Classteacher (FS, KS1 or KS2) Brookmead School, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire

Job description

Brookmead School Class Teacher
Brookmead School, High Street, Ivinghoe, Nr Leighton Buzzard, LU7 9EX
Closing date for applications: Thursday 30th January 2020 (interviews held wc 3rd February 2020)
Job start: April 2020
Location: Buckinghamshire
Contract Type: Full Time (NQT/MPS/UPS)
Contract Term: Permanent
Brookmead School: Bringing learning to life and life to learning
Brookmead is a popular and friendly primary school situated within a strong community in an inspiring location. Our children are thoughtful, caring, well-behaved and keen to learn. We have a supportive team of staff and governors focused on providing the best opportunities for our pupils; there is a strong commitment to staff development.
We provide a distinctive learning experience which brings our vision to life and enables our children to:
● enquire, explore and discover;
● be excited by their learning;
● find what they’re good at;
● ask questions;
● rise to a challenge;
● be curious;
● wonder and be amazed;
● be proud of their achievements;
● think for themselves;
● want to be part of the team;
● be happy;
● be confident;
● care about others;
● be themselves.

We are looking to appoint a class teacher for April 2020 with the motivation, insight and enthusiasm to inspire our pupils and play an active role as a member of our learning community. Applications are invited from experienced and recently qualified teachers; teachers will be considered for a role in Foundation Stage, Key Stage 1 or Key Stage 2 depending on skills and experience.

Visits to the school are strongly encouraged. For further details and to arrange a visit, please contact Beverley Kerr in the School Office on 01296 668543 or by email: office@brookmead.bucks.sch.uk. Further information about the school can be found on the school website: www.brookmead.bucks.sch.uk.

Essential educational requirements

Qualifications
● Qualified Teacher Status
● NQT status
● Evidence of Continuing Professional Development
● Evidence that practice consistently meets the expectations of the Teacher Standards 2012

Essential qualifications

Qualifications
● Qualified Teacher Status
● NQT status
● Evidence of Continuing Professional Development
● Evidence that practice consistently meets the expectations of the Teacher Standards 2012

Essential skills and experience

● A track record of successful class teaching,
● Developing a meaningful curriculum and learning experience to meet the needs of all pupils and support pupil progress
Knowledge, Skills and Understanding
● Set high expectations of children’s learning and behaviour
● Create a safe and purposeful learning environment that enables children to develop independence, resilience and the ability to ask questions
● Challenge, enthuse and inspire pupils to exceed their expectations of themselves
● Reflect on the effectiveness of their own teaching and identify opportunities for development
● Make effective use of assessment to raise pupil achievement and accelerate pupil progress;
● Plan imaginative and meaningful curriculum experiences for all pupils and demonstrate good subject and curriculum knowledge

Employee benefits

MPS/UPS pay scale.


About Brookmead School

Brookmead is a delightful Buckinghamshire village school (345 pupils), currently rated ‘good’ by Ofsted. We are seeking an enlightened and inspiring Head Teacher, who has the drive and imagination to lead our school community, and continue to develop our innovative and distinctive learning experience.

Address
High Street, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, LU7 9EX
Phase
Primary
Type
LA Maintained School
Website
Brookmead School website (opens in a new window)