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John Scurr Primary School

Tower Hamlets

  • Expiring soon
Job type:
Full Time, Temporary
Start date:
Summer Term ( earlier optional)
Apply by:
10 November 2017

Job description


Are you an experienced teacher who…..

  • Is keen to achieve personal excellence through the provision of outstanding teaching and learning 
  • Has high expectations of achievement and behaviour with proven success in pupil progress 
  • Is able to work closely and effectively within a team 
  • Is a creative teacher who has excellent communication, organisational and interpersonal skills 
  • Is committed to working in partnership with children, staff, parents, governors and the wider community 

In return we can offer…

An edible garden, a forest school , a mud kitchen and large colourful classrooms! 

Pupils who are well motivated, enthusiastic, polite and exceptionally well-behaved.

A supportive and motivated staff and leadership team.

A commitment to your on-going professional development through our Alliance.

A friendly, welcoming and inclusive school.

Visits to the school welcome, please arrange via email to: head@johnscurr.towerhamlets.sch.uk

For an application pack please visit our website http://johnscurrprimary.weebly.com/  

or contact the PA to the SLT: mdrew7.211@lgflmail.org

Closing date for completed applications by Midday on 

Friday 10th November 2017 (interviews in early December)

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will require an enhanced DBS clearance.

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About John Scurr Primary School

John Scurr Primary School is a mixed primary for pupils aged 4-11, located in Stepney, East London. A school of larger-than-average size, John Scurr is proud of its diversity, with pupils from a wide range of ethnic backgrounds, as well as an above-average number of students with special educational needs. 

John Scurr Primary School is a member of the Teach East London Teaching School Alliance, along with 17 other primary and secondary institutions. It also has links with the University of Winchester’s Liberal Arts programme.   


Maria Lewington  

Values and vision 

Named for John and Julia Scurr, a pair of 20th-century equality campaigners, the school strives to offer an inclusive style of learning that promotes tolerance, diversity and academic excellence. Governors work closely with staff to ensure that the themes of access, aspiration and achievement are properly enshrined within the school day. 

Independence is another focus of the school, with pupils encouraged to support each other and think for themselves when encountering a problem.   

Ofsted report 

“Strong personal, spiritual, moral and cultural development is at the heart of the school’s success and underpins pupils’ good behaviour both in class and around the school. Pupils feel safe at school.” 

View John Scurr Primary School's latest Ofsted report

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