12 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    3 May 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    27 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

MPR/UPR

Additional allowances

TLR available for a suitably experienced and skilled candidate

What skills and experience we're looking for

    • Qualified teacher status
    • Degree (minimum 2:2)
    • Higher degree and/or professional qualification/s
    • Successful primary teaching experience in Music
    • Evidence of ongoing personal professional development
    • Evidence of research-based learning in practice
    • Knowledge of the National Curriculum and EYFS Framework
    • Knowledge of effective teaching and learning strategies including planning, assessing, monitoring and evaluation to ensure pupils make progress that is at least good from their starting points
    • Knowledge of inclusive practice and proven ability in using it
    • Astute understanding of how children learn
    • Ability to adapt teaching to meet pupils’ needs
    • Ability to build effective working relationships with pupils based upon mutual respect and trust
    • Knowledge of guidance and requirements around safeguarding children
    • Knowledge of effective behaviour management strategies and proven experience of their success
    • Excellent ICT skills, particularly using ICT to support learning
    • Understanding of the role and responsibilities of a curriculum / subject leader
    • Up-to-date knowledge of current Music teaching and wider curriculum developments
    • Skills in playing a range of instruments and in leading choral and instrumental ensembles/groups
    • Proven ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing when working with children, and when communicating with parents, other staff and governors where appropriate

What the school offers its staff

  • A vibrant, friendly, positive and enthusiastic learning community where everyone’s successes are celebrated;
  • An inclusive, values-based ethos committed to nurturing and developing the potential of every child;
  • A supportive and stimulating environment where children are well behaved and keen to learn;
  • A committed, motivated and reflective staff team including HLTAs, a Specialist Accredited Practitioner, a learning mentor and an ELSA promote children’s emotional well-being;
  • A strong desire for continued improvement and further development;
  • Excellent professional and career development opportunities including gaining qualifications in Middle and Senior Leadership.

Further details about the role


  • Ability to reflect upon skills, knowledge and practice to develop them
  • Ability to inspire confidence and trust in others
  • Ability to influence others’ practice positively
  • Interest in research-based learning and development
  • A commitment to securing the best possible outcomes for all pupils and promoting the ethos and values of the school to all stakeholders
  • Ability to work under pressure, prioritise effectively and meet deadlines consistently
  • Commitment to maintaining confidentiality at all times
  • Commitment to safeguarding and equality
  • Pro-active, enthusiastic, resilient and positive with an open-mind to change
  • Able to work effectively as a member of a team

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)
medical
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

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to ddada@brunswickpark.southwark.sch.uk

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About Brunswick Park Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
382 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
02075259033

Brunswick Park serves a diverse community – ethnically, and increasingly economically and socially – that historically has experienced significant disadvantage. Our mission is to equip Brunswick’s children with the knowledge and skills to live in modern society as good, responsible citizens, able and willing to contribute, support and understand others equally.

Relationships are key to us realising our mission. If relationships are founded in mutual respect, fairness and consideration for others, children feel safe. When they feel safe they can take risks, be challenged and ask questions. Asking questions breeds curiosity and from curiosity comes engagement. If children are engaged, they learn, enjoy it and want to persevere even when learning and life get tough. Our staff learn that as every child is unique, there is no one size fits all approach to teaching. While we ensure there is consistency of provision, high expectation, productivity and outcome, our children most affected by adverse childhood experiences, SEMH challenges and complex SEND need approaches that are tailored entirely to them.

It is our job to compensate, our ethos to do this through values-based education and our moral purpose to make a positive difference to our school community and to love and care for our children as a family whilst enabling attainment and disadvantage gaps to close and our teachers to continue to learn and grow.

Arranging a visit to Brunswick Park Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email ddada@brunswickpark.southwark.sch.uk.

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