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Reception Teacher, Catholic School, Islington

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Reception Teacher, Catholic School in Islington (Archway Station)

A lovely two form entry mainstream school in Islington are looking for a Reception teacher to join their team shortly in September. This mainstream school is located in the heart of the Islington community, N19. The school is a short walk to Archway and Upper Holloway Stations.

The role:

Position:r Reception Class Teacher

Type: Full-time

Start: 03 September 2019

Location: N19, Islington

Upper pay, Main scale pay

The school:

The school follows a Catholic ethos where the children are encouraged to learn and grow in connection with the Catholic values and beliefs. The school offers a supportive environment for the staff and children and work as a team to achieve the school's objectives.

In addition, the school has great facilities which accommodate student's interests out of the classroom. The facilities include two enclosed outdoor sports pitches, a large playground including a nature area, separate conference room with kitchen facilities and a large hall with a sound system.

''Our school is an oasis of calm with a fantastic outdoor woodland area to explore. It is a wonderful spacious and stimulating environment with state of the art facilities to support your child to develop successfully as they begin their school journey''.

The teaching of phonics begins in Nursery, where environmental sounds are introduced, then in Reception sounds are introduced at a rate of one a day throughout the autumn and spring term. Sounds are consolidated in the summer term. We follow the Nelson handwriting scheme at this primary school. The RE studies at our school begins in Reception allowing the children to gain a general understanding of the Catholic ethos at our school.

The school has a portal for a smooth pathway of communication for parents, teachers and SLT. This portal allows parents to keep up to date with school news and their child's progress each term.

We believe that the purpose of our Primary school is to:

  • Help pupils to learn, love and grow in a Catholic environment leading to acceptance and respect of others in a diverse school community and wider world
  • Provide an environment in which high aspirations lead to excellence in all areas of school life
  • Educate and develop each member of the school community by building on their strengths and supporting their weaknesses
  • Foster purposeful relationships with those who learn, work and visit our school where diverse views and backgrounds are respected

Why work for Teaching Personnel:

  • Minimum base pay of £130 per day
  • CPD courses throughout the term (Team-Teach, Child Protection Training and The Prevent Duty)
  • Specialist consultants (One consultant per Borough)
  • Flexible work options; daily supply, long term, short term and intervention roles.
  • Easy transition to daily supply (keeping the same pay rate)

At Teaching Personnel we offer a number of discounts (up to 85 %!) on courses which can help you with your development as a Teaching Assistant and aspiring Teacher or School Psychologist!

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