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  • Employer: Elmhurst Primary School
  • Reference: Pri/23/252234
  • Published: Sun 20/08/2023, 10:35 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 01/10/2023, 17:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Term Time
  • Hours: 32.5 hours per week
  • Salary: Main Pay Scale (Teachers pay and conditions)
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Workplace: On-Site
  • Location: Elmhurst Primary School, Newham

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Elmhurst Primary School

Upton Park Road

London E7 8JY

Tel: 020 8472 1062

Head teacher: Ms S Samra



Class Teacher

Required for September 2023

Closing date: 1st October 2023

Elmhurst Primary School is an outstanding school which is part of the New Vision Trust, an ambitious and successful Multi Academy Trust (MAT) comprised of five good and outstanding primary schools in the London borough of Newham and Redbridge; Vicarage, Nelson, Gallions, Elmhurst and Downshall.  In this highly effective partnership each school retains their unique character whilst benefiting from the mutual support and challenge of belonging to a leading MAT.

We are seeking to appoint a teacher who has:

  • Outstanding classroom practice or has the potential to develop this
  • The desire to develop professionally
  • A good academic background
  • Experience of teaching across KS1 and KS2

Elmhurst Primary School is the lead school for the DfE nationally funded English Hub and Maths Hub. Expertise across our school includes phonics (we are a Read Write Inc model school), Mathematics, Art, Shakespeare and Debating, ensuring we have a rich and stimulating curriculum. Due to our national profile, Elmhurst is at the forefront of educational innovation, leading school improvement at a local and national level. Our staff are committed to ensuring that our learners receive the highest quality of education. As a member of the Elmhurst team, you will receive high quality support and development in your role, benefitting from the expertise of the National Hubs.

Professional Development:

  • Access to high quality professional learning and leadership development, including nationally recognised programmes e.g. ECT, NPQSL & NPQML
  • High quality induction programme for all joiners and the opportunity for extensive career progression
  • Extended and paid opportunities for 1:1 tuition, after school clubs and external courses
  • Regular opportunities to work with a network of professionals through the LNE Maths Hub and English Hub.

Personal and enrichment benefits:

  • Inner London pay in the outer London Borough of Newham
  • ECT starting salary £34,508.  See below for further ECT benefits
  • Resource rich working environment including laptops available to support planning and preparation
  • Opportunities for residential and study visits abroad including France and Spain
  • Free onsite parking and easy access to public transport

Early Career Teacher benefits:

  • Salary: M1 inner London pay scale
  • Recruitment and retention payment (until mainscale point M6)
  • £1000 Golden Hello in August salary (ECTs who started in September 2022 received £32,157 + £1,351 recruitment and retention + £1000 Golden Hello totalling £34,508)
  • Offer of paid work in June/July at the school to which appointed
  • 2 days ECT familiarisation induction in July
  • Bespoke training programme for ECTs with LNE Maths Hub and English Hub
  • Sign posting details of local housing associations who offer a range of affordable accommodation in East London, including Local Space Housing Association ( who prioritise Newham teachers on their waiting list

If you are interested in working for Elmhurst Primary School, we encourage you to contact Sukwinder Samra ( to arrange a visit to the school.

This role is not exempt from ROA 1974. A self-disclosure is required for this post, as well as an enhanced DBS certificate and barred list check.  Please find the School's Safeguarding Policy attached for your attention. 

Please note an online search will be conducted on all shortlisted candidates.

For technical enquires please call 020 8249 6946. For any other administrative enquiries please contact Farida Mayat at

Equal Opportunities

The School has a strong commitment to achieving equality of opportunity in both services to the community and the employment of people and expects all employees to understand and promote its policies in their work.

How to Apply

Please apply online. For technical difficulties, please contact the Support Team 020 7427 8250. For further information about the role, please contact the school directly.

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