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Class Teacher – Furzedown Primary School



Job Introduction

Full Time – Permanent

Required September 2024

Are you passionate about teaching? Would you like to make a marked difference to our school community with a particular focus on improving the life chances and life choices of all our children? If so, then we would welcome an application from interested, dedicated, highly skilled and enthusiastic candidates.

We are seeking to appoint an exceptional and inspiring Class Teacher for either Early Years, KS1 or KS2 and we welcome applications from ECT’s or experienced teachers. 

We can offer: 

    Excellent career advancement continuing professional development opportunities.

    An inclusive and collaborative whole school community.

    A warm, welcoming and creative environment, with an enthusiastic, knowledgeable and committed team.

    Polite, happy and engaged children with a great enthusiasm for learning.  

    Supportive parents and governors committed to our school ethos. 

You will have experience of:

    Setting high expectations which inspire, motivate and challenge pupils.

    Planning and teaching well-structured lessons.

    Monitoring and being accountable for pupils’ attainment, progress and outcomes.

    Setting high expectations of behaviour.

    Communicating effectively with parents with regard to pupils’ achievements and well-being. 

    Making a positive contribution to the wider life and ethos of a school.

Visits are very much encouraged and/or initial phone conversations with Dionne Morris our Headteacher. Contact the school to arrange a visit by phone on 0208 672 3480 or by email admin@furzedown.wandsworth.sch.uk . For more information about the school, please visit our website: www.furzedown.wandsworth.sch.uk

An Application Form, Job Description and Person Specification can be downloaded below. 


Completed applications are to be returned to Recruitment@furzedown.wandsworth.sch.uk


Closing Date: 16 April 2024 (at noon)

Interview Date: Week commencing 22 April 2024

Interviews:  Applications will be reviewed upon receipt. We reserve the right to close the position once a suitable applicant is appointed. 


We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Please note that we do not accept CVs

Furzedown Primary School

Beclands Road

Tooting, London

SW17 9TJ

Telephone: 020 8672 3480

Headteacher: Mrs. D. Morris

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