Class teacher Churchfields Primary School, Beckenham, Kent

Job description

Churchfields Primary School is seeking excellent classroom teachers to join our strong and highly motivated team.

Churchfields is a two form entry primary school in Beckenham, south east London. We are close to Kent House station (just 20 minutes train journey from Victoria). We are lucky to enjoy a bright, modern building and grounds with lots of open space including great play spaces, a large field and a Forest School.

We are passionate about children achieving their best and enjoying their learning. We focus on high quality learning and teaching and also seek to develop and enhance independent lifelong learning skills through our Excellent Learner Behaviours. We have specialist teaching for art, computing, PE and languages.
We also have a small specialist unit with two classes for children with severe and complex learning difficulties.

We are part of the Quality First Education Trust, a growing multi-academy trust with four south London primary schools (The Alton School, Belleville Primary, Belleville Wix Academy and Churchfields Primary), as well as Teaching School and Maths Hub designations. We have opportunities across our Trust.

This is an exciting time for us and we want the best people to join us as we grow. We pride ourselves on putting the quality of teaching and teachers at the very centre of what we do. We seek to recruit the very best candidates whether they are experienced or new to the profession.

Most teachers start in September but opportunities do arise at different points in the year.

To find the best teachers, we keep recruitment open all year and we review applications as we receive them. Your early application is encouraged.

Essential educational requirements

Undergraduate degree

Essential qualifications

Qualified Teacher Status

Essential skills and experience

We are looking for excellent primary class teachers, whether newly qualified or more experienced.

You will:
Have evidence of being an excellent teacher;
Be able to meet the many and varied needs of the children you teach;
Have evidence of raising standards and accelerating pupil progress;
Understand the structure and requirements of the National Curriculum/EYFS curriculum;
Have thorough subject knowledge;
Keep abreast of education developments;
Be committed to the safeguarding and protection of children;
Be able to assess, record and report on the achievements of pupils;
Respect and value different experiences and backgrounds;
Be able to develop positive relationships;
Be a good communicator;
Have an exemplary record of attendance and punctuality;
Hold high expectations of pupils, adults and yourself;
Be committed to personal and professional development;
Be reflective and learn from experience;
Be motivated;
Be proactive.

Employee benefits

We pride ourselves on providing excellent professional development and support. We provide an entitlement support package of training, induction, support and coaching for all teaching staff. We have staff employed specifically to improve teachers and teaching, and the trust has a highly regarded Teaching School wing which provides training from the NQT year right through to headship.

About Churchfields Primary School

Churchfields Road, Beckenham, Kent, BR3 4QY
Churchfields Primary School website (opens in a new window)