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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    15 April 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    26 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

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Key stage

Key stage 2

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What skills and experience we're looking for

Are you a passionate and dedicated teacher ready to take on a leadership role preferably in upper KS2? We are seeking an exceptional Year Group Leader to join our dynamic team at Windrush Primary School either at our Windrush Thamesmead or Windrush Charlton site? As the Year Group Leader, you will play a pivotal role in shaping the educational experience of our young learners and continuing the excellent practise in our outstanding school.

Position Details:

  • Reports to: Headteacher and Deputy Headteacher
  • Weekly Half-Day Release: Yes 0.5 days
  • Mentoring Sessions: Regularly scheduled
  • In-School Leadership Support: Dedicated and comprehensive within an established SLT

About Windrush

We are a split-site, four form entry school based in Thamesmead (1 form entry) and Charlton (3 form entry). We have been graded as ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted for the last 13 years. This post will be at our Charlton site (SE7 8FE) and could be in either year group in KS2, depending on a candidate’s preference and experience.

Windrush Primary School is part of the Endeavour Partnership Trust.

We have worked hard and provided a safe and engaging atmosphere for our children to learn and thrive.

Join our great school, where we prioritise the well-being of our teachers. We understand that a happy and healthy teacher leads to a better learning environment for pupils. That's why we have implemented strategies to reduce teacher workload and promote self-care.

Interviews: Friday 19th April 2024

What the school offers its staff

Our school offers:

  • 2 additional days of leave
  • Purposeful meetings- not always weekly-some meetings will be related to reading around a subject or an email sent. Time is precious!
  • Emails are only to be sent during working hours of 8-6pm- no contact outside of these hours or weekends
  • Medium term planning day for the year group team every half term
  • Weekly PPA held as a team of four teachers where workload and resourcing is shared
  • No daily planning
  • Recognising and valuing everyone's opinions
  • Encouraging staff in next career steps
  • Support time and training for subject leaders generally within directed time
  • Good communication channels- school intranet, daily siteupdates, business meetings
  • A supportive and involved SLT who work together tirelessly for the best interests of the pupils and staff
  • High staff morale with two schools working together as one
  • Feedback policy where live marking in the lesson is the most important. No whole class marking of books outside of the lesson
  • Protected lunchtimes for teachers- not expected to do duties
  • Access to on site counsellors
  • Well-being working party that meet regularly
  • CPD for teachers which is relevant and steeped in research

Commitment to safeguarding

The Trust is committed to achieving equal opportunities in employment and service delivery and to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and voluntary helpers to share this commitment. An Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Check with the Disclosure and Barring Service [DBS] under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 will be required for the successful applicant.

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About Windrush Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
811 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
020 8836 9710

Primary school part of the Endeavour Partnership Trust.

Arranging a visit to Windrush Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email dcorrigan@windrush.greenwich.sch.uk.

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