8 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    25 April 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    27 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Assistant headteacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - September 2024 - August 2025

Pay scale

L5 - L9

What skills and experience we're looking for

This is what we are looking for:

  • An exceptional teacher with a passion for English & Inclusion and the ability to inspire others
  • An enthusiastic leader who enjoys growing and developing others
  • A team player, committed to the success of the team
  • Someone keen to improve your own practice and enjoys autonomy
  • A curious mind, optimistic outlook and a sense of humour

What the school offers its staff

This is what we offer you:

  • Regular 1:1s with the headteacher focusing on personal reflection, coaching and mentoring
  • The support, encouragement and comradeship of an excellent leadership team
  • A range of professional development opportunities through LETTA’s School Improvement Team
  • Opportunities for career progression across schools in the LETTA Trust
  • School teachers’ pay and conditions & pay ranges in line with the best in the borough
  • This post is initially a maternity cover and could become a permanent role thereafter

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to admin@bygrove.org.uk

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About Bygrove Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
248 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
0207 538 4925

Bygrove is an outstanding one-form entry school situated a stone’s throw from Canary Wharf in the heart of London’s vibrant Docklands and is led by Tower Hamlets’ first co-head partnership. We have been a National Teaching School since 2013, supporting other local schools & alongside our alliance partners, training the next generation of outstanding teachers. Our pupils are at the heart of everything we do. They are happy, friendly & well-behaved & they love learning. They achieve results in all subjects that are well above the national average & consistently make much better progress than their peers nationally too.

Arranging a visit to Bygrove Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email fdurnian@bygrove.org.uk.

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