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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    16 June 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    5 June 2023

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time: Full time

Contract type


Pay scale

£29,344 - £40,083 (Main Pay Scale) per annum dependent on experience

What skills and experience we're looking for

Class Teacher required from September 2023

Are you an ambitious teacher who is keen to make a difference? We are offering a wonderful opportunity to become an integral part of our exceptional community of children and adults.

Echelford Primary School is a large, friendly, three form entry primary school in Ashford, Middlesex with a diverse catchment and a wonderful team spirit. We have a strong reputation for working collaboratively with other local schools and are constantly on the look-out for opportunities to enhance our provision. The right candidate will be joining a strong, professional team of enthusiastic staff who will work alongside you in a supportive and constructive way. Due to the size of our school we have the flexibility to offer the right candidate the choice of Key Stage.

We are looking to appoint a talented teacher who has a passion for creating lifelong learners, is committed to inclusion and equality and has high expectations of themselves and every child. Main duties and responsibilities of the job are included in the job description attached to this advertisement along with a person specification giving details of the skills, qualifications and experience required for this role.

We know that teaching is a very rewarding career, that is also very hard work and our Wellbeing Team organise staff events both inside and out of school hours as well as promoting an ongoing commitment to a healthy work-life balance.

We are:

What the school offers its staff

We are:

  • A Good school (re-inspected November 2021) on its journey to Outstanding
  • A cohesive school, where staff and governors are supportive
  • An innovative school with excellent facilities

What we offer experienced teachers:

  • Accelerated career development for ambitious teachers, which can include gaining qualifications through the NPQ awards
  • Opportunities to lead school improvements
  • A climate where your contributions are valued and positively received by all
  • Subject Leadership with Subject Leader release time

What we offer ECTs:

  • Non-contact time each week
  • A friendly and approachable mentor
  • A team of staff committed to supporting you
  • Trust wide support
  • Opportunities to attend training with other ECTs in local schools
  • Paid 2023 summer holiday following a two week paid induction programme during July 2023 (this is not obligatory but available for all ECTs if they would like to participate)

Echelford is part of the Lumen Learning Trust. For more information about the school or the Lumen Learning Trust itself, please look at our website.

We warmly welcome any interested applicants to call and speak to the head teacher to discuss any questions you may have. Please contact the school office.

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.

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About The Echelford Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
625 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

Arranging a visit to The Echelford Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email amy.plummer@lumenlearningtrust.co.uk.

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