Primary Teacher

Southwark, London
Date Posted:15 Jan 2021
  1. Primary Teacher
  1. Long-term

Primary Teacher

Southwark, London

COVID-19 notice: We're continuing to recruit education staff throughout these unprecedented times, as we can still get you registered and cleared ready for when schools re-open. Instead of face- to-face meetings, all interviews will be via phone and we can guide you through submitting your documents online.

Are you a primary teacher looking for a new role as key stage 1 or 2 teacher? Do you want to work for a prestigious and creative school in South East London?

This inclusive school in the borough of Southwark, South East London, are currently expanding and looking for primary teachers to join and support their dedicated team. The position is long term, starts in April and is paying an annual salary of up to £45,000.

This primary school is part of a large federation who combine the heritage and tradition with an innovative and enterprising approach to teaching and learning. The federation consists of four secondary academies, three primary academies and one sixth form centre and they aim to ensure that every one of these 8 schools can be judged as 'outstanding' within three years of joining the trust. Expectations are high and they provide life-changing experiences for children. It is also part of a corporation who run a high concentration of arts and cultural organisations, including the Barbican and the Guildhall school of Music & Drama in London as well as a number of large open spaces, commons and parks where children have access to as part of their learning and development.

The school is very central and therefore is easy for teachers to commute to. It is close to 2 train stations and a short walk from a tube station. There are also regular buses that pass by the school.

The Headteacher is keen to recruit primary teachers to join and support the teaching team.

The Primary teacher must have:

  • Full QTS (or equivalent teaching qualifications)
  • Experience teaching years 1-6
  • A sound understanding of the UK curriculum
  • High standards and expectations of both their work and outcomes
  • Excellent written and verbal communication levels
  • The ability to work in a large team and share good practice

By joining this school as a Primary teacher, they can offer you:

  • A competitive salary/rate of pay
  • A supportive team of fellow teachers, support staff, line managers and senior leaders
  • A range of training opportunities available for all staff at the academy
  • Excellent on and off site facilities and teaching resources

By registering with Tradewind, we can offer you:

  • We attract top education talent and in return offer top rates of pay
  • We care about your training and development more than any other agency - which is why we can offer you more certified CPD courses than any other education recruitment agency, 25 to be exact! That's 18 more than our next nearest competitor
  • Great referral scheme - recommend a friend and earn up to *£100
  • Full interview preparation and assistance - so you're fully prepped and confident, increasing your chances of success
  • Help with lesson planning - our support doesn't stop once we've secured you a placement
  • Online Portal for your timesheets and log your availability
  • Free social and networking events to get to know your peers and consultants

To be successful in applying you must:

  • Hold QTS status or equivalent teaching qualifications
  • This position is subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) and professional reference checks
  • Your CV must include full details of Education and work history, any employment breaks must be explained
  • You must have the legal right to work in the UK

Click 'Apply now' to be considered for this Primary teacher opportunity. Or for more information about the role, contact Stuart Lovelock at Tradewind on 020 7845 5450 /

Tradewind Recruitment is a Sunday Times Top 100 employer - stopping at nothing to ensure our candidates, clients and employees come first. At Tradewind you will have access to 25 fully certified CPD courses, that's 18 more than our next nearest competitor, all focused on making you the best you can be. We have the very best people available to take your call and look after you every step of the way. We pride ourselves on exceptional service and take the time to really get to know you. Put simply; we listen, we learn, we deliver. Why? Because our people matter most.

We specialise in matching Teachers and Support Staff to their dream job, and help Primary, Secondary and SEN schools recruit for a wide range of roles across our 11 offices in the UK, including: London, the West Midlands, the North West, East Anglia, the North East, the South West, Yorkshire, the Midlands, Herts and Bucks.

Awarded REC Audited Education gold standard - Tradewind Recruitment are committed to Safeguarding and are also a proud Equal Opportunities Employer.

No terminology in the above advertisement is intended to discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation. Tradewind Recruitment is proud to be an Equal Opportunities Employer and accepts applications from all sections of the community.

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