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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    20 May 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    9 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Head of year or phase

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Pay scale

MPS (not ECT) UPS considered for exceptional candidates

Additional allowances

TLR £3,214

What skills and experience we're looking for

We require a teacher and leader who is:

  • creative, innovative and brimming with high expectations
  • able to inspire our children and adults by making learning exciting and relevant
  • knowledgeable about the EYFS curriculum in order to promote a real love of learning
  • able to motivate, challenge and support our children to ensure that they reach their full potential
  • willing to contribute to the whole school by being a proactive member of our team
  • willing to lead an area of the curriculum

What the school offers its staff

We offer:

  • Highly motivated and enthusiastic children who are keen to learn, behave well and love their school
  • A dynamic, talented and fun staff team who are committed to our children
  • A mentor to support your start with us at The Russell
  • A welcoming school community with a strong values-led ethos
  • Highly supportive parents
  • A beautiful new building ready for learning in the 21st Century
  • The experience of being co-located with a progressive Special Needs school

Commitment to safeguarding

The Russell School is wholly committed to safeguarding and to promoting the welfare of all children; we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS and Barred List checks will therefore be required. References will be requested prior to interview. An online search will also be carried out as part of our selection process.

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About The Russell Primary School

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

The Russell is a vibrant, innovative and inclusive small school at the heart of our local community. Nestled in the centre of Petersham, a stone’s throw from The Thames, Richmond Park and Ham House, The Russell School boasts a spacious and green environment. Our stunning and extensive grounds provide an exceptional outdoor learning environment in an extremely busy and built up part of London.

The Russell School serves an extremely diverse community and we rise to the challenges that brings. We have a well-deserved reputation for meeting the needs of all our enthusiastic and resourceful learners and for developing the whole child. We occupy a fantastic site with a new, purpose-built school and expansive outdoor learning space. Our dedicated and talented team of staff is passionate about providing excellent learning opportunities and an engaging curriculum through a wide range of stimulating and creative learning experiences. We have high expectations for all children and believe in nurturing a child’s natural curiosity and creating in them life-long love of learning. We provide a caring and supportive environment, both for our children to thrive and for our staff to develop and feel valued. All of these things make The Russell School a very special place to learn and play.

Arranging a visit to The Russell Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email r.o'sullivan@russell.richmond.sch.uk.

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