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Newly Qualified Teacher

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Vacancy Summary
Employer:
London Borough Of Waltham Forest
Salary:
£26,139
Location:
Stoneydown Park Primary School, Pretoria Avenue, London,
Contract:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full Time
Hours:
32.5 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Enhanced
Closing Date:
26/03/2017 at 12:00 PM
Reference:
SCH/17/29894
Vacancy Description

Stoneydown Park: a successful, growing school.

Are you looking for an opportunity to develop your teaching skills in a great school?

We wish to appoint someone with commitment and the ambition to become a great teacher.

Stoneydown Park Primary is a popular, oversubscribed community school in Walthamstow with good attainment, progress and behaviour. We have a friendly, inclusive ethos and a commitment to achieving the best possible outcomes for each child. Stoneydown is expanding and has recently opened a new Infant site across the road from our Junior site so this would be a great time to join us as we gradually move to 3 forms of entry. In September 2018, Reception, KS1 and Year 3 will be fully 3-form and the rest of KS2, 2-form.

We highly value creativity and learning from the environment, making regular use of our adjoining park, school garden and Walthamstow Marshes.

We have a committed and stable staff who are very willing to help each other, share good practice and work together as part of a team, making Stoneydown a positive school to work in for staff and children. Stoneydown is a positive school to work in for staff and children.

The person we appoint will:

  • Be enthusiastic and flexible
  • Be creative and use initiative
  • Be a reflective learner

In return, we can offer:

  • A welcoming school

  • Enthusiastic children who are keen to learn

  • A strong senior and curriculum leadership team

  • A supportive working environment where your talents will be valued and nurtured

  • Dedicated NQT time and professional development opportunities

     Other information

    Stoneydown Park Primary School is right at the heart of the local community and is a friendly, multicultural school in Walthamstow, East London. The school adjoins an attractive park and is two minutes walk from bus routes and Blackhorse Road station. Walthamstow High Street and market is five minutes walk away.

    Visits to the school are strongly encouraged and can be arranged through the school office.

    The selection process will include a lesson observation. This will be in your own school or at Stoneydown.

    Stoneydown Park Primary School as an aware employer is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people as its number one priority.

     

    Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We comply with the Department for Education ‘Safeguarding Children and Safer Recruitment in Education Settings 2007’ guidance and all potential employees will undergo vigorous vetting checks to ensure their suitability including an enhanced DBS check.

     

    This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974; the successful applicant will be expected to undertake a satisfactory disclosure.

    References will be requested for those short-listed prior to interview.

    We aim to promote and ensure equality of opportunity and equal treatment for all.

    For further details regarding this vacancy, please visit the school website: http://www.stoneydownpark.org.uk

    or contact the Office Manager, Tracey Palmer on: 0208 520 7026 or 020 8521 3839 or email tracey.palmer@stoneydownpark.waltham.sch.uk

    Stoneydown Park Primary

    Pretoria Avenue

    London

    E17 6JY

     

Job start: Autumn 2017



Equal Opportunities
Waltham Forest is a diverse borough where diversity is valued and is integral to both, service delivery and employment of its staff. The Council is proud of its rich mix of communities and as the largest employer in the area, it works hard to respond to the changing needs of its population.

We use our statutory duties on race, gender and disability equality and best practice in respect of age, faith and sexual orientation to ensure equality of opportunity in the workplace.

The Council is committed to meeting its 4 strategic outcomes contained within the Waltham Forest Council Equality Plan 2012/2015:
• Promoting equality of opportunity
• Opposing all forms of discrimination, intolerance and disadvantage
• Ensuring our workforce reflects the diverse communities of Waltham Forest at all levels
• Providing fair, appropriate, accessible and excellent services to all.

Respecting Diversity is a core Council value.