Class Teacher

Henry Cavendish Primary SchoolSW London

Are you a teacher who has the drive and passion to succeed, and would you be interested in working for a school where we believe everyone should be able to learn and be supported in their learning to achieve their very best?

If you’re an excellent teacher or NQT with drive and enthusiasm who hopes to become part of a professional and dedicated team, this could be the role for you!

An exciting opportunity has arisen to become a teacher here with us from 1st September 2021.

At Henry Cavendish, we pride ourselves on developing a child's love of learning within a nurturing, inclusive environment. We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and inspiring teacher who can be fully committed to our ethos. Henry Cavendish is a highly respected and extremely popular school located on two sites in the London Borough of Lambeth; ideally located with excellent public transport links and can easily be reached.

We are seeking someone who:

  • Has a committed, passionate approach with high expectations of achievement and behaviour
  • Is positive, reflective and able to inspire pupils
  • Is an excellent classroom practitioner
  • Has highly effective communication skills and a commitment to a collaborative team approach
  • Has excellent organisational skills

We can offer:

  • Wonderful, considerate and happy children who are keen and eager to learn
  • A commitment to help children develop a love of learning
  • Support to develop and progress further in your teaching career
  • A warm, friendly, supportive environment with dedicated and experienced staff
  • An individualised programme of professional development

Due to COVID, unfortunately we are unable to accept tours at the school, however, please feel free to contact the school office on 020 8673 3376 to or email Lorna Burg at if you have any queries or questions.

We welcome applications from NQTs, as well as from teachers with more experience.

To apply, download an application pack from our website:
In your supporting statement, please state any Key Stage preference, as well as particular subject strengths.

Completed application forms should be emailed to Lorna Burg at by 9am on Monday 19th April 2021.
Interviews: Week beginning 26th April 2021.

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.

'Growing Together'

Henry Cavendish Primary School

Balham Site: Hydethorpe Road, London SW12 OJA
Streatham Site: Dingley Lane, Woodfield Avenue, London SW16 1AY

Headteacher: Matthew Apsley

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Henry Cavendish Primary School

SW London

Henry Cavendish Primary School
Streatham SiteDingley LaneWoodfield AvenueStreathamLondonSW16 1AUUnited Kingdom
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