Class Teacher Bell Farm Primary School, Walton-on-Thames, Surrey

Job description

• Deliver the curriculum as relevant to the age and ability group/subject/s that you teach
• Be responsible for the preparation and development of teaching materials, teaching programmes and pastoral arrangements as appropriate
• Be accountable for the attainment, progress and outcomes of pupils’ you teach
• Be aware of pupils’ capabilities, their prior knowledge and plan teaching and differentiate appropriately to build on these demonstrating knowledge and understanding of how pupils learn
• Have a clear understanding of the needs of all pupils, including those with special educational needs; gifted and talented; EAL; disabilities; and be able to use and evaluate distinctive teaching approaches to engage and support them

Essential educational requirements

Qualified teacher status or recognised equivalent.

Essential qualifications

Qualified teacher status or recognised equivalent.

Essential skills and experience

The ability to effectively:
Create a stimulating and safe learning environment.
Establish and maintain a purposeful working atmosphere.
Plan, prepare and deliver the curriculum as relevant to the age and ability of the class that you teach, other relevant initiatives and the school’s own policies.
Assess and record the progress of pupils’ learning to inform next steps and monitor progress.
Demonstrate a commitment to equal opportunities and use a variety of strategies and practices to promote the diverse cultural and equality issues in the classroom.
Teach using a wide variety of strategies to maximise achievement for all children including those with special educational needs and high achievers and to meet differing learning styles.
Encourage children in developing self-esteem and respect for others.
Deploy a wide range of effective behaviour management strategies, successfully.
Use ICT to advance pupils’ learning, and use common ICT tools for their own and pupils’ benefit.

Employee benefits

● Individually-tailored CPD; Bell Farm is committed to the development of inspired, confident and passionate staff.
● A supportive and strong Senior Leadership Team that leads the school with clear goals.
● Free places at Breakfast Club for any children that attend Bell Farm during working hours.
● An Employee Assistance Programme, offering confidential support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
● MyBenefits: a reward scheme for employees of Surrey County Council.
● A weekly Business Manager award, to recognise a member of staff who has made an outstanding contribution to the team.
● A termly reward to a member of staff drawn at random from those with 100% attendance.
● An annual award to all members of staff with 100% attendance for the year.
● Free teas and coffees during breaks.


About Bell Farm Primary School

Bell Farm received a 'Good' rating from Ofsted in March 2019, with the inspection praising a "strongly inclusive culture" that "helps this large school to feel like a family where everyone is known, listened to and cared for." Our beautiful grounds are enjoyed by friendly and polite pupils who are eager to learn, supported by a welcoming community of staff, parents and governors all working together. We're situated less than a mile from both Hersham and Walton-on-Thames train stations, with fast trains into Waterloo taking just 26 minutes. Often featured on lists of the best places to live and raise a family, Walton-on-Thames is renowned for its pretty towpath, open spaces and friendly pubs, shops and cafes.

Address
Hersham Road, Walton-on-Thames, Surrey, KT12 5NB
Phase
Primary
Type
LA Maintained School
Website
Bell Farm Primary School website (opens in a new window)