Primary Teacher - NQT

Do you aspire to be a talented, dynamic and ambitious teacher, who will ensure outstanding progress for all students? Do you have a real passion and desire to inspire and enthuse pupils with your own love of learning? Are you skilled at fostering independent and collaborative pupil-led learning? If yes, then we would like to offer you the opportunity to work with us here at St Matthew Academy, Lewisham, at this exciting time on our journey to Outstanding.

Role: Primary Teacher KS1/KS2 - particularly suitable for newly qualified teachers Salary: Main Pay Scale

Required: September 2019

Contract/Duration: Permanent, Full Time

Location: London Borough of Lewisham, London

Closing Date: 17th June 2019 (early applications are welcome and will be dealt with on receipt)

We seek to appoint a committed and ambitious Primary Teacher to join our Academy. This is a great opportunity for a newly qualified, dynamic teacher to make a significant impact on the quality of teaching and learning and curriculum development in the Primary Phase.

The successful candidate will join a supportive and strong team of skilled teachers and will have the opportunity to work closely with experienced practitioners from the team and across the academy to extend and develop their own practice. The first-rate NQT programme here at St Matthew Academy will support all newly qualified teachers to become excellent practitioners through well-developed induction sessions and highly qualified and trained mentors.

St Matthew Academy is a diverse, vibrant, Catholic all-through school for girls and boys aged 4 to 16, where there are high expectations for everyone in our community. At St Matthew Academy our school motto is ‘let your light shine’ and we ensure that we live this vision every day at the academy by encouraging, promoting and celebrating success with all of our pupils in everything that they do. Our academy is situated between Blackheath and Lewisham in South East London, benefiting from excellent public transport and road links to all parts of London and Kent. Our magnificent buildings offer state of the art resources and the latest technology. Our primary and secondary phases are situated on one site allowing a truly unique all through setting with opportunities for transition, collegiate working and subject development.

The successful candidate will be in sympathy with our Catholic ethos, passionate about enabling every child to exceed expectation, well organised and able to support teaching. Candidates who have extremely high expectations for themselves, pupils and staff; engage pupils with their enthusiasm for learning and keen to take a full and active role in the life of the school are strongly encouraged to apply.

We Offer:

· Fantastic pupils with enormous potential

· Staff who are supportive of each other and enjoy working collaboratively with one another

· A personalised programme of professional development and coaching for teachers and support staff

· Strong links with our outstanding partner schools, giving opportunities for unrivalled promotion, collaboration and CPD

· A fully equipped gym and fitness suite that is well used and free for staff

· Season Ticket Loan and a Cycle to Work scheme

· Staff enrichment sessions and a strong commitment staff wellbeing

To apply, please request an application pack from Ashanti Coleman at aco@stmatthewacademy.co.uk or you can contact Ashanti on 020 8853 6271 to arrange a tour of St Matthew Academy and to meet the Head of Primary.

Closing Date: 10am, Monday 17th June 2019 - Click below to download the relevant documents