21 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    17 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    30 April 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time: This is a full time, permanent teaching roll at Hughenden Primary School

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

Main Scale/UPS depending on experience

What skills and experience we're looking for

Class Teacher Person Specification

The school is seeking to appoint a person with the following attributes:

Qualification/Training/Experience

  • Qualified Teacher Status
  • Relevant training or experience in teaching children in KS2
  • Proven history of providing effective, innovative teaching and learning

Professional Knowledge and Skills

  • A secure knowledge and understanding of the National Curriculum
  • The ability to plan and lead effectively
  • High expectations of pupils’ work and behaviour
  • Good classroom organisation and time management
  • The ability to establish constructive working relationships with pupils, staff and parents
  • The ability to work as part of a team in curriculum planning and evaluation
  • A clear working knowledge of assessment for learning
  • Good IT skills and the ability to apply these to support teaching and learning

Philosophy and Values

  • A firm commitment to raising standards and providing a quality education for all pupils
  • A commitment to motivating and inspiring children
  • An awareness and commitment to the needs of all pupils
  • A positive ‘can do’ attitude to educational change, development and improvement
  • A commitment to continuous professional development and contribution to Inset training days
  • Commitment to maintaining confidentiality at all times
  • Commitment to safeguarding and equality

Personal Qualities

  • Energy and enthusiasm
  • Flexibility, resilience and imagination
  • A sense of humour

What the school offers its staff

The Governors and Headteacher are seeking to appoint an excellent and inspiring class teacher to join our supportive and friendly staff team. We are inviting applications from those who will be Early Career Teachers as well as those with more experience.

Hughenden Primary School is a small, caring and supportive school with a team of skilled and dedicated staff that are committed to ensuring that our pupils are empowered to be the best that they can be. We are situated within Hughenden Valley and our building is well-resourced and modern, with an expansive outdoor learning space including an on-site conservation area.

The school is warm and friendly and has a strong team spirit. We have high expectations and are dedicated to the development of all our staff.

Further details about the role

Main purpose

The teacher will:

  • Fulfil the professional responsibilities of a teacher, as set out in the School Teacher’ Pay and Conditions Document
  • Meet the expectations set out in the Teacher’s Standards

Job Purpose

Whole School Organisation

  • Actively promote our school core vision and values
  • Follow all school policies, procedures and our acceptable code of conduct
  • Know and understand the school aims, values and key expectations of all staff
  • Be a positive role model of excellence in terms of behaviour, work and attitudes
  • Make a positive contribution to the wider life and ethos of the school
  • Be responsible and accountable for achieving the highest possible standards in work and conduct
  • Treat pupils with dignity, building relationships rooted in mutual respect
  • Work with others on curriculum and pupil development to secure co-ordinated outcomes
  • Take responsibility to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children in our school
  • Collaborate and work with colleagues and other relevant professionals within and beyond the school
  • Develop effective professional relationships with colleagues
  • Provide cover, in the unforeseen circumstance that another teacher is unable to teach
  • Take a shared responsibility for the school environment and encourage the children to have pride in their school

Teaching and Learning

  • Plan and teach well-structured lessons, following the school’s plans, curriculum and schemes of work
  • Be aware of pupils’ capabilities, their prior knowledge and plan teaching and differentiate appropriately to build on these demonstrating knowledge and understanding of how pupil’s learn
  • Be accountable for the attainment, progress and outcomes of pupils
  • Adapt teaching to respond to the strengths and needs of pupils
  • Set high expectations which inspire, motivate and challenge pupils
  • Promote good progress and outcomes by pupils
  • Demonstrate good subject and curriculum knowledge

Health, safety and discipline

  • Promote the safety and wellbeing of pupils
  • Maintain good order and discipline among pupils, managing behaviour effectively to ensure a good and safe learning environment

  • Understand and adhere to the statutory requirements and other relevant legislation relating to child protection procedures and safeguarding and follow all relevant policies to keep children safe including the code of conduct

Professional development

  • Take part in the school’s appraisal procedures
  • Take part in further training and development in order to improve own teaching
  • Where appropriate, take part in the appraisal and professional development of others

Communication

  • Communicate effectively with pupils, parents and carers and build positive partnerships that support pupils wellbeing and educational outcomes

Working with colleagues and other relevant professionals

  • Collaborate and work with colleagues and other relevant professionals within and beyond the school
  • Develop effective professional relationships with colleagues

Personal and professional conduct

  • Uphold public trust in the profession and maintain high standards of ethics and behaviour, within and outside school
  • Have proper and professional regards for the ethos, policies and practices of the school, and maintain high standards of attendance and punctuality
  • Understand and act within the statutory framework setting out their professional duties and responsibilities

Management of staff and resources

  • Direct and supervise support staff assigned to them and where appropriate, other teachers
  • Contribute to the recruitment and professional development of other teachers and support staff
  • Deploy resources delegated to them

  • Understand and adhere to the statutory requirements and other relevant legislation relating to child protection procedures and safeguarding and follow all relevant policies to keep children safe including the code of conduct

Equal Opportunity

  • The post holder will be expected to carry out all duties in the context of and in compliance with the school’s Equal Opportunities Policies

Commitment to safeguarding

The teacher will be required to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and young people, follow school policies and the staff code of conduct.

Please note this is illustrative of the general nature and level of responsibility of the work to be undertaken, commensurate with the grade. It is not comprehensive list of all tasks that the post holder will carry out. The duties of this post may vary from time to time without changing the general character or the level or responsibility entailed.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to office@hughendenprimary.co.uk

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About Hughenden Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
175 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
01494 562501

The Governors and Headteacher are seeking to appoint an excellent and inspiring class teacher to join our supportive and friendly staff team. We are inviting applications from those who will be Early Career Teachers as well as those with more experience.

Hughenden Primary School is a small, caring and supportive school with a team of skilled and dedicated staff that are committed to ensuring that our pupils are empowered to be the best that they can be. We are situated within Hughenden Valley and our building is well-resourced and modern, with an expansive outdoor learning space including an on-site conservation area.

The school is warm and friendly and has a strong team spirit. We have high expectations and are dedicated to the development of all our staff.

Arranging a visit to Hughenden Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email office@hughendenprimary.co.uk.

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