Class Teacher
St Mark’s C of E Primary Academy
Albert Road , London, England SE25 4JD
Start Date
January 2023 or as soon as possible
Main Pay Scale 1-6

About the Role

Are you looking to forge a career within a pioneering and values-driven family of schools? Do you want to belong to a national professional learning community, with opportunities for growth, development and career progression? Are you driven to enable all children to succeed? If so, this role could be for you!

St Mark’s C of E Primary Academy is seeking to appoint a highly motivated, innovative and passionate Class Teacher to join our team on our remarkable journey in contributing to the achievement of our vision to ensuring all children reach their full potential.

St Mark’s C of E Primary Academy is a one form entry school for children aged 4 to 11 years old based in the London Borough of Croydon. We are a very friendly school where children are encouraged to become confident, caring and articulate and to use their abilities to the full. We aim to provide a calm and happy atmosphere and set high standards of respect, courtesy, hard work and achievement for all children and adults.

Duties include:
• Being responsible for the quality of teaching and learning of all pupils who are assigned to the post-holder.
• Contributing to a positive ethos in which all pupils have access to a broad, balanced and relevant curriculum.
• Supervising the work of any support staff, including higher level teaching assistants and support teachers, who are assigned to work with the post-holder’s pupils.
• Providing leadership across the school in a designated subject or curriculum area as required (except Newly Qualified Teachers), which will include:
i) monitoring quality and standards
ii) contributing to school planning and self-evaluation
iii) providing professional support to other teachers and support staff
iv) advising the headteacher on appropriate resources and materials
v) leading appropriate professional development.

All teachers work within the statutory conditions of employment set out in the current School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions Document. The duties listed below are not, therefore, an exhaustive list of what is required.

Closing Date
2nd December 2022. However, applications will be considered on receipt
Application Contact
Trust Social Media

The Application Form can be downloaded from the Documents section of this advert.

Completed applications forms should be sent to Taiwo Labinjo, Headteacher using [email protected]

REAch2 Academy Trust have an Equal Opportunities Policy for selection and recruitment. Applicants are requested to complete the Trust’s online Equality & Diversity Monitoring Form separately.

REAch2 is continuously working towards improving the diversity of the Trust, and the experience for our staff from diverse backgrounds. We are clear that the value of greater diversity to the Trust lies in the way we will value difference when we work together towards richer solutions. 

We are keen to hear from all candidates with the appropriate experience who feel they can make a real contribution to the Trust. If you can bring a fresh perspective to the challenges we face whether through your background as someone from an ethnic minority or you live with a disability (visible or not), are open about your faith, religion or belief or about being LGBTQ+, your application will receive a warm welcome. As will applications from all suitable candidates.

REAch2 is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all adults working in or with our schools to share this commitment.

Enclosed in our application pack is a copy of our safer recruitment policy, which outlines the steps we take to ensure that we attract the most suitable, high calibre candidates, and to help deter, reject or identify people who might abuse children or are otherwise unsuited to working with them.

We encourage all potential candidates to read this policy carefully in order to fully understand what is expected of you in our recruitment process. All roles will be assessed for the appropriate level of DBS check, which will include a Children’s Barred List check if the role meets the criteria for regulated activity.

• A wide range of professional development opportunities and the opportunity to work with some of the best educational professionals in the country,
• Membership of the Teacher’s Pension Scheme TPS,
As part of REAch2 employee benefits we also offer an eye care scheme, access to an Employee Assistance Programme for you and your immediate family and membership to ‘perks at work’ – which includes discounts on holidays, shopping, family days out and much more.