Class Teacher, Croydon

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Elmwood Infant SchoolCroydon
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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Maternity Cover
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Class Teacher Required from January 2019 (or sooner if possible)  

We are looking for a highly effective class teacher to join our teaching team, initially to cover a Year 1 maternity leave until the end of the summer term 2019. We are happy to consider applications from Newly Qualified Teachers as well as from experienced teachers. 

The successful candidate will be proactive, innovative and committed to securing high standards for all children.  Come and join a strong and supportive team of staff within a highly successful school that is committed to providing the best possible learning opportunities for everyone. For the rest of this year the post will be based in Year 1 and benefits from having a team of at least three other teaching colleagues in each year group, all of whom have Planning, Preparation and Assessment time together. Every class throughout our school has an experienced teaching assistant, who works closely with the teacher to support learning and progress.   

What makes us unique?

Elmwood Infant School is a large four form entry school with a 52 place nursery. We are located a short walk away from the centre of Croydon and serve a very diverse community with the majority of our pupils speaking English as an Additional Language. We have achieved the Gold UNICEF Rights Respecting Award and place children’s rights as the centre of everything we do. Please take a look at our website, where you will be able to find out a lot more about our school.

Elmwood Infant School has excellent transport links, with bus and tram lines just a few minutes’ walk away. We are walking distance from East and West Croydon train stations, making it easy to access central London and other surrounding areas. 

You are welcome to email  for general queries or the Head Teacher, Zoe Harris, at if you have more specific enquires about the role itself. Application forms and further information can be downloaded from our website but you can also apply for this post via the TES link.  

Closing Date:   Tuesday 18th September at 12pm.   We are committed to safeguarding and promote the welfare and well-being of children, young people, and vulnerable adults; we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to an enhanced DBS check, reference checks and medical clearance. Elmwood Infant School is an equal opportunities employer.

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More about Elmwood Infant School
Address: Lodge Road, Croydon, Surrey, CR0 2PL, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8689 7681