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Year 2 Teacher

Job Description

A primary school based in Northampton is seeking a committed teacher for their Year 2 class. This school is dedicated to providing a nurturing and inspiring environment where children are encouraged to explore, learn, and grow. Their commitment to excellence in education is reflected in our supportive community, innovative teaching practices, and strong emphasis on the holistic development of each pupil.

Job Overview:

The successful Year 2 Teacher will be responsible for delivering engaging and effective lessons that cater to the diverse needs of pupils, fostering a love for learning and encouraging academic excellence.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Plan, prepare, and deliver high-quality lessons in accordance with the UK national curriculum.
  • Create a positive and inclusive classroom environment that promotes active learning and pupil engagement.
  • Assess and monitor pupil progress, providing constructive feedback and implementing strategies to support individual learning needs.
  • Collaborate with colleagues, parents, and the wider school community to enhance the educational experience for pupils.
  • Participate in professional development opportunities and contribute to the continuous improvement of teaching practices.
  • Uphold the school's values and ethos, promoting respect, responsibility, and a sense of community.


  • Qualified Teacher Status (QTS).
  • Proven experience teaching Year 2 or within the Key Stage 1 (KS1) framework.
  • Strong knowledge of the national curriculum and assessment strategies.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to inspire and motivate students with diverse abilities and backgrounds.
  • Commitment to continuous professional development and reflective practice.
  • A collaborative and flexible approach, with a willingness to contribute to the wider school community.


  • Experience with special educational needs (SEN) and inclusive teaching practices.

What We Offer:

  • A supportive and friendly working environment.
  • Two form entry school - joint planning.
  • Ofsted rated good.
  • Opportunities for professional growth and career development.
  • Access to a range of resources and ongoing training.
  • A vibrant school community with enthusiastic and motivated pupils.

If this position isnt quite what you are looking for, please get in touch to discuss other teaching opportunities. Alternatively, if you know of someone who would be interested in this role, we offer a referral scheme up to £250!

If you have not received a respsonse within 7 working days, please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occassion. For other available positions, please refer to our website.

Dunbar Education is committed to the highest standards of safeguarding to ensure the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, to share this commitment. To adhere with safer recruitment procedures and guidelines, all registrations will be required to fill out our application form in, to receive work. This will be subject to pre-employment checks including an enhanced DBS disclosure and satisfactory references. Dunbar Education is an equal opportunities employer and recognises the value of and seeks to achieve a diverse workforce in schools. We welcome applications from all backgrounds. Dunbar Education is a member of ASPCo compliance plus, for more information please refer to our recruitment & selection policy statement.

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