Primary Teacher, Hindhead

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Focus School - HindheadHindhead

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Start date: January 2019
Contract type: Part Time / Full Time
Salary: M6 - U3
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes


Focus Learning Trust is part of the OneSchool global network, one of the most extensive and progressive networks of schools and educational support services in the world. With schools in 18 countries worldwide, our 10,000 students are benefiting from the amazing results of global collaboration and cutting-edge educational methods

Due to stable growth our team are now looking to recruit an experienced Primary Teacher to join our Focus School Hindhead Campus. This is an exciting opportunity for a forward thinking, highly motivated individual to join an organisation who genuinely seek to promote excellence in education.

The school offers achievement, opportunity and professional challenge to 226 students within a supportive environment. The students have a passion and desire to excel in learning. We are looking for conscientious and hard-working individuals who are passionate about education, pay meticulous attention to detail and who wish to maintain our environment to the highest standard. Our goal is to become a leading edge school in every aspect.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Creating a climate for learning that is conducive for outstanding practice
  • Identifying clear teaching and learning objectives 
  • Differentiating to provide support for pupils with Special Educational Needs (SEN) and challenge for those who are gifted and talented 
  • Developing approaches to Self-Directed Learning (our signature teaching pedagogy)
  • Assess how well learning objectives have been achieved through AfL strategies
  • Mark pupils work in line with the school’s Feedback Policy 
  • Manage SATs preparation and Primary diagnostic tests
  • Undertake assessment of pupils’ work as required 
  • Produce reports for parents in line with the school calendar
  • Contribute to curriculum development by reviewing and updating curriculum plans and schemes of work, and sharing good practice with colleagues
  • Operate within the policies and practices of the school and Focus Learning Trust
  • Establish effective working relationships with colleagues and set an outstanding example to stakeholders through personal and professional conduct

You will:

  • Experience teaching PE would hugely beneficial
  • Be highly motivated 
  • Be an inspiring, engaging and effective communicator
  • Have previous relevant experience working in a school
  • Enjoy being part of a supportive team
  • Be caring and enthusiastic
  • Respect the school’s aims and values

We offer:

  • An excellent working environment with good resources
  • Supportive Trustees who are committed to school improvement, who will work with you to achieve your goals
  • Dedicated and talented staff who are keen to build on our high standards
  • Students who are enthusiastic and highly motivated with a love of learning
  • Active and committed parents and carers
  • A supportive and involved community
  • Excellent premises and lovely grounds providing an excellent learning environment 
  • The opportunity to make a real difference to the lives of our students
  • The opportunity to enhance your educational experience with support for continued professional development
  • A competitive salary 
  • Professional support from Focus Learning Trust, equivalent to 100 hours per academic year

For more information about Focus Learning Trust or specific information relating to our Campus please visit or follow us on LinkedIn at Focus Learning Trust

For an informal discussion or visit to the school please contact the Kristian Still on 01428 601 800 or email for an application pack.

Closing Date for application forms: Monday 15th October

Interviews will be held: ASAP


Focus School Hindhead Campus is committed to safeguarding and protecting the children and young people that we work with. As such, all posts are subject to a safer recruitment process, including the disclosure of criminal records and vetting checks.

We ensure that we have a range of policies and procedures in place which promote safeguarding and safer working practice across the school. This is in line with statutory guidance Keeping Children Safe in Education 2016 and The Education Act, we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment

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More about Focus School - Hindhead
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 7 - 18 years
Denomination: Christian
Address: Formerly Highcombe Edge School, Tilford Road, Hindhead, Surrey, GU26 6SJ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1428 601800
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