70 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    30 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    21 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale


Additional allowances

Possible TLR for English Lead

What skills and experience we're looking for

⮚ Ensuring the safeguarding and welfare of all pupils

⮚ Experience of supporting the development and implementation of school polices

⮚ Successful experiences with working in partnership with parents

⮚ Ability to share the creation of the ethos, educational vision and direction of the school that secures successful learning and achievement by pupils

⮚ Qualified teacher status or working towards

⮚ Experience of working in a multicultural school

⮚ Exemplary classroom practitioner

⮚ Knowledge of the characteristics of effective teaching and learning and strategies for improving and sustaining high standards of pupils’ achievement

⮚ Knowledge of the current legislation and legal requirements and the ability to use this knowledge in efficient curriculum practice.

⮚ An understanding of the role of monitoring to improve the quality of teaching and learning

⮚ A good understanding of assessment and how it can best be used to extend children’s learning

⮚ Willingness and the ability to promote the ethos of the school

⮚ Evidence of recent and appropriate professional development

⮚ Sound knowledge of the Primary Curriculum

⮚ A lifelong learner

What the school offers its staff

Handsworth is a happy, thriving learning community, where diversity is celebrated, and high aspirations are encouraged. We believe in the importance of motivating and inspiring our children to enable them to be confident, curious and ambitious. We can offer you a friendly, popular school with motivated learners, the opportunity to work with a dedicated team of staff and governors and excellent CPD & mentoring.

We are committed to promoting equality of opportunity and opposing all forms of discrimination in relation to all protected characteristics outlined in the Equality Act.

We foster positive attitudes and good relationships, creating a shared sense of cohesion and belonging. We consult and involve our whole school community in decision making. We invest in training for all our staff and base our practices on evidence and the outcomes of our continuous learning. We are committed to embedding anti-racist practices in everything we do.

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 Handsworth Primary School

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

Handsworth Primary is a multicultural two-form entry school with its own nursery, situated in Highams Park in the London Borough of Waltham Forest. There are 445 pupils in our school. At the heart of our practice is the belief that highly effective relationships between staff and children provide a strong foundation of trust. We strive to create a culture of resilience; embracing the learning that takes place from making mistakes and celebrating our challenges and successes.

We are committed to providing a safe, secure and stimulating environment for our children, where everyone can develop their skills and talents in a variety of ways. We constantly reflect and monitor our progress and understand the importance of staff development.

Arranging a visit to Handsworth Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email school@handsworth.waltham.sch.uk.

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