Primary class teacher Churchfields Primary School, Beckenham, Kent

Job description

Churchfields is a popular primary in Beckenham in south London, with large grounds including a forest school. Our ‘ACE’ vision - Aspiration, Citizenship and Excellence - sits at the heart of everything that we do. We have a strong commitment to inclusion and our provision includes a two class SEN provision for children with severe and complex needs.

We are part of the Quality First Education trust we firmly believe that “the quality of a school cannot exceed the quality of its teachers.” We invest in our staff from the moment they join us.

We seek excellent primary class teachers to join our team. Whether you are newly qualified or more experienced, we'd love to hear from you. We keep applications open all year round and we look at applications as we receive them, so your early response is encouraged. We have positions available from September and may also have some earlier opportunities.
This role is subject to an enhanced DBS with barred list check.

Essential educational requirements

Undergraduate degree

Essential qualifications

Qualified Teacher Status

Essential skills and experience

Experience of teaching children successfully, meeting their many and varied needs.
Evidence of being an excellent teacher.
Evidence of raising standards and accelerating pupil progress.
Understands the purpose, structure and balance of the National Curriculum/ EYFS curriculum and its requirements.
Has thorough subject knowledge.
Keeps abreast of national and local education developments.
Displays commitment to the safeguarding and protection of children and fulfils relevant duties for child protection.
Can assess, record and report on the achievements of pupils.
Committed to equal opportunities.
Respects and values different experiences and backgrounds
Able to develop positive relationships with all members of the school community.
A good communicator.
An exemplary record of attendance and punctuality.
Holds high expectations of pupils, adults and self.
Committed to personal and professional development.
Motivated, proactive, reflective and learns from experience.

Employee benefits

Teachers joining us benefit from:
- fantastic ongoing development and support through our designated national Teaching School and Maths Hub;
- an excellent, structured induction programme for NQTs: three paid weeks of induction in July before you start; a further 14 full days of induction training during the first two years of teaching; and a dedicated in-school mentor;
- weekly INSET sessions, professional learning discussions, and opportunities to watch others teach;
- many opportunities for progression within each school and across our trust;
- working as a team with colleagues in each year group learning, planning and assessing together;
- a fully developed set of curriculum resources, units and plans;
- specialist teachers for art, music, computing, French, PE and inclusion, so class teachers can focus more on the core provision.

Join us:

To grow
• A commitment to recruit, retain and develop excellent staff
• An entitlement to high quality training and support
• A supportive working culture, with ongoing guidance and mentoring

To shine
• Excellent professional development at all levels
• Opportunities to work across our trust
• Opportunities to lead projects and undertake research

To make a difference
• An ambitions, fast growing trust with exciting potential
• A relentless drive for improvement, excellence and equality
• A focus on excellent pedagogy, positive learning behaviour and high expectations for all.


About Churchfields Primary School

Address
Churchfields Road, Beckenham, Kent, BR3 4QY
Phase
Primary
Type
Academy
Website
Churchfields Primary School website (opens in a new window)