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Class Teacher

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Vacancy Summary
London Borough Of Waltham Forest
£27,596 - £38,580 pro rata
Barn Croft Primary School, 2 Brunel Road, Walthamstow, London
Working Pattern:
Full Time
32.5 hours per week. 1 FTE.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
25/10/2019 at 12:00 PM
Vacancy Description


REQUIRED FOR JANUARY 2020 or as soon as possible.




Barn Croft Primary is a very special place.  We are a one form entry school where everyone believes that every child can succeed regardless of their background.  We are committed to providing an excellent education for every one of our pupils who come from a wide variety of ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds.

Our values are COURAGE LOVE EXCELLENCE and these run through every aspect of school life at Barn Croft. The behaviour of our children is very good – the children keep to our 3 rules READY RESPECTFUL SAFE.

Barn Croft Primary is on a journey to excellence! We were rated Good in all areas by Ofsted in October 2017!

We are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic teacher to join our team in January 2020 and teach Year 6.

All teachers benefit from:

  • Ungraded observations with immediate developmental feedback
  • Peer observations
  • A laptop to use at home for work
  • A No Marking policy focused on feedback at the point of learning
  • A firm commitment to reducing workload and ensuring a good work/life balance – planning for Reading & Writing is provided, we use Cornerstones Curriculum for our topics and Maths No Problem!
  • Teachers have an ipad to use in class with a Prowise touch screen.
  • Teachers have use of a laptop in and out of school.


The interview will include observing a lesson in your current setting where possible or inviting you to teach a lesson at Barn Croft. You will be joining a forward-thinking, professional and endlessly positive staff team who are supportive and challenging of each other in order to deliver the best possible outcomes for our wonderful pupils.  We have high expectations of pupils and staff but believe that strong relationships and “can-do” mind-sets are the keys to working successfully together.  We offer great opportunities to develop quickly as a leader and value your personal professional development.

If you are committed to our ethos of full inclusion, hard-working and enthusiastic and dedicated to learning, then Barn Croft is waiting to hear from you.  We welcome visits from anyone thinking of applying.  Please telephone the school office on 020 8521 1145 or email: to make an appointment.

We are committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expect staff to share this commitment.  A full enhanced DBS check is required for this post.

CLOSING DATE:             12pm Friday 25th October 2019

SHORTLISTING DATE:     Friday 25th October 2019 (pm)

INTERVIEW DATE:         Tuesday 29th and Wednesday 30th October 2019

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.