Full Time KS1 Class Teacher - 1 Year Maternity Cover

Duke of Norfolk CofE Primary School, Glossop, Derbyshire


Job details

Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £24,373 to £40,490

Job summary

Main purpose

The teacher will:
• Fulfil the professional responsibilities of a teacher, as set out in the School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions Document
• Meet the expectations set out in the Teachers’ Standards

Duties and responsibilities

• Plan and teach well-structured lessons to assigned classes, following the school’s plans, curriculum and schemes of work
• Assess, monitor, record and report on the learning needs, progress and achievements of assigned pupils, making accurate and productive use of assessment
• Adapt teaching to respond to the strengths and needs of pupils
• Set high expectations which inspire, motivate and challenge pupils
• Promote good progress and outcomes by pupils
• Demonstrate good subject and curriculum knowledge
• Participate in arrangements for preparing pupils for external tests

Whole-school organisation, strategy and development
• Contribute to the development, implementation and evaluation of the school’s policies, practices and procedures, so as to support the school’s values and vision
• Make a positive contribution to the wider life and ethos of the school
• Work with others on curriculum and pupil development to secure co-ordinated outcomes
• Provide cover, in the unforeseen circumstance that another teacher is unable to teach

Health, safety and discipline
• Promote the safety and wellbeing of pupils
• Maintain good order and discipline among pupils, managing behaviour effectively to ensure a good and safe learning environment

Professional development
• Take part in the school’s appraisal procedures
• Take part in further training and development in order to improve own teaching
• Where appropriate, take part in the appraisal and professional development of others

• Communicate effectively with pupils, parents and carers

Working with colleagues and other relevant professionals
• Collaborate and work with colleagues and other relevant professionals within and beyond the school
• Develop effective professional relationships with colleagues

Personal and professional conduct
• Uphold public trust in the profession and maintain high standards of ethics and behaviour, within and outside school
• Have proper and professional regard for the ethos, policies and practices of the school, and maintain high standards of attendance and punctuality
• Understand and act within the statutory frameworks setting out their professional duties and responsibilities

The teacher will be required to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and young people, and follow school policies and the staff code of conduct.
Please note that this is illustrative of the general nature and level of responsibility of the role. It is not a comprehensive list of all tasks that the teacher will carry out. The post holder may be required to do other duties appropriate to the level of the role, as directed by the headteacher or line manager.

Essential educational requirements

Undergraduate Degree/PGCE

Essential qualifications

Qualified Teacher Status

Essential skills and experience

Knowledge of the National Curriculum
Knowledge of effective teaching and learning strategies
A good understanding of how children learn
Ability to adapt teaching to meet pupils’ needs
Ability to build effective working relationships with pupils
Knowledge of guidance and requirements around safeguarding children
Knowledge of effective behaviour management strategies
Good ICT skills, particularly using ICT to support learning
A commitment to getting the best outcomes for all pupils and promoting the ethos and values of the school
High expectations for children’s attainment and progress
Ability to work under pressure and prioritise effectively
Commitment to maintaining confidentiality at all times
Commitment to safeguarding and equality
A passion and energy for education and children’s learning

Employee benefits

MPS plus training and development opportunities.

School overview

School type LA Maintained School, Church of England
Education phase Primary
School size 313 pupils enrolled
Age range 3 to 11
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
Website Duke of Norfolk CofE Primary School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email kwilson@dukenorfolk.derbyshire.sch.uk

School location

Royle Avenue, Glossop, Derbyshire, SK13 7RD