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Job details
Employer The Alton School
Location Wandsworth
Salary Teachers Pay Scale
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts Mutually Convenient Date

The Alton School is looking for an inspirational and outstanding class teacher to join our team. The role could be based in anyone of our year groups, from nursery to year 6.

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. Staffs 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 serve a diverse multi-cultural community and celebrate the richness that this brings to school life. If you want to be part of something truly special, please contact Helen Gibbs on 020 8876 8482 to arrange a visit, or to have an informal chat with the Headteacher, Ruth Hudson.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed.

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 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

For further information and to apply please download an application and details from the Wandsworth Council website .

Alternatively please contact Mark Uttley for any further details on the telephone number below.

Closing date: 12 December 2016 (at 4pm)
Short-listing: 13 December 2016
Interview date: 15 December 2016

return it to the school by email
If you require an application pack please contact Mark Uttley on 0208 876 8482.

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.

Appointments are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

We do not accept CVs.

Applicants regardless of race, colour, nationality, ethnic origin, sex, martial status, disability or age will be welcomed. All applicants are considered on the basis of their merits and abilities for the job. Safeguarding procedures to promote the welfare of all children are in place. Any offer of employment will be subject to a satisfactory check supplied by the Disclosure and Barring Service.

The Alton Primary School
Danebury Avenue
London SW15 4PD
0208 876 8482

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Danbury Avenue
SW15 4PD
United Kingdom
+44 20 8878 1513