Class Teacher – St Luke’s CE Primary School

Date posted: 10th May 2022 Closing date: 20th May 2022 Borough: Tower Hamlets Position: Class Teacher
Interview Date: 25th May 2022 Salary: Inner London Main Scale School: St Luke’s CE Primary School

020 7987 1753
Executive Headteacher: Rebecca Abrahams

Required for September 2022
Full time class teacher
Early Career Teachers (ECTs) are welcome to apply


Are you an enthusiastic and highly motivated class teacher, with a passion for ensuring children learn and achieve?
Do you have the drive and energy to make a difference to children’s futures?
Are you looking for an exciting and vibrant school to teach in?

If yes, then we would very much like to hear from you as we have a vacancy for a class teacher just like you.

Our school is a two form entry primary school, with a Nursery, located on the southern tip of the Isle of Dogs close to Island Gardens DLR Station and a short walk from Greenwich. We are a creative, visionary and forward-thinking school with exceptional children at our heart. For an inner city school we have a surprising amount of educational space both inside and outside including a swimming pool suitable for younger children learning to swim.

St Luke’s Church of England Primary School continues to be a good school. There is enough evidence of improved performance to suggest that the school could be judged outstanding if the inspector were to carry out a section 5 inspection now. The school’s next inspection will be a section 5 inspection. – Ofsted October 2021

Our school was rated OUTSTANDING in our SIAMS inspection in December 2017.
‘The distinctiveness and effectiveness of St Luke’s as a Church of England school are outstanding’ – SIAMS December 2017
‘The effectiveness of the leadership and management of the school as a church school is outstanding’ – SIAMS December 2017

The ideal candidate is a teacher who is:

  • Committed to attaining the best outcomes for all children
  • An inspirational leader and partner in learning
  • Dedicated to a child-centred approach
  • Bursting with innovative ideas
  • An inclusive practitioner who values diversity
  • A dedicated team player
  • Willing to engage in professional feedback from peers
  • Supportive of the Christian values at the heart of our school

In return we offer the successful candidate:

  • Fantastic children
  • A creative curriculum
  • A dynamic & highly supportive staff
  • Access to school leaders who excel at coaching & mentoring
  • A spacious environment with lots of outdoor space
  • A strong ethos of high expectations and challenge for all
  • Excellent induction, individualised professional development and career enhancement opportunities
  • A supportive governing body
  • Excellent public transport links and onsite parking

We hope this is an exceptional opportunity that appeals to the right person.
To enable you to have the best opportunity to demonstrate your strengths pre application, we ask that you visit the school.

If you are a prospective ECT our school will seek references from your class teacher mentor(s), placement school headteacher(s) and course tutor as part of the appointment process.

An application form is available from the school or can be downloaded below.

Visits can be arranged between 7.30am and 6pm.
Ring or email the school, we’d love to hear from you.
Tel. 020 7987 1753 or Email:

St Luke’s is committed to safeguarding all children. Successful candidates will require a DBS clearance and suitable references before commencing employment.

Closing date: Midday on Friday 20 May 2022
Shortlisting: Friday 20 May 2022 in the afternoon
Interviews: Wednesday 25 May 2022

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