Early Years Teacher
School: Lessness Heath Primary School
Location: Erith Road, Belvedere, Kent, DA17 6HB
Status: Permanent (subject to six months’ probationary period)
Hours/Percentage of Week: Full Time
Weeks per year: In accordance with teacher pay and conditions
Grade: NQT, MPS or UPS
Post Start Date: September 2018
Closing Date for Applications: Friday 13th April 2018
Interviews: Wednesday 18th April and Friday 20th April 2018
We welcome applications from NQTs and experienced teachers.
Reach your full potential at Lessness Heath Primary School
Are you an innovative and creative classroom practitioner who is passionate about providing inspirational learning opportunities for our children? If so, Lessness Heath could offer you a wide range of professional development opportunities as well as a very supportive and dedicated team. The children are enthusiastic, motivated and well behaved learners and are looking forward to you joining their school.
Lessness Heath Primary School is a large 3 form entry school in Bexley, South East London and is seeking to appoint class teachers across the Early Years and primary range with a start date for September 2018. The leadership team work to improve outcomes for all our learners through supporting your professional development empowering everyone to be the best they can be. We regularly share great practice with other schools both in the locality and across the Trust to further support your development
The school has recently been through a successful Ofsted inspection (December 2017). Early Year is outstanding, ‘Children make excellent progress in all areas of learning so that the proportion attaining a good level of development by the end of the Reception Year is well above the national average.’ Ofsted stated ‘All pupils behave with consideration and care. They look out for each other and are fully involved with school life. Pupils’ good attitudes to their work and interest in learning also support the good progress that they make.’
In recognition of the Leadership team Ofsted quoted ‘The head teacher’s drive and strategic vision have been instrumental in bringing about rapid school improvement. The Headteacher, with the support of the trust and the governing body, has created a strong and resourceful leadership team. Leaders are determined to make this new school as good as it can be. All leaders have established their expectation that high aspirations, as well as good teaching and behaviour, are the rule.’
In exchange for your energy and motivation, a career at Lessness Heath Primary School can offer you:
We can offer:
A warm, friendly and supportive school ethos;
A clear focus on the wellbeing of our whole school community
A successful school with a great learning environment
Leadership development opportunities and growing leaders in our large forward facing school
Fantastic children who have high aspirations for their achievement
Great staff who are welcoming, committed and energetic
A strong belief in the development of the whole child through a broad and balanced curriculum
A commitment to your on-going professional development through our tailored PPD Personalised Professional Development programme
Progress your career supported by exceptional CPD
We are supported by the Primary First Trust, a small and effective primary only academy chain who support us in offering exceptional CPD. At any stage of your career we can offer bespoke tailored training which can support your individual needs and career aspirations.
We pride ourselves that each of our staff members will be clear about the next steps of their development, how they can move forward and where they can access the expertise to achieve their aims.
Learn more about what a career at Lessness Heath can offer you
Visits to the school are always welcomed and encouraged, so you can see first-hand what a career with us can offer and meet our wonderful pupils and staff team.
You can also learn more about us by visiting our website https://lessnessheath-bexley.co.uk/
The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Offers of employment are subject to a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring check and other employment checks. The school is committed to equality and diversity in employment practice and service delivery. References will be requested for those shortlisted ONLY and prior to interview.