KS1 Class Teacher- Maternity Cover

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KS1 Class Teacher- Maternity Cover

49 St James Road, Croydon, Surrey, CR0 2UR
Chestnut Park Primary School
Full Time
Main Scale
6th September 2021
Start Date
As soon as possible
23rd September 2021 12:00 AM
Contract Term
Job ID
Job Reference
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  • Contract type: Temporary
  • NQTs Considered: Yes
  • Job ID: 1173135

Full-time  KS1 Class Teacher ( Temp contract Maternity cover) in our ‘Outstanding’ (Ofsted 2018) school 

Your opportunity

Are you keen to support the growth of our Key Stage 1 team? As a large school we can provide extensive career growth and CPD opportunities within the school and GLF Schools.   We currently have children in Reception to Year Six classes. At full capacity we are a Three form entry and we have 630 pupils.

Chestnut Park School

As a recently built school, Chestnut Park benefits from state of the art technology within a modern, purpose built environment. We are also proud of our recent Ofsted inspection (June 2018) in which we were awarded 'Outstanding' in all areas.

Ofsted found 'Pupils’ behaviour in class and around school is exemplary. They are polite and well-mannered and demonstrate very positive attitudes to learning. Leadership is strong at all levels. Existing leaders identify and nurture potential leaders. Leaders invest in high-quality training to support improvement'

Our vision is that Chestnut Park Primary School will remain a primary school of excellence, where every child is both challenged and inspired to achieve beyond their dreams. We believe every child should be inspired by a rich and varied curriculum which focuses on establishing the highest standard of basic skills, whilst nurturing independent learners and thinkers.

 What we are looking for:

  • An outstanding practitioner
  • Innovative and inspirational
  • Committed to and has a strong belief in teamwork
  • Able to lead, challenge and motivate children
  •  Committed to working with parents and the wider community

Why work at Chestnut Park Primary School?

    • The support of GLF Schools and the opportunity to be part of an inspirational, growing and dynamic organisation
    • An exciting opportunity to develop a curriculum to meet the needs of local community
    • A chance to work in a diverse, inclusive, vibrant and fast growing community with excellent transport links
    • New top of the range facilities to aid Teaching and Learning.
    • A supportive senior management team and wider staff body within GLF Schools
    • Recognition of previous school continuous service.
    • Excellent CPD opportunities and career progression

The Details

Salary: MPR (Outer London) 

Hours: Full Time

Closing date for applications-  22nd September 2021 11.59pm

Interview date- TBC


 Please contact the school for any further information.


Safeguarding Statement:

GLF Schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

As a Trust, we are happy to discuss flexible working opportunities. We particularly welcome applicants from under- represented groups including those based on ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.

We reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy at any time ahead of the closing date if there is a good level of response. Therefore, we recommend you submit your application as early as possible.

We also reserve to right to interview shortlisted candidates ahead of the closing date.

Please be advised that references may be requested on receipt of your application. Please state if you wish this to be delayed until shortlisting/interviews have taken place.

Chestnut Park Primary School

Chestnut Park Primary School

Part of GLF