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  • Closing date

    15 June 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    23 May 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

MPS-UPS ECT's Considered

Key Stage 2 Class Teacher job summary

Bedfordshire Schools Trust (BEST) comprises ten flourishing academies and five nurseries delivering first choice education, from Early Years to Advanced Level study. Our vision is ‘to grow the BEST in everyone.’ We believe in the importance of high expectations, hard work and the development of a community of schools where each of us strive to ‘be the best that we can be.’ Our schools work together to add value and compete to continually improve.

Main Purpose

To be responsible for teaching a KS2 class.

Professional Duties

A teacher employed, other than as a principal, shall perform duties, in accordance with the current School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions document. A teacher may also be reasonably directed, from time to time, to undertake particular duties assigned by the principal or deputy principal.


  • To plan implement and deliver an appropriate and differentiated curriculum for all learners.
  • To manage designated curriculum areas.
  • To set targets for pupils based on prior attainment.
  • To contribute to school development and improvement.
  • To monitor, assess and report on pupil development, progress and attainment.

Specific Responsibilities

  • To have high expectations of teaching, learning and behaviour.
  • To ensure all pupils make appropriate progress and reach appropriate attainment.
  • To ensure the effective and efficient use of any staff (teaching or non- teaching) who support the delivery of teaching and learning.
  • To follow and implement the academy’s policies and procedures as approved by the governing body.
  • Provide a stimulating environment where all pupils can access resources appropriately.
  • To maintain appropriate records and provide accurate information on pupil progress, attainment and other relevant matters as required by the academy. To be able to use data to evaluate pupil progress and attainment and the effectiveness of teaching.
  • To set and mark appropriate work, both in school and for homework. To assess progress, inform pupils of next steps and report on future learning needs.
  • To establish effective communications with parents.
  • To have a commitment to collaborative and cooperative working.
  • To attend and participate in meetings which relate to the academy’s management, curriculum, administration and organisation.
  • To safeguard the health and safety of all staff and pupils.
  • To work cooperatively with outside agencies to support pupils and families.
  • To take part in assemblies and staff development. Maintain an up to date knowledge and understanding of the professional duties of teachers and the statutory framework within which they work.
  • To have a creative, constructive and critical approach towards new developments and to be prepared to be flexible and adapt practice.
  • To evaluate own performance and demonstrate a commitment to improving own practice, through appropriate professional development.
  • To participate in performance management.
  • To hold positive values and attitudes and adopt high standards of professional behaviour.
  • To undertake any other duties reasonably requested by the senior leadership team.

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 St Christophers Academy

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
389 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11

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