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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    30 June 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    8 June 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Key stage 1

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

Main Scale/UPS depending on experience

What skills and experience we're looking for

Classteacher Person Specification

The school is seeking to appoint a person with the following attributes:


  • Qualified Teacher Status
  • Relevant training or experience in teaching children in KS1
  • Proven history of providing effective, innovative teaching and learning
  • Experience of effective subject leadership would be an advantage

Professional Knowledge and Skills

  • A secure knowledge and understanding of the National Curriculum and assessment expectations
  • The ability to plan and lead an area of the curriculum effectively
  • High expectations of pupils’ work and behaviour
  • Good classroom organisation and time management
  • The ability to establish constructive working relationships with pupils, staff and parents
  • The ability to work as part of a team in curriculum planning and evaluation
  • A clear working knowledge of assessment for learning
  • Good IT skills and the ability to apply these to support teaching and learning

Philosophy and Values

  • A firm commitment to raising standards and providing a quality education for all pupils
  • A commitment to motivating and inspiring children
  • An awareness and commitment to the needs of all pupils
  • A positive ‘can do’ attitude to educational change, development and improvement
  • A commitment to continuous professional development and contribution to Inset training days

Personal Qualities

  • Energy and enthusiasm
  • Flexibility, resilience and imagination
  • A sense of humour

What the school offers its staff

Main purpose

The teacher will:

  • Fulfil the professional responsibilities of a teacher, as set out in the School Teacher’ Pay and Conditions Document
  • Meet the expectations set out in the Teacher’s Standards

  • Actively promote our school core values
  • Follow all school policies, procedures and our acceptable code of conduct
  • Know and understand the school aims, values and key expectations of all staff
  • Be a positive role model of excellence in terms of behaviour, work and attitudes
  • Make a positive contribution to the wider life and ethos of the school
  • Be responsible and accountable for achieving the highest possible standards in work and conduct
  • Treat pupils with dignity, building relationships rooted in mutual respect
  • Work with others on curriculum and pupil development to secure co-ordinated outcomes
  • Take responsibility to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children in our school
  • Collaborate and work with colleagues and other relevant professionals within and beyond the school
  • Develop effective professional relationships with colleagues
  • Provide cover, in the unforeseen circumstance that another teacher is unable to teach
  • Take a shared responsibility for the school environment and encourage the children to have pride in their school

  • Plan and teach well-structured lessons, following the school’s plans, curriculum and schemes of work
  • Be aware of pupils’ capabilities, their prior knowledge and plan teaching and differentiate appropriately to build on these demonstrating knowledge and understanding of how pupil’s learn
  • Be accountable for the attainment, progress and outcomes of pupils
  • Adapt teaching to respond to the strengths and needs of pupils
  • Set high expectations which inspire, motivate and challenge pupils
  • Promote good progress and outcomes by pupils
  • Demonstrate good subject and curriculum knowledge

  • Promote the safety and wellbeing of pupils
  • Maintain good order and discipline among pupils, managing behaviour effectively to ensure a good and safe learning environment

Commitment to safeguarding

Hughenden Primary School is committed to safeguarding children and promoting the welfare of all children. All posts are subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Service check.
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About Hughenden Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
175 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
01494 562501

The Governors are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic KS1 Class Teacher. This is a fantastic opportunity for a strong, committed and outward looking KS1 teacher to work within a dedicated team of this popular 1 form entry village school set in the Chilterns area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Our building is well-resourced and modern with attractive outdoor learning spaces including a conservation area and woodland play equipment. We are a thriving and successful school with a committed team of staff, fantastic children, effective community links and supportive parents and governors.

Arranging a visit to Hughenden Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email office@hughendenprimary.co.uk.

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