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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    17 May 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    3 May 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Pay scale

£31,350 - £47,839 (M1-U3)

What skills and experience we're looking for

The successful candidate will have:

  • Previous experience working in partnership with parents
  • Experience working as part of a team
  • Experience working with pupils with SEND
  • Experience working Bilingual children
  • A sound understanding of the primary curriculum.
  • Excellent behaviour management skills.
  • Excellent inter-personal skills.
  • The ability to work as part of a team.
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Knowledge of key performance indicators and the ability to use them to monitor progress.
  • Awareness of the needs of bilingual pupils.
  • Awareness of the needs of pupils with SEND.
  • An understanding of how a pupil’s learning is affected by their intellectual, emotional and social development, and the stages of child development.
The successful candidate will
  • Have a passion for reading
  • Be committed to teaching.
  • Supportive of their colleagues.
  • Have good attendance and punctuality.
  • Be proactive in the working environment.
  • Be enthusiastic and positive.
  • Be able to accommodate to changes in priorities.
  • Be able to anticipate workload and plan ahead.
  • Be able to develop effective relationships with parents.
  • Be able to encourage and enable others to reach their full potential.

What the school offers its staff

We can offer you

  • A competitive salary.
  • A friendly and welcoming team of staff.
  • Pupils with excellent behaviour.
  • A supportive leadership team with wellbeing their priority.
  • An extensive CPD program.
  • Opportunities to develop professionally.

Further details about the role

We are looking for an ambitious and enthusiastic Class Teacher to join us at Lea Valley Primary School. We have a number of opportunities available across all Key Stages, and we are particularly interested in hearing from candidates with experience teaching EYFS or Key Stage 1.

Lea Valley is a school with six core values at the heart:

ambition, courage, determination, honesty, respect and kindness.

We expect all members of our school community, pupils and staff, to model all of these values all of the time. We are extremely passionate about pupils’ personal development and strive to ensure every pupil can reach their full potential.

We serve a community in the heart of Tottenham, with a high proportion of our pupils coming from a background of disadvantage as well as a plethora of languages, cultures and experiences. Though tremendously positive it means that we at Lea Valley hold ourselves to a very high standard, and work to go the extra mile for our pupils. Working for Lea Valley means you are truly committed to improving the lives and outcomes of every one of our children.

The successful candidate will be someone who is a reflective practitioner, is adaptable and comfortable trying new things, is honest about how they are working and is constantly striving to improve. We are looking for teachers with enthusiasm and passion, that can take children on a learning journey whatever the start to their morning has been, and who is willing to join us on our journey to be an outstanding school.

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.

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About Lea Valley Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
407 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
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To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email admin@leavalley.haringey.sch.uk.

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