Primary Teacher, Qualified Teacher
Central London, South London
Posted 7 months ago

Primary Class Teacher – Full-Time – Permanent – January 2024 Start – £35,000 – £65,000 Per Year – Sutton 

Please ensure you answer the pre-screening questions along with your application.

  • Are you a qualified or unqualified Primary Class Teacher looking for a new and exciting opportunity in a specialist setting?
  • Would you like to work in a welcoming and supportive school which is part of an award-winning MAT with an excellent leadership team and fantastic career progression opportunities?
  • Do you have a passion for teaching young people with SEND and behavioural needs?


WFW is working in close partnership with an award-winning Multi-Academy Trust, with 3 sites in South London. This lovely, small provision based in Sutton is seeking a Primary Class Teacher to join them from January 2024. This provision caters for all ages of students with an EHCP and very complex needs. The school fosters a person-centred, trauma-informed, holistic approach and provides vulnerable young people with a safe and positive environment to learn. All staff are highly skilled and passionate about helping the students they work with achieve the best possible outcomes for students with social emotional mental health (SEMH) needs.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Primary Class Teacher who aspires to work within a specialist setting. The school offers a competitive pay package and excellent training upon induction.


About the role of a Primary Class Teacher:

  • Job Title: Primary Class Teacher
  • Contract: permanent or temp to perm
  • Start: January 2024
  • Times: 8:30am – 4pm
  • Salary: Outer London MPS1 – UPS3 (plus SEN Allowance)
  • Interviews are being held by 13th December


Candidates who match the following criteria are encouraged to apply:

  • Qualified Teacher Status (ECTs and Unqualified Teachers will be considered if you have strong relevant teaching experience and other qualifications)
  • Ideally has experience working in a special school or PRU OR is passionate about transitioning into a specialist setting working with students with SEMH and behavioural needs
  • Confident behaviour management skills and relevant positive behaviour training such as MAPA or TeamTeach
  • A dedicated trauma-informed approach/practice
  • An undeniable commitment to your responsibilities as a teacher and passion for working with children with SEMH
  • The ability to work closely with a multi-disciplinary team of staff and manage support staff within your class ensuring they are being utilised effectively
  • Excellent organisation and planning skills – an up-to-date knowledge of the UK curriculum and relevant research


Why apply?

  • Highly competitive pay/salary package (Outer London + SEN Allowance)
  • ECT support
  • Teacher training programme for Unqualified Teachers aspiring to gain QTS
  • De-escalation and MAPA training provided
  • Excellent progression opportunities
  • Work for an award-winning, well recognised and established Multi-Academy Trust
  • Highly involved team of Governors
  • A dedicated, personal Consultant who will support you from Day 1, including with interview preparation and salary negotiation
  • Access to a bespoke Wellbeing Programme and App


Next Steps

  • Apply for the role and ensure you have a full up-to-date CV.
  • If shortlisted, you will be invited to a 15-minute informal phone call with me to assess your suitability for the role and to answer any questions you may have.
  • The next stage will be a formal interview with the Headteacher held at the school.
  • If offered the position it will be a permanent or temp to perm contract from January 2024.

I am looking forward to receiving your application soon, good luck!


Job Features

Job Category

EYFS, Primary


£35,000 - £65,000 Per Year

Year group

Reception / KS1 / KS2

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