Class Teacher, Bexley

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Lessness Heath Primary SchoolBexley

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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: NQT, MPS
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Post Title:  KS1 Class Teacher 

School: Lessness Heath Primary School 

Location:  Erith Road, Belvedere, Kent, DA17 6HB 

Status: Permanent

Hours/Percentage of Week: Full Time 100% (subject to six months’ probationary period)

Weeks per year: In accordance with teacher pay and conditions

Grade: NQT, MPS

Post Start Date:  September 2019

Closing Date for Applications: Monday 20th May 2019, 4pm

Interviews: Wednesday 22nd May 2019

Reach your full potential at Lessness Heath Primary School

Are you ready for the most exciting few years of your career? If so, Lessness Heath Primary School is the place for you. The 650 children are looking for you to help them reach their full potential and the staff are looking for you to join their friendly, positive and focused team. 

Lessness Heath Primary School is a large 3 form entry school in Bexley, South East London and is seeking to appoint a KS1 teacher on a permanent full-time contract. The position is to start in April.

The school has recently been through an Ofsted inspection (December 2017).  Ofsted stated ‘Pupils behave with consideration and care. They look out for each other and are fully involved with school life. Pupils’ good attitudes to their work and interest in learning also support the good progress that they make.’

We are pleased Ofsted recognised that ‘Teachers plan well for pupils of different ages and abilities in the classes. They make good use of questioning and follow up pupils’ answers well.’ 

In recognition of our Leadership team Ofsted quoted ‘The head teacher’s drive and strategic vision have been instrumental in bringing about rapid school improvement. The Headteacher, with the support of the trust and the governing body, has created a strong and resourceful leadership team. Leaders are determined to make this new school as good as it can be. All leaders have established their expectation that high aspirations, as well as good teaching and behaviour, are the rule.’

In exchange for your energy and motivation, a career at Lessness Heath Primary School can offer you:

• A welcoming environment

• Well behaved pupils who are polite, courteous and engaged in their learning

• The opportunity to work with a creative curriculum 

• A learning environment surrounded by a range of outdoor learning spaces 

Progress your career supported by exceptional CPD

We are supported by the Primary First Trust a small and effective primary only academy chain who support us in offering exceptional CPD. At any stage of your career we can offer bespoke tailored training which can support your individual needs and career aspirations. The Trust offers an excellent and unique opportunity for local career progression. 

We pride ourselves that each of our staff members will be clear about the next steps of their development, how they can move forward and where they can access the expertise to achieve their aims.

Learn more about what a career at Lessness Heath can offer you

Visits to the school are always welcomed and encouraged, so you can see first-hand what a career with us can offer and meet our wonderful pupils and staff team.

You can also learn more about us by visiting our website

An application pack is attached to this advert and completed application forms should be email to by 4pm on Monday 20th May 2019

References will be requested from those shortlisted.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Offers of employment are subject to a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring check and other employment checks. The school is committed to equality and diversity in employment practice and service delivery. References will be requested for those shortlisted ONLY and prior to interview.

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More about Lessness Heath Primary School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Address: Erith Road, Belvedere, Kent, DA17 6HB, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 1322 433290
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