3 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    ASAP

  • Closing date

    29 February 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    27 November 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

Surrey County Council Main Pay Range + London Fringe

What skills and experience we're looking for

The successful candidate should:

Have experience teaching in the primary phase

Be an excellent teacher with high expectations for all children

Be inspirational and creative with the skills to make learning challenging and fun

Be dedicated to raising achievement, attainment and aspirations

Have effective and efficient organisational skills with a good work life balance

Be able to work as part of a team but also be self-motivated to work independently

Be able to share a good sense of humour

What the school offers its staff

  • We can offer:

The opportunity to take PPA from home

Good support in a well-resourced school

Well behaved, enthusiastic children who enjoy learning

A school committed to empowering children to become life-long learners

A commitment to on-going professional development including subject and senior leadership

Supportive parents with a strong sense of community

On-site parking

Free tea and coffee

Further details about the role

We are looking for a full-time Class Teacher for January 2024.

Interviews will be on receipt of successful applications. We reserve the right to close the vacancy at any time should a suitable candidate be found.

Thorpe Lea is a small, caring and lively Primary School with happy, enthusiastic and loyal pupils.

Please see attached Job Description for more information.

We are an inclusive school where staff work hard to develop the creative aspects of the curriculum and are committed to excellence, enjoyment and fun.

We actively encourage visits to our school to see just how special our children are and to meet our wonderful team.

Safeguarding Statement:

Thorpe Lea Primary School and Nursery is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children and young people so expect all staff and volunteers, as well as those who work on the premises, to share our commitment. As part of our safeguarding commitment, appointment to any post is subject to various checks, including a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Commitment to safeguarding

Thorpe Lea Primary and Nursery School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children and young people so expect all staff and volunteers, as well as those who work on the premises, to share this commitment. As part of our safeguarding commitment, appointment to any post is subject to appropriate vetting, including a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) with children’s barred list check.

We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.

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 admin@thorpe-lea.surrey.sch.uk

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About Thorpe Lea Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
237 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
01784 456398

Thorpe Lea Primary School and Nursery is a single form entry, primary school located in Egham, Surrey, providing education for 3 to 11 year olds.
Our school mission is to give every child the opportunity to enjoy and achieve fully in all areas, whilst developing a set of core life values, an awareness of their responsibilities as citizens and an appreciation of the wonders of the wider world.

Ofsted in October 2021 rated our school as good in all areas, stating “Thorpe Lea is a vibrant, nurturing and happy school where everyone is valued and supported”.

Arranging a visit to Thorpe Lea Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email admin@thorpe-lea.surrey.sch.uk.

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