Classroom Teacher - Thorp Primary School

Thorp Primary School, Oldham, Greater Manchester


Job details

Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 2, £24,373 to £39,050

Job summary

Employment details
Job title: Classroom Teacher – KS1 or KS2
Reports to Academy Headteacher, Senior Leadership Team
Type of Position Permanent
Hours of work Full Time
Grade Teacher Main Pay Scale / Teacher Upper Pay Scale
Job purpose:
The classroom teacher will be responsible for delivering learning in accordance with the curriculum, national guidelines, and the Academy’s strategy. The successful candidate must also carry out other duties that support pupils’ learning while operating in accordance with the Academy’s policies and procedures.
Main duties and responsibilities
To undertake your duties, as required by the Teachers’ Standards.
To be committed to the ethos and success of the Academy.
To keep up-to-date with, and remain knowledgeable of, the requirements of the national curriculum.
To have regard for continuing professional development (CPD) and contribute to the Academy’s process of self-evaluation and development.
To be familiar with the school’s systems, structures, policies and procedures.
To effectively plan a varied, balanced and appropriate curriculum which emphasises raising standards and achieving excellence.
To adapt teaching styles to suit all learners and provide a supportive learning environment.
To differentiate resources and equipment so lessons may be accessed appropriately by all pupils.
To work as part of a team to evaluate and develop pupils’ learning needs.
To enforce the Academy’s Behaviour Policy through excellent classroom management.
To encourage pupils to develop and use their creativity, initiative, independence and responsibilities.
To be familiar with the 0-25 Special Educational Needs (SEN) Code of Practice, and support and plan for pupils accordingly.
To self-evaluate your teaching in order to improve effectiveness.
To be committed to the school’s target and monitoring system for pupil progress.
To systematically assess and record pupils’ academic and social progress, and use the results to inform lesson planning decisions.
To monitor both class work and homework, provide constructive feedback, and set informed targets for pupil progress.
To report on each individual pupil’s progress to the Headteacher and parents as required.
To actively support school activities, on occasion, such as educational trips, extra-curricular activities and clubs, and parents’ evenings, which may require some out-of-hours availability.

Note: This job description is not exhaustive and will be subject to periodic review. It may be amended to meet the changing needs of the academy. The post-holder will be expected to participate in this process and we would aim to reach agreement on any changes.

Supporting documents

School overview

School type LA Maintained School
Education phase Primary
School size 236 pupils enrolled
Age range 3 to 11
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
Website Thorp Primary School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email

School location

Westerdale Drive, Oldham, Greater Manchester, OL2 5TY