6 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    6 February 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    25 January 2023

Job details

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

M1 to M6

What skills and experience we're looking for

The Quality First Education (Q1E) Trust seeks strong primary class teachers who share our drive for improvement, excellence and equality, to join The Alton School for a September 2023 start.

What the school offers its staff

The Alton School is an ambitious, vibrant and supportive place to work. We are a one form entry, inclusive primary school with fantastic grounds next to the wonderful Richmond Park. We are also home to a small resource base for children with moderate learning difficulties. We are proud to hold UNICEF's Gold Rights Respecting School Award.

Ofsted say:

  • Pupils come to school happily.
  • Leaders and staff support every pupil to reach their full potential.
  • Pupils achieve well in a range of subjects.
  • Staff benefit from regular training to develop their expertise.

Teachers benefit from a supportive, developmental environment with plenty of opportunities for career growth. We have a well developed, outstanding curriculum with a full set of units and lesson plans. Lessons are reviewed during joint planning sessions to ensure all teachers feel well prepared and well supported. We have strong systems in place to help ALL children achieve. We have a committed staff team, supportive parents and carers, and most importantly, truly incredible children!

The Alton School is part of Quality First Education (Q1E), a successful Multi-Academy Trust with four primary schools on five sites across south London. This is an exciting time for us and we want the best people to join us as we grow further.

Further details about the role

Please read our Q1E Teacher Pack for more details of the role, our school and our trust.

Please email your completed application and equal opportunities forms to recruitment@q1e.org.uk. We review applications as they come in, so your early response is encouraged. We do not accept CVs. All roles are subject to an enhanced DBS with barred list check.

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@q1e.org.uk

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If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

About The Alton School

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

The Alton is an inclusive community school, next to Richmond Park. We are a one form entry school with extensive facilities that offer our children a wide array of fantastic, vibrant and diverse opportunities. We are also home to a small Resource Base for children with moderate learning difficulties. The Alton has improved very significantly over recent years and we are extremely proud of all our successes. We are now part of the Quality First Education Trust, a growing multi-academy trust with four south London primary schools as well as Teaching School and Maths Hub designations.

Arranging a visit to The Alton School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@q1e.org.uk.

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