Forestdale Primary School

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We currently have a vacancy for a class teacher.

Class Teacher Job Description

Class Teacher Person Specification

Teaching Application Form


Class Teacher 

Forestdale is a successful and popular two form entry primary school located in a residential area of South Croydon, with superb outside facilities and good transport links nearby.   Forestdale has a reputation for high standards and a sense of community.  We are looking for an enthusiastic Class Teacher to join our dedicated and happy team.


We are looking  for someone who:-

  • Offers outstanding practice
  • Effectively promotes the vision, aims and ethos of the school
  • Is positive, innovative and enthusiastic
  • Loves working with children and inspiring learners


Forestdale can offer you:-

  • Children who are motivated, enthusiastic and a pleasure to teach
  • An exciting, creative curriculum
  • A team of hard working, dedicated and supportive staff
  • A school that is creative, forward-thinking and committed to high expectations for all
  • Opportunities for personal and professional development
  • A high quality and well resourced learning environment with good facilities


Salary will be dependent on experience and we welcome applications from both experienced teachers and NQTs.


If you would like to work in a happy, well organised school with well behaved children please call the school office on 020 8657 0924 to arrange a visit.


Start date:                                            September 2020

Closing/Short-listing:                         Monday 2nd March 2020 (Midday)    Interview date:                                    Thursday 5th March 2020


Completed application forms and accompanying person specification should be returned to the School Business Manager, Mrs S Gardner, by post or email,


Forestdale Primary School

Pixton Way



Tel: 020 8657 0924 


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