Class Teacher, SW London

Henry Cavendish Primary SchoolSW London
Date posted:
Start date: September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Main Pay Scale
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Are you a teacher who has the drive and passion to succeed, and would you be interested in working for a school where we believe everyone should be able to learn and be supported in their learning to achieve their very best?

If you’re an excellent teacher or NQT with drive and enthusiasm who hopes to become part of a professional and dedicated team, this could be the role for you!

An exciting opportunity has arisen to become a teacher here with us from 1st September 2020.

At Henry Cavendish, we pride ourselves on developing a child's love of learning within a nurturing, inclusive environment. We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and inspiring teacher who can be fully committed to our ethos. Henry Cavendish is a highly respected and extremely popular school located on two sites in the London Borough of Lambeth; ideally located with excellent public transport links and can easily be reached.

We are seeking someone who:

  • Has a committed, passionate approach with high expectations of achievement and behaviour
  • Is positive, reflective and able to inspire pupils
  • Is an excellent classroom practitioner
  • Has highly effective communication skills, and a commitment to a collaborative, team approach
  • Has excellent organisational skills

We can offer:

  • Wonderful, considerate and happy children who are keen and eager to learn
  • A commitment to help children develop a love of learning
  • Support to develop and progress further in your teaching career
  • A warm, friendly, supportive environment with dedicated and experienced staff
  • An individualised programme of professional development

We welcome applications from NQTs and visits to the school are warmly welcomed.  Please phone the school office on 020 8673 3376 to make an appointment or email Lorna Burg at

To apply, download an application pack from our website:  

Completed application forms should be emailed to Lorna Burg at by Friday 17th April 2020.  In  your supporting statement please state any Key Stage preference, as well as particular subject strengths.  Interviews date: TBC

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. 

'Create, Discover, Succeed, Together'

Henry Cavendish Primary School

Balham & Streatham 

Headteacher: Mr Matthew Apsley 

More about Henry Cavendish Primary School
Address: Streatham Site, Dingley Lane, Woodfield Avenue, Streatham, London, SW16 1AU, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 8673 3376