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  • Job start date

    2 September 2024

  • Closing date

    20 May 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    14 May 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time, part time, term time

Contract type


Pay scale

M1 to UPS1

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for a qualified teacher with a preference to teach in Key Stage One or Two.

We could support an Early Career Teacher in this role or equally would welcome an experienced teacher, who could being their own ideas to our school.

The successful candidate would need an excellent understanding of child protection and be committed to safeguarding all of our children.

Be committed to the aims and ethos of the school and be a positive role model.

We would welcome applicants who have a good understanding of the KS2 curriculum and can plan, deliver and assess learning across the subject areas so that all children make good progress.

Show a good understanding of making adaptions to meet the needs of all learners, including those with Special Educational Needs and those in receipt of the pupil premium.

Have high expectations for behaviour and be able to maintain a calm and purposeful classroom with reference to our positive school behaviour policy.

Effective communication, both verbally and through written forms (including the use of ICT) and a real team player.

Enthusiasm to make a difference to our school and the children who learn here.

What the school offers its staff

The school offers a supportive learning community in which to work and thrive.

We have a large site and large, well-resourced classrooms.

Most classes have a full time teaching assistant and we have additional teaching assistants to support with some individual children with special educational needs.

We have a strong SENDCo team who are able to support and advise staff in making appropriate adaptions for individuals or groups.

We prioritise continued professional development and actively encourage growth of adults within our establishments. Many members of our senior leadership team have been newly qualified teachers at the school.

We maintain a computer suite (as well as sets of iPads) and a school library as we feel these enhance and support children's learning.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Galley Hill Primary School and Nursery

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
433 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number

Galley Hill Primary School and Nursery is a two-form entry primary school and nursery in Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire (falling into the London Fringe area). We are currently graded as 'good' by Ofsted. We are a well-resourced school both in terms of staff and resources to support teaching and learning on a large school site.

We are very proud of our school and the children who learn here. We put them at the centre of everything that we do. We try to weave our vision and mission statements through all that we do.

Our vision is to develop resilient learners who:
~Are curious about the world around them
~Have high aspirations for themselves and the wider world
~And persevere to achieve their goals.

Arranging a visit to Galley Hill Primary School and Nursery

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email head@galleyhill.herts.sch.uk.

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