6 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    26 April 2024 at 12:59am

  • Date listed

    28 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

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Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£30,000.00 - £41,333.00 Annually (FTE) Class Teacher

Class Teacher job summary

The Downley are seeking a candidate (both experienced or ECT's) that demonstrates the detail below.

The functions and specific responsibilities below are to be undertaken in conjunction with the duties of a class teacher as defined in the School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions Document.

Planning, Teaching and Class management

Under the direction of the Head teacher, and other Senior Leaders

Build effective and strong relationships with pupils Create a purposeful, supportive and nurturing learning environment

Identify clear teaching objectives and specify how they will be taught and addressed

Set tasks which will challenge pupils and sustain their interest

Set clear targets building on prior attainment

Identify and plan for children with special educational needs

Provide clear structures for lessons, maintaining pace, motivation and challenge

Make effective use of assessment and ensure coverage of programs of study

Lead a curriculum area either individually or as part of a team

Ensure there are high expectations of children’s work and behaviour.

Show an awareness of different learning styles and use them in the classroom

Evaluate own teaching critically to improve effectiveness

Manage parents and other adults in the classroom

Monitoring, Assessment, Reporting and recording

Assess how well learning objectives have been achieved and use them to improve specific aspects of teaching

Assess and record pupils progress systematically and keep records to check work is understood and completed

Use knowledge of pupil’s strength and weaknesses to inform planning

Prepare and present information to parents in line with school policy

Mark and monitor pupils work and set targets for progress according to the school’s policy

Take part in feedback to Parents Consultation Evenings ensuring information provided is clear, well prepared and supportive

Meet with Parents as requested to support the children both academically and emotionally

Review, Induction, Further Training and Development

Participate in school Performance Management procedures

Participate in school self-evaluation Complete induction process where appropriate

Participate in arrangements for CPD to meet needs identified in the school improvement plan

Engage in both formal and informal coaching and peer to peer development

Other professional Requirements

Establish effective working relationships and set a good example through personal and professional conduct

Ensure every child has equality of opportunity to reach their potential

Contribute to school life through participation in meetings, educational visits and school PA events as part of directed time

Liaise effectively with parents, governors and other stakeholders

Ensure that children’s health and safety is safeguarded both when they are authorised to be on the school premises and when they are engaged in authorised school activities elsewhere

Understand and adhere to child protection procedures and policies and maintain up to date training in this area 20 Other duties

Build strong relationships with staff, Local Advisory Committee, Trust, pupils and parents

Contribute to whole school vision, values and Christian ethos Take responsibility for own professional development

Contribute to wider life of the school

Place a high emphasis on the safeguarding and pastoral welfare of all pupils

Please note that this is illustrative of the general nature and level of responsibility of the role. It is not a comprehensive list of all tasks that the teacher will carry out. The postholder may be required to do other duties appropriate to the level of the role, as directed by the headteacher or line manager.

The Downley is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. All post holders in regulated activity are subject to appropriate vetting procedures and a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Enhanced check.

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.

Applying for the job

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About The Downley School

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
Up to 420 pupils
Age range
4 to 11

School location

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