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Downsview School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and to equality of opportunity.  Reference for short listed candidates will be sought prior to interview and an Enhanced Disclosure via the DBS will be completed on the successful applicant.

Photographic identification and certificates of all relevant qualifications will need to be provided at interview stage.

In line with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the expected provisions of the Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA 2018) the school is responsible for holding and protecting personal data.  The school is required to share some data with the Local Authority and the DfE.  For further information on who we share data with, please see our Privacy Notices which you can find by following the link

Please remember to include your Personal Statement with any application.

Class Teacher

This post is suitable for all levels of teaching experience, including ECT, Main and Upper pay scale.


Employer:       Downsview Primary School, Croydon

Contract:        One year fixed term contract – maternity cover

Start Date:      1st January 2023

'Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all.’ -Aristotle

We have a vacancy for an enthusiastic, highly motivated and dedicated individual to join our team at the heart of this diverse and vibrant community. As we continue our journey towards excellence we are seeking an exceptional candidate to join us. We are looking for a dynamic and proactive individual who is self-motivated and can make a difference to the wellbeing and progress of all our children. Someone who will work effectively as part of a committed and dedicated staff, with our enthusiastic, respectful children and parents. You should share our values, passion and determination to ensure that Downsview children receive diverse experiences whilst on their journey to become confident, life-long learners who are equipped for life in the 21st century. We are a friendly, approachable team and community who welcome all to our school with love, support and care.

Are you:

  • An inspirational and innovative teacher whose teaching is of high quality?
  • A good communicator?
  • Self-motivated and well organised?
  • Committed to working in partnership with children and their parents to ensure the best possible outcomes for each individual child?
  • Reflective practitioner who seeks to develop, as an individual, part of the team and our school?
  • A team player who is prepared to play an active role in school life?


We can offer you:

  • A friendly and dedicated staff team, who go above and beyond for our community.
  • A vibrant and diverse school community.
  • Values education, underpinning everything we do.
  • A well-resourced school with excellent ICT facilities.
  • The support of a Year group team, with time for collaborative planning.
  • High quality professional development and accelerated promotion opportunities.


We strongly recommend a visit which can be arranged by appointment, please contact or by telephoning 020 8764 4611.

Applications should be sent to   


Closing date:   7th October 2022 at 12 noon

Interviews:      10th October 2022


The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post requires an enhanced DBS check. Downsview is GDPR compliant and is registered with the ICO.

Learning Support Assistant – One day per week, term time only

We require a Learning Support Assistant to work in our diverse, caring and popular three form entry community school. 

'Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all.’ -Aristotle

Downsview has a diverse and vibrant community and, as a school, we benefit from a rich variety of cultures and traditions. Our school has a committed and dedicated staff with enthusiastic and friendly children and parents. We offer exciting and creative learning opportunities.   We are looking to employ exceptional staff who share our values and determination to ensure that Downsview children receive memorable experiences on their journey to becoming confident, life-long learners.

We are looking for a creative, motivated and excellent Learning Support Assistant who would relish the opportunity to join our innovative, inclusive team, working for one day a week, term time only.

Applicants are required to demonstrate:

  • previous experience working with primary age children and a willingness to work across the school;
  • good Literacy and Numeracy skills, relevant NVQ Level 2 qualifications or equivalent;
  • the ability to work constructively as part of a team, understanding roles and responsibilities within a classroom and a school;
  • strong interpersonal skills with a positive attitude, reflective and with a willingness to improve their practice;
  • able to build strong working relationships with all members of the school community.


More information about the position

Initially the vacancy is likely to be in EYFS.

The position also includes lunchtime supervision

Starting date:

Date to be agreed


Permanent Part-Time - term time only (6.25 hours) 8.30am-3.30pm, with 45 minute unpaid break. The day will be agreed with the successful candidate.


Grade 2 (spine point 3-5) (full time £21,408-£22,185) pro rata

Closing Date:

Tuesday 18th October 2022 at 12 noon

Interview Date:

Interviews will be arranged as and when applications are received