St. Andrew’s RC Primary School

Polworth Road Streatham SW16 2ET


St. Andrew’s Catholic Primary School is the hidden gem of Streatham! At St Andrew’s we strive to ensure all of our children achieve their full social, moral and academic potential. We endeavour to create a wonderful environment that is innovative, stimulating and inspiring for children and staff alike.

St. Andrew’s offers a supportive and comprehensive induction programme for NQTs. The successful candidate will be well supported with training and guidance in order to develop their skills and expertise in a wonderful school. All Newly Qualified Teachers will be assigned an experienced mentor and we always place our Newly Qualified Teachers alongside inspirational teachers, who provide excellent support and mentoring, in addition to the guidance provided by all members of the School Leadership Team.

As well as offering excellent in-house provision for NQTs, we also work with the Lambeth Teaching School Alliance (LTSA) in order to provide an accredited NQT Induction programme. We are committed to using the supportive structure of LTSA to train and nurture future teachers and leaders for our school. All of the NQT provisions offered by St. Andrew’s produces teachers who are well prepared for the demands, and rewards, of the teaching profession.

If working as part of a deeply committed team in a great school sounds appealing; come and join us teaching these fabulous children!

We are also looking for a candidate who:

  • has the potential to be an excellent classroom teacher, able to teach within a range of age groups 3-11
  • has high expectations for all pupils
  • has energy and initiative
  • enjoys life and has a sense of humour
  • is keen to develop and learn with and from others
  • has strengths and ideas they want to share with us.

Here are some of the exciting events that have happened at St. Andrew’s in the last twelve months…
Author book signing, Olympic Gold Medallist visit, trip to World War One battlefields in France and Belgium, Sports Days, Mother’s Day afternoon tea, Father’s Day Reading afternoon, Bedtime Stories, Peace Walks, School Journey to Somerset, Scientist Day – the list goes on!

For a real flavour of what it would be like to work at St. Andrew’s, be sure to visit our Twitter account – @standrewssw16

Candidates do not have to be Catholic to work at St. Andrew’s, but must support the Catholic ethos and values of the school.

Informal visits to the school are warmly welcomed. Please telephone the school office to make an appointment. Please email the Deputy Headteacher, Mr Joshua Levenson – [email protected] – for further information.

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. The successful candidate will be required to undertake a criminal record check via the DBS.

Number of Pupils: 450
Ages: 5 - 11 years
Gender: Mixed
Type of School: Voluntary Aided

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