Vacancy – KS2 Class Teacher

We are currently looking for a KS2 Class Teacher to start in September 2023

Smiles, laughs, happiness and positive relationships are essential at Coopers Lane and why it is such a wonderful place to be. If you feel that you are able to add to our community and share in our values, then maybe we are the school for you. 

We are looking for a Key Stage 2 teacher to join our team in September 2023, who has the desire and passion to make a real difference to the lives and life-chances of our children. The successful candidate will be someone with the drive, passion and enthusiasm to make our vision for the future a reality.

Coopers Lane is a diverse, inner-city, three-form entry school with a strong commitment to inclusive practice and an excellent reputation for teaching and learning. We are a popular community school with high expectations for all of our children. Our school moto is All Different, All Equal, All Smiling and this really captures the heart of Coopers Lane. 

Coopers Lane School aims to ensure that no child is left behind. We believe that developing a growth mindset in our children is very important, ensuring that every child believes they can and will achieve. We foster an ethos of mutual respect and positive values for lifelong learning.

This is an exciting opportunity for a great teacher to join the dynamic Coopers Lane team. You will be an excellent teacher who is committed to creating an environment where pupils feel valued and safe, where parents and carers feel supported and included, and where staff feel motivated and inspired to go the extra mile.

The successful candidate will preferably have experience of teaching in Key Stage 2.

If this sounds like you, then please get in touch.


Coopers Lane Primary School

Pragnell Road

Grove Park


020 8857 7680

What we are looking for

 Coopers Lane Primary School is looking for an exceptional classroom practitioner who:

  • Has a passion for teaching and high expectations of themselves and the children
  • Has clear vision, energy and commitment to all aspects of school life
  • Can demonstrate excellent teaching, organisational and inter-personal skills
  • Has experience of curriculum or year/phase leadership

Coopers Lane Primary School can offer you:

  • Enthusiastic, friendly children who are eager to learn and a pleasure to teach
  • Support and encouragement for continuous professional development
  • Strong leadership and supportive staff
  • An excellent and very well resourced environment

Salary details

Teachers Main Pay Scale

Further information

If you are interested in joining the team here at Coopers Lane, we would love to welcome you to our school so that you can experience first-hand what it is like to be part of our special community. Visits to the school are very welcome. Please contact Ayse Mehmet in the school office to make an appointment to view the school.

Coopers Lane 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.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974) and is subject to an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring service. The successful candidate will also be subject to an overseas criminal record, qualifications and reference checks.

Coopers Lane Primary School is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all members of the community, regardless of gender, age, marital status, disability, ethnicity, religion, belief or sexual orientation.

 CVā€™s will NOT be accepted as an application. References will be taken up before interview.

 Closing Date

Closing date for completed application forms is Friday 14th April 2023

Interviews will be held, week commencing 24th April 2023

Completed applications forms should be returned via the school office email


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Contacting the School

Coopers Lane Primary School is situated in Grove Park in the borough of Lewisham. The entrance to the school is in Pragnell Road, SE12 0LF

School Times

School Day
Mon-Fri 8:45am to 3:15pm,
Breakfast Club 7:30am to 8:45am
Afterschool clubs 3.30pm to 4.30pm
After school Tea Club 3:15pm to 6:00pm

School Office

Telephone: 0208 857 7680

Office Email


Ayse Mehmet ā€“ SBM (School Business Manager)

Rachel McCulloch ā€“ Senior Admin Assistant

Karen Hill ā€“ Admin Assistant/Attendance Officer

Claire Huckle – Admin Assistant