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Class Teacher
  • Employer: London Borough Of Waltham Forest
  • Reference: SCH/20/118810
  • Published: Tue 14/01/2020, 18:45 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 21/02/2020, 17:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 32.5 hours per week, As per Teachers Pay Conditions
  • Salary: £27,596 - £38,580 pro rata
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Opossum Federation, Waltham Forest

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Class Teacher

Teaching Opportunities at  the Opossum Federation


At Opossum, we believe that all pupils deserve high quality education which engages, inspires and challenges; so that everyone meets their full potential. We strive to create safe and happy learning environments which promote independence and high expectations of all. We are committed to providing opportunities which promote open mindedness, empathy and celebration of the rich and diverse communities which we serve; so that everyone is able to contribute positively to society. We are dedicated to promoting healthy lifestyle choices so that our pupils develop physically, emotionally and morally. We are determined that our pupils will be successful and will leave us as confident, highly educated members of the community.


We are looking for enthusiastic and committed teachers to join our team in April 2020 and September 2020. Please indicate the start date you wish to be considered for on your application.


What we offer:

  • All our teachers are provided with an iPad, Mac Air, and access to other necessary resources.
  • In addition to PPA release time we provide additional non-contact days each half term for planning and assessment moderation.
  • Teachers are offered a competitive London salary package (recruitment and retention payment) and our NQTs are employed from 1st July prior to the start of the academic year.
  • An innovative personalised Professional Development for all career stages.


We offer a bespoke package of training to our NQTs, which includes a detailed one year Induction programme as well as:


  • A two day off site conference at the start of the academic year
  • Taught sessions and Peer Observations
  • Modelled/ Team Teaching
  • Action Research Project
  • Cross school visits
  • Mentoring – Tutor and Peer


If our offer is what you are looking for and you feel you have the necessary skills to contribute to our continuing successful journey we would love to hear from you.


To download an application pack, please visit either of our website at Please submit all completed Applications to Raihana Patel at


Only applications submitted on the school’s application form will be considered.


Closing Date for Applications:        Friday 21st February 2020 – 5.00pm

Interviews:                     Wednesday 4th March 2020


All posts are subject to an enhanced DBS clearance and Satisfactory References and candidates are required to submit a self – disclosure form with their application.