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  • Class Teacher

    Published 30/03/21

    West Thornton Primary School is on a rapid transformation journey.  We have a lot to do but if you want to develop your teaching skills at the sharp edge of school improvement and can make a real difference to the children and our wider community then we want to hear from you.

    This is not the job for those who want an easy ride -  we are only looking for those teachers who have the skills and energy to support our ambitious and fast-paced plans for the school.

    We have a number of vacancies and are looking for inspirational classroom teachers and also have opportunities for those looking to take up their first leadership responsibilities.  We can accommodate a start between now and September 2021.

    West Thornton Primary School is now part of the Inspire Partnership and you will benefit from outstanding leadership, the support from fellow professionals from across the trust and high-quality CPD.

    A career at West Thornton Primary School is not an easy choice, but we have already achieved a lot since our most recent Ofsted report and if you want to play a key role in helping us to achieve the school's full potential then please take a look at our application pack for more details of what we can offer you in the next stage of your career.

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  • Head of Counselling, Psychotherapy & Wellbeing

    Published 10/03/21

    We are seeking to appointment a full-time, term time Head of Counselling, Psychotherapy and Wellbeing for West Thornton Primary School and our Croydon Hub.

    We are looking for an outstanding candidate to provide a high-quality counselling service to our pupils experiencing a wide range of emotional problems. The successful candidate will provide support, guidance and advice to pupils, parents and the school. They will observe confidentiality and support the school’s endeavour to provide excellent teaching and learning for all pupils, as well as contribute to the safeguarding and promotion of the welfare and personal care of children.

    West Thornton Primary School is an exciting, fast paced school at the start of an exciting journey of school improvement. We serve a diverse community and have just under 1000 pupils on roll. As part of a partnership of schools, we are better able to support our pupils, we strongly believe in the power of collaboration and continually work together to find new and innovative ways to work. We are on a path of rapid school improvement and are seeking to appoint someone with the enthusiasm and commitment to match our own.

    As part of the The Inspire Partnership, we work together with the other eight schools to have similar visions and values. We continually collaborate behind the scenes to help us benchmark our standards and work together to improve the teaching and learning and experiences for all our children. We know we are stronger together and enables us to offer the very best to the students and staff of our schools.

    Applications need to have a recognised Diploma (or higher) in Counselling, managerial experience, with at least 5 years counselling experience, be an integrative counsellor and have a good knowledge of the school environment.

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