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  • Job start date

    30 October 2023

  • Closing date

    22 September 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    12 September 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Key stage 1

Working pattern

  • View all Full timejobs - Contract Type Full Time, Maternity Cover ECTS are welcome to apply Required from 30th October 2023 – 31st August 2024 Working Pattern Full time, Monday to Friday Closing Date Friday 22nd September 2023 Interview Date Tuesday 3rd October 2024 Salary M1-M6 (depending on experience) Start Date Monday 30th October 2023

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - 9 months

Full-time equivalent salary

M1-M6 depending on experience

What skills and experience we're looking for

Person Specification

In your application, please show evidence that you have:

1. Qualified teacher status with at least one year’s primary teaching experience, unless you are a Newly Qualified Teacher.

2. A commitment to the vision and ethos of the school, including a creative, enthusiastic and committed approach to learning together in the best interests of the children.

3. A good understanding of the National Curriculum or the Early Years Curriculum

4. A commitment to high quality lesson planning, high expectations of pupil achievement and a record of pupil success as a result of your teaching.

5. The ability to assess pupils’ learning and take part in tracking their progress through the school.

6. An ability to work with a range of colleagues in a team and to make a positive contribution to the wider life of the school.

7. An ability to respond to innovation and adapt your existing practice as a teacher, in the light of experience.

8. Good classroom organisation skills, including a clear approach to behaviour management. m

9. An ability to use digital technologies to support your work as a class teacher.

10. awareness of the importance of safeguarding children & the promotion of child welfare.

11. An awareness of equal opportunities, race equality and inclusion issues, which ensure access to the curriculum for all pupils.

An ability to liaise constructively with parents and outside agencies.

What the school offers its staff

For all our staff at Snaresbrook Primary School we offer:

  • An experienced and supportive senior team and wider staff team
  • A chance to make a difference and have a fulfilling career
  • A professional and friendly working environment
  • Happy and well behaved children who love their learning and make us proud to be at Snaresbrook
  • Dedicated governors, staff, children and parents who work hard to continue to develop our school
  • An ambitious school which also cares about staff wellbeing and a work life balance
  • The opportunity to be part of a school with excellent facilities

Why work at Snaresbrook Primary School?

  • Judged ‘Good’ by Ofsted: “Parents are effusive in their praise of the school and leadership”
  • A school where pupils’ achievements are celebrated
  • Children who are kind, caring and eager to learn.
  • Excellent professional development opportunities
  • The support of committed, enthusiastic and dedicated colleagues.

Further details about the role

The duties as set out in the School Teachers’ Pay &Conditions Act & meet the Teacher Standards

  • demonstrate good quality teaching & have knowledge of main strategies for improving, sustaining high standards of teaching & learning.
  • consistently teach good lessons
  • participate in induction
  • communicate & liaise with all stake holders
  • Be responsible for own CPD
  • liaise with other subject leads/ Instructional Leads & SLT in professional duties
  • National Curriculum requirements & assessing, recording/reporting requirements
  • ensure coverage of all relevant National Curriculum programmes of study through structured lessons
  • ensure effective organisation & management of classrooms.
  • be point of reference in school for relevant matters
  • Follow appropriate systems for assessment
  • Identify targets for pupils’ achievement
  • interpret/interrogate data to identify groups needing support
  • convey findings appropriately & inform planning
  • seek guidance on teaching strategies for identified pupils
  • work with SENCO etc to ensure appropriate IEPs prepared
  • report to senior staff about pupil progress
  • identify underachievement and raise concerns
  • plan the curriculum according to school guidance & procedures
  • monitor & evaluate targets
  • observe & demonstrate effective practice through demonstration lessons and shared planning
  • In discussion and through audit to identify development needs
  • adhere to Health & Safety guidelines.
  • adhere to all school policies and procedures
  • ensure that a broad & balanced curriculum is taught to pupils
  • understand the purpose, structure balance of the National Curriculum & keep abreast of current thinking in Primary education
  • ensure every pupil is challenged & demonstrate the highest quality learning and achievement
  • mark & monitor pupils’ work in line with agreed policy
  • create & promote positive strategies for ensuring equality of opportunity for all
  • effectively manage the deployment of support staff to maximize impact on pupil learning
  • know how to use ICT in subject teaching
  • plan opportunities for pupils’ spiritual, moral, social and cultural development
  • provide pastoral support to pupils
  • have high expectations of pupils’ behaviour and follow the school’s policy
  • establish and maintain effective relationships with all stake holders
  • establish & maintain safe and stimulating learning environment
  • report to parents
  • Lead collective worship

Commitment to safeguarding

Snaresbrook Primary School is fully committed to ensuring the safety and well-being of all children in its care and expects all staff to share this commitment. Safer recruitment procedures are followed and an enhanced DBS disclosure and references will be taken up prior to interview. Embracing diversity and promoting equalities for all
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About Snaresbrook Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
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School size
459 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number

Snaresbrook Primary School is a two form entry multicultural school with 475 pupils including a Nursery set in spacious green and wooded grounds, in South Woodford, London, E18 which falls under the local authority of Redbridge and has an Outer London pay scale. The school is close to South Woodford, Snaresbrook and Wanstead Town centres. We have excellent transport links with the Central Line (Snaresbrook and Wanstead); buses and road links into Central London, Essex and beyond. We are a school with high expectations for our pupils and the surroundings in which they learn. Our school community is very ambitious and everybody within it works hard together to create an educational experience that enables all our children to achieve their academic potential. The same hard work is also expected of our children too and their positive learning behaviour ensures that there is progress to celebrate every day, both in class and in whole school assemblies! Our children are at the heart of every decision that we make. For instance, the curriculum has been thoughtfully created to engage, stimulate and challenge every child and foster a love for life-long learning and curiosity of the world. The positive relationships created by all adults with children ensure that every child is nurtured in order to develop within them a confidence and positivity to embrace learning and whatever demands come their way. Underpinning all this is the school’s commitment to ensuring that all our children possess the values, skills and knowledge to prepare them for the next phase of their educational journey as well as enabling them to make a positive contribution to our local community and wider world. If you would like to know more about Snaresbrook Primary School, you are very welcome to come and visit. The children of are very proud of their school and very much enjoy talking about and sharing their achievements and our successes! We are committed to the safe-guarding and welfare of all children, and this appointment will be subject to satisfactory references and enhanced DBS check.

Arranging a visit to Snaresbrook Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email admin.snaresbrook@redbridge.gov.uk.

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