6 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    19 April 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    15 March 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

M1 to M6

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Qualified Teacher Status
  • Degree
  • Evidence of continuous professional development
  • Successful primary teaching experience
Experience of:
  • Teaching across key stages
  • Working in partnership with parents
  • Working in a Church of England school
  • Knowledge and understanding
  • Knowledge and understanding of:
  • The theory and practice of providing effectively for the individual needs of all children (e.g. classroom organisation and learning strategies);
  • Statutory National Curriculum requirements at the appropriate key stage;
  • Effective teaching and learning strategies;
  • The monitoring, assessment, recording and reporting of pupils’ progress;
  • The statutory requirements of legislation concerning Equal opportunities, Health & Safety and SEND;
  • The positive links necessary within school and with all its stakeholders.
  • A thorough understanding of and commitment to uphold all safeguarding systems and policies.
Knowledge and understanding of:
  • One or more curriculum subjects in depth;
  • Using cross-curricular approaches to learning;
  • Making effective links between schools.
Skills
  • Promote the school’s aims positively, and use effective strategies to monitor motivation and morale;
  • Ability to adapt teaching to meet pupils’ needs
  • Develop good personal relationships within a team;
  • Establish and develop close relationships with parents, governors and the community;
  • Communicate effectively (both orally and in writing) to a variety of audiences;
  • Create a happy, challenging and effective learning environment.
  • Ability to lead and support TA’s effectively to support children’s learning
  • Ability to deal sensitively with staff, parents and pupils
  • Develop strategies for creating community links.
  • Enthusiasm and ability to use ICT creatively across the curriculum
Personal Characteristics
  • A commitment to getting the best outcomes for all pupils and promoting the ethos and values of the school
  • High expectations for children’s attainment and progress
  • Ability to work under pressure and prioritise effectively
  • Commitment to maintaining confidentiality at all times
  • Commitment to safeguarding and equality
  • Approachable
  • Committed
  • Empathetic
  • Enthusiastic
  • Organised
  • Patient
  • Resourceful

What the school offers its staff

  • staff meetings are only 1 hour and other CPD is creatively planned into the school working-day through Team Meetings and a supportive coaching model

  • a wellbeing day for staff who demonstrate commitment to supporting school related activities such as discos and PTA events

  • a ‘live marking approach’ which emphasises the importance of in the moment feedback as part of lessons

  • regular release for subject leaders to support their subject leadership

  • PPA at home

  • shared team planning within a 3-form entry primary

  • an SLT which is supportive and are streamlining systems and processes to reduce unnecessary paperwork and workload.

  • Exploration of how technology can support workload

  • Enthusiastic and well-behaved pupils

  • Friendly and supportive staff and Governors

  • A caring Christian ethos

  • Support with 3 classes per year group

  • A “Good” Ofsted report – March 2023

  • An “Excellent” SIAMS report – April 2019

  • A personalised approach to continuous professional development and supporting career development.


Commitment to safeguarding

We endeavour to provide a safe and welcoming environment where children are respected and valued.
School will be alert to signs of abuse/neglect and will follow Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Safeguarding Children Partnership Board’s procedures to ensure children receive appropriate effective support and protection. 
Schools will contact Children’s Social Care when they have reasonable cause to suspect a child may be suffering/likely to suffer significant harm. Staff in school with responsibility for child protection (Designated Safeguarding Lead or Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead) carry out their responsibilities in accordance with the law and are acting in the best interests of all children. 

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About William Law CofE Primary School

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 5 to 11
Education phase
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School size
570 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 11
Phone number
01733 577600

William Law School is a co-educational, Church of England Primary Academy School in Peterborough, with a strong Christian ethos, catering for children between the ages of 4 and 11.   

We are a welcoming and friendly community in which individuals are valued.

The school is known for its emphasis upon a well-rounded education including educational visits, music and sport as well as focusing on the required academic subjects.

Arranging a visit to William Law CofE Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@williamlaw.pdet.org.uk.

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