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Year 2 and Year 5 Teacher

  • Location: London Borough of Southwark
  • Start date: 19 Jan 2017
  • Category: Primary
  • Job reference: PE10782334
  • Branch: London Primary Central South
  • Consultant: Alan Hunsdale
  • Call: 020 8971 1285
Job description
Can you make learning fun for your class? Do you want to work a great team who are friendly and cheerful?

Does the thought of working with happy and engaged children in a newly refurbished building excite you?

Southwark Park is an inclusive primary school with a fantastic team spirit. We have the highest expectations of every child and are eager to build on our ability to match or surpass national figures at KS2. Our children come from a range of ethnic and cultural backgrounds and we celebrate diversity across the school.

We’ve embraced change and challenge ourselves on a continual basis. We believe in being reflective practitioners who look carefully and collectively at how things could be done better.

Ofsted (March 2014) Good

We offer:

•A clear programme of NQT mentoring and training

•A supportive, collegiate leadership team

•A well-established school coaching and mentoring programme to support teacher’s development at all levels, including developing middle leaders.

•The opportunity to join one of our curriculum task groups, where you can gain experience of supporting and leading projects (Task groups: Health and Well Being, Languages, Maths and Curriculum)

•Good links with partnership schools allowing you to gain experience of different working environments

•Access to the Math’s hub

•A creative curriculum and wonderful opportunities for outdoor learning

•Middle leadership development opportunities

•A new building with up to date IT equipment and excellent playground facilities

•Support with assessment in light of assessment without levels

Successful candidate

Now we’re looking for equally passionate and reflective team-players to continue our journey of success. We’ll expect you to be able to demonstrate excellent classroom practice with:

•The ability to teach engaging and well-structured lessons

•A strong grasp of national strategies and the National Curriculum

•A good understanding of child development and how children learn

•The ability to use formative and summative assessment effectively to ensure children make excellent progress

•Knowledge of recent developments and a desire to explore new ideas in education

•Knowledge and understanding of the effective inclusion of all children, and of the factors which support high achievement in school for all pupils

•A real commitment to get parents involved in their children’s learning

Successful applicants can rely on high levels of CPD and support from a leadership team that believes all teachers should have a voice.

Please note: We undertake safeguarding checks on all our workers in accordance with the DfE statutory guidance 'Keeping Children Safe in Education'. As part of these checks, we require a current Enhanced DBS Disclosure for everyone working in schools. If you do not have a valid subscription to the DBS Update Service, we will require you to complete a new DBS application as part of the registration process, at a cost of £44.00.
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