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  • Job start date

    2 September 2024

  • Closing date

    24 May 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    25 April 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher
  • Head of year or phase

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 1

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

(£40,318 – £56,959

Additional allowances

MPS 3-6, UPS (£40,318 – £56,959) + TLR 2 circa £3,300 PA depending on experience

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for a KS1 Class Teacher & Phonics Lead

The role of Class Teacher will have a major impact on the children’s lives through delivering high quality teaching and learning. We are looking for someone who:

  • Understands how to break learning down into manageable chunks, and be adaptable and flexible to meet children’s needs
  • Is committed to improving children’s lives through education - and shows resilience and commitment to this challenge
  • Has a commitment to professional growth- wanting to do things better all the time
  • Has compassion for our children, some of whom have real challenges in their lives(domestic violence, poverty, parental mental health needs)

In the role of phonics lead you will:

  • Play an integral role in ourleadership structure and accountable for the progress and attainment of pupils in KS1 and EYFS in phonics and Early reading
  • Be an outstanding practitioner of phonics and will model exceptional phonics teaching for others to emulate
  • Be responsible for the assessment and grouping of pupils to ensure rapid progress
  • Oversee the Yr1 phonics screening check
  • Oversee the progress of SEND and a minority of KS2 pupils needing phonics interventions and rapid catch up

Visits to the school are actively encouraged please contact the school office to arrange a time.

  • Salary: MPS 3-6, UPS (£40,318 – £56,959) + TLR 2 circa £3,300 PA depending on experience. Inner London. We will consider upper pay scale applicants for this post, if you have evidence you meet the criteria.

This advert will run until the 24th May, however we are likely to appoint when a suitable candidate is found, so we would encourage early applications, so that we can appoint as soon as possible. Applications will be checked on a regular basis.

Rotherfield Primary School takes safeguarding pupils seriously, and as such this post is subject to enhanced DBS, online checks and other safeguarding clearances.

To apply for the role, visithttps://jobs.islington.gov.uk/. If you need any assistance, please contact us -admin@rotherfieldprimary.co.uk.

Newington Green and Rotherfield Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) with barred list check is required for all successful applicants.

In line with KCSIE 2023 and safer recruitment practices, the school will conduct an online search for all shortlisted candidates. The online search is part of our safeguarding checks and will seek publicly available information on candidates’ suitability to work with children. Shortlisted candidates will be provided with further guidance and will be asked to clarify their online presence.

What the school offers its staff

We are a ‘good’ school working towards being outstanding at our next inspection. You will find a friendly and supportive staff, who are committed to improvement and having fun as staff team along the way!

You can expect from us a school committed to your professional learning, doing things better, a supportive leadership team, and opportunities for your professional growth across our Federation of schools.

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 Rotherfield Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
335 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
020 7226 6620

At Rotherfield we need staff who will thrive on a challenge, enjoy working as a team and who will not be scared of trying new ways of doing things. To be successful here you will need to be passionate about improving the life chances of pupils and their families. For our children, an excellent education will make a defining difference in their lives- and it essential that we recruit staff who share our commitment.

Arranging a visit to Rotherfield Primary School

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

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