5 days remaining to apply

  • Application deadline

    23 April 2021 at 9:00 am

  • Date listed

    30 March 2021

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Leadership
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
Leadership L1 to L4

Job summary

Main Responsibilities – ALT Primary Lead Teacher

• Excellent KS2 classroom practice delivering high standards of teaching and learning each day for the benefit of the pupils in the class and as a model for other teachers;
• Build a strong culture for innovation and excellence in teaching and learning across schools;
• Coaching and mentoring of staff to bring about improvement in practice;
• Inspire and motivate teachers through the delivery of high quality CPL;
• Use of QA outcomes to identify themes and plan support and training for staff;
• Use research and innovative practice to develop teaching and learning in the school;
• To work to develop a Trust Primary ‘offer’ to other schools joining the Trust and to act as an ambassador to other primary schools telling them about the Trust and our ambition to grow in this area.

Teacher Responsibilities

• To deliver high standards of teaching which leads to strong pupil progress for all, from those who have additional needs, to those who need high levels of challenge.
• To contribute to the development, monitoring and evaluation of the Academy Improvement Plan.
• To monitor teaching standards with the Headteacher and Deputy Headteacher.
• To monitor and evaluate standards of learning in the school with the Headteacher and the Deputy Headteacher.
• Attend Leadership meetings as required.
• Contribute to the creation of a climate that enables all staff to develop and maintain positive attitudes towards their teaching.
• Work collaboratively with SLT staff on identified academy priorities.
• To ensure that the school complies with all statutory requirements in terms of the curriculum, assessment and recording and reporting of pupils’ attainment and progress.
• To implement appropriate strategies for improving and sustaining high standards of teaching, learning and achievement for all pupils.
• To ensure that teachers – through short, medium and long term plans – understand the sequence of teaching and learning
• To use data effectively to establish clear and challenging targets for pupil achievement and improvement, including SEN, Gifted and Talented, pupils with English as an additional language and other learning groups as appropriate and identified.
• To offer support and guidance to staff in the effective teaching of pupils suggesting appropriate strategies and CPD opportunities to ensure high standards.
• To liaise with relevant members of staff including outside agencies,
• Lead CPD meetings and INSET for the school.
• As a member of the Leadership Team - analyse and interpret relevant national, local and school data, research and inspection evidence to inform policies, practices, expectations, targets and teaching methods.
• To establish and implement clear policies and practices for assessing, recording and reporting pupils’ attainment and progress.
• To write an annual action plan and to monitor and evaluate it against the success criteria and to use this to identify future priorities for development as part of the academy plan.
• To establish staff and resource needs and take responsibility for managing a budget of likely priority expenditure.
• To allocate, deploy and maintain resources to ensure value for money.
• To maintain effective communication with governors ensuring they are well informed about subject plans, policies and priorities.
• To develop appropriate networks with other outside agencies, including cluster groups, network learning communities, business, industry, community groups and ITT providers.
• To provide guidance and support to staff in their written communications regarding Literacy, including the annual report to parents.
• To ensure the effective teaching of pupils by overseeing planning, preparation and assessment, and by any other appropriate evaluative activity.
• Follow Academy and departmental procedures on assessment, recording and reporting, including communication with parents at consultation evenings;
• Take part in class activities such as trips and visits;
• Encourage pupils to think and talk about their learning, develop self-control and independence, concentrate and persevere, and listen attentively;
• Use a variety of teaching strategies which involve planned adult intervention, first-hand experience and play and talk as a vehicle for learning;
• Manage parents and other adults in the classroom.
• Undertake such Key Stage responsibilities as are delegated by the Primary Lead;
• Carry out a share of supervisory duties in accordance with published rotas;
• Set and mark home learning in accordance with Academy and Key Stage policies;
• Participate in meetings with colleagues and/or parents/carers with regard to the above responsibilities.
• Plan teaching activities to achieve progression of students
• Assess learning objectives to determine whether they have been achieved and use the assessment to improve teaching and learning.
• Follow and implement Trust policies and procedures

Employee benefits

Archway Benefits

Applying for the job

For more information about Bluecoat Primary Academy and the vacancy, please visit www.bluecoatprimaryacademy.co.uk/vacancies. To apply for the role click apply which will take you to the application form for the post. We would encourage you to refer to the job description and person specification, demonstrating your suitability for the role

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Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Academy, Church of England
Education phase
School size
383 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact phone number
0115 9007200

About Bluecoat Primary Academy

Bluecoat Primary Academy
Bluecoat Primary Academy opened in January 2015. The primary school is located near our Bluecoat Beechdale Academy in a brand new state of the art building on Harvey Road and is home to 420 primary aged children; 26 three year olds and like Bluecoat Aspley and Bluecoat Wollaton Academy is both distinctively Christian and inclusive.

Arranging a visit to Bluecoat Primary Academy

If you have any queries, wish to discuss the role informally or undertake a visit to the Primary Academy, please do not hesitate to contact us via email recruitmentpri@archwaytrust.co.uk or telephone 0115 9007200.

School location

Harvey Road, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG8 3BB

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