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South Grove Primary is a friendly, culturally rich, vibrant and forward-thinking school community. It is a mainstream primary school with a designated Additional Resourced Provision for children with autism and global delay. The Governors wish to appoint a dynamic, innovative, inspirational and visionary professional. The post would suit someone who demonstrates passion, commitment and the desire to make ‘a real difference.’

If you would like to know more about South Grove please look at our website www.southgrove.waltham.sch.uk, read our Ofsted Report and have a remote Teams Meeting with us! You will receive a warm welcome.

Good luck with your application.

Julie Maltwood

Head Teacher

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About our School

We are very pleased to welcome you to South Grove Primary School. South Grove is a two-form entry primary school for children from 3-11. Our Nursery provides 40 part-time places both morning and afternoon, with some full-time places. In addition we have a Special Resourced Provision for 16 children with a diagnosis of Autism and Developmental Global Delay of which we are very proud. This allows children to be fully integrated into the life of the school and equally, access the specialist support that will enable them to develop and grow.


Dates:              Apply by Monday 26th April 2021 at 12:00pm   Job start: September 2021

Salary:             Main Scale (1-6)

Contract Type: Full-time

Contract term: 1 x permanent position and 1 x 12-month maternity cover 

South Grove is rated Outstanding in all areas by Ofsted in January 2019 and is a larger than average primary school with a large nursery and a designated Special Resourced Provision for children with autism and global delay, serving a vibrant and diverse community.  

The Governors are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, creative EYFS teacher,(with the flexibility and willingness to teach in KS1 Year 1 at some point) to join our committed and dedicated team of staff. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone relocating to the area near Walthamstow to join a friendly, supportive school.

Are you looking for an exciting challenge?

Are you inspired by helping children make rapid progress?

Are you passionate about providing creative and challenging experiences for children?

Ideal candidates will:

  • Have the resolve to make a real difference to the lives of children
  • Have the expertise to give our youngest children an excellent start to their education
  • Be committed to the school’s ethos of high expectations for all
  • Enjoy working as part of a team and be a team player

We will offer you:

  • Opportunity to work in an attractive stimulating school setting conducive to team teaching and a supportive working atmosphere
  • The support and expertise of our experienced and established leadership team and team of staff
  • A school committed to your continuing professional development
  • All the advice and training you need to be an excellent practitioner

South Grove Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to pre-employment checks. References will be sought ad successful candidates will need to undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Please download an Application Pack below

Completed Application can be sent to HR@southgrove.waltham.sch.uk

Visits to the school are highly recommended and you will be warmly welcomed.


Closing date: By 12:00pm  Monday 26th April 2021

Short-Listing: Monday 26TH April 2021

Interviews:    W/C  Monday 3rd May 2021

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