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Reception Class Teacher

Teaching: Main Pay Range

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Reception Class Teacher
Teaching: Main Pay Range
Full Time 32.5 Hours per week
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Gillespie Primary School, Gillespie Rd, Highbury, London N5 1LH
£28,660 - £39,006 per annum
22/04/2018 23:59


Salary Grade: MPR Spine Point 1-6

Contract: Full Time 32.5 hours, Permanent

Salary Range: £28,660 - £39,006 per annum

Required September 2018

Would you love to work in a vibrant and happy one form entry school?

Gillespie Primary School is an outstanding community school.  We are continuing to build on this success, seeking to become a great and innovative school.

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and skilled Reception class teacher, to start September 2018.

The applicant must:

  • Love teaching – be committed to achieving excellence in teaching and learning.
  • Be highly motivated and enjoys working with children.
  • Have a strong commitment to professional development.
  • Have a keen awareness of, and interest in, the latest developments in education and the EYFS curriculum and National Curriculum
  • Thrive on participating actively in the wider school community.
  • Want to make a difference for our families.
  • Be able to inspire, enthuse and support colleagues in a team and have superb management and organisational skills.
  • Is committed to building a brilliant Foundation stage with our Foundation Leader

We offer a supportive and professional staff team, good opportunities for professional development and children who are eager to learn.

Visits to the school are positively welcomed and can be arranged by calling the school office on 02072266840 

Please apply online at following the jobs link. If you need any assistance please email quoting reference GIL/687.

Closing date for applications: Midnight, Sunday 22nd April 2018

Interview date: Wednesday 25th April 2018

Gillespie Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) with barred list check is required for all successful applicants. Also, this post is likely to come under the requirements of the Childcare (Disqualification) 2009 Regulations and the successful applicant will be required to complete a declaration form to establish whether they are disqualified under these regulations.

Applicant requirements

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UKVI website. From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks for Overseas Applicants.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Visits to the school are positively welcomed and can be arranged by calling the school office on 02072266840