17 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    2 July 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    20 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

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Key stage

Key stage 1

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£29,344.00 - £40,083.00 Annually (Actual)

Class Teacher- Key Stage 1 (September 2024 start) 2 or 3 days a week job summary

We are looking for an energetic, creative teacher to join our strong and supportive team, to teach in one of our wonderful KS1 classes either 2 or 3 days a week.

We are a brilliant school held at the heart of our village community, and part of Aspire Academies Trust, an established and collaborative Multi Academy Trust (MAT) which includes Hammond Academy, Broadfield Academy (Hemel Hempstead) and The Grove Academy, Knutsford Primary (Watford) and Bedmond Academy (Bedmond).

At Bovingdon Primary Academy, we pride ourselves on a team ethos, promoting the highest standards of learning and achievement for all of our children. We work together to promote a lifelong love for learning. Everything we do is centred around the children and their right to be encouraged, to achieve, to enjoy learning and to succeed in whatever they choose.

Our broad and balanced curriculum is built on three core values:


Respecting individuality and embracing diversity within our community.


Providing limitless opportunities and developing curious minds.


Encouraging personal success and preparing children for future life

What are we looking for?

  • Good interpersonal skills and the ability to work well as part of our staff team
  • Someone who can model and disseminate high-quality teaching, pedagogy and practice to secure consistently good or outstanding teaching and learning for our children
  • Someone who is organised and takes initiative
  • A commitment to ongoing professional development
  • Someone who will contribute to the wider life of the school

What can we offer you?

  • a welcoming and supportive environment with colleagues and leaders who care about your wellbeing
  • access to career development across the expanding Trust, for those who want it, with financial support in attaining relevant qualifications
  • the collaborative approach of Aspire Academies Trust, who work in partnership and allow us to reap the benefits of shared knowledge and good practice
  • guidance and support from an experienced team at our academy, and from other academies and experts within the MAT

Role Description

Class Teacher

MPS 1-6 £29,344 - £40,083 (per annum)

In addition to the General Professional duties set out in the School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions Document the following duties are attached to the post;

Purpose of the role

To deliver high quality teaching and learning to pupils who are assigned to the post holder, in accordance with the requirements of the Conditions of Employment of School Teachers, having due regard to the National Curriculum, the Academy’s aims, objectives and schemes of work, and any policies of the Academy and Trustees.


The post holder reports directly to the Principal/Assistant Principal

Key responsibilities

All teachers work within the statutory conditions of employment set out in the current School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions Document. The duties listed below are not an exhaustive list.

Be responsible for the quality of teaching and learning of all pupils who are assigned to the postholder including;

o planning, teaching and class management

o monitoring, assessment, recording, reporting

o curriculum development

Supervise the work of any support staff who are assigned to work with the postholder’s pupils

Provide leadership across the school in a designated subject or curriculum area, this to include:

o monitoring quality and standards

o contributing to school planning and self-evaluation

o providing professional support to other teachers and support staff

o advising the staff on appropriate resources and materials

o leading appropriate professional development

Meet the Teachers Standards.

To be responsible for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children.

To comply with responsibilities under the Data Protection Act (1998) for the security, accuracy and significance of personal data held on paper or electronic systems

To comply with the Trust’s policies.

To supervise and provide individual support to pupils with identified additional needs

To assist and support teaching staff in the planning and delivery of the curriculum to all pupils

To provide assistance with pupil welfare whenever necessary

To promote learning by developing and maintaining effective relationships with pupils

To perform any other duties as may be reasonably required by the Headteacher

Teachers in the upper pay range can be expected to make a particular contribution to building team commitment in line with the statutory requirement to meet threshold standards. In particular, teachers at Upper Pay Range will:

provide a role model for professional practice

make a distinctive contribution compared with other teachers

contribute effectively to the wider team

Health and Safety To be aware of and comply with the Trust’s health and safety policies

Safeguarding To be aware of and comply with the Trust’s safeguarding policies

Data Protection To be aware of and comply with responsibilities under the Data Protection Act (1984) for the security, accuracy and significance of personal data held on paper or electronic systems. This document will be reviewed annually, as part of the performance management programme. The duties and responsibilities listed above describe the post as it is at present. The post holder is expected to accept any reasonable alterations that may from time to time be necessary. This post is classed as having a high degree of contact with children or vulnerable adults and is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. An enhanced disclosure will be sought through the DBS as part of Hertfordshire County Council’s pre-employment checks. Please note that additional information referring to the Disclosure and barring Service is in the guidance notes to the application form. If you are invited to an interview you will receive more information.

Person Specification


A commitment to further professional development

Evidence of effective teaching and learning strategies

Experience of teaching in KS1

An understanding of curriculum requirements in KS1

An understanding of monitoring, assessment, recording and reporting on pupil progress

Knowledge of statutory requirements concerning Equal Opportunities, Health and Safety, SEND and Safeguarding

Effective communication skills, engaging a range of stakeholders

A commitment to the Academy’s vision, mission and aims, and to taking an active role in the context of the Trust

Able to motivate self and others

Calm under pressure and well-organised

The ability to contribute to a specific curriculum area or areas

Please contact the School Business Manager, Danielle Talland to arrange a tour of the school either by telephoning 01442 406545 or emailing dtalland@bovingdonacademy.org.uk

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Bovingdon Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
414 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

School location

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