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Year Group Leader

This vacancy has now closed and is listed for reference only.
Vacancy Summary
London Borough Of Waltham Forest
£29,307 - £38,580 depending on experience, plus TLR 2c (£6,646)
Woodside Primary Academy, Wood Street, Walthamstow, London,
Working Pattern:
Full Time/Term Time
32.5 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
16/05/2019 at 12:00 PM
Vacancy Description

Outstanding Key Stage 2 Year Group Leader Required to Start

September 2019

TLR 2c

Do you wish to work at a school which supports teachers work/life balance? We are a school who has a track record of providing extensive professional development for our Outstanding leaders.

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.
  • 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
  • Comprehensive CPD program
  • Friendly, aspirational children who are determined to make the most of their schooling
  • The opportunity to join a highly motivated and dedicated team

What Ofsted said about leadership at Woodside:

“Leaders at all levels make a major contribution to moving the school forward through using wide-ranging systems”

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

Continuing Excellence-Awards and Recognition at Woodside:

  • Winners of the 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

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
  • Are committed and dedicated to building upon the achievements of the school so far

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

We are holding an open evening on Thursday 9th May 2019 (5pm start) on our Forest Site, E17 3JX.  Please call the school office to make an appointment.

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

Alternatively, download an application pack from our website

Closing Date:  Thursday 16th May 2019 by midday

Interviews:  Tuesday 21st May 2019 and Wednesday 22nd May 2019

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.