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  • Job start date

    2 January 2023

  • Closing date

    28 November 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    9 November 2022

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Early years

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term - to end of academic year

Full-time equivalent salary

MPS3 (FTE: £33,383) to UPS1 (FTE: £42,558)

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Experience of teaching in the Early Years Foundation Stage, with evidence of having achieved successful pupil outcomes
  • Knowledge and understanding of how young children learn
  • A sound grasp of the concept of inclusive practice
  • Knowledge of issues relating to equal opportunities; multi-cultural education; personal and socialeducation; special educational needs and how to meet the needs of higher attaining children
  • An ability to set up exceptionally stimulating beautiful learning environments and an understanding ofhow this promotes learning
  • A clear grasp of the Early Years Foundation Stage curriculum and some understanding of the transitionprocesses between Nursery and Reception class and between Reception class and Year 1
  • Knowledge of current educational issues relating to the early years.
  • Skilled at making and sustaining positive relationships with young children
  • Able to stimulate children’s interest in learning
  • Able to create a rich and vibrant learning environment (inside and outside)
  • Skilled at developing children’s self-esteem and motivation so that they become resilient, independent learners
  • Capable of planning rich learning experiences, assessing the needs and achievements of all children and maintaining appropriate records
  • Excellent and sensitive interactor in all situations
  • Able to work closely with members of the Early Years Foundation Stage team, and the wider schoolcommunity in the development of the curriculum and the pastoral work of the school
  • Able to make effective relationships with parents, communicate with them and encourage their active participation in their child’s education
  • Good computing skills and confident with learning new software packages quickly
  • Exceptional organisational skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

What the school offers its staff

Why work at Barnes Primary School?

  • Learning, love and laughter is embedded in all that we do
  • Staff are highly valued. We care about one another and have a wonderful team spirit. Staff are proud to work at Barnes Primary School
  • There is a clear visionandrelentless ambition. We expect more. We will encourage you to try new ways and push boundaries
  • We grow staff and have excellent continued professional development. This is one reason our staff turnover is so low
  • We have leaders who work across other schools and are committed to developing others
  • We are outward facing. We belong to a locality of Richmond schools, Achieving for children, the West London Teaching Alliance and have maths specialist leads working as part of the West London Maths Hub supporting seven other schools as well as linking closely with Rusuzumiro School in Rwanda

Continued professional development(CPD)

We have an excellent continued professional development programme and many opportunities in school for staff to extend their professional knowledge and develop their skills.Internal continued professional development training happens each week for teaching and support staff. In addition, staff regularly attend external training. There is the possibility of participating in the NPQML and NPQSL and potential help with funding for other courses.

As a result, we have a very good record of staff gaining internal and external promotions and sharing good practice across schools.

There is a warm convivial atmosphere among the staff and mutual support between teaching,support and adminstaff to ensure effective teaching and learning and the best outcomes for our pupils. 

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About Barnes Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
479 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
020 8876 7358

We are an exciting, forward looking community school situated one mile from Richmond Park in south west London. Our school is thriving and has continued to be so remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic related closure of schools. We can offer you a beautiful environment with exceptional areas for indoor and outdoor learning, excellent resources, great children and the chance to work alongside very capable and supportive colleagues.

Arranging a visit to Barnes Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email ahegarty@barnes.richmond.sch.uk.

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