12 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    Required for September 2024

  • Closing date

    30 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    4 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

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 looking to appoint a class teacher due to the high demand on school places, the school grew from two form to a three-form entry school. Currently we have 628 children on roll. We provide children with the full National Curriculum as well as the additional provision of Islamic studies from specialist teachers via the Al-Risalah Education Trust. The school received an OFSTED ‘Outstanding’ in 2014.

A great opportunity to join the staff of our successful school. We are looking for an enthusiastic and well-presented Class Teacher to join the team. Please see the job description for further details.

Purpose of Role:

  • A warm and welcoming manner.
  • A Solution focussed approach.
  • Honest and trustworthy with professional integrity.
  • A team player who is able to support staff whilst being a positive role model.
  • Excellent organisation and time-management skills.
  • The ability to develop links with parents, school governors, agencies, the local authority and the local community.
  • A commitment to upholding the ethos and vision of our school.
  • A proven track record in putting the wellbeing of pupils at the heart of all they do.
  • Previous experience of working within a Primary School.
  • Relevant qualifications and training.
  • The ability to work collaboratively with colleagues.

What the school offers its staff

Gatton Primary School started with one class in Balham mosque over 25 years ago. In 2004, the school moved from being an independent school to a government funded voluntary aided school. In 2006 the school became the first purpose built Muslim faith-based VA school and moved to its current location on Broadwater Road.

We Offer:

  • Being part of a professional, dedicated and friendly team.
  • Generous PPA time.
  • A supportive wider school community.
  • Fantastic, enthusiastic and eager children who are ready and willing to learn.
  • Excellent CPD opportunities.

If you feel you have the experience and skills to apply for this role, we highly recommend that you contact the school office and make an appointment to visit the school. We would love to show you around.

Please contact Uzma Mussa – by email umussa@gatton.wandsworth.sch.uk or Telephone: 020 8682 5570

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/

Alternatively, an information pack, including a Job Description and Person Specification can be downloaded from www.gatton.wandsworth.sch.uk/vacancies 

For further information please contact Ms Uzma Mussa on 0208 682 5570 or by email recruitment@gatton.wandsworth.sch.uk  

Closing Date: 30 June 2024 (at noon)

Interviews: TBC

Commitment to safeguarding

We reserve the right to close this vacancy once a sufficient number of applications have been received. We strongly advise you to complete your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. 

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

This post is subject to a DBS check.

CVs are not accepted.  

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 recruitment@gatton.wandsworth.sch.uk

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About Gatton (VA) Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Muslim, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
628 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

Gatton is a large VA Muslim primary school in South London with excellent transport links.
The school is currently undergoing expansion to 3 forms of entry. We are housed in modern accommodation with excellent facilities including a large gym and a swimming pool. Our pupils are motivated learners who are well supported by our hardworking, friendly staff. You are sure to receive a warm welcome!

Arranging a visit to Gatton (VA) Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@gatton.wandsworth.sch.uk.

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