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If you are interested in working within the Nar Valley Federation then please contact our Headteacher (Mrs Anne Neary) via

Class Teacher ~ Nar Valley Federation

Temporary role January to August 2022

We are looking for a highly motivated, positive and enthusiastic individual to be Class Teacher within the Nar Valley Federation from January 2022.

The Nar Valley Federation of Church Academies are a family of three small Church of England primary schools and part of DNEAT (Diocese of Norwich Education and Academies Trust). 

Our three schools at Narborough, Castle Acre and Sporle are located a few miles outside of the market town of Swaffham.  Being church schools, Christian values and ethos sit at the heart of everything we do to create an environment where everyone is valued and respected and pupils are given every opportunity to shine

The role will be supported and challenged by the Executive Head Teacher and Head of School to create the best possible learning environment that allows children to be the best that they can be and to ‘Let their light shine’.

The position is:

  • Temporary contract 1 January to 31 August 2022
  • Full time
  • Salary Main Pay Scale
  • Role will require travel between all three sites for some meetings.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Uses positive behaviour management strategies 
  • Has a desire to enable every child to succeed regardless of the needs or abilities
  • Has excellent organisational and interpersonal skills at all levels
  • Is a good motivator
  • Knowledge of Primary curriculum
  • Can work under their own initiative.

We can offer:

  • A welcoming, caring school full of adults who go above and beyond for our children
  • Children who are determined to do their absolute best at every opportunity regardless of any barriers and are excited and enthused by their learning
  • A Federation that works as a team
  • A welcoming, supportive and active Governing Body
  • Parents/carers and families who want to be actively involved in their child’s education
  • A supportive Trust who offer high quality professional development opportunities
  • A well-stocked staffroom full of goodies!

If you are hardworking, enthusiastic, dedicated, and adaptable and are ready to ‘Let your light shine’, then we would welcome your application. If you would like to know more then please get in touch to arrange a meeting with our Executive Head teacher, Mrs Anne Neary.

Telephone: 01760 338048, email:

An application form and information pack, including a Job Description and Person Specification can be downloaded below.

Applications should be returned by email to:

Closing Date: 12 noon Wednesday 8 December 2021

Interviews:  TBC December 2021

We are committed to the safeguarding of all children, through its policies, practice and monitoring procedures. Any applicant wishing to work around children can expect to have an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

If short listed for interview your motives for working in a school setting will be explored. Knowing that racism, sexism and other forms of discrimination exist, we promote justice, fairness and equality in all areas of school life. All backgrounds and groups, including those with disabilities, are welcome to apply.