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Trainee Teacher Starting September 2024

Are you ready to take the next step in your career?
United Teaching is the initial teacher training scheme for United Learning, a national group of over 90 schools across England.
With us, you can achieve your PGCE and QTS with extensive support from professional mentors, tutors and subject specialists – in a location that suits you. At United Teaching, we don’t just train you to teach – we invest in your potential as a future educational leader, supporting you every step of the way.

Apply today and discover how you can make a difference.

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We want our children to become responsible, determined individuals who love to learn and are committed to providing the best level of education, care, wider services and opportunities to our children and families. We aim to provide high quality education that ensures children learn knowledge, skills and behaviours that will set the foundation for their futures as productive, happy adults.

Orchard Meadow Primary is a two form entry school for children aged 3 to 11 including Nursery provision. We proudly serve the children and families of Blackbird Leys in Oxford and welcome children from the surrounding areas.

We pride ourselves on the relationships that we build and have a committed team of staff and Governors and we are often supported by students and volunteers from the wider community. This ensure that our school constantly improves and grows.

We work to ensure that our children have a broad curriculum that includes a range of experiences such as residentials, performances, sporting clubs and trips.

We love to have visitors so please come and see for yourself!

We look forward to welcoming you to our school.


At Orchard Meadow, children, teachers and the wider community are working together to shape our school – creating a culture which challenges expectations, broadens horizons and creates new opportunities for children to thrive.

We believe that every child deserves the opportunity to learn, develop and succeed—from Reception through to Year 6—and we have a responsibility to ensure that we provide the best possible educational experiences for the children in our care.

United Learning

By joining Orchard Meadow you will also become part of United Learning - a unique group of independent and state schools working together to bring out the best in everyone. Our vision is to provide excellent education, which prepares young people to progress in learning and to make a success of their lives. United Learning focuses sharply on the evidence of what makes it more likely that young people will progress and succeed, apply that to classroom practice, allowing schools to continue to learn and develop. It is a priority to provide teachers with excellent professional support and development, so that every child receives an excellent experience.

The approach is underpinned by a sense of moral purpose and commitment to doing what is right for children and young people, supporting colleagues to achieve excellence and acting with integrity in all our dealings within and beyond the organisation, in the interests of young people everywhere.

The development programmes offer access to tailor-made training no matter your career stage, alongside unrivalled opportunities for your career development across both the maintained and independent sectors. The Performance and Development Reviews (PDR) encompass personal aspiration, impact on pupil achievement and identification of continuous professional development and training that is right for you and your future. For more information please visit our dedicated careers site.

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