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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    23 May 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    15 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

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Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time: Standard teachers hours

Contract type


Pay scale

M1 - M6/UPS

What skills and experience we're looking for

Job details

Job title: Class Teacher - Autism Resource Base

Salary: Main scale M1 – M6/UPS

Reporting to: Headteacher

Main purpose

The teacher will:

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

Duties and responsibilities


To plan, prepare and teach an appropriate programme of work for the children which:

  • Engages the children in learning
  • Takes account of each child’s individual needs through differentiation of expectation/task
  • Considers the needs of the child in all aspects of development
  • Has a commitment to a knowledge-based curriculum and the celebration of children’s contributions
  • Enables the children to develop independence
  • Ensures the child makes progress
  • Fulfils the National Curriculum requirements
  • Is in line with whole school policies D
  • Demonstrates an awareness of decisions made by Prime7, School, Government, LA, Governing Body and Support Agencies.
  • To assess and evaluate the children’s work and provide school data which is in line with the National Curriculum requirements
  • Uses formative and summative assessments
  • Enables the tracking and monitoring of progress and informs the setting of targets
  • Forms the basis of professional dialogue with colleagues, parents, support Agencies and partner Schools.
  • Available to parents and used to report on the child’s progress
  • To ensure that all the children within the class have equal access to the experiences and opportunities provided.
  • To lead a subject area across the whole school.
  • To take an active part in all meetings.
  • To have high expectations of the children in work, attitude, behaviour and learning behaviours.

Whole-school organisation, strategy and development

  • Contribute to the development, implementation and evaluation of the school’s policies, practices and procedures, so as to support the school’s values and vision.
  • Make a positive contribution to the wider life and ethos of the school.
  • Work with others on curriculum and pupil development to secure co-ordinated outcomes.
  • Provide cover, in the unforeseen circumstance that another teacher is unable to teach.

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

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.


  • Communicate effectively with pupils, parents and carers.

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 regard for the ethos, policies and practices of the school, and maintain high standards of attendance and punctuality.
  • Understand and act within the statutory frameworks setting out their professional duties and responsibilities.

Management of staff and resources

  • Direct and supervise support staff assigned to them.
  • Deploy resources delegated to them.

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

Please note that this is illustrative of the general nature and level of responsibility of the role. It is not a comprehensive list of all tasks that the teacher will carry out. The postholder may be required to do other duties appropriate to the level of the role, as directed by the headteacher or line manager.

Personal Specification



Qualifications and experience

  • Qualified teacher status
  • Degree
  • Successful primary teaching experience

Skills and knowledge

  • Knowledge of the National Curriculum
  • Knowledge of effective teaching and learning strategies
  • A good understanding of how children learn
  • Ability to adapt teaching to meet pupils’ needs
  • Ability to build effective working relationships with pupils
  • Knowledge of guidance and requirements around safeguarding children
  • Knowledge of effective behaviour management strategies
  • Good ICT skills, particularly using ICT to support learning.
  • Recent experience of working within a Primary School curriculum or recent experience with children with SEND
  • Able to adapt the curriculum to meet the needs of individual children.
  • Knowledge and proven experience related to the core standards for teaching.
  • Ability to enhance achievement and attainment for pupils/students.
  • Ability to use progress tracking and data to ensure all groups of pupils/students achieve.

Personal qualities

  • A commitment to getting the best outcomes for all pupils and promoting the ethos and values of the school
  • High expectations for children’s attainment and progress
  • Ability to work under pressure and prioritise effectively
  • Commitment to maintaining confidentiality at all times
  • Commitment to safeguarding and equality
  • Sense of humour
  • Ability to work as part of a team

What the school offers its staff

  • A passion for inclusion.
  • Our dedicated professional development programme.
  • A voice in developing yourself professionally.
  • Pupils come to school happy.
  • Leaders and staff support every pupil to reach their full potential.

  • Staff benefit from regular training to develop their expertise.
  • We have a fantastic staff team and a supportive parent/carer community.
  • We offer a high quality, well-resourced and carefully structured provision, within an excellent broad and balanced curriculum. We strive to meet the needs of all children – doing ‘Whatever It Takes’ to help children fulfil their potential.

Commitment to safeguarding

King's Sutton Primary Academy/Prime7 MAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Therefore, the successful candidate would need to undergo a DBS check and be committed to the safeguarding of children.

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About Kings Sutton Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
130 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
01295 811289

Our school is situated on Richmond Street in the heart of King's Sutton, a village of approximately 2,200 people which nestles in the beautiful Northamptonshire countryside, five miles south of Banbury. We are housed in a late Victorian building consisting of six curriculum classes. We are a busy but friendly school, with lots going on. Please feel free to contact us with any queries you may have or to arrange a visit.

Arranging a visit to Kings Sutton Primary Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email head@kspa.prime7.org.uk.

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