Class Teacher – St Barnabas and St Philip’s CE Primary School, Kensington & Chelsea

Date posted: 19th Feb 2024 Closing date: 8th Mar 2024 Borough: Kensington & Chelsea Position: Class Teacher
Salary: Main Pay Scale and Upper Pay Scale, Inner London School: Class Teacher - St Barnabas and St Philip's CE Primary School, Kensington & Chelsea

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St Barnabas and St Philip’s CE Primary School

58 Earls Court Road, Kensington & Chelsea, W8 6EJ

020 7937 9599      Website


Class Teacher

Salary: Main Pay Scale and Upper Pay Scale, Inner London

Full time, Permanent

Start date: September 2024

Apply by: Friday 8th March 2024

About Our School

St Barnabas and St Philip’s Church of England Primary School is a popular one-form entry primary school located in the heart of Kensington.

Since September 2022, the school has undergone a rapid transformation following it’s Ofsted Inspection in 2021. The school has a new leadership and new staff team who are committed to providing the best outcomes for the children we serve. We are looking for a teacher who wants to be part of our exciting journey, as part of a dynamic team.

Our Values

As a Church of England School, we share close links with our parish communities at St Barnabas and St Philip’s churches with a Christian ethos central to everything we do. Our core values of Friendship, Trust and Peace underpin school life with a view to ensuring we nurture the social, emotional, and spiritual well-being of pupils alongside providing a challenging and engaging curriculum.

Our Successful Candidate

We are looking to appoint a committed and creative teacher who works well in a team and has high aspirations for all pupils. You may be new to teaching or experienced in the role. We encourage you to come and visit us or speak with us.

Our Offer

Although our school is in the heart of the capital, we are proud of our strong sense of community, which is reflected in the active role our parents/carers take in their children’s education and the wider life of our school. We can offer the successful candidate the chance to really make an impact on the future of our school and our pupils.

As a class teacher you will also benefit from:

• PPA Time that covers French, Computing and PE – with specialist teachers.
• A commitment to reducing teacher workload including a verbal marking policy.
• Excellent professional development opportunities with a Senior Leadership team who are dedicated to your development.
• Networking opportunities and partnership with other schools in the local authority and the LDBS.
• Friendly and engaged children who are enthusiastic about learning.
• A genuinely supportive staff team who work together.

ECT Offer

If you are an ECT we offer the following:
• ECT Training through Ambition Institute.
• Weekly Mentor Meetings to Coach and Support you, with an experienced mentor.
• Weekly Release time, covered internally by your mentor – to maintain high expectations and support you.
• A supportive team of teachers, some of whom have trained through their ECT with us and can guide/support you on your ECT years.

Experienced Teacher Offer

If you are an experienced teacher, we can offer the following:
• Bespoke training to support your professional development.
• The opportunity to become a mentor for trainee teachers or ECTs.
• Subject leadership across a variety of subjects.

School Visits

Visits to the school are encouraged. To arrange a visit please contact Rebecca Timms (Headteacher) on or 020 793 795 99.

Application Instructions

All candidates are encouraged to review the Person Specification for this role which can be found here. Please complete an application form which can be found here, including a personal statement no longer than 3 sides of A4 which details how you meet the criteria outlined in our person specification. CV’s alone will not be accepted.

Please send applications to

Closing date for applications: Friday 8th March 2024

Shortlisting: On Application

Interview Date: Dates throughout February/March

St Barnabas and St Philip’s Church of England Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check, Children’s Barred List check, pre-employment medical questionnaire, satisfactory reference checks and other pre- employment checks which may include psychometric assessment and social media screening.