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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    7 July 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    1 June 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Main pay scale

What skills and experience we're looking for

Do you want to be part of an amazing team in an incredible school where we laugh every day? Do you want the children to be the best that they can be? Do you have a passion for EYFS and appreciate the importance of giving children the best start to their education? Then Gray’s Farm may be the school for you! We are seeking to appoint an ambitious, highly motivated teacher to join our hard working team at Gray’s Farm. We seek commitment, professionalism, productivity and a passion for putting the children first.If you believe you are what we are looking for, we can offer you:

  • High quality leadership who ensure that ‘pupils’ learning is at the heart of everything the school does
  • Delightful children who are highly respectful of their peers and staff - ‘Acceptance and respect for all are at the heart of the school’s work.’ (OFSTED 2021)
  • A very supportive school community
  • Outstanding CPD tailored to your individual needs
  • The backing and support of an outstanding academy trust
  • An experience which will set you up for your career, wherever it may lead you

The academy strives to provide children with the best opportunities to achieve, not only across the curriculum but through a diverse range of excellent experiences both inside and outside the classroom to benefit the whole child. Class teachers are responsible for promoting high standards of learning and teaching and ensuring that the DFE Teachers’ Standards are met. They report to the Headteacher.General Duties:The education and welfare of a class, in accordance with the requirements of the Conditions of Employment for school teachers, having due regard to the requirements of the National Curriculum, the school’s aims and objectives, policies of the Governing Body and curriculum guidance. T

What the school offers its staff

Teaching and Learning

● Maintain a focus on raising standards of attainment by setting and achieving appropriate targets for the class, groups and individual pupils and monitoring and evaluating progress in relation to the EYFS Early Learning Goals

● Has high expectations of achievement and behaviour which are promoted both in the classroom and around the school

● To promote high standards of quality within the nursery in respect of the environment, resources and experiences offered to children

● To provide a rich, play-based Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) curriculum that enables children to make individual and aspirational progress against the Early Learning Goals.

● To prepare weekly plans, liaising with other EYFS teachers, teaching assistants and Learning Support Assistants as directed and in line with school policies

● Plan for and provide a differentiated curriculum for more and less able pupils and pupils on the SEN register, vulnerable children and children with EAL

● To use a range of teaching and learning styles and strategies appropriate to the effective delivery of the planned early learning objectives

● To implement the School’s policies for marking, assessment, collection of evidence, moderation and the regular and systematic recording of pupil data

● Liaise with personal manager reviewer to agree appropriate training and professional development opportunities in line with School Improvement Plan and Performance Management requirements

● Engage with Performance Management systems in line with school policy

● Take an active role in staff meetings, discussions and working parties (when required) and to support the development of school policy

Further details about the role

● Actively support the Senior Leadership Team, other teaching staff, support staff and outside agencies

● Implement the School’s Equalities policies

● Promote positive relationships with all parents, particularly those whose children you teach

● Keep parents informed about the progress and development of their children, through written reports, parents’ evenings and informal discussions providing supportive and constructive advice as appropriate

● Carry out any other duties as may be reasonable requested by the Headteacher or Governing Body Personal and professional conduct

● To safeguard and promote the welfare of children and young people, and follow school policies and the staff code of conduct, in particular the safeguarding policy and be vigilant at all times to ensure children are safe and well cared for

● Uphold public trust in the education profession and maintain high standards of ethics and behaviour, within and outside school

● Have proper and professional regard for the ethos, policies and practises of the school, and maintain high standards of attendance and punctuality

● Demonstrate positive attitudes, values and behaviours to develop and sustain effective relationships with the school community

● Respect individual differences and cultural diversity Notes

● Duties will inevitably develop and change as the work of the school changes to meet the needs of our service. Employees should therefore expect periodic variations to job descriptions. The school reserves this right. The job description will be supplemented on a regular basis by individual objectives as per the annual performance review derived from the School Development Plan

● Where an applicant or existing employee is, or becomes disabled (as defined by the DDA) and informs the school fully of their requirements, reasonable adjustments will be made to the job description, wherever possible after seeking appropriate professional advice Supporting Statement.

Commitment to safeguarding

Safeguarding - TKAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Offers of employment will be subject to the full Safer Recruitment process, including an enhanced disclosure and barring service check.
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About Gray's Farm Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
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School size
421 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
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