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Job details
Employer Elmwood Infant School
Location Croydon
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent Suitable for NQTs
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts 03 January 2018

Reception Teacher Required from January 2018 (or sooner if available) Main Pay Scale/Upper Pay Scale  Full time with the option of part time in the future.

 We are looking for someone to work in Reception from the spring term but who has the skills and ambition to work in KS1 in the future. The successful candidate will be innovative in their approach with excellent teaching skills and high expectations for all children. He or she will be creative in their approach to the early years, with a passion for outdoor learning. 

 What makes us unique?

 Elmwood Infant School is a large four form entry school with a 52 place nursery. We are located a short walk away from the centre of Croydon and serve a very vibrant and diverse community. Our recent Ofsted inspection judged us to be a good school that is ‘happy, welcoming and at the heart of the community’. We are on a journey towards outstanding and have achieved the Level 1 UNICEF Rights Respecting Award, an approach that underpins all that we do.

 Elmwood Infant School has excellent transport links, with bus and tram lines just a few minutes’ walk away. We are walking distance from East and West Croydon train stations, making it easy to access central London and other surrounding areas. 

 Visits to the school are actively encouraged. Please contact the school office to book a time to visit or to request an application pack. Tel: 020 8689 7681, email: .

  Do let our office team know if you would find it useful to have a discussion about the post with our Headteacher. Please also take a look at our website, where you will be able to find out a lot more about our school. Application forms can also be downloaded from our website.

 Closing Date:    Friday 13th October at 12.00pm

 Interviews:       Tuesday 17th October 

  We are committed to safeguarding and promote the welfare and well-being of children, young people, and vulnerable adults; we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to an enhanced DBS check. Elmwood Infant School is an equal opportunities employer.

Locations and contacts

Lodge Road
United Kingdom
+44 20 8665 1751