Key Stage 2 Teacher
• Work with the Headteacher and colleagues in promoting and securing the Aims of the school and its Mission Statement and ensuring an environment for teaching and learning that empowers both staff and children to achieve their highest potential.
• Actively support the school’s policies relating to equality and diversity, anti-bullying, anti-racism, inclusion and health, safety and well being.
• Promote the school and celebrate its success at every opportunity.
• Help develop and maintain a curriculum in line with the National Curriculum and school policy to meet the needs of individual children within your class.
• Work with other members of staff to ensure that the extremes of the ability range are catered for within the curriculum.
• Monitor and evaluate the curriculum offered and review appropriate planning, assessment, record keeping and reporting procedures, as and when requested.
• Ensure efficient use and maintenance of all material teaching resources within your classroom area and working environment and ensure available resources are used effectively to support the curriculum.
• Produce coherent lesson plans which ensure continuity and progression, take account of the individual needs of pupils and encourage the development of independent learners.
• Employ a range of suitable teaching and learning strategies and styles to ensure effective learning. Work as a team member with colleagues to secure successful outcomes for all pupils.
• Present appropriately demanding subject content, skills and understanding in a clear and stimulating manner, thereby motivating and sustaining the interest of pupils and raising levels of attainment.
• Develop, maintain and use resources appropriate to chosen learning objectives.
• Ensure the effective deployment of teaching assistant support and any voluntary parental support in the classroom.
• Analyse and evaluate children’s learning to inform future planning and teaching and learning activities, communicating this effectively to the class teacher.
• Create and maintain an orderly, safe, stimulating and informative classroom environment.
• Maintain good practice and implement changes in accordance with developments in educational theory and practice.
• Set pupil targets, assess progress and maintain records in accordance with school policy.
• Develop positive relationships with all children and promote their general progress and well-being.
• Maintain a positive approach to child management, supporting the school’s policies relating to attendance, punctuality and behaviour.
• Alert line manager or senior management of any more complex problems experienced by pupils as appropriate, making recommendations as to how they may be resolved. Know the designated teacher for Child Protection and follow the agreed procedures for Safeguarding.
• Ensure a class code of conduct is implemented following appropriate consultation with pupils and relevant staff.
• Maintain a system of rewards and sanctions which is understood and appreciated by pupils and parents.
• Report appropriately to the classteacher and, when necessary parents, on the needs and progress of their children.
• Encourage the involvement of parents in the education of their children and respond promptly to queries and concerns.
• Support the work of the Parent-Teacher Association.
• Uphold the school’s well-established links with the local community and cluster of schools, the LA, colleges and other external agencies.
• Engage actively with the annual appraisal process, in accordance with the school’s policy.
• Take a shared responsibility for your own continuing professional development by participating in a range of appropriate professional development opportunities.
• Ensure colleagues receive information and feedback on professional development activities undertaken.
Essential educational requirements
Essential skills and experience
• Excellent interpersonal, communication and organisational skills
• Success in teaching of children, with a clear understanding of the teaching provision required
• Detailed understanding of the National Curriculum 2014
• The ability to plan according to the school’s curriculum and to ensure pupils acquire and develop knowledge and skills
• Understanding of an effective learning environment and the ability to create an inclusive classroom which effectively promotes all children’s learning
• Understanding of the principles of assessment and their use in raising academic achievement
• Organised approach with the ability to initiate or implement new ideas.
• A strong interest and ability in ICT and its opportunities for learning
• Commitment to further professional development
• Additional skills, abilities and experiences that will enhance opportunities for children
• Successful experience of working with children with special educational needs
About Bowlee Park Community Primary School
- Windermere Road, Manchester, M24 4LA
- LA Maintained School
- Bowlee Park Community Primary School website (opens in a new window)