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Class Teacher Vacancy - Pelham Primary School



Post Title: Class Teacher


Post Location: Pelham Primary School, Pelham Road, Bexleyheath, Kent DA7 4HL


Position Status: Permanent


Contractual Hours: Full time


Salary: Main pay scale


Post Start Date: September 2021


Closing Date: 2nd April 2021



About Pelham Primary School

Pelham Primary School is one of two schools in Pelham Academy Trust. Pelham Primary School is a 2 form entry school with a Good Ofsted grading, located in the heart of Bexleyheath. 


For further information about the school, please visit: www.pelhamprimary.co.uk/


Your Opportunity

We are looking for a Newly Qualified Teacher to join Pelham Primary School in September 2021.  Pelham Primary School offers a high level of support for all staff and a supportive team of colleagues.  Working within our small Trust ensures a fantastic opportunities in terms of networking with colleagues, CPD and career opportunities.  The successful candidate will be committed to raising standards and achievement.   


We would like to invite highly motivated, dynamic individuals, who are committed to increasing the learning potential of our pupils to join our thriving trust and can offer you:-


  • a personal CPD package to support your development as a teacher
  • resources and support to help you within your job
  • a school and trust community that works together to improve learning for all children within the school and the trust
  • colleagues who are looking forward to working with you and supporting you


In return we want applicants who can:

  • work within our team of staff who share practice and continuously look to improve the schools within the trust
  • adhere to our safeguarding policy and practice to keep children safe in education
  • develop skills in our children that will help them in their future
  • encourage all children to achieve their aspirations
  • take risks and learn from everything that they do.


Your Application

To apply for this vacancy please complete the application form, available to download from the downloads section below, paying particular attention to Section 4 of the form, to indicate how you satisfy the criteria set out in the Person Specification. You will also be required to complete and return a Self-Disclosure form with your application. CVs will not be accepted. Applications should be submitted via email to recruitment@pelham.bexley.sch.uk. The closing date for applications is as stated above.


References will be requested for those shortlisted only and prior to interview.

Only those shortlisted for interview will be contacted.


This post is considered to be a customer-facing position; as such it falls within scope of the Code of Practice on English language requirement for public sector workers.  Pelham Primary School therefore has a statutory duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 to ensure that post holders have a command of spoken English sufficient for the effective performance of the job requirements. The appropriate standards are set out in the person specification. These will be applied during the recruitment/selection and probationary stages.


Pelham Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. As such, all posts are subject to a safer recruitment process, including the disclosure of criminal records and vetting checks. We ensure that we have a range of policies and procedures in place which promote safeguarding and safer working practice across the school.


Pelham Primary School is committed to equality and diversity in employment practice and service delivery.