Class Teacher, Blackheath SE3 0TP

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John Ball Primary SchoolBlackheath SE3 0TP

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Maternity Cover
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

The Role

Are you ready for a new challenge? Do you want to be part of a happy, supportive and forward thinking school? If so, this is an incredibly exciting time to come and join our team. We are looking for an innovative, dynamic and creative teacher to join us in September 2018 for one academic year to cover a maternity leave in Key Stage 1.


John Ball Primary School is situated in Southvale Road, SE3 0TP in the heart of Blackheath Village in South East London with excellent transport links to London and Kent.

We are looking for a teacher who:

Has been judged by others to have high quality teaching skills

Has a passion for learning and teaching

Has high expectations of themselves and the children

Has the ability and determination to inspire and motivate children to achieve their best

Wants to contribute to the school as a whole

Salary Details

We are looking for main scale or upper pay scale teachers. NQTs are welcome to apply. 

Further Information

What do you need to know about us?

We were inspected in November 2013 and judged to be outstanding in all areas. We have an excellent local and national reputation. We are a National Support School. 

We consistently perform in the top 10% of schools nationally for attainment and progress. 

We have expanded and are gradually increasing to be 3 forms of entry with our extended and refurbished building.

As a member of our staff you can expect:

Brilliant children – enthusiastic and able, with excellent attitudes to learning

Strong leadership; a school that is well organised and managed

A fantastic staff; supportive and friendly.

High quality CPD supporting you to be the best; we are able to talent spot and support teachers at every level of their career. 

Excellent resources

Access to high quality networks and CPD opportunities through our work and links with national organizations including Challenge Partners & PiXL Primary.

Other useful information:

We have a current school roll of 610 pupils

We serve a culturally, socially economic diverse community

Our pupils behave outstandingly well and always give their best 

We provide them with a rich and varied curriculum both in and out of the classroom

We are a happy staff team – we laugh a lot!

We support one another. People want to come and work with us. 

We provide very good support for staff, where ever they are on their career path.

Our parents are incredibly supportive and want to help their children to learn.

See our website for further details about our school. Read our weekly newsletter to see what we are doing.

Application forms are available to download from our website or by emailing Victoria Spencer at We welcome visits to school. If you would like to come along, please call the school office on 020 8852 1601 to arrange a time.  

John Ball School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We implement all elements of the safer recruitment process and all posts are subject to pre-employment checks. References will be sought and successful candidates will need to undertake an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check.

John Ball School is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all members of the community, regardless of gender, age, marital status, disability, ethnicity, religion, belief or sexual orientation

Closing Date

The deadline for applications is Tuesday 26th June 12 noon. Interviews will be held shortly after. Only short listed candidates will be contacted and references will be taken up prior to interview.

Job location

More about John Ball Primary School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 5 - 11 years
Address: Southvale Road, London, SE3 0TP, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 88521601
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