KS1 Class Teacher (Fixed Term Contract) – The Blue School, Isleworth
The Blue School, North Street, Isleworth TW7 6RQ
020 8560 6721 firstname.lastname@example.org
KS1 Class Teacher (Fixed Term Contract)
Work with us at The Blue School
We are looking for an inspirational and dynamic KS1 class teacher to join our team. This post is for two terms, 1st January to 31st August 2024, in the first instance. The post may be full or part time (minimum three days per week).
You may be experienced and looking for a new challenge. You may be newly qualified and ambitious. Either way we want you to be excited about your job and the prospect of working with us; there will be opportunities for career development and promotion for the right candidate.
Teacher posts rarely become available at The Blue School as it is a great place to work. Staff are exceptionally well-supported and developed as outstanding practitioners and leaders. We have a strong, inclusive and supportive ethos, experienced teaching assistants in each class, a well-resourced curriculum and fabulous children. We work in teams and our provision is excellent in all areas.
Our strong Christian vision drives our commitment to provide every child in our community with an exceptional education. The Blue School is an exciting place to work in; it dates back to 1630 and we value tradition, while being highly futures-focused and innovative. Ours is a high-performing and happy school.
Established in 1630, The Blue School is one of the oldest Church of England school in the country yet we continue to adapt to the needs of an ever-changing society and its children. Ours is an oversubscribed, high-performing and inclusive school in the heart of the Isleworth community. We have a popular nursery for children ages 3+ and two-form entry primary provision to age 11.
At The Blue School we take great pride in our school and everything associated with it. We have a clear Christian vision, valuing one another as individuals and as children of God. We require all colleagues to be in sympathy with our Christian ethos, whether or not they actively practice. Pupils are encouraged to take care of their appearance, be responsible for their
behaviour, communicate confidently and respect others and their environment. We have a highly developed system of rewards and multiple opportunities for children to excel and develop leadership skills. Inclusion, wellbeing and character development are important strands of our approach.
We are well-regarded within the local community and beyond as an excellent school and consistently achieve exceptionally high rankings in national league tables. We serve a diverse community and many of our children speak additional languages at home. We are deeply committed to equality and pay attention to inclusion and diversity in all that we do, including staff recruitment.
WORKING FOR US
At The Blue School you’ll be joining a friendly, helpful team, committed to children’s well-being and success. Children are polite and well-behaved, and systems are efficient, enabling our staff to concentrate on teaching. Our high quality Teaching Assistants really make a difference in supporting provision.
Our staff are highly valued and well supported. Teaching is of a high standard and colleagues work collaboratively to maintain excellent practice while keeping workload under control We have highly efficient systems to minimise bureaucracy. We have a strong focus on professional development and staff are encouraged to learn from the best practice both within and beyond our school. We encourage our teachers to be innovative and have fun in their work. Staff development is key to our high performance and colleagues are assisted through individual professional plans and coaching. You will be well-supported and given the opportunity to shine. You will be encouraged to continue your professional development , and to take on responsibilities when you are ready for them. For further information about the current opportunity or to book an appointment to visit us, please contact the Office Manager, Mrs Kassanis, at email@example.com
Please send all completed applications and an A4 one-sided personal statement to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Closing Date Monday 20th November 08.30
Interviews Tuesday 21st November (timings tbc)