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Main Scale Early Years Nursery / Reception Class Teacher - Maternity Cover

This vacancy has now closed and is listed for reference only.
Vacancy Summary
London Borough Of Waltham Forest
£27,596 - £38,580 pro rata
South Grove Primary, Ringwood Road, Walthamstow, London,
Working Pattern:
Full Time
32.5 hours. full time.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
17/06/2019 at 12:00 PM
Vacancy Description


Dates: Apply by Monday 17th June 2019 at 12:00p.m. Job start: September 2019Salary: Main ScaleContract Type: Full-timeContract term: 1 year’s contract initially to head up a Reception class or the Nursery

South Grove is rated Outstanding in all areas by Ofsted in January 2019 and is a larger than average primary school with a large nursery and a designated Special Resourced Provision for children with autism and global delay, serving a vibrant and diverse community.

The Governors are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, creative teacher to join our committed and dedicated team of staff. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone relocating to the area near Walthamstow to join a friendly, supportive school.

Are you looking for an exciting challenge?

Are you inspired by helping children make rapid progress?

Are you passionate about providing creative and challenging experiences for children?
Ideal candidates will:
Have the resolve to make a real difference to the lives of children
Be committed to the school’s ethos of high expectations for all
Enjoy working as part of a team and be a team player
We will offer you:
Opportunity to work in an attractive stimulating school setting conducive to team teaching and a supportive working atmosphere
The support and expertise of our experienced and established leadership team and team of staff
A school committed to your continuing professional development
All the advice and training you need to be an excellent practitioner
This is an excellent opportunity to join an established, popular, successful and inclusive school within a well resourced building.

Come and join a caring, supportive team, where you will be valued. Male applicants are encouraged to apply as under represented in the school.

Prospective candidates are strongly encouraged to visit the school. Please contact the School Business Manager, Rosette Doxon on 020 8521 6000 if you wish to arrange an informal visit to the school.

Closing date: By noon Monday 17th June 2019
Short-Listing: W/C Monday 17th June 2019
Interviews: W/C Monday 17th June 2019

South Grove 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. All posts are subject to pre-employment checks. References will be sought ad successful candidates will need to undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

For an application pack and further details, please contact the school on 020 8521 6000 or email: Further information about the school can be found at: Web links:

All completed applications should be returned to the school at the following address South Grove Primary, Ringwood Road, Walthamstow, E17 8PW or emailed to:


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.

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.

The Council is committed to meeting its 4 equality objectives contained within the Waltham Forest Council Equality Plan 2012/2015:

- Promoting equality of opportunity

- Opposing all forms of discrimination, intolerance and disadvantage

- Ensuring our workforce reflects the diverse communities of Waltham Forest at all levels.

- Providing fair, appropriate, accessible and excellent Services to all.

Respecting Diversity is a core Council value.