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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    7 May 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    21 April 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time: Full Time

Contract type


Pay scale

Main Pay Scale Inner London

What skills and experience we're looking for

Are you a talented KS2 teacher looking for a new challenge in September?

Are you looking for the next step in your teaching career inspiring and motivating some fantastic students?

The Alton School is now looking for an enthusiastic and passionate Experienced Class Teacher for Key Stage 2 to join our friendly and motivated team.

This is an exciting opportunity for a dedicated teacher to join the team of an amazing one form entry primary school located on the edge of Richmond Park. We are looking for a teacher who can help us to make a significant contribution to our larger community, by playing a crucial part in delivering engaging teaching to our students.

  • Qualified Teacher Status with experience working across the primary age range
  • Passion and commitment for inspiring through teaching and learning
  • Create a friendly and inviting learning atmosphere contributing to an all-round excellent education.
  • Knowledge of relevant curriculum standards
  • Excellent communication and classroom management skills
  • Evidence of commitment to ongoing professional development
  • Effective use of differentiation tools to meet the needs of all students.
  • The capacity to maintain successful educational outcomes using data and assessments.
  • Passionate about working with children and as part of a team
  • Truly believes in the inclusion of all children
  • Has an innovative and “can do” approach to solving problems and finding solutions.
  • Is a tenacious and down-to-earth team player.
  • Will do ‘whatever it takes’

What the school offers its staff

The Alton is an inclusive inner London school serving residents in the local community, Our children come from a variety of cultures and backgrounds ensuring an interesting and inspirational role for the right teacher.

  • The Alton is part of the Q1E Trust, providing support, mentoring and opportunities for career development.
  • A supportive working environment in a modern well-equipped building
  • Amazing grounds
  • On site free parking and close to a good transport network
  • A Gold Right Respecting school
  • A supportive and positive working environment with happy, creative children who love coming to school and enjoy learning.
  • Career development and opportunities. within the school and the MAT

  • An exceptional school which is at the heart of the local community

Commitment to safeguarding

The Alton is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
All successful applicants will be required to complete an enhanced DBS check. Following recommendations from Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSIE) for an additional pre employment check with effect 1 Sept 22, please note, an online search may form part of this recruitment process.

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About The Alton School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
190 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number

The Alton is an inclusive community school, next to Richmond Park. We are a one form entry school with extensive facilities that offer our children a wide array of fantastic, vibrant and diverse opportunities. We are also home to a small Resource Base for children with MLD and ASD,.

We are now part of the Quality First Education Trust, a growing multi-academy trust with four south London primary schools.

Arranging a visit to The Alton School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email helen.matthews@thealton.wandsworth.sch.uk.

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