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Job details

Job details
Employer The Russell School
Location Hertfordshire
Salary MPS/UPS
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts September 2017

We are seeking to appoint an experienced, creative, enthusiastic and committed primary teacher with a good knowledge of the National Curriculum. The Russell School is an exciting and welcoming primary school with very well behaved pupils who are engaged in learning. We offer a strong commitment to the development of all staff. This is an excellent opportunity to join a school which is committed to continual improvement, and where you can be part of a winning team. Our most recent Ofsted inspection took place on 27th and 28th April 2017 and we were delighted to be judged as a ‘GOOD’ school. You can become part of our journey towards achieving ‘outstanding’ in the near future.

We are looking for candidates who:

  • Are passionate about their teaching and committed to achieving high standards
  • Demonstrate excellent classroom practice
  • Provide evidence of excellent and creative teaching
  • Are able to build good relationships with children, staff and parents
  • Create a vibrant classroom environment
  • Have a good sense of humour

We can offer you:

  • Very well behaved children who have strong engagement in their learning
  • A friendly and collaborative team
  • Supportive colleagues
  • Diverse opportunities for continued professional development

The Russell School is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check will be requested for the successful candidate in accordance with Safeguarding Children and Safer Recruitment in Education legislation. For further information or an application pack, please contact the school office. Visits to the school are very welcome and recommended. Do come and meet us and see if The Russell School is the opportunity you have been looking for.

Closing date: 21st June 2017
Interview date: 23rd June 2017

We are a popular oversubscribed school set in attractive surroundings with excellent facilities, including an heated indoor swimming pool, ICT suite, purpose built gym, outdoor theatre and hall with fully equipped stage. We benefit from a highly effective Governing body and a very supportive Parents Association. The school places a high value on P.E. and Music. We work actively with our local School Sports Partnership and have been awarded the Sport England Active Mark. We have a strong focus on sustainability and hold the Eco Schools Silver Award. The staff are very friendly; we ask that you share our commitment, dedication and optimism and bring a good sense of humour. It's a happy school! View our website for further details

Brushwood Drive
01923 284272

About the employer

Information about The Russell School
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Primary
Funding status State - Community
Gender Mixed
Age range 3 - 11 years
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Bushwood Drive
United Kingdom