New Whittington Primary School is a friendly 'forwarding thinking' Primary School, based on the outskirts of Chesterfield. We are close to motorway and transport links. We are a split site school with a Nursery and Hearing Impaired Unit. We are looking for a caring and passionate Y5/6 teacher to join our team. This is a fixed term role, until the end of March 24, however there may be an opportunity for an extension.
Duties would include the following:-
To carry out duties in line with the current Teachers Pay
and Conditions of Service document.
To carry out delivery of the national curriculum and
assist and contribute to all aspects of school life.
To work collaboratively with other teaching staff in the
whole planning, preparation and assessment cycle also to teach whole classes
which may include release time or during the short-term absence of other
To raise standards of achievement for all, by utilising
advanced levels of knowledge and skills when planning, monitoring, assessing
and managing classes, and to encourage students to become independent learners,
to provide support for their welfare, and to support the inclusion of students
in all aspects of school life.
We are part of the 'Learner's Trust'. Our mission is to create choices and enrich lives by enabling the best learning experiences possible, provided through the best possible teaching
The descriptions below of our ‘why’, ‘how’ and ‘what’
define the work we are developing as a Trust. They are an aspiration, and we
are always striving to achieve them.
We ensure our ‘why’, ‘how’ and ‘what’ hold us to account
for the work we do.
Why do we exist?
Our purpose is to ensure every LEARNER
has choices about their future
Our first job is to support and extend learning for
pupils to provide them with the skills and knowledge to make those choices.
Our second job is to make sure no child is
ignored, no family is unsupported and nolife is wasted, by
providing intervention at the earliest opportunity.
Our responsibility to education is to provide an
environment where practitioners can collaborate, learn from each other, take
risks and reflect.
How will we act?
We will use our purpose as a driver for
our culture, ensuring we are;
Connected (sharing information openly,
broadly and deliberately)
Helpful (embracing servant leadership and use
initiative to solve the problem)
Organised (employing efficient strategies and
trust colleagues to deliver)
Informed (asking coaching questions to
understand what is happening)
Candid (disagreeing openly and
Effective (only retaining our best elements
and looking for continuous improvement)
Simple (avoiding complexity and increasing
What is our strategy?
We will use our culture to ensure
the work of the Trust;
Focuses on creating capacity (time and resources) for
Ensures support is agile, providing intervention at the
Supports schools to employ and invest in the best
educators for children
Seeks continuous improvement and disruptive innovation
candidates are welcome to visit, please telephone 01246 450688 to arrange an
are expecting to be held early November.
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