14 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    3 May 2021 at 11:59 pm

  • Date listed

    8 April 2021

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
Fixed term (To cover maternity)
Main Pay Scale

Job summary

We have a job vacancy for a Class Teacher. Are you a passionate teaching professional who is interested in developing further within a primary school setting? Are you looking for the next challenge in your career with opportunity for growth and development? Do you want to be part of a team with high aspirations who want to make a difference? Do you want to work with inquisitive children and collaborative staff? Do you value being at the heart of a vibrant city? Does this sound like your perfect job?

Then Landau Forte Academy Moorhead is the place for you – check us out:

*Key information
• Hours: 40.75
• Weeks: 52
• Contract: Temporary to cover Maternity Leave
• Start date: 1st September 2021
• Salary: Main Pay Scale
• Closing Date: 3 May 2021

*Person specification
The successful candidate will be someone who:
• is passionate about education and likes to influence learning through creative solutions;
• is a team player who works with others in the best interests of the children;
• is a consistently good classroom practitioner who has the highest expectation for our children (we welcome applications from experienced teachers – sorry no NQT’s);
• is highly motivated & passionate about education and making a difference to the futures of our children;
• is focussed on the children and keeping them safe;
• has a commitment to raising standards throughout the school;
• is forward thinking and innovative, while able to support and motivate others.

*Job description
Class Teacher
• take responsibility for a class of pupils, and ensure that planning, preparation, recording, assessment and reporting meet their varying learning and social needs;
• is child focussed and solution driven to support the school community;
• maintain the positive ethos and core values of the Academy, both inside and outside the classroom;
• contribute to constructive team-building amongst teaching and non-teaching staff, parents and governors;
• support whole school initiatives;
• plan appropriately to meet the needs of all pupils, through differentiation of tasks;
• be able to set clear targets, based on prior attainment, for pupils’ learning;
• provide a stimulating classroom environment, where resources can be accessed appropriately by all pupils;
• keep appropriate and efficient records, integrating formative and summative assessment into weekly and termly planning;
• report to parents on the development, progress and attainment of pupils;
• maintain good ethos amongst pupils with the help of the Academy’s behaviour policy;
• participate in meetings which relate to the Academy’s management, curriculum, administration or organisation;
• communicate and liaise with specialists from outside agencies;
• keep up to date with agreed policies and guidelines;
• lead, organise and direct support staff within the classroom;
• participate in the performance management system for the appraisal of their own performance, or that of other teachers;
• provide and participate in a wide range of learning opportunities beyond the classroom.
Specific Responsibilities and Key Tasks
Teaching and Managing Pupil Learning
• act as a role model by providing inspirational and creative teaching which secures high standards of learning, behaviour and motivation;
• establish effective measures for progress and achievement;
• implement the curriculum and its assessment; monitor and evaluate practice in order to identify and act on areas for improvement;
• help to create and implement positive strategies to celebrate diversity and to promote inclusion for all pupils.
Pupil Achievement
• play a significant role in making explicit to staff, pupils, parents and the wider community the school’s high expectations in all areas and for all pupils
• monitor pupil performance within your year group, in partnership with other staff.
Managing Own Performance and Development
• use of technology for teaching/learning and management;
• prioritise and manage own time effectively;
• manage workloads to meet deadlines;
• keep up to date with current educational development and ensure that Moorhead is at the forefront of current practice.
Relations with Parents and the Wider Community
• ensure that parents and pupils are well-informed about all relevant matters.

Employee benefits

• A supportive, cohesive and exciting working environment.
• The chance to work with genuinely enthusiastic and happy students.
• Career prospects within an innovative and ambitious Multi Academy Trust.
• A meal allowance, commensurate with your working hours.
• Membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) or Teacher Pension Scheme (TPS).
• Healthcare Cash Plan, from Westfield Health

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School overview

School type
Education phase
School size
243 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Ofsted report
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About Landau Forte Academy Moorhead

Landau Forte Academy Moorhead joined the Landau Forte family of academies in September 2012. We are a 4 – 11 primary academy under new leadership, pleasantly situated close to Derby city centre. We unashamedly have high expectations of all children at the Academy and this is supported by our highly dedicated tutorial and support staff.

School location

Brackens Lane, Derby, Derbyshire, DE24 0AN

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