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  • Start date details

    29th August 2024

  • Closing date

    12 June 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    7 May 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£34,514.00 - £46,001.00 Annually (Actual) Teachers' Main Payscales M1 - M6 (Outer London)

Class Teacher job summary

Woodcote Primary School is an outstanding 4 form entry school within The Pioneer Academy. We are looking for a class teacher to join our team in any key stage (the year group is negotiable and will be dependant on the successful candidate's experiences to date). At Woodcote Primary, it is important for us to find the right people to join our fantastic team, and due to our size as a school and academy Trust, we can offer pay scales and leadership opportunities to ensure we secure the right people. We welcome applications from experienced teachers and from ECTs. We can also show you our wonderful nurturing school in action so please call us on 0208 660 9972 to arrange a tour.

Woodcote Primary School is an oversubscribed school is Ofsted graded Outstanding. Our school motto is ‘Inspire, Challenge, Engage’ and is at the heart of everything we do. We value each child as an individual and work hard to foster resilience, creativity, responsibility, self-belief, respect and truthfulness. We pride ourselves on our continual drive to provide exceptional care and education. We have a dedicated and enthusiastic team striving for the best for all children.

Woodcote Primary School is part of The Pioneer Academy Trust which is an academy trust with schools across London and the South East. At The Pioneer Academy, we put children first, pioneering excellence and championing each and every child. All our schools, ranging from small infant schools to large primary schools, work collaboratively, sharing resources and expertise. Find out more at: https://www.woodcoteprimary.croydon.sch.uk and www.thepioneeracademy.co.uk

At The Pioneer Academy, we take the wellbeing and mental health of our staff seriously which is why we have signed up to the Education Staff Wellbeing Charter and offer PPA to up to at least 3 hours for full time teachers, and regular additional release time scheduled for specific subject leader activities or to run pupil interventions across the school. We are committed to regular reviews of staff well-being and reducing staff workload. We create bespoke career pathways for every member of staff, identifying and growing talent, with outstanding professional development opportunities at every stage of your career. We also have an Employee Assistance Programme with a range of resources to support wellbeing which is available to all employees and their immediate family members 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

What we offer you:


  • A friendly, dedicated staff team who believe in teamwork and building positive relationships across the school, the Trust and in the local community.
  • High quality development programme with induction programmes for all new staff.
  • Excellent CPD opportunities, including outstanding ECT development and middle leadership training.
  • Annual conferences with keynote speakers.
  • Access to professional coaching, and to be trained as an accredited coach.
  • A supportive and collaborative working ethos, including support from the Trust’s Central Executive Team and a range of experts, such as specialists in pupil welfare, SEND and behaviour.
  • Termly forums to increase collaboration and reduce workload.
  • Access to Employee Assistance Programme including free counselling.
  • Access to discounted wrap around childcare for staff.
  • Free academy-wide social events throughout the year.

If you are interested in applying for the post, please see the Job Description/Person Specification. To apply for this vacancy, please complete the application form, completing a full education and employment history since leaving school and indicating how you satisfy the criteria set out in the Job Description/Person Specification. You will also be required to complete and return a self-disclosure declaration with your application.

Only those shortlisted for interview will be contacted. References will be requested for those shortlisted only and prior to interview. In line with Keeping children safe in education 2023 online searches will be completed as part of the due diligence on shortlisted candidates, searching online content that is publicly available for inappropriate online content that may suggest that a shortlisted candidate may not be suitable to work with children, or that may harm the reputation of the school. If any issues of concern come up in online searches, shortlisted candidates will have an opportunity to address these at interview. An Enhanced DBS certificate will be required on provisional offer, including a check of the Children’s Barred List. Further vetting checks, in line with the requirements of Keeping children safe in education 2023 will be completed following a provisional offer of appointment. Where applicable, if an applicant with a provisional offer of employment has lived and/or worked outside the UK, they will be required to obtain a Certificate of Good Conduct.

The Pioneer Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. Offers of employment are subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS disclosure and other employment checks. Our school Safeguarding Policy can be downloaded and read following this link: Woodcote Primary School - Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy 2023 - 2024

Commitment to safeguarding

Vetting checks, in line with the requirements of Keeping Children Safe in Education 2023, will be completed following a provisional offer of appointment. Where applicable, if an applicant with a provisional offer of employment has lived and/or worked outside the UK, they will be required to obtain a Certificate of Good Conduct.

The Pioneer Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. Offers of employment are subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS disclosure and other employment checks. Our school Safeguarding Policy can be downloaded and read on our website.

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About Woodcote Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
868 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

Woodcote Primary School is an outstanding 4 form entry school within The Pioneer Academy. Woodcote Primary School is an oversubscribed school is Ofsted graded Outstanding. Our school motto is ‘Inspire, Challenge, Engage’ and is at the heart of everything we do. We value each child as an individual and work hard to foster resilience, creativity, responsibility, self-belief, respect and truthfulness. We pride ourselves on our continual drive to provide exceptional care and education. We have a dedicated and enthusiastic team striving for the best for all children.

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