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Key Stage 1 Teacher

The Gower School PrimaryIslington

The Gower School, based in Islington London are looking to appoint a highly motivated, dedicated and enthusiastic Year 1/2 Teacher to complement our strong Key Stage 1 team and to provide high quality teaching for our expanding primary school. This is a permanent, full time position involving team teaching, which starts in September 2021.

Why work with The Gower School?

At The Gower School we believe every child is as unique as the service we offer. Our goal is to make sure that our children are confident, happy all-rounders with a love of learning. Academic standards are high, and the curriculum is enquiry based. We believe in looking after the people who look after our children, therefore we are committed to bringing out the best in our employees, actively promote professional development and, as an expanding nursery and primary school, offers the potential for people to progress within the organisation. We are committed to an outstanding child centred environment where staff work together to ensure that children have the best start in life.

Person specification:

Our ideal candidate will be sensitive, flexible, talented and passionate with a good team spirit, ability to lead and inspire, and will have outstanding practice within the classroom. You will hold a Degree and UK Qualified Teacher Status including evidence of appropriate subsequent in service training. Three years teaching experience would be desirable, as would experience of a Montessori or enquiry based learning educational approach.

Employee benefits are a part of our reward strategy, therefore our staff members enjoy a range of perks such as:

  • Competitive salaries
  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Small class sizes
  • Annual salary reviews
  • In house training and external training as part of career development
  • Career progression opportunity
  • Pension Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Free hot lunch prepared by our cook on the premises every day
  • Season ticket travel loans
  • Social Events

To learn more about us and what we actually do at The Gower School, feel free to visit our website or take a look at our Facebook page

If you have any questions, feel free to get in touch with us. We are happy to answer them!

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful candidate will be required to have a clear Enhanced DBS check. External candidates will need to provide two references from previous employers.

Salary is competitive and dependent on experience and qualifications and will be discussed at interview stage. A warm welcome and a cup of coffee is guaranteed!

If you are passionate about teaching, able to create fun and informative lessons, and have ambition to get the best out of each child, please send your CV and covering letter to

We look forward to receiving your application!

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