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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    19 April 2024 at 3pm

  • Date listed

    27 March 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

M1 ( £36,745) to M6 ( 47,666 )

What skills and experience we're looking for

Victory Primary School strives to provide all our children with a wholesome diet of education, to enable them to become thinking, positive and successful members of our school and community. We welcome applicants who are dedicated, experienced and inspirational teachers, who have the stamina to travel with us on our journey and make a significant contribution to the future success of our children.


  • Qualified Teacher Status
  • Good Honours degree
  • Other qualifications / CPD specific to primary school teaching

Skills and experience

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and organisational skills
  • At least 2 years experience of successful teaching in EYFS, Year 1 or upper KS2, with a clear understanding of the teaching strategies and assessments required ( If ECT, successful completion of course )
  • Detailed understanding of the Primary or EYFS curriculum
  • Clarity of thinking on what constitutes high quality learning, and effective curriculum provision
  • Experience of working with SEN and EAL pupils
  • The ability to differentiate work to meet the needs of all ability groups and have high expectations for all pupils
  • To keep accurate and up to date records of progress and achievement
  • Understand the key principles of effective marking
  • Thorough understanding of safeguarding children
  • Have a strong interest and ability in ICT and its opportunities to enrich the curriculum
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of how to create an inspirational, stimulating and creative learning environment to maximise children’s opportunity to learn
  • Evidence of good /outstanding teaching
  • Understanding of the requirements of EYFS, Year 1 or KS2
  • Experience of teaching phonics and the phonics screen check
  • Experience of reception baseline assessments

School ethos

  • An ability to be a personal role model of professionalism, having high expectations of self and others
  • An understanding of the need for equality of opportunity , regardless of children’s gender, cultural or social economic background or disability
  • A belief in child centred, holistic and life-long learning
  • Upholding and modelling our school values


  • Ability to develop and maintain positive relationships with children and be involved with life of the school community
  • Commitment to working with parents/carers as partners in learning
  • Commitment to further develop strong links with parents/carers and the community
  • Knowledge and understanding of the social and emotional aspects of learning including developing emotional literacy and how this can help behaviour management

Personal qualities and attributes

  • Emphasis on putting the children first and being ambitious for the school
  • Commitment to raising achievement for all pupils
  • Ability to communicate effectively in oral and written forms
  • Able to build and sustain good relationships
  • Good sense of humour
  • Adaptability to changing circumstances and new ideas
  • Have the ability to demonstrate a fair, unbiased and equitable approach to all situations
  • Personal commitment to working within a team
  • Have a positive attitude and enthusiasm for all aspects of school life
  • Ability to be reflective and accept advice
  • Evidence of personal commitment to professional development

What the school offers its staff

We offer the opportunity to: -

  • Become part of a stable, supportive and inclusive school community
  • Work in a calm, purposeful and respectful environment
  • Enjoy excellent support and professional development
  • Receive effective mentoring and guidance for those starting their teaching career, so NQTs/ECTs applications are welcome

Further details about the role

If you are ready to make a difference, please do apply!

Closing date for applications: Friday 19th April 2024 at 5pm.

Candidates must complete an application form, CVs not accepted. Supporting statements should be no longer than 2 sides of A4 and font size no smaller than 11. Please email your completed application form and supporting statement to office@victory.southwark.sch.uk marked for the attention of Agatha Peter. Candidates are very welcome to contact our school office on 020 7703 5722, if they would like to arrange a visit to our school.

Victory Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Successful applicants will be subject to an enhanced DBS check, as well as qualifications and reference checks. Original evidence of right to work within the United Kingdom will be required prior to commencement of employment. For shortlisted candidates, an online searches will be carried out and copies of documents used to verify the successful candidate’s identity, right to work and required qualifications will be kept on a personnel file.

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.

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About Victory Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
116 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
020 7703 5722

Arranging a visit to Victory Primary School

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

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