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  • Hayes Lane, Kenley
  • Surrey, CR8 5JN
  • Tel: 020 86604863


Class Teacher (KS1 or KS2)

Fixed Term Contract to start: 1st September 2018
Teacher: Main Scale
We very much welcome outstanding NQTs to apply


We have wonderful children, very supportive families and a fantastic staff team. With high ambitions for everyone involved within our school, we strive to inspire every child, every day. Together our approach will be to nurture and support, bring lessons to life, provide innovation and interaction in all that we do and shape the future educational provision for our children.

Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to become part of a dynamic, driven and dedicated team?


We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic class teacher with drive and energy to be a much valued member of our school team. The Hayes is a Good school, as confirmed by our recent Ofsted short inspection (January 2018). The inspector cited: "Your diverse curriculum broadens children’s minds and helps them to think critically about the world. Pupils talk enthusiastically about their learning and are well motivated to do their best, they work hard with positive attitudes. Behaviour in lessons and around the school is very good, pupils respect each other and collaborate well, they are kind and caring towards adults, visitors and each other”.

We are a fun, vibrant and diverse two-form entry primary school with delightful, well-behaved children, great parents/carers and a fantastic staff team. We pride ourselves in our caring ethos with children at the heart of all we do and are committed to raising standards and achieving excellence for all pupils. We are a popular school, have a waiting list for most year groups and constantly strive to develop our staff to ensure our children meet their full potential and have great fun in getting there!

We can offer:

  • a warm, welcoming and motivated team who support and inspire each other;

  • an active school community with supportive and active parents;

  • dedicated and effective governors;

  • an innovative, bespoke and flexible curriculum;

  • a vibrant and stimulating environment with an award winning new-build which has a dedicated ICT suite, music room and swimming pool;

  • continual professional development and exciting opportunities;

  • a creative environment;

  • and most importantly, our fantastic children who are extremely enthusiastic and motivated.

We are looking for an inspirational, motivated and highly effective class teacher with:

  • integrity and loyalty;

  • energy, enthusiasm and a great sense of humour;

  • passion to make a difference to children’s life chances;

  • high expectations, commitment and a dedication to securing outstanding progress for learners in your class across the curriculum;

  • the ability to deliver high quality teaching and to make learning irresistible, inclusive and effective;

  • an excellent knowledge of the curriculum;

  • the ability to relate well to pupils and care about their individual needs;

  • high expectations of self and others;

  • the ability to be actively involved in their own professional development and to be actively involved in the life of our school;

  • excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

We welcome applications from NQTs and experienced class teachers who are high quality practitioners and are able to flourish with a challenge and believe they have the attributes necessary to help establish and shape a good school on its way to outstanding with the highest possible aspirations for its pupils.

Potential candidates are encouraged to meet the Head teacher, Claire Slade or the Acting Deputy Head Teacher, Lisa Saunders for an informal discussion about the position available.

We encourage you to visit us, a warm welcome awaits you. Please contact the school office to make an appointment and to arrange a visit:
Mrs Jo Doble (Administrative Assistant) on 020 8660 4863.


Closing date for applications: Thursday 28th June 2018
Interview: Tuesday 3rd July 2018.

Our application form and Class Teacher pack can be downloaded from this website (please see below).
Please email application form and supporting statement to: Miss C Slade, Head Teacher, head@hayesprimary.croydon.sch.uk or post to The Hayes Primary School, Hayes Lane, Kenley, Surrey, CR8 5JN.


The Hayes Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Please note the successful candidate will be asked to undergo a full Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check (previously CRB check). We are also committed to equal opportunities.

The Hayes Primary School: Teaching assistant: Level 2

Teacher Assistant: Grade 3 - SCP 15 – 17, full time equivalent
16 hours and 15 minutes a week (mornings, term time + INSET days)

Mid-Day Supervisor: Grade 1c: SCP 9-11: 6 ¼ hours

Closing date: Wednesday 27th June 2018 at 12pm

Interviews: Monday 2nd July 2018

Tenable from: September 2018

The Hayes Primary School is a two form entry primary school, situated in Kenley. We are proud of our academic standards, which remain high, and all pupils are encouraged to strive for their best, through carefully planned learning opportunities, provided by an excellent team of staff. We also ensure that children have a rich and broad curriculum with sport, music, art and drama featuring prominently.

We have an exciting opportunity for a confident, enthusiastic individual with a passion for learning and excellent inter-personal skills to join our team as a Teaching Assistant to support our children to be the best they can be. To ensure this happens, we are looking to appoint a special person, to work alongside our supportive and friendly staff team and with our amazing children.

  • Do you have the desire to be part of a successful team?

  • Are you happy, creative, kind and enthusiastic?

  • Do you have high aspirations for all learners?

  • Do you have a good standard of English and maths?

  • Will you make an impact on children's learning?

  • Do you have lots of patience and a willingness to learn?

  • Do you have experience of working in schools already or are you looking to start?

If appointed, your main role will be to support the learning development of all children and work within our team to ensure continuous progress and high standards for all. There will be opportunities for high quality in house and external training.

This position also includes a mid-day supervisor role, working with our children to support them at lunchtimes.


We encourage you to visit our school.


Closing Date: Wednesday 27th June 2018 at 12pm

The Hayes Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. This post is subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check as well as documentation and qualifications being checked. References will be taken up prior to interview. The school is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

All of our staff are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.