Upper KS2 Teacher, SE16, London

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Southwark Park Primary SchoolSE16, London
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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Main Pay Scale (£28, 660 - £39,006)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Experienced Upper KS2 Class Teacher  

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? Then read on to find out about working at Southwark Park Primary School.  

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 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  

Direct application and recruitment as a result of this advertisement will lead to a payment of £2,000 after 6 months in post (subject to good observations)

Successful candidate 

Now we’re looking for equally passionate and reflective team-players with experience of working in a diverse inner London school and able to show evidence of successful teaching in upper KS2.  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 
  • An understanding of UNICEF Rights Respecting schools 
  • An understanding of or willingness to follow a restorative approach to behaviour management 
  • 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.   

To discover more and to apply, take a look at the careers section of our website, get in touch and arrange a visit.  


Closing date: Wednesday 21 March 2018  13:00 

Interviews: Week commencing 26 March 2018  

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.  An enhanced DBS check is required for the successful applicant

Job location

More about Southwark Park Primary School
Address: 383 Southwark Park Road, London, SE16 2JH, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 7394 4000