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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    14 June 2024 at 3pm

  • Date listed

    4 June 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 1

Working pattern

Full time: 32.5 hours a week

Contract type


Pay scale

Main Scale

What skills and experience we're looking for

1. Teaching and Learning:

1.1 Plan and teach lessons and sequences of lessons to the class you are assigned to teach within the context of the school’s plans, curriculum and schemes of work in order to achieve target levels of pupil attainment, progress and outcomes;

1.2 Assess, monitor, record and report on the learning needs, progress and achievements of assigned pupils.

1.3 Set and mark work to be carried out by the pupil in school and elsewhere;

1.4 Meet the schools expectation that the pupils will make good progress

2. Whole school organisation, strategy and development

2.1 Contribute to the development, implementation and evaluation of the school’s policies, practices and procedures in such a way as to support the school’s values and vision.

2.2 Work with others on curriculum and/or pupil development to secure co-ordinated outcomes.

3. Health, safety and discipline

3.1 Promote the safety and well-being of pupils in accordance with the school’s Child Protection and other relevant policies.

3.2 Maintain good order and discipline among pupils in accordance with the school behaviour policy.

4. Management of staff and resources

4.1 Direct and supervise support staff assigned to you and, where appropriate, other teachers.

4.2 Contribute to the recruitment, selection, appointment and professional development of other teachers and support staff.

4.3 Deploy resources delegated to you in accordance with school policies.

5. Professional development

5.1 Participate in arrangements for the appraisal and review of your own practice

5.2 Participate in arrangements for your own further training and professional development

6. Communication

6.1 Communicate with pupils, parents and carers in accordance with the school ethos, policies and practice.

7. Working with colleagues and other relevant professionals

7.1 Collaborate and work with colleagues and other relevant professionals within and beyond the school.

7.2 Participating in administrative and organisational tasks, including the direction or supervision of persons providing support for the teachers in the school, which require the exercise of your professional skills and judgment.

8. Fulfil wider professional responsibilities

8.1 Make a positive contribution to the wider life and ethos of the school;

What the school offers its staff

We offer our nurturing school environment. A team of supportive and experienced staff to work with and develop together. Incredible children who are eager to learn. A school community that work together to ensure the very best for pupils and staff.

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 Defford-Cum-Besford CofE School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England, ages 5 to 9
Education phase
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School size
45 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 9
Phone number
01386 750 321

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and requires all staff to share this commitment.

We have a vacancy for a Y1/2 Class Teacher to work at our school. We are looking for someone who is an outstanding individual, committed to ensuring the children within their care achieves and makes good progress.

Working with a mixed Year 1/2 class, the successful candidate will:

Support the Christian ethos of our school

Have high expectations for children’s progress and achievement

Take an innovative and creative approach to curriculum planning

Have a passion for developing children’s skills in reading, writing and mathematics

Have a clear understanding and working knowledge of the 2014 National Curriculum and assessment

Be able to relate to parents, governors and the wider community

Be able to successfully work alongside the whole team, communicating effectively.

Defford-cum-Besford is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will need to undertake an enhanced criminal record check DBS, formerly CRB, medical clearance, disqualification by association and suitable references.

Visits to the school are strongly encouraged. Please contact office manager Mrs Claire Paul to arrange and organise an application pack:

The position is suitable for ECTs.

Only shortlisted candidates will be informed of an interview

Applications to be received by email only to the office email address using the Local Authority Teaching Appointment Application Form. NO CVs please

Arranging a visit to Defford-Cum-Besford CofE School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email office@defford-cum-besford.worcs.sch.uk.

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