To plan work for the class in accordance with national and school curriculum policies and in cooperation with middle and phase leaders to ensure that the children experience a broad, balanced, relevant and stimulating curriculum.
To ensure a close match between the learning experience offered, and the individual needs of the children in the class, so as to give each child an opportunity to achieve to the maximum of his/her capability.
Where possible, to make sure that the majority of the children’s work is closely linked to first-hand practical experience.
To provide children with opportunities to manage their own learning and become independent learners.
To create a secure, happy and stimulating classroom environment, maintaining the highest standards of organisation, and discipline.
To foster each child’s self-image and esteem and establish relationships which are based on mutual respect.
To maintain a high standard of display both in the classroom and in other areas of the school.
To assess children’s progress, maintain records and provide written reports to parents and carers in accordance with school policies.
To communicate and consult with parents and carers and with outside agencies.
To ensure that relationships established with children are fair, respectful, trusting, supportive and constructive, communicating sensitively and effectively.
Encourage a culture of listening to children, paying attention to what they say and valuing and respecting their views
Ensure that the positive values, attitudes and behaviour are demonstrated which the setting expects from the children
Maintain personal expertise and share this with other teachers
Establish fair, respectful, trusting and constructive relationships with families and parents/carers, and communicate sensitively and effectively with them
work in partnership with parents / carers and other family members, providing formal and informal opportunities through which information about children’s well-being, development and learning can be shared to improve outcomes.
We recognise the need to reward effort and good results as our aim is year−on−year improvement by schools.
There are well developed staff progression routes. We support and develop our staff and give individuals every opportunity to develop and grow with us. There is a commitment to high-quality Continuous Professional Development programmes. These are geared to maximising job satisfaction and significantly increasing expertise, confidence and skills.
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