Hillcross Primary School Careers Site Eteach (19749)
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Overview

I am delighted that you are interested in applying for a role at our school.  I hope you will find all the information you need, either on our school website or when you come and visit us, to make an informed decision about making an application.  Whilst seeking a new role can be daunting in some respects, the process can also be a stimulating and enjoyable one.  I hope that through your interactions with our school you will have the opportunity to see new approaches in practice and to continue to develop your knowledge, skills and understanding about high quality teaching and learning.

About Us

Hillcross has a long-standing reputation for excellence; we are a recognised ‘Thinking School’ and we are very proud of the school’s success in enabling children to become confident, independent learners.  It is our commitment to ensuring that children are at the heart of all we do and our strong relationships across the school community that make our school an exciting and enjoyable place to work.  Happiness in school and as little stress as possible will automatically lead to better outcomes for everyone. We are unapologetically ambitious for all our children. You will see from our website that we have excellent facilities, a strong and supportive staff team, incredible children who are curious, keen and enthusiastic about learning, positive and constructive partnerships with parents and highly effective collaborations with a range of external agencies.  As a result, our children make strong progress in a range of ways, and the academic progress and achievement of our children is improving consistently.   If you would like to apply for any of our vacancies, please contact the school office and I look forward to being able to show you around our wonderful school.

Working for Us

Our staff enjoy working at Hillcross and our staff are welcoming and cheerful. These are just some of the comments made in the end of year staff survey about what it is like to work at our school: “The fun, secure, welcoming feel makes work a great place to be.”  “I love the friendly, open, supportive nature of the staff towards each other.”  “Enjoyable and rewarding- hard work most of the time, but you feel like you make a difference!” Other benefits to working in our school include: ·a competitive salary (teachers in Merton are paid on the inner London pay scale) ·free access to an employee assistance programme; ·an opportunity to join a sports and leisure programme offering a range of benefits to enhance your home life and personal well-being, discounted places for staff children at our high quality breakfast and after school club ·most importantly of all: benefiting from the warm welcome and support of an excellent staff community.  Teaching Posts If you're searching for your next teaching post, why not contact us now? You'll be working at a great school and be part of a friendly, helpful team

School Mission Statement

Our focus is ensuring our children meet their full potential, both personally and academically, and that they have the opportunity to develop their unique talents and skills in order to prepare them for the future. As a nationally recognised Thinking School, we nurture a collaborative community of creative and critical thinkers. We achieve success through an engaging curriculum, child-centred learning, meeting our high academic aspirations and celebrating diversity.

Key statistics

  • Number of children on roll : 524
  • 31 different languages spoken throughout the school
  • 40.3% of the current pupil roll have English as an Additional Language
  • 14.3% are identified as having Special education Needs (SEN)

Total Number of Staff: 72

  • Leadership Staff : 4
  • Teaching staff : 27
  • Support Staff : 42
  • Admin and Site Staff : 7

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