Class Teacher - Year 2

Court Lane Infant Academy, Portsmouth, Hampshire


Job details

Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Main pay range 6, £24,373 to £35,971

Job summary

To provide teaching and learning that would be considered exemplary across all areas of the primary curriculum; ensuring the needs of all pupils are met, enabling pupils to develop and progress in a safe, supportive and encouraging environment.

We are looking to appoint a highly motivated and flexible teacher to cover maternity leave in a Year 2 class, initially until the end of the Summer term 2020; someone with drive, a passion to make a difference and who makes learning irresistible. As a school, we are committed to providing children with a safe, stimulating and positive learning culture.

You will have a secure knowledge of the Primary national curriculum including assessment arrangements. Able to inspire, challenge and motivate pupils to excel, providing them with the support and encouragement needed as they establish a sense of their own self, gaining in confidence and acquiring learning to learn skills. You will have high expectations for pupils’ achievement and the skills to differentiate teaching and learning for pupils of all abilities and needs.
Visits to the school are welcomed and strongly encouraged, and for an informal discussion to learn more about this post and our school, please ring the school office initially on tel: 023 9237 8890.

Essential educational requirements

Evidence of continual professional development that is relevant and appropriate to the post
Good knowledge of pedagogy, and research, initiatives and technologies in learning and child development
Knowledge of the national curriculum with particular interest and expertise in at least one area
A good knowledge of emerging technology and the use of IT to enhance learning and engage pupils
Understanding of assessment for learning and its use to raise standards
Current knowledge of safeguarding legislation and government guidance relevant to the post

Essential qualifications


Essential skills and experience

Demonstrable evidence of the skills required to be an excellent classroom practitioner, making learning exciting, relevant and cross curricular
Ability to challenge and differentiate teaching and learning for pupils of all abilities and needs
A skilful communicator with strong, interpersonal and presentation skills, both verbal and written
Ability to make learning exciting, relevant and cross curricular
Ability to create a vibrant, collaborative, happy and challenging learning environment
Ability to plan and implement a cohesive, creative and innovative curriculum
Ability to make effective use of IT in teaching, learning and assessment

More on how to apply

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Primary
School size 359 pupils enrolled
Age range 4 to 7
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Court Lane Infant Academy website (opens in a new window)
Contact email

School location

Hilary Avenue, Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO6 2PP