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  • Start date details

    Required from October 2023 willing to consider a January start for the right candidate

  • Closing date

    22 September 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    4 September 2023

Job details

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time: Full Time

Contract type


Pay scale

Teachers Pay Scale

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking to appoint a full time permanent class teacher to join our friendly and dedicated team. Applications are invited from ECT teachers.

The year group will be confirmed following appointment and will be based on the expertise and experience of the successful candidate.

We are looking for a teacher who is:

  • inspirational and highly effective in the classroom;
  • passionate about enabling every child to fulfill their potential;
  • able to contribute to, and work, as part of a team
  • creative in their approach to children's learning

All shortlisted candidates will be observed teaching.

The candidate will be positive and enthusiastic in their approach and have ambition to develop in a supportive environment.

What the school offers its staff

At Smallwood is an inclusive school where we recognise the value our pupils add to our world today and in the yearsto come. We recognise that our pupils’ futures will be in a rapidly ever-changing anddiverse world - a world that must value, celebrate and protect our surroundings, ourenvironments, our cultures and ultimately our planet. Our pupils will become adults in aworld where jobs will be created to solve problems that currently do not exist. Our pupilswill need to be flexible, adaptable, critical and creative thinkers as well as being resilient. Our pupils will need to have the confidence and ability to shape the world around themin order that they positively impact the wider world and our planet.

Our school vision of ‘Learning Together, Learners for Life, with Ambition, Achievement and Progress for all’ reflects our commitment toinstilling a love of learning that we hope will stay with our children long after they leaveSmallwood. Our school values ensure that every member of our community has the skillsand tools they need in order to be successful lifelong learners.

Further details about the role

An information pack, including a Job Description and Person Specification can be downloaded below or from the Wandsworth Council website https://jobs.richmondandwandsworth.gov.uk/

Completed application should be returned to the school by email


Closing date: 22 September 2023 (at 9am)

Interviews: 27 September 2023

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

This post is subject to a DBS check.

CVs are not accepted.

Commitment to safeguarding

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

This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS check.

CVs are not accepted.

This job post has expired.

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About Smallwood Primary School and Language Unit

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
278 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

Smallwood Primary is an expanding school, with a Language Resource Base and Children’s Centre, conveniently situated close to Earlsfield mainline station and Tooting Broadway underground. We are a school moving forward with purpose to improve the quality of teaching and learning with a commitment to raising standards.
We are passionate about the education of our children, continuous professional development of all staff and a strong partnership with parents and the wider community.

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