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  • Job start date

    2 September 2024

  • Closing date

    2 May 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    17 April 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

Surrey Pay scale - depending on experience

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for an excellent classroom practitioner with a creative approach to teaching to commence a permanent position from September 2024.

This role is for a class teacher who will work in partnership with their Phase Team, our Head and Deputy. If you enjoy challenge, innovation and change, have confidence in your own ability and a good sense of humour, then Epsom Downs is the school for you.

All our teachers have subject responsibility unless an ECT. Ideally, we are looking for a candidate with an interest in PE. Are you passionate about inspiring young minds and fostering a love for physical activity? Epsom Downs Community School is seeking a dynamic and enthusiastic individual to lead PE and join our sports team which consists of a PE Teaching Assistant (who supports with the admin and the attending of sporting events and competitions) and a sports coach. If you are an ECT with a real interest in physical education we would offer the necessary support to develop the successful candidate into this role in their second year. What we are looking for is a committed team player with vision and solid understanding of the strategies required to motivate and inspire our pupils.


What the school offers its staff

We are a diverse and vibrant Primary School set on the edge of the famous Epsom Downs racecourse. We are a large and well-resourced school with outside play areas equipped to the highest standard, we also have a small farm that the children work in from year 1 upwards; two Nature World / Forest School areas, a Music room, Library, and even an outdoor beach! Further details about our unique site and our values and Nurture approach can be obtained from our website – www.epsomdowns.surrey.sch.uk

Following our last successful Ofsted inspection, the inspectors deemed Epsom Downs Community School and Early Years as a good school with outstanding features Our school has big ambitions and has been approved for a new build High Coin SEND unit which opened in September 2023.

Do you have

  • creative teaching skills with solid experience?
  • high expectations of pupils’ attainment and behaviour?
  • the ability to motivate and inspire others?

We can offer you

  • a friendly and supportive team.
  • Professional Development opportunities.
  • a vibrant environment with quality resources.

The closing date for this vacancy is Thursday 2nd May at Midday

with interviews being held on Tuesday 7th May.

Please note the interview date when applying.

Epsom Downs Community School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. It is a requirement for the successful applicant to undertake a school issued Enhanced DBS check, subscribe to the update service and accept the responsibility for providing and safeguarding the welfare of all pupils and children. ID documents and evidence of address will need to be produced at interview, and for the successful candidate will form the basis of proceeding with a DBS check.

Epsom Downs Community School is an equal opportunities employer, and selects staff on merit, irrespective of race, sex, disability or age. We are proud to embrace diversity and foster an inclusive environment where every individual – child and staff - feels valued, respected, and empowered to succeed. We are committed to promoting equality in all aspects of school life, ensuring that staff, regardless of background, ethnicity, gender, or ability, has equal access to opportunities and support.


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)
medical
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 Epsom Downs Community School & Early Years Centres

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
438 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
01737 354313

We are a diverse and vibrant Primary School set on the edge of the famous Epsom Downs racecourse. We are a large and well-resourced school with outside play areas equipped to the highest standard, we also have a small farm that the children work in from year 1 upwards; two Nature World / Forest School areas, a Music room, Library, and even an outdoor beach! Further details about our unique site and our values and Nurture approach can be obtained from our website – www.epsomdowns.surrey.sch.uk

Arranging a visit to Epsom Downs Community School & Early Years Centres

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email carol.penman@epsomdowns.surrey.sch.uk.

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