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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    22 April 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    18 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale


Additional allowances

Possibility of TLR 2a

What skills and experience we're looking for

Qualification Criteria:

  • Be a qualified teacher (achieved QTS status)
  • Be qualified to teach and work in the UK


  • Up to date knowledge of the Primary National Curriculum.
  • Knowledge and understanding of teaching children who are learning English as an additional language and of children with SEND


  • Experience teaching in the primary range.
  • Experience of reflecting on and improving teaching practice to increase pupil achievement


  • Well-organised and professional.
  • Work effectively within a team.
  • Commitment to continual development through constructive feedback and coaching.
  • Committed to the school’s vision and values.
  • A belief in the potential of every pupil to achieve.
  • Motivation to continually improve standards and achieve excellence.
  • Commitment to the safeguarding and welfare of all pupils.
  • Effective and systematic behaviour management, with clear boundaries, sanctions, praise and reward.
  • Excellent attendance and punctuality.

Other desirable training and skills

  • Commitment to equality of opportunity and the safeguarding and welfare of all pupils
  • Willingness to undertake training

The ideal candidate will be committed to:

  • Sharing the school’s vision to enable all pupils and staff to flourish academically, personally and spiritually so that they can ‘Go, shine in the world!”
  • Teaching using evidence-informed strategies from cognitive psychology to develop learning in pupils’ long term memory.
  • Caring deeply about pupils by teaching and promoting good behaviour and effectively managing poor behaviour so that all pupils succeed.
  • Creating a calm, positive and purposeful classroom environment through an insistence on excellence.
  • Being determined to continually develop by seeking out and welcoming constructive feedback through our coaching model.

What the school offers its staff

What the school can offer teachers:

  • A calm and purposeful school environment where the main focus is on learning. Our simple and clear behaviour systems teach pupils good behaviour habits. Poor behaviour is managed and dealt with so that it does not prevent others from learning.
  • An ambitious, carefully-sequenced, knowledge-rich curriculum planning for teachers to use in every subject.
  • A supportive coaching model for improvement and self-development.
  • A professional workplace where the school supports teachers to manage their workload by focusing on the tasks that matter.

Further details about the role

Thank you for showing an interest in our school. The advertised post is full-time and can be permanent or on a fixed-term contract until at least the end of July 2025.

St George’s Hanover Square is a small Church of England primary school with mixed-age classes in the heart of Mayfair. Our school serves a diverse community with a range of ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds. We are determined for pupils at our school be successful now and in the future through excellent academic attainment and excellent personal and social skills. Ofsted recently rated the school Outstanding for pupils’ personal development.

St George’s is strengthened by working within a close partnership of local primary schools across Camden and Westminster under the leadership of an Executive Headteacher. Teachers benefit from having comprehensive, high-quality curriculum plans in all subjects, written by expert teachers from across the partnership. This supports teachers’ workload and many career development opportunities are provided through the partnership.

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 St George's Hanover Square CofE Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
78 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number

Arranging a visit to St George's Hanover Square CofE Primary School

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

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