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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    13 June 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    25 May 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

M1 to M6

What skills and experience we're looking for

Areas of Responsibility and Key Tasks

Planning, teaching and class management – to:

Teach allocated pupils by planning their teaching to achieve progression of learning:

  • Identify clear teaching objectives and specifying how they will be taught and assessed
  • Set tasks which challenge pupils and ensure high levels of interest
  • Set appropriate and demanding expectations
  • Set clear targets, building on prior attainment
  • Identify SEN and very able pupils
  • Provide clear structures for lessons maintaining pace, motivation and challenge
  • Make effective use of assessment and ensure coverage of programmes of study
  • Ensure effective teaching and best use of available time
  • Monitor and intervene to ensure sound learning and discipline
  • Use a variety of teaching methods to:

a. Match approach to content, structure information, present a set of key ideas and use appropriate vocabulary

b. Use effective questioning, listen carefully to pupils, and give attention to errors and misconception

c. Select appropriate learning resources and develop study skills through library, ICT and other sources

  • Ensure pupils acquire and consolidate knowledge, skills and understanding appropriate to the subject taught
  • Evaluate their own teaching critically to approve effectiveness.

Monitoring, assessment, recording, reporting – to:

  • Assess how well learning objectives have been achieved and use them to improve specific aspects of teaching

  • Mark and monitor pupils’ work and set targets for progress
  • Assess and record pupils’ progress systematically and keep records to check work is understood and completed
  • Monitor strengths and weaknesses, inform planning and recognise the level at which the pupil is achieving
  • Prepare and present informative reports to parents.

What the school offers its staff

Dale Community Primary School is a large vibrant school which is federated with Stonehill Nursery School. Both schools are located in the heart of the city of Derby.

We have 550 pupils on roll. Our pupils live in a multi-cultural environment and the school is proud to be at the centre of that community. The majority of our children are of Asian origin with 72% British Pakistani and the remainder consisting of a number of different nationalities.

Dale School was built in 1908. The school and is on two floors and additional buildings have been added to the school over time.

Dale and Stonehill have approximately 100 highly committed staff that work well together as a team.

We describe ourselves as a school for creating opportunity and embracing innovation to nurture each and every individual.

We aim to

- INSPIRE a love of learning

- BUILD a strong community

- CELEBRATE our diversity

- PROVIDE life-changing opportunities

- ACHIEVE in all areas of school life

Visits to the school are welcome by appointment; please contact the school office to arrange.


All appointments are subject to suitable references, a Medical Clearance check and a Disclosure and Barring Services check. Please click here to view our Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy.

Please note:

The closing date and time for this post is Tuesday 13th June 2023 at 9:00

Interviews will be held on Tuesday 20th June 2023

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About Dale Community Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 5 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
549 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 11
Phone number
01332 760070

Arranging a visit to Dale Community Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email cpass@dale.derby.sch.uk.

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