Deadline is today

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    19 May 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    3 May 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time, term time: 32.5 hours a week

Contract type


Pay scale

MPS1 to UPS3 (depending on experience)

Additional allowances

TLR opportunities

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Qualified Teacher (ECT welcome)

This is a great opportunity for any teacher who:

  • Loves teaching - is committed to achieving excellence in teaching and learning
  • Is highly motivated and enjoys working with children
  • Has a strong commitment to professional development
  • Wants to make a difference for all groups of children

What the school offers its staff

In return, Thornhill can offer you:

  • Children who are eager to learn and engaged with supportive parents
  • A rewarding opportunity to be part of a supportive, motivated and committed team
  • Significant professional development opportunities for teachers at all stages of their career
  • A vibrant and creative place to work

Further details about the role

  • Closing date for applications: Midnight, Sunday 19th May 2024
  • Shortlisting: Monday 20th May 2024
  • Interviews: Wednesday 22nd May 2024 (all day – please provisionally request time-off)
  • ​Tour Dates: 4:30pm, Tuesday 14th & Wednesday 15th May.

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.

Apply for the job by following the link below

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About Thornhill Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
457 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
0207 607 4162

Situated in the heart of Barnsbury in Islington, north London, our children, parents and staff come together from a huge range of cultural and economic backgrounds to create a vibrant, inclusive community.

The ethos at Thornhill is encapsulated in our motto: ‘Help Yourself and Others to Learn’. We support our children to develop a lifelong love of learning by offering a rich curriculum, including experts in residence such as poets, puppeteers, dancers and sports coaches.

Over the last decade, Thornhill has established an impressive record of attainment and achievement, with our greater-than-average number of pupil premium children often exceeding the results of non-pupil premium children nationally.

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