3 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    Autumn 2024

  • Closing date

    16 April 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    12 March 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

Main payscale (Inner London)

What skills and experience we're looking for

Rotherhithe Primary School are currently seeking a full time Class Teacher with a passion for education and a strong commitment to the personal development of pupils. With a clear vision of igniting passion, empowering learners and transforming the future, we are committed to providing an exceptional education to all of our pupils and we are looking for someone who shares that commitment.

We are seeking teachers who:

  • Have in-depth understanding of excellent teaching
  • Are reflective and keen to develop their practice
  • Are enthusiastic and highly motivated
  • Are committed to teamwork
  • Believe in developing the whole child
  • Are keen to use CPD to move their practice forward

The successful candidate will be:

  • Degree educated
  • Have QTS and have relevant primary experience
  • Self-motivated and an excellent communicator
  • Ready to continue learning

What the school offers its staff

We can offer:

  • Positive schools that are open to new ideas and keen to develop further
  • Happy, friendly and motivated children
  • Inclusive schools where achievement is celebrated
  • Supportive staff, parents and governors
  • A commitment to staff development
  • Opportunities to work closely alongside other schools in the Trust
  • Appropriate resources, environment and support
  • Opportunities for continuing professional development
  • Strong school partnerships within NEST

Nexus Education Schools Trust (NEST)

NEST is a growing Multi Academy Trust, presently with 19 primary schools across Bromley, Kent, Lewisham and Southwark. Our schools have benefited from capital investment over the last five years and provide excellent learning opportunities for our pupils. We partner with several multi academies and maintained groups of schools. NEST are accountable for the work of the Thames South Teaching School Hub, delivering teacher training and development in Bromley, Bexley and Greenwich.

NEST is an exceptional and distinctive learning community of eleven primary schools where there is a focus upon learning.

At NEST our commitment to the learning process challenges all of our schools to fully endorse the concept of collaborative learning. Just as our commitment to inclusion is a non-negotiable so too is each school’s contribution to inter-school learning and the development of a NEST wide professional learning community.

As a class teacher you will join a team committed to the principle:

“We have a moral purpose to provide excellence and opportunity for all, to enable lives to be transformed”. Nexus Education Schools T

Further details about the role

Visits are warmly welcomed. Please contact the school direct to arrange this.

At Rotherhithe Primary School, academic progress, Art, Music, Wellness and Sports are particular strengths of our school. Teachers work hard to make learning interesting and relevant for the children. The school also aims to develop a caring atmosphere, with older children being encouraged to help younger ones. All children are encouraged to take on some responsibility, appropriate for their age.

We believe that creativity should be at the centre of teaching and learning, enabling and inspiring all children to learn and contribute. We have a strongly inclusive ethos, and believe that the inclusion of children with special educational needs is of benefit to the whole school community. Partnership with others supports learning throughout the school, and begins with building positive partnerships with parents and with each other.

Nexus Education Schools Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS clearance.

Applications should be received by the school no later than 12 noon on 16 April 2024 to office@rotherhithe.southwark.sch.uk

Information on our schools can be found on their websites and on www.Nestschools.org

If you have any queries, please contact Rotherhithe Primary School office on: 020 7237 1586

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.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to office@rotherhithe.southwark.sch.uk

Visas cannot be sponsored.
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About Rotherhithe Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
Up to 460 pupils
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
020 7237 1586

Arranging a visit to Rotherhithe Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email office@rotherhithe.southwark.sch.uk.

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