Class Teacher required for September 2020
Birchfield Primary School, Birmingham
|Working pattern||Full-time only|
|Salary||Main pay range 1 to Main pay range 6, £24,373 to £35,971|
This post is a Trust post and as such you are required to work at any school across the Trust.
1. JOB PURPOSE
To teach any assigned group of pupils promoting their general progress and well-being across the MAT.
2. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
These are stated in the most recent Conditions of Employment of Teachers other than Headteachers’ taken from the most recent School Teachers Pay and Conditions and any subsequent orders and guidelines related to teachers’ conditions of service.
3. LINE MANAGEMENT
To be directly responsible to the Executive Headteacher, Head Teacher, Deputy Headteacher and Assistant Head teachers’ usually through the Year Group Leader and directly responsible for any persons providing support within the classroom.
This job specification is normally subject to annual review. Any amendment may arise either from the Headteacher or the Teacher but will be subject to signed agreement by both parties following consultation.
Those not resolved through mutual consultation should be pursued through formal MAT procedures.
(a) in each case having regard to the curriculum for the school and with a view to promoting the development of the abilities and aptitudes of the pupils in any class or group assigned to them;
(b) planning and preparing courses and lessons;
(c) teaching, according to their educational needs, the pupils assigned to him/her, including the setting and marking of work to be carried out for any pupil in school and elsewhere;
(d) assessing, recording and reporting on the development, progress and attainment of pupils;
(e) acting upon advice given through whole school monitoring in order to seek to improve own practice;
(f) reflect and innovate over own teaching practice and latest research.
(a) promoting the general progress and well-being of individual pupils and of any class or group of pupils assigned;
(b) providing guidance and advice to pupils on educational and social matters and on their further education and future careers, including information about sources of more expert advice on specific questions; making relevant records and reports;
(c) making records of and reports on the personal and social needs of pupils;
(d) communicating and consulting with the parents of pupils;
(e) communicating and co-operating with persons or bodies outside the school; and
(f) participating in meetings arranged for any of the purposes described above.
Assessments and Reports:
(a) providing or contributing to oral and written assessments, reports and references relating to individual pupils and groups of pupils.
(a) In accordance with the School Performance Management Policy.
Review, induction, further training and development:
(a) reviewing from time to time methods of teaching and programmes of work;
(b) participating in arrangements for his/her further training and professional development as a teacher including undertaking training and professional development which aim to meet needs identified in appraisal objectives or in appraisal statements.
(a) advising and co-operating with the head teacher and other teachers (or any one or more of them) on the preparation and development of courses of study, teaching materials, teaching programmes, methods of teaching and assessment and pastoral arrangements.
Discipline, health and safety:
(a) Maintaining good order and discipline among the pupils and safeguarding their health and safety both when they are authorised to be on the school premises and when they are engaged in authorised school activities elsewhere.
(b) Ensure any disclosure of child protection is dealt with quickly and effectively and in accordance with school policy and procedure.
(c) Ensure that all pupil data in your care is treated in line with school policy and procedure.
(d) Ensure at all times that school health and safety policy and procedure are adhered to.
Curriculum Team Membership
The class teacher will be a member of a negotiated curriculum team.
The role is to:
• contribute to curriculum planning;
• to raise/maintain the profile of the phase;
• enhance the impact of the teaching and learning within the designated area;
• to support monitoring and evaluation;
• to participate in INSET as appropriate.
The MAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.
- A working culture that promotes diversity, equality and social justice
- An iPad for all teachers
- Children who love learning and an extensive inclusion and pastoral support team
- Excellent CPD opportunities
- Exceptionally supportive staff and leadership
- Well-resourced schools
- Subsidised Private Health Care package includes counselling, discounted retail and gym membership
- 2.5 ‘Well - being’ days
- Commitment to School Teacher’s pay and conditions
- Opportunities for promotion and progression
- Free car parking on site
|School size||745 pupils enrolled|
|Age range||2 to 11|
|Ofsted report||View Ofsted report|
|Website||Birchfield Primary School website (opens in a new window)|
Trinity Road, Birmingham, B6 6AJ