Early Years/KS1 Classroom Teacher
St Lawrence Primary School
- £23,547 - £39,331pa
- Job type:
- Full Time, Permanent
- Start date:
- September 2018
- Apply by:
- 12 December 2017
We are looking to appoint an innovative Reception Classroom Teacher to join our successful academy at St Lawrence Primary School. This is a unique opportunity for a talented and ambitious professional to join our team in this new dynamic Partnership Trust.
We offer an outstanding professional development programme and a successful, supportive and highly strategic Senior Leadership Team.
St Lawrence is on a journey to become an outstanding primary school. We are developing excellent primary pedagogy and practice together with a dynamic and engaging curriculum. We offer an outstanding professional development programme and a successful, supportive and highly strategic Senior Leadership.
St Lawrence is the only single form entry primary school located in the catchment area for Howard of Effingham School and is a feeder school for admissions purposes. The majority of children from St Lawrence move on to The Howard at the age of 11. Our links with The Howard are very important to us and our close proximity has enabled some of our older children to attend "booster" classes at The Howard to extend their learning and provide even greater challenge. After the May half term, our Year 6 pupils have spent their mornings at The Howard giving them access to specialist teaching and enabling them to experience learning in a secondary school environment. As our relationship with THPT develops, we anticipate many more opportunities for St Lawrence to work closely with The Howard, so that our children are even better prepared for the transition from primary to secondary school.
· KAARP Discount Benefits
· Childcare Vouchers
· Computer Scheme
· Cycle to Work Scheme
· Sainsbury’s Loyalty Discount
· Teachers Pension Scheme
NQT's are welcome to apply – we offer an excellent NQT programme and development opportunities along with a ‘NQT Welcome Bonus’
You are welcome to request a tour of the school
Please note that applications received will be sent directly to the Senior Leadership Team.
Employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).
The Howard Partnership Trust is school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
About St Lawrence Primary School
- St Lawrence Primary School
- Lower Road, Effingham, Leatherhead
- KT24 5JP
- United Kingdom
St Lawrence is situated in the heart of the village of Effingham, very close to Howard of Effingham School. It is a 210 place primary school with one class per year group from Reception to Year 6.
The school’s ambition is to be an effective and improving school and it is with this in mind that St Lawrence became a sponsored academy within THPT in December 2014.
Our aim is to feed curiosity and inspire learning so that every child achieves success, is happy and confident in the nurturing environment of a small, friendly, village school setting.
St Lawrence benefits from a dedicated team of staff and a supportive community of stakeholders. The school has large, bright classrooms all equipped with computers and interactive whiteboards and most with access to their own outside space. St Lawrence also has a fabulous new hall, a large school field, an orchard, an allotment, a playground with a quiet area, an outside classroom, a children’s kitchen and, of course, a library.
OFSTED Comments (September 2014):
• New leadership, supported by experienced and knowledgeable governors, is improving teaching and raising expectations for pupils’ achievement
• School leaders have an accurate view of what the school does well. Their plans for improvement are specifically focused on aspects of the school’s work most in need of development. They are well placed to improve further.
• Good partnerships with The Howard Partnership Trust and local schools have provided a wealth of training opportunities, which are already beginning to raise standards.
• Pupils enjoy school and this is reflected in their improved rates of attendance. They feel safe in school.
• Pupils’ behaviour is good.
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