5 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    1st September 2024

  • Closing date

    30 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    4 June 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Skilled Worker visas can be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time: Monday - Friday - 32.5 Hours Per Week

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£34,514.00 FTE - £51,179.00 FTE

Pay scale

Teacher Outer London - MPS - UPS

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Hold qualified teacher status
  • Current experience of teaching in different key stages (this may be as a student).
  • Good written communication skills
  • Good oral communication skills
  • Have excellent subject knowledge of curriculum in specified Key Stage Have excellent subject knowledge of curriculum across all Key Stages in a Primary School
  • Ability to set high expectations which inspire, motivate and challenge pupils
  • The ability to create a safe, attractive and stimulating environment that contributes positively to teaching and learning
  • Plan and teach well-structured lessons and to promote a love of learning
  • Teach using a wide range of teaching strategies to meet differing learning styles and to maximise achievement for all children including those with special educational needs and high achievers
  • Ability to make accurate and productive use of assessment, feedback and data to secure pupils' progress
  • Know a range of strategies that promote excellent learning behaviours Evidence of leading the work of other adults in classrooms
  • To lead on whole school initiatives/projects To lead on achieving whole school awards e.g. wellbeing award, healthy schools award
  • P.E. Subject leadership experience
  • Committed to ensuring all pupils in our school are kept safe.
  • Enhanced DBS check
  • Committed to ensuring that all members of our school community can achieve excellence
  • Commitment to own improvement through professional development / further study
  • Be committed to engaging parents in the work of the school
  • Show commitment to upholding excellent levels of professional conduct as a teacher.

What the school offers its staff

What we offer

As a Classroom Teacher, with Inspire Partnership Academy Trust, you'll enjoy a range of benefits:

  • Ongoing professional development
  • Commitment to staff wellbeing (members of the staff wellbeing charter)
  • Generous Annual Leave
  • Annual Incremental Pay Increases
  • Enhanced Family Friendly Pay (maternity, paternity/enhanced sickness pay)
  • Teacher’s Pension Scheme
  • Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Eyecare Voucher Scheme
  • Extensive Training and Induction program
  • Enrolment in an approved ECT programme with additional Trust ECT CPD opportunities ( applicable for ECTs)

Further details about the role

Ask yourself…why do you teach?

As a teacher, you have a pivotal role to play in shaping the next generation. You have the opportunity to be a role model, with the ability to develop children’s talents. You are able to maximise their potential, enabling them to achieve something they thought they never could.

If you have this mindset and with it, a deep desire to make a difference, then Woodside Primary School is the school for you!

We are a school on a journey towards excellence for all

A journey that is built on equity, inclusion and ambition, with our community at the centre of everything we do.

Children at Woodside Primary School need people who:

  • Want to be here and to make a difference
  • Build rewarding relationships
  • Are aspirational
  • Have a sense of humour

‘The Woodside Family’ is seeking to appoint ambitious, creative and aspirational teachers and leaders and in return will:

  • Support you and celebrate the difference you are making
  • Value your wellbeing
  • Offer you the very best CPD
  • Recognise your potential and support your career development
  • Pay a competitive salary

The Inspire Partnership is a multi-academy trust of 9 schools based in Greenwich, Medway and Croydon.

If you share in our belief that success is gained by developing a growth mindset; one which values effort and believes anything is possible, then we want to hear from you!

Candidates with a range of experience are encouraged to apply. If you are ready for the next step in your career, we can offer extensive career growth and opportunities to lead beyond your own classroom. Senior leaders, middle leaders and ECTs are all very welcome to apply.

Visits to the school are encouraged – we would very much like to meet you and answer any questions you may have.

Further details about this vacancy and the job description can be found below.

If you are ready to be a part of our dedicated team here at Woodside Primary School and want to make a positive impact on the lives of children, please complete the Inspire Partnership Academy Trust Application Form. Our recruitment team will be in touch, once we receive your application form.

All aspects of the application form must be fully completed to be considered for shortlisting, furthermore, please ensure that the Personal Statement in your application form addresses how you meet the duties outlined in the Person Specification. Please kindly note, we do not accept CV's. Please fill out the application form that is attached to this vacancy.

We reserve the right to interview and appoint at any stage during the recruitment process. Early applications are advised, as interviews will be ongoing.

Visits to the school are encouraged – we would very much like to meet you and answer any questions you may have.

Further information about our Trust is available at: https://www.inspirepartnership.co.ukor via our school website: Woodside Primary School

To visit the school please contact:

Imandeep Atwal – Headteacher –iatwal@inspirewoodside.co.uk

For enquiries or an application pack please contact Janine Fernandes on 07706 829 391 or by emailcroydonhubrecruitment@inspirepartnership.co.uk

Please note we will only accept applications from candidates who have documentary evidence that they have the right to work in the UK.

Woodside Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff, volunteers and external agencies to share this commitment. We are an equal opportunities employer. The successful candidate will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check, Medical Clearance and satisfactory Employment References.

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.

Applying for the job

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About Woodside Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
541 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11
Phone number

Arranging a visit to Woodside Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email croydonhubrecruitment@inspirepartnership.co.uk.

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