KS2 Classroom Teacher (maternity cover)

Job advert

Responsible to:        Headteacher

Salary:                        Inner London Main Pay Scales + TLR2B for Curriculum Lead for the right                                           candidate

Start Date:                24 February 2020

Closing date:            Noon, Wednesday 20 November 2019

Interview:                 Week beginning 25 November 2019

Location of post:     Goldfinch Primary, 21 Cunliffe Street, Furzedown,

                                     London, SW16 6DS

We are looking for passionate and creative individuals who have high expectations for children, to join our exciting new school.  Goldfinch Primary is delighted to be part of Dunraven Educational Trust, and together we are focused on developing an exciting, dynamic and progressive community, focused on improving the outcomes for children and their families.


Our school motto is, ‘Building Excellence’ to achieve the highest standards for our school community. Our key values are: Respect, Responsibility, Resourcefulness, Resilience and Reflection

This means that:

  • We develop confident, responsible, resourceful, reflective independent learners
  • We deliver a challenging, inspiring, broad and balanced curriculum which responds to children’s individual needs and teaches them how to learn and rememberwe promote self-esteem and resilience across the whole school community
  • We notice and celebrate children’s achievementswe model and expect high standards of behaviour at all times.
  • We consistently promote equality, understanding, respect and personal pride in all that we dowe provide a safe, healthy and stimulating environment for everyone
  • We ensure there is a partnership and good communication between staff, families and governors to develop and support children’s learning. 

We are looking for teachers who will be able to share and can contribute to the implementation of these values.  If you are successful in your application, you will join a staff who are hardworking, committed, positive in outlook and dedicated to the achievement of our students. What we offer:

  • A well-resourced school, with specialist teachers and staff
  • A commitment to providing you with high quality professional development
  • Future leadership opportunities
  • Opportunities to work across the Trust
  • A supportive professional community

Shortlisted applicants will be given a tour of the school site on the day.  For an informal discussion about the post or to arrange a pre-visit (by appointment only), please contact Pepa Erickson, School Administrative Officer, on 020 8 769 6486 ext 205.  This does not form part of the selection process.

We look forward to receiving your application.




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