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  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    27 September 2023 at 5pm

  • Date listed

    13 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Head of department or curriculum

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Part time: Two days per week or equivalent

Contract type


Pay scale


Additional allowances

A TLR is availabe for the right candidate,

What skills and experience we're looking for

Applicants need to:


  • Have qualified teacher status.
  • Evidence of continued professional development


  • Have taught children successfully meeting their many & varied needs.
  • Have evidence of being an outstanding teacher.
  • Have experience of running choirs/musical groups
  • Have evidence of raising standards and accelerating pupil progress.


  • Understand the purpose, structure and balance of the Music National Curriculum and its requirements.
  • Have thorough subject knowledge and keep abreast of national and local developments.
  • Display a knowledge of pupil assessment, target setting, tracking pupil progress and record keeping in order to raise standards
  • Display commitment to the safeguarding and protection of children and fulfil relevant duties for child protection.
  • Be committed to equal opportunities, respects and values different experiences and backgrounds.


  • Be an ambitious and outstanding teacher
  • Display commitment to raising standards and accelerating pupil progress
  • Assess, record and report on the achievements of pupils in accordance with the school policies and procedures.
  • Provide a learning environment which allows pupils to flourish personally and to achieve
  • Set clear targets for children’s learning and use assessment information to inform all aspects of planning.
  • Be innovative and proactive – especially with regard to forging relationships with other schools and organisations to develop the music offering

Personal Qualities

  • Be a team player, open, positive, motivated and proactive with a good sense of humour
  • Be a good communicator.
  • Have an exemplary record of attendance and punctuality.
  • Have high expectations of pupils, adults and self.
  • Be committed to personal and professional development, is reflective and learns from past experiences.

What the school offers its staff

We can offer you:

  • A forward-thinking and dynamic school which welcomes innovation and new ideas
  • Children who are excited to learn, display exceptional behaviour, and are fun to teach
  • A happy, supportive and ambitious staff team
  • A full time Teaching Assistant in every class
  • Extended PPA time for all
  • A supportive management team committed to improving standards
  • Specialist teachers for Music, Sport, Drama and Kung Fu
  • Extensive CPD for all
  • A highly supportive parent body

Commitment to safeguarding

The governors of our school are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will need to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the DBS.

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About John Betts Primary School

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

In 1859 Dr. John Betts set up a unique trust to provide free education to local children. A social pioneer, he believed that happy children, equality of opportunity, educational excellence and service to others were of the highest importance.

John Betts School is as innovative now as it was then: Voluntary aided and non-denominational with broadly Christian values (kindness, integrity, resilience, perseverance, and courage) that are at the heart of everything we do.

Arranging a visit to John Betts Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email admin@johnbetts.lbhf.sch.uk.

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