Classroom Teacher KS2 - Maternity Cover Baden-Powell and St Peter's Church of England Junior School, Poole, Dorset

Job description

We are seeking to appoint an engaging and innovative teacher to join our positive and highly skilled team from January 2020. We are looking for an excellent Key Stage 2 classroom practitioner who is able to inspire and motivate our children. This post is offered on a maternity cover basis until August 2020 (there is possibility the role may be extended beyond August 2020).

Baden-Powell & St Peter’s Junior School is a highly successful and forward thinking school with a commitment to raising standards and developing aspirational leaders. It’s an over-subscribed school which enjoys a hugely positive reputation within the community that it serves. Our school is a busy and thriving community, with impressive facilities and resources and a supportive Senior Leadership Team.

Overall Job Role Purpose
To inspire, motivate and enthuse pupils and, through this, enable them to make rapid and sustained progress in their learning.

To teach pupils with commitment and enthusiasm, working closely with the team to ensure an appropriately balanced, exciting, relevant and differentiated curriculum.

The post holder may be responsible for the supervision of the work of classroom assistants relevant to their responsibilities.

Applicants are encouraged to view our website for further information and visits to the school are warmly welcomed, please contact the school office to request an appointment on 01202 743280.

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Essential educational requirements

A relevant degree or higher degree qualification
Post graduate education

Essential qualifications

Qualified Teacher Status

Essential skills and experience

Experience of managing teaching resources
Sound knowledge of the National Curriculum for all subjects across key stage 2
An understanding of the National Literacy and Numeracy Strategies
Awareness of current developments in the field of education and the implications of these for teaching practise
Familiarity with attainment tests
Knowledge of effective strategies to include, engage and meeting the needs of all pupils, in particular underachieving groups
Ability to effectively direct and supervise the work of support staff within the classroom
Able to engage parents in order to encourage their close involvement in the education of their children
Appetite for continuous improvement and a willingness to share expertise within the school and the Partnership
Dynamic and innovative approach to teaching and learning

Employee benefits

In return for your commitment, we can offer an environment in which you are encouraged to learn and progress, whether this be through professional qualifications or an ongoing programme of CPD and coaching and mentoring with colleagues. Our group of six very different schools provides a range of opportunities for secondment and progression for staff.

A cycle to work scheme, discounted computer salary sacrifice, health care benefits and a discounted nursery compliment the offer to staff.

About Baden-Powell and St Peter's Church of England Junior School

Mill Lane, Poole, Dorset, BH14 8UL
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