Class Teacher, Croydon

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Elmwood Infant SchoolCroydon
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Start date: January 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Maternity Cover

Lodge Road, Croydon, CR0 2PL

 Year 2 Class Teacher required from January 2020 (or sooner if possible)

Fixed term contract until the end of the summer term. 

We are looking for a highly effective class teacher to join our teaching team from the start of the spring term, or sooner if possible, covering a maternity leave until the end of the summer term. 

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 many of our pupils speaking English as an Additional Language. We have been judged by Ofsted as being consistently good for over 10 years and are a Gold Rights Respecting School. Children’s rights are an integral part of our curriculum and we are very proud of fact that we have won the Show Racism the Red Card competition for eleven years in a row! Please take a look at our website, where you will be able to find out a lot more about our school. 

Our pupils make good progress from their starting points and our data from the summer places us in line or above the national average in almost all areas. Children behave well at our school and parents/carers are incredibly supportive, working in close partnership with us to help us achieve the best we can for their child.

Elmwood Infant School has excellent transport links, with bus and tram lines just a short walk away. Our distance from East and West Croydon train stations, makes it easy to access central London and other surrounding areas.  

The Head Teachers and Governing Bodies of Elmwood Infant School, Downsview Primary and Rockmount Primary have committed to an informal partnership based on trust and a shared vision of what makes an outstanding environment where children can thrive. We are all committed to finding innovative, inspiring and cost-effective ways of working together and offer CPD opportunities across the partnership.

The application form and job description can be downloaded from the school website. Alternatively, you can apply via the TES website. 

Completed application forms should be returned by Friday 20th September, with interviews taking place WB 23rd September. Please include a supporting statement of no longer than two sides of A4 paper.

Visits to the school are welcome. Please contact the School Office on 0208 689 7681 to book a time or email: office@elmwood-inf.croydon.sch.uk . 

Closing Date:   Friday 20th September 2019 at 12.00pm. 


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. Elmwood Infant School is an equal opportunities employer.




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Address: Lodge Road, Croydon, Surrey, CR0 2PL, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 8689 7681