Teacher (Main Scale)

Employer: London Borough Of Waltham Forest
Salary: £27,596 - £43,348 pro rata/+TLR 2 (£4,298) according to Exp & Qualif)
Location: Mission Grove Primary School, Buxton Road, Walthamstow, London
Contract: Permanent
Working Pattern: Full Time
Hours: 32.5 hours per week. 1 FTE.
DBS Check: Enhanced
Closing Date: 19/04/2021 at 12:00
Reference: SCH/21/146877


Contract Type:     Full-Time – Fixed Term

Start Date :    September 2021

Salary:         Teacher - Main Pay Scale 


We are seeking to appoint a class teacher with vision and energy to join our team. NQT's are also welcome to apply.  You should have experience of curriculum planning and delivery, pastoral welfare, be a good communicator and have high standards of behaviour and discipline.


Applicants should be:

  • An excellent practitioner with high expectations of pupils’ achievement and behaviour.
  • A team player who is friendly, positive, proactive and has good interpersonal skills
  • A creative thinker and learner with a love for learning
  • Flexible as Mission Grove has two sites and all staff are expected to work on either site as required
  • Qualified and committed to working in the Primary Sector


A full job description is attached


We can offer:

  • A Good School – Ofsted March 2017
  • Bespoke CPD with opportunities across all phases
  • Lively and enthusiastic children
  • An inclusive approach to education
  • The support of a friendly, committed and motivated leadership team


We welcome, and actively encourage, visits to our school to find out more about the friendly atmosphere at Mission Grove Primary.  To arrange a visit please contact Debi Swinhoe on 020 8509 6203 or email jobs@missiongrove.org.uk

Application packs are available to download from the school website.  Completed forms should be sent via email to jobs@missiongrove.org.uk or posted to the Buxton Road address detailed above.  Only applications submitted on the local authority application form will be considered.

Mission Grove Primary School is committed to safeguarding the welfare of young children and expects all staff to share this commitment.  All appointments must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including checks with past employers.  The successful candidates are subject to an enhanced DBS and be required to complete the Disqualification by Association declaration form.


Closing Date:        Monday 19th April 2021

Interview date:     Week commencing 26th April 2021

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. </p><p> </p><p>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. </p><p> </p><p>The Council is committed to meeting its 4 equality objectives: </p><p> </p><p>- Promoting equality of opportunity </p><p> </p><p>- Opposing all forms of discrimination, intolerance and disadvantage </p><p> </p><p>- Ensuring our workforce reflects the diverse communities of Waltham Forest at all levels. </p><p> </p><p>- Providing fair, appropriate, accessible and excellent Services to all. </p><p> </p><p>Respecting Diversity is a core Council value. </p><p> </p><p>To support the above and reduce the risk of bias in its recruitment activities, the council is operating an anonymous shortlisting process, which hides personal information that can identify individuals until their application has been considered for shortlisting. </p><p> </p><p>The council also operates a scheme whereby, for jobs graded up to and including scale SO2, internal candidates are considered first. This includes those candidates who self-identify as having a disability for the purposes of the Disability Confident scheme. For more information, please refer to our <a href="https://www.walthamforest.gov.uk/content/waltham-forest-council-policies-procedures-and-rules-which-apply-employment">recruitment and selection policy</a> </p><p>

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