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Job Ref No. ECC3840-42S Position Type: Teacher Pay Range: Teachers Mainscale
Position Start Date: 01/09/2020 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 08/05/2020 Midday Date of Interviews: W/C Monday 11th May 2020  

Job Description

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Full Time KS2 Teacher with TLR2b (£4485)

Main Scale Salary based on experience

Start date will be 1st September 2020

Riverside Primary School is a popular, oversubscribed, community primary school at the heart of the charming village of Hullbridge. At Riverside we aim to instill our STAR values which are Strive, Tolerance, Achieve and Resilience in our learners and we truly believe that 'everyone matters and every day counts.' Due to the school's growing numbers, we are seeking to appoint an accomplished teacher with the relevant experience, who is ready to take the next step in their career.

As well as delivering high quality teaching and learning experiences for a class of mixed-aged students, the successful candidate will become part of our senior leadership team and have a strategic responsibility for a curriculum subject as well as leading a key phase within the school. The appointed applicant will be ably supported by our experienced senior leadership team, dedicated non-contact time to fulfil their professional duties and a wonderful team of enthusiastic and dedicated teachers and support staff.

'A harmonious learning environment where each individual is nurtured and valued. Pupils are proud of their achievements and want to do well.' Ofsted June 2018

The successful candidate must:

Be an excellent, inspirational teacher and be prepared to share their expertise throughout the school and 'walk the walk.'
Have a clear strength in a curriculum subject which they will be able to demonstrate strong expertise in and have a clear, strategic vision about developing school-wide and a clear pathway to achieving this
Be ready to lead a team and build positive relationships with colleagues and families
Be a strong communicator able to deliver clear messages to a wide range of stakeholders including children, parents and colleagues.
Be able to enthuse and motivate pupils; have a strong commitment to raising pupil achievement and a proven track record in doing so previously
Be hard working, committed and flexible
Be dedicated to making a difference to the lives of children both within their class and in their phase, with a strong understanding of how both pastoral and educational support can impact positively
Be committed to inclusion at all levels and be able to demonstrate this in their teaching
Have high aspirations for our children and themselves
Have bundles of energy and enthusiasm and have a great sense of humour!
Support all aspects of the school's work, be prepared to be part of a strong community and develop strong links with the PTA
Have the ability to both work and lead from within a team
Challenge the status quo and have a relentless thirst for the deliverance of a high quality education for our children

In return, Riverside Primary School can offer:

Happy, engaged and engaging children who will make you smile every day
A friendly, hardworking and committed staff
A supportive, well-established senior-leadership team
An excellent site with impressive facilities including a swimming pool, award-winning school garden, large playing fields, dedicated computing suite, a nurture room, school library and much more
Supportive and friendly parents
Ongoing professional development both as part of in-house CPD and through our wider partners
Dedicated PPA and Leadership time

Riverside Primary School allows everyone to participate by:

Providing a welcoming, safe, happy school where everyone is respected and listened to; a school where we take pride in ourselves and our achievements, enabling children to become confident and successful learners.

Striving to be the hub of our local community and an integral part of our society; building and joining communities locally and beyond.

Riverside Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be offered a position subject to full pre-employment checks including an enhanced DBS disclosure.

To apply for this post please apply online.

Under the current restrictions, visits to the school cannot be yet arranged. However, a telephone conversation with our Headteacher, Mrs Smith, is strongly encouraged to enable potential candidates to find out more about our school and the position.

To organise an opportunity to discuss this position in greater detail please either call the school office on 01702 230911 or email

Please note CVs cannot be accepted.

Information about the School

Riverside Primary School, situated 500m from the River Crouch, opened in September 2010 when the Infant and Junior schools amalgamated. We are very proud to be an integral part of the village of Hullbridge, building and enjoying strong links with other schools, local businesses and members of our local community.

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.

Information about the school

Contact Information

Claire Smith
Ferry Road, Hullbridge, Hockley
Essex, SS5 6ND
Telephone: 01702 230911

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