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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    10 May 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    18 April 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 1

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - Maternity Cover up to 1 year

Pay scale

M1+

What skills and experience we're looking for

The key responsibilities of the post are to:

  • Take responsibility for a Key Stage 1 class of pupils.
  • Direct and deploy other staff or volunteers as required.
  • Carry out other duties or responsibilities as required by the Head teacher or Senior Management Team, which contribute to the smooth running of the class, or the school as a whole.

The generic duties of the post are based on the Teachers’ Standards:

The post holder must:

1 Set high expectations which inspire, motivate and challenge pupils

  • establish a safe and stimulating environment for pupils, rooted in mutual respect
  • set goals that stretch and challenge pupils of all backgrounds, abilities and dispositions
  • demonstrate consistently the positive attitudes, values and behaviour

2 Promote good progress and outcomes by pupils

  • be accountable for pupils’ attainment, progress and outcomes
  • be aware of pupils’ capabilities and their prior knowledge, and plan teaching to build on these
  • guide pupils to reflect on the progress they have made and their emerging needs
  • demonstrate knowledge and understanding of how pupils learn and how this impacts on teaching
  • encourage pupils to take a responsible and conscientious attitude to their own work and study.

3 Demonstrate good subject and curriculum knowledge

  • have a secure knowledge of the relevant subject(s) and curriculum areas, foster and maintain pupils’ interest in the subject, and address misunderstandings
  • demonstrate a critical understanding of developments in the subject and curriculum areas, and promote the value of scholarship
  • demonstrate an understanding of and take responsibility for promoting high standards of literacy, articulacy and the correct use of standard English, whatever the teacher’s specialist subject
  • if teaching early reading, demonstrate a clear understanding of systematic synthetic phonics
  • if teaching early mathematics, demonstrate a clear understanding of appropriate teaching strategies.

4 Plan and teach well-structured lessons

  • impart knowledge and develop understanding through effective use of lesson time including phonics
  • promote a love of learning and children’s intellectual curiosity
  • set homework and plan other out-of-class activities to consolidate and extend the knowledge and understanding pupils have acquired
  • reflect systematically on the effectiveness of lessons and approaches to teaching
  • contribute to the design and provision of an engaging curriculum within the relevant subject area(s).

5 Adapt teaching to respond to the strengths and needs of all pupils

  • know when and how to differentiate appropriately, using approaches which enable pupils to be taught effectively
  • have a secure understanding of how a range of factors can inhibit pupils’ ability to learn, and how best to overcome these
  • demonstrate an awareness of the physical, social and intellectual development of children, and know how to adapt teaching to support pupils’ education at different stages of development
  • have a clear understanding of the needs of all pupils, including those with special educational needs; those of high ability; those with English as an additional language; those with disabilities; and be able to use and evaluate distinctive teaching approaches to engage and support them.

What the school offers its staff

We can offer:

  • A community of children and staff who nurture and care for other
  • An inclusive environment where all are valued
  • A strong behaviour system rooted in our core values
  • A mentoring culture based around team work and the sharing of best practice

Further details about the role

For further information or to arrange a school visit please email DGLadmin@greenlanecofe.org.uk or call 01833 690298 to speak to the Headteacher, Mr Rob Goffee. Please also send applications to the above email address.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young persons. The successful candidate will be required to undergo an Enhanced Disclosure for the DBS Service.

DNDLT is an Equal Opportunities Employer. We want to develop a more diverse workforce and we positively welcome applications from all sections of the community. Applicants with disabilities will be invited for interview if the essential criteria are met.


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)
medical
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 Green Lane Church of England Primary School

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
Up to 258 pupils
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
01833690298

Arranging a visit to Green Lane Church of England Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email DGLadmin@greenlanecofe.org.uk.

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