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Outstanding NQT’s Required

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Vacancy Summary
Woodside Primary Academy
£26,662 - £37,645
Woodside Primary Academy, Wood Street, Walthamstow, London,
Working Pattern:
Full Time
32.5 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
17/05/2018 at 13:00 PM
Vacancy Description

Outstanding NQT’s required to start

September 2018.

(Year Group Negotiable)

Do you wish to work at a school which supports teachers work/life balance? We are a school who has proven to provide extensive support to both teachers and the commitment of family life

At Woodside we offer the following:  

  • Weekly PPA (Non-contact time) with your year group.
  • Additional PPA (Non-contact time) for all class teachers every Friday from 12:45pm. The academy advocates teachers finishing early.
  • Inner London weighting for all Main Pay Scale Teachers.
  • Teach together initiative whereby teachers of all experience levels work alongside each other to develop their own personal CPD and teaching practice.
  • New £600,000 Enrichment Centre where every child cooks, every half term.
  • Free before and after school child care for teachers; in addition we will collect your child/children from neighboring schools.
  • Free childcare during INSET days.


What Ofsted said (September 2016);  

  • Over time, the quality of teaching is outstanding. Teachers challenge pupils to apply their skills accurately. They use a rich range of resources to develop pupils’ learning and interests.
  • Personal development, behavior and pupils’ welfare is outstanding.
  • The curriculum is used to transform the lives of pupils, and further work is planned to make the school a community hub that raises aspirations.

Continuing Excellence-Awards and Recognition in 2017;  

  • Winners of the 2017 Outstanding Progress category at the Education Business Awards
  • Certificate of recognition from the Mayor of London (Sadiq Khan) as a School for Success which recognises exceptional work in sharing good practice and helping to boost education for all Londoners
  • Recognition by the Department for Education (DFE) as a school that provides outstanding outcomes for our disadvantaged pupils


Are you driven, inspirational, influential and an exceptional teacher looking for that next step in your career? At Woodside we believe in the future development of our teachers. Our CPD package has meant that applications for leadership/promotion opportunities in the school, have stood out above external applicants, and were successful in their next steps.

‘The headteacher spots and nurtures talents, enabling future leaders to develop their skills for the wider benefit of the school.’ Ofsted July 2016    

We would like to hear from you if you:-


-Thrive on challenge and have high aspirations for all pupils.


-Are energised by opportunities to develop and share your practice.

Potential applicants are both welcome and encouraged to visit the School.

Open Evening on Wednesday 2nd May 2018 at 5pm.  

Please contact the school office, by Telephone 0208 520 5168 or email: to make an appointment or request an application pack.  

Alternatively, download an application pack from our website    

Closing Date:            Thursday 17th May 2018 at mid-day            

Interviews:               Tuesday 22nd & Wednesday 23rd May 2018

Woodside Primary Academy is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS Disclosure.

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.

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