Primary teacher 

Salary: Inner London (competitive salary based on experience and skills)

Start date: September 2020 (with earlier planning, training and induction)
Contract: Full time, permanent, subject to an enhanced DBS check 

School 21 is a pioneering 4 to 18 school in Stratford, East London that is developing a rich 21st century curriculum and a range of exciting pedagogies. This is your chance to be part of a growing body of exceptional teachers who are rigorous about the basics of phonics, literacy and maths and at the cutting edge of new thinking on real world learning, oracy (speaking), storytelling and well-being There are also opportunities, with the opening of our Middle School, to collaborate with secondary colleagues in the design and development of a ‘school within a school’ for students aged 9-13. 

School 21 is a very special and different kind of place to work in. We empower staff to find their voice and their creativity. We offer collaboration and learning across ages and subjects. All staff have more planning time than most schools and a tailored programme of professional development which results in extraordinary outcomes for the students. We offer multiple routes to progression through subjects and pedagogies. We believe strongly in developing the full potential of all staff. 

Our aim is for children to grow and produce beautiful work. In the last few years children have crafted some stunning outcomes including a toy museum, their own planets, a photography and poetry exhibition and their own dramatic fairy tale production. 

The successful candidate will be:

  • An excellent primary teacher

  • Skilled at fostering independent learning

  • A skilled teacher of English Language including phonics and Maths

  • A collaborative planner, able to work across subjects and primary year groups

  • Creative in implementing curriculum innovation

  • Interested in developing the whole child – head, heart and hand

  • Experienced in dealing with complex pastoral challenges and working 

  • effectively with families to maximise pupil progress

  • Experienced in developing a strong school culture: ethos, rewards and 

  • sanctions

Closing date: 29th May 2020 at 9am                            Likely interview date:  TBC

School 21, Pitchford Street, London, E15 4RZ      T:  020 8262 2121     E:

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