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Job details
Employer Smart Teachers
Location South East London
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent Suitable for NQTs
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts 03/01/2017

Smart Teachers is recruiting for a dynamic and resilient Year 6 teacher with great behaviour management skills to join an independent school in South East London from January 2017. With a current size of 8 students, the Year 6 class would benefit from a KS2 teacher with the ability to build excellent relationships and strengths in nurturing vulnerable students. This is a permanent role working in an extremely well-resourced and purposely renovated alternative education provision.

About the Role

  • Year 6 teacher
  • Delivering the UK curriculum to a small class size of less than 10 students
  • This specific class has vulnerable children who are anxious and would benefit from a teacher with clear boundaries and solid structure to their day
  • Salaries start from £30,000 for teachers with QTS
  • This role is also open to unqualified teachers looking to undertake their teacher training

About the School

  • Independent school based in South East London
  • Stable and established team of staff includes support staff, teachers and qualified therapists and a solid Senior Leadership Team
  • Daily briefings are held with all members of staff, which is particularly important given the SEMH (Social, Emotional and Mental Health Difficulties) needs of the students
  • 41 students currently attend the school
  • Challenging behaviour, detachment disorders and global development delay are commonplace across the classes
  • Lunch is made every day by a chef on site, with students assisting in preparing meals
  • Chicken run onsite and the eggs laid are used in the kitchen
  • Padded time-out room available
  • Apple macs with the latest technology are found in every classroom
  • Provides extensive professional development for staff and fast track career progression and upward mobility available for the right fit
  • Provides training in Team Teach and First Aid

In order to be considered for this role, the successful Year 6 teacher will need to meet the following criteria:

  • Bachelor of Education/ PGCE / or equivalent teaching degree
  • Previous experience working with students with SEN (desirable)
  • Proven experience teaching the UK curriculum
  • Strong NQTS with a passion for, and commitment to, providing outstanding provision for pupils with SEMH will be considered for the role
  • Eligible to work in the UK (must have valid visa)
  • Recent classroom-based references and valid DBS/police checks

As well as being part of this school's community, working with Smart Teachers also gives you access to:

  • Free CPD workshops
  • Regular social events
  • Consultant exclusivity

Interested in Applying?

To apply you must be eligible to work in the UK and meet all national safeguarding criteria. Please email your CV to quoting Job Reference number LXDA32362.

Due to the high volume of applications received, please note only suitable candidates will be contacted. 

Smart Teachers is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Candidates registering with Smart Teachers will need to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the DBS and/or provide police checks from other countries, where appropriate. Smart Teachers is an equal opportunities employer.

About the employer

Information about Smart Teachers
Org type Supply Agency

Locations and contacts

London Office
39 Earlham Street
Covent Garden
United Kingdom
+44 20 7240 2409