10 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    21 April 2021 at 4:00 pm

  • Date listed

    25 March 2021

Job details

Job role
Early years, Primary
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
Inner London Leading Practitioner Pay Scale L1 – L5

Job summary

This is a rare opportunity for an exceptional early years teacher, looking to play a leading and highly visible role in the inspiration, motivation and challenge of staff and pupils to achieve the highest levels of progress and attainment. Whether you are a current Early Years Lead Practitioner or Phase Leader or an experienced teacher looking to take the next step, this opportunity could be perfect for you. The successful teacher will join a talented and hardworking staff team, supported by a Headteacher and Governors who are committed to fostering a culture of team work, collaboration and professional growth. Energy, optimism and enthusiasm are essential in order to share our passion for ‘growing brighter futures’.

The successful candidate will:
• Be an accomplished, highly motivated, committed and passionate early years practitioner
• Have an ability and commitment to engage, motivate and inspire all children to learn, achieve and make good progress
• Have a real belief in inclusivity and the fact that all children can be supported to be successful
• Have an excellent general knowledge and understanding of the Early Years and Foundation Stage Framework
• Have an excellent working knowledge of key Early Years transitions from Nursery through to Year 1
• Have a commitment to high standards of learning and development across all areas of the profile
• Have flexibility, resilience, adaptability and commitment to work as part of a team
• Be a great communicator with good interpersonal skills who can also actively engage with parents
• Be passionate about education in a school deeply rooted in the local community
• Have, or be prepared to work towards, a Lead Practitioner accreditation

We offer:
• Wonderful pupils in a diverse and inclusive school with a real commitment to the community
• An enthusiastic and highly skilled staff team
• A commitment to on-going professional development to further develop your career with a dedicated Personal Growth Partner (PGP) to support and guide your career pathway
• A powerful ethos based on improving children’s lives through outstanding education
• An exciting teaching and learning environment with impressive facilities including a Forest Schools area and access to a food technology room/science lab, Astroturf pitch, music & performing arts room and a dedicated library
• Leadership release time commensurate to the role
• A deeply committed staff and Board of Governors, constantly striving for improvement and excellence
• Active and engaged parents and carers
• A genuine commitment to ensure a respectful work life balance and regular opportunities to socialise with colleagues

Applying for the job

Completed application forms should be emailed to our HR Officer, Susan Riggs: HR@clapham-manor.co.uk

Supporting documents

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

School overview

School type
Local authority maintained school
Education phase
School size
501 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact email
Contact phone number

About Clapham Manor Primary School

Clapham Manor Primary, situated in the heart of Clapham in the Borough of Lambeth, is a two form entry primary school and nursery . The school sits at the heart of the Clapham community and strives, through the moto of ‘Growing Brighter Futures’ to ensure the community and children experience a base of solid academic learning wrapped up in education of the whole person for a 21st Century life.

Arranging a visit to Clapham Manor Primary School

Visits to the school or virtual meetings with a member of SLT are encouraged and can be arranged by contacting the school's HR Officer, Susan Riggs by email at: HR@clapham-manor.co.uk or by telephone 020 7622 3919

School location

Belmont Road, London, SW4 0BZ

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