside of school. This very inclusive school works tirelessly to ensure our children are happy and successful.

We are currently seeking to expand our kitchen team. Do you enjoy cooking? Would you relish the opportunity to work with our team to provide nutritious, tasty meals for our pupils and staff?

We are looking for someone who:

  • Has previous experience of preparing and cooking meals
  • Can work collaboratively as part of a team
  • Are organised and able to work effectively in a busy environment
  • Have a flexible and enthusiastic approach to their work

We will offer you:

  • Amazing, passionate children and a vibrant community
  • Supportive parents and governors
  • A supportive, committed and compassionate staff team

We encourage visits to the school. Please contact applications@gorseland.net to arrange a visit, and for further information, or call the school on 01473 623790 and ask for Sarah Pettitt or Elizabeth Leonard.

Application forms should be submitted by email to applications@gorseland.net.

Gorseland is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.




Gorseland Primary School

Deben Avenue, Martlesham Heath, Suffolk, IP5 3QR            Phone: 01473 623790            Email: office@gorseland.net