Class Teacher, London

Closing date:New this week

The Alton School, London

Date posted:
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Main Pay Scale
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

The Q1E is a primary Multi Academy Trust (MAT) which was established by Belleville Primary School in May 2017. Belleville Wix Academy joined the trust on 1st August 2017, together with The Alton Primary School in Roehampton. Churchfields Primary School in Beckenham joined in November 2017.

The Alton School is looking for an inspirational and outstanding class teacher to join our team. 

Our children say “A good teacher is kind and enthusiastic, pushing us to be the best we can be.” 

Our vision is to give every child in our community an exceptional education - our school is an exciting one to work in and we have a team of committed staff and governors who work exceptionally hard to give the children in our community the very best. 

Staff are exceptionally well supported and developed as outstanding practitioners and leaders. We have a strong inclusive and supportive ethos, experienced teaching assistants in each class, a well-resourced curriculum and fabulous children.

We are looking for someone who can demonstrate:  

We are looking for someone who can demonstrate:  

• Excellent classroom practice that demonstrates creativity and caring with the ability to make learning fun 

• High expectations and a commitment to providing the best possible education for all pupils 

• The ability to be flexible, dynamic, enjoy a challenge, be good at thinking on your feet and well organised 

• Be driven and ambitious for the learners, the school and on a personal level 

• Have experience or a keen interest in supporting SEND learners 

• Have the unswerving desire to support the values and aims of The Alton School and the needs of its pupils and staff 

• The ability to work as part of a team and to inspire, support and lead others 

• Experience of working in a multi-cultural environment 

• A willingness to run an after school club would be expected   

We offer:  

• The opportunity to work with the most wonderful students anywhere in the country 

• A  warm, mutually supportive and caring ethos with enthusiastic and skilled staff who are highly aspirational and committed to pupil welfare, progress and life-chances 

• A highly experienced and effective leadership team who can support excellent opportunities for CPD including the opportunity to influence and lead education developments both locally and nationally through cross school partnership. 

•A clear vision for the future 

• A positive and enthusiastic, well-resourced and attractive working environment with extensive grounds 

• A commitment to working with and within our local community 

•A creative and innovative environment which encourages a 'risk taking' and positive mind set culture 

• A happy school - where children smile, they are eager to learn and where standards are high. 

• Support and guidance from your phase leader during their weekly leadership time 

• Specialist teachers for key areas of the curriculum  

• High quality administrative and IT support  

• An iPad  

• Spontaneous “Go home early” Fridays

Due to the anticipated volume of applications, we regret that we are only able to contact those candidates who have been shortlisted for the next stage of the process.  

Closing date:  Sunday 5th November 2017  (noon) however, as we will consider applications immediately on receipt, therefore your early response is recommended.

For further information and to apply please download the documents below. For informal enquires or to arrange a visit please contact Q1E Belleville HR Department, by email: or by phone: 020 7228 6727.  

Completed Q1E application forms should be posted to the Trust’s address and marked for the attention of the Q1E Belleville HR Department or emailed to

 We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.   

This post is subject to a DBS check.   

CVs are not accepted.

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More about The Alton School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Address: Danbury Avenue, Roehampton, London, SW15 4PD, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8876 8482
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