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Year 1 Teacher

Required for September 2019

Inner London Pay Scale

The City of London Primary Academy Islington has an exciting opportunity for an exceptional and inspirational teacher to join our KS1 team and lead a class of enthusiastic wonderful children. A proven track record of delivering high quality RWI would be highly desirable.

Our new school opened its doors in September 2017 with two reception classes and the school is growing, year on year; to date we have Reception and Y1 children and will have Y2 pupils from September 2019. We seek a teacher who is passionate about education, with the talent to inspire outstanding outcomes for our pupils through the delivery of a challenging, creative and connected curriculum.

In return we offer a golden opportunity for the right candidate to join our founding team of practitioners who are driven to develop an exceptional school for future generations. We have wonderful children who demonstrate exemplary behaviour and highly supportive families who work in close partnership with the school. We welcome applications from teachers who are committed to personal excellence. You will join a highly supportive and motivated team, committed to creative and stimulating approaches to teaching and learning.

For the right candidate, there may be future career development opportunities to lead and motivate children and colleagues in the pursuit of excellence across a range of specialist areas as our school expands.

City of London Primary Academy Islington is part of the City of London Academies Trust and situated in the heart of one of the most vibrant areas of Islington. The school is the newest primary to join the family of highly successful City schools, where pupils have achieved Outstanding results, ranking the City of London Academies Trust and City of London as the top performing academies chains in the country for pupil progress. Our school is partnered with the City of London School for Girls (CLSG), an ISI Outstanding rated independent school which will support the development of COLPAI as an Outstanding school in its first few years. The commitment to collegiate working within our Family of Schools and with CLSG partners is an essential quality required for this post.

For more information and to apply, please download the job description and application form below. Application forms should be sent to by the closing date.

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This appointment is subject to enhanced DBS clearance, medical checks and satisfactory references.

Closing date: Friday 26 April 2019, 9am

Shortlisting: Tuesday 30 April 2019

Interviews: Tuesday 7 May 2019