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  • Job start date

    2 September 2024

  • Closing date

    17 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    25 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

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Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time, part time

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - 1 term (4 months)

Pay scale

M1 to M6

What skills and experience we're looking for

Myatt Garden is looking for an enthusiastic, aspirational, and motivated individual to join our team. We are looking for a teacher to complement our exceptional team who can show creativity, commitment and can demonstrate a child-centred approach to their practice.

The ideal candidate will have knowledge of effective teaching and learning strategies, be able to plan and develop an engaging, challenging and creative curriculum and have high expectations for the attainment and progress of all the children in their class. They must be able to build positive and supportive relationships with pupils and their families, work as part of a team and promote the ethos and values of our school.

The successful candidates must be available to start in September 2024.

This is a temporary post to cover maternity leave for one term until December 2024.

What the school offers its staff

Our school is full of enthusiastic and talented teachers and support staff who put the children at the heart of everything they do.

At Myatt Garden we value the wellbeing of all of our staff. It is a key focus that informs every decision we make.

Come and join our team at Myatt and benefit from:

  • A stable, supportive and dedicated staff team who are passionate about what they do
  • Respectful, kind and eager pupils who love learning
  • An approachable, flexible and compassionate senior leadership team
  • Opportunities to join working groups and have your say in policy making and strategy across the school.
  • Excellent CPD opportunities and mentoring
  • Regularly stocked, and recently renovated staff rooms
  • Free onsite car park
  • Whole staff social events
  • Experienced staff to guide, support and advise you
  • Team spirit and a ‘can do’ culture

Commitment to safeguarding

Myatt Garden School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Any successful appointment will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and suitable references.

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@myattgarden.lewisham.sch.uk

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About Myatt Garden Primary School

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

Myatt Garden is a vibrant and creative two-form entry primary school in Brockley. There are 361 children on roll, including our nursery. The school serves a very diverse community with our pupil premium children making up about 20% of our roll and 61% of our pupils belonging to global majority groups.

We place a high value on a broad and balanced curriculum which ensures children are passionate about learning and ready for future challenges. We have a strong shared vision where all our children are encouraged to enjoy and excel at learning and life. We have created a vibrant and enriching learning community where children, staff and families are valued, included and respected, and where all are encouraged to develop and achieve their potential and make a contribution.

We believe in the ability of every child and our mission is to create an environment where children have:
¨ the learning and social skills to succeed and contribute
¨ the confidence, enthusiasm and self-belief to achieve, create and participate
¨ the curiosity and passion to problem-solve, take risks and be ambitious
¨ and a sense of social responsibility that makes them team players, great friends and active citizens

Arranging a visit to Myatt Garden Primary School

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

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