Outstanding Class Teacher, Waltham Forest

Closing date:

Woodside Primary AcademyWaltham Forest

Date posted:
Start date: September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Teachers Main Scale
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Outstanding Class Teacher Required 

(Start September 2020)

Year Group Negotiable (NQTs are welcome to apply)

Do you wish to work at an Outstanding school which supports teachers work/life balance? We are a school with a history of providing extensive support to teachers and a commitment to creating a balance between school, personal and family life.

We are a Primary School with children from Nursery to Year 6 across two sites.

At Woodside we offer the following:

• Weekly PPA (Non-contact time) with your year group.

• Additional PPA (Non-contact time) for all class teachers every Friday from 12:45pm. The academy advocates teachers finishing early.

• Inner London weighting for all Main Pay Scale Teachers.

• Collaborative teaching initiative whereby teachers of all levels of experience work alongside each other to develop their own personal CPD and teaching practice.

• Free before and after school child care for teachers; in addition we will collect your child/children from neighbouring schools.

• Free childcare during INSET days.

What Ofsted said:

• Over time, the quality of teaching is outstanding. Teachers challenge pupils to apply their skills accurately. They use a rich range of resources to develop pupils’ learning and interests.

• Personal development, behaviour and pupils’ welfare is outstanding.

• The curriculum is used to transform the lives of pupils, and further work is planned to make the school a community hub that raises aspirations.

Continuing Excellence-Awards and Recognition at Woodside:

• Winners of the Outstanding Progress category at the Education Business Awards

• Certificate of recognition from the Mayor of London (Sadiq Khan) as a School for Success which recognises exceptional work in sharing good practice and helping to boost education for all Londoners

• Recognition by the Department for Education (DFE) as a school that provides outstanding outcomes for our disadvantaged pupils

Are you driven, inspirational, influential and an exceptional teacher looking for that next step in your career?

‘The headteacher spots and nurtures talents, enabling future leaders to develop their skills for the wider benefit of the school.’ Ofsted

We would like to hear from you if you:-

• Thrive on challenge and have high aspirations for all pupils.

• Are energised by opportunities to develop and share your practice.

To request an application pack, please email recruitment@woodside.waltham.sch.uk .

Alternatively, download an application pack from our website


Applicants are both welcomed and encouraged to visit the school.  We are holding an open evening on Thursday 13th February 2020 @ 5pm on our Forest Site, Wood Street, E17 3JX.

Please call the main school office on 020 8520 5168 to book your place.

Closing Date: Monday 24th February 2020 @ 12 midday.

Interviews: Thursday 27th & Friday 28th February 2020

More about Woodside Primary Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 8 - 11 years
Address: Bridge Site, (Years Four, Five and Six), Barrett Road, Walthamstow, London, E17 3ND, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 208 520 5168