Classroom Teacher

West Thornton Primary School

  • (Outer London - Main Pay Scale/Upper Pay Scale) Salary Range - GBP £34,514 - £51,179
  • Croydon / London
  • Permanent
  • Full Time
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  • Expiry Date: 08/03/24
  • Job Reference: Classroom Teacher - WTPS - January 24
Posted 1 month ago

Salary: Outer London MPS/UPS

Contract: Permanent, Full-Time

Location: West Thornton Primary School – Rosecourt Road, Croydon, CR0 3BS and Canterbury Road, Croydon, CR0 3HH

Hours Per Week: Monday – Friday – 08:30am -15:30pm – 32.5 Hours

Ask yourself…why do you teach?

As a teacher, you have a pivotal role to play in shaping the next generation. You have the opportunity to be a role model, with the ability to develop children’s talents. You are able to maximise their potential, enabling them to achieve something they thought they never could.

If you have this mindset and with it, a deep desire to make a difference, then West Thornton Primary School is the school for you!

We are a school on a journey towards excellence for all

A journey that is built on equity, inclusion and ambition, with our community at the centre of everything we do.

Children at West Thornton Primary School need people who:

Want to be here and to make a difference
Build rewarding relationships
Are aspirational
Have a sense of humour

West Thornton Primary School is seeking to appoint ambitious, creative and aspirational teachers and leaders and in return will:

Support you and celebrate the difference you are making
Value your wellbeing
Offer you the very best CPD
Recognise your potential and support your career development
Pay a competitive salary

The Inspire Partnership is a multi-academy trust of 9 schools based in Croydon, Greenwich and Medway.

What we can offer you:

Ongoing professional development
Commitment to staff wellbeing (members of the staff wellbeing charter)
Generous Annual Leave
Annual Incremental Pay Increases
Enhanced Family Friendly Pay (maternity, paternity/enhanced sickness pay)
Teacher’s Pension Scheme
Local Government Pension Scheme
Eye care voucher scheme
Extensive Training and Induction program

If you share in our belief that success is gained by developing a growth mindset; one which values effort and believes anything is possible, then we want to hear from you!

Candidates with a range of experience are encouraged to apply. If you are ready for the next step in your career, we can offer extensive career growth and opportunities to lead beyond your own classroom. Senior leaders, middle leaders and ECTs are all very welcome to apply.

All aspects of the application form must be fully completed to be considered for shortlisting, furthermore, please ensure that the Personal Statement in your application form addresses how you meet the duties outlined in the Person Specification. Please kindly note, we do not accept CV’s. Please fill out the application form that is attached to this vacancy.

We reserve the right to interview and appoint at any stage during the recruitment process. Early applications are advised, as interviews will be ongoing.

Closing Date for Applications: 08/03/2024 at 17:00pm

Visits to the school are encouraged – we would very much like to meet you and answer any questions you may have.

Please attend one of our Open Events below to find out more about us:

Thursday 8th February 5:00pm
Friday 9th February 9.30am

Further information about our Trust is available at: or via our school website:

To visit the school or attend one of our open events above please contact:

Donna Callaghan – Headteacher –

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