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PPA Teacher - Southwark

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Teaching Personnel is very excited to present a great opportunity for a PPA Teacher at a one-form entry primary school based less than five minutes from Bermondsey Station (Jubilee). The school are looking for an experienced teacher to start in September on a full-time basis (four days a week also considered) covering across all year groups but also for supply bookings for the rest of this academic year.

The school is a diverse and inclusive one-form entry primary school situated in the Southwark borough but near the boundaries of Lambeth and is attended by pupils from all local authorities. The school is wonderfully diverse, comprised of pupils from a wide range of nations, ethnicities and cultures. They school is focused on excellence in learning delivered within a beautiful Victorian school building.

At the core of the school's vision is a determination to foster a love of learning in all children that will endure long after they leave, enabling them to easily adapt to future challenges. Relationships in the school are strong and children feel well cared for as both individuals and learners. The schools most recent Ofsted inspection (2011) confirmed the school continues to be Outstanding.

Pupils are happy, settled and engaged. There is an established rich and well-structured curriculum encouraging curiosity and imagination. Pupils have many creative outlets including Spanish and learning to play a musical instrument. There are numerous extra-curricular activities including residential visits. The school is fortunate to be sufficiently resourced to be able to bring in additional staff for the extended curriculum and so staff workload remains generally low and well managed.

There are a number of support staff in the school deployed effectively across all year groups to support learning. Teachers are ambitious and determined that every pupil should achieve well and this is well reflected by the pupils working hard and concentrating well in lessons. The drive for excellence is deep-rooted across the school the vision extends across the whole community including parents, carers, leaders, staff and governors.

If this sounds like the ideal role for you, the school are hoping to interview as soon as possible. Shortlisting criteria include:

  • UK QTS
  • Minimum of one year UK teaching experience, ideally including at least a term of KS2 teaching
  • A commitment to inclusion and diversity
  • Up-to-date knowledge of the UK National Curriculum

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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