Primary / Year 7 Teacher, Hackney

Closing date:

Stormont House SchoolHackney

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Inner London Main/Upper Pay range + SEN1
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Stormont House School

Primary Teacher to Teach Year 7

Inner London Main/Upper Pay range + SEN1 

(currently up to M6 £40,372 / UPS £48,244 + SEN 1 £2,149)

NOR: 132 Years 7-12 / Required from September 2019

An Additional TLR may be possible for the right candidate

• Do you want to make a difference where it most counts?

• Do you want to get back to teaching creatively and excitingly rather than ‘to the test’?

• Do you believe that teachers can change lives?

• Do you want to join an excellent team where you can flourish through    support and challenge?

 Stormont House School is an unusual and widely-respected special school whose pupils achieve up to GCSE/BTEC levels. We became one of the first outstanding schools in the country in 2005 and have improved at each of the 3 full inspections since then, most recently July 2018. This position plays a vital part in leading us towards our vision of ‘Achievement for All in a Unique World-Class School’. If you are passionate about the difference an excellent school can make to young people’s ability to learn, express themselves and become active global citizens, please read on.

We need a first-class primary teacher to mainly teach one of our Year 7 classes, who are all still working within the primary National Curriculum. We set out to combine the very positive aspects of primary education with the specialist subjects of secondary in order to provide the best quality education possible. We have two Year 7 teachers and one has just been promoted to senior leadership as a result of her professional development here. We don’t expect anyone to arrive with all the SEN skills already in place, but we do expect high-quality teaching, authentic reasons for wanting to work in a special school and openness to learning.  

We expect our students to make the best progress possible; socially, emotionally and academically. The staff are excellent, the facilities are great and the students are terrific. This role is better-suited to a candidate that has recent and relevant primary teaching experience.

 Please look at the uploaded documents and ring the Headteacher, Kevin McDonnell on (020) 8985 4245 for an informal discussion about the position. Don’t worry if you don’t have special school experience: very few of us did before we came here!

Visits to see the school in action are encouraged.  Please call Brenda Vanriel on 020 8985 4245 to book a space from 9.00-10.30am Weds 15 or Thurs 16 May.

Closing date 9am Monday 20 May / Interviews scheduled for Friday 24 May



More about Stormont House School
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Type: Special Needs
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 17 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Downs Park Road, Hackney, London, E5 8NP, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 8985 4245
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Stormont House became one of the first outstanding schools in the country in July 2005 and has judged to have improved further in 2008 and 2014. We are a lead school within the Hackney Teaching Schools’ Alliance and are situated in the mid...