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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    3 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    20 May 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time, part time

Contract type


Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

The Core purpose of the class teacher

  • Be responsible for the learning and achievement of all pupils in the class ensuring equality of opportunity for all

  • Be responsible and accountable for achieving the highest possible standards in work and conduct

  • Treat pupils with dignity, building relationships rooted in mutual respect, and at all times observing proper boundaries appropriate to a teacher’s professional position

  • Work collaboratively and in partnerships with pupils, parents/carers, governors, other staff and external agencies in the best interests of pupils

  • Act within the statutory frameworks (School Teachers Pay and Conditions Document, Teacher Standards 2012)

  • Take responsibility for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young people within the school

Teaching and Learning

  • Deliver the curriculum as relevant to the age and ability you teach

  • Be responsible for the preparation and development of teaching materials, teaching programmes and pastoral arrangements as appropriate

  • Be aware of pupils’ capabilities, their prior knowledge and plan teaching and differentiate appropriately to build on these demonstrating knowledge and understanding of how pupils learn • Be accountable for the attainment, progress and outcomes of pupils taught

  • Have a clear understanding of the needs of all pupils, including those with special educational needs; gifted and talented; EAL; disabilities; and be able to use and evaluate distinctive teaching approaches to engage and support them

  • Demonstrate an understanding of and take responsibility for promoting high standards of literacy including the correct use of spoken English

  • Use an appropriate range of observation, assessment, monitoring and recording strategies as a basis for setting challenging learning objectives for pupils of all backgrounds, abilities and dispositions, monitoring learners’ progress and levels of attainment

  • Make accurate and productive use of assessment to secure pupils’ progress

  • Give pupils regular feedback, both orally and through accurate marking, and encourage pupils to respond to feedback, reflect on progress and to take a responsible and conscientious attitude to their own work and study

  • Use relevant data to monitor progress, set targets and plan subsequent lessons

  • Set home learning activities to consolidate and extend the knowledge and understanding pupils have acquired as appropriate

  • Participate in arrangements for examinations and assessments

Behaviour and Safety

  • Establish a safe, purposeful and stimulating environment for pupils, rooted in mutual respect and establish a framework for discipline with a range of strategies, using praise, sanctions and rewards consistently and effectively

  • Manage classes effectively, using approaches which are appropriate to pupils’ needs in order to inspire, motivate and challenge pupils

  • Maintain good relationships with pupils, exercise appropriate authority, and act decisively when necessary

  • Be a positive role model and demonstrate consistently the values of the school

  • Have high expectations of behaviour, promoting self-control and independence of all learners

  • Carry out playground and other duties within the remit of the current School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions Document

  • Be responsible for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of all pupils within the school, raising any concerns following school procedures

Team working and collaboration

  • Participate in any relevant meetings/professional development opportunities at the school which relate to the pupils, curriculum or organisation of the school including pastoral arrangements and assemblies

  • Work as a team member and identify opportunities for working with colleagues and sharing the development of effective practice with them

  • Ensure that colleagues working with you are appropriately involved in supporting learning and understand the roles they are expected to fulfill

  • Take part as required in the review, development and management of the activities relating to the curriculum, organisation and pastoral functions of the school

  • Cover for absent colleagues within the remit of the current School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions Document

Fulfill wider professional duties

  • Work collaboratively with others to develop effective professional relationships

  • Deploy support staff effectively as appropriate

  • Communicate effectively with parents/carers with regard to pupils’ achievements and well-being using the school systems as appropriate

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


  • Register the attendance of and supervise pupils during school sessions

  • Participate in and carry out any administrative tasks within the remit of the current School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions Document

Professional development

  • Regularly review the effectiveness of teaching and assessment procedures and its impact on pupils’ progress, attainment and well-being, refining approaches where necessary, responding to advice and feedback from colleagues and other professionals

  • Be responsible for improving your teaching through participating fully in training and development opportunities identified by the school or as an outcome of your appraisal

  • Proactively engage with arrangements made in accordance with the school’s appraisal procedures

  • Engage with action research in the classroom as part your CPD


  • To have professional regard for the ethos, policies and practices of the school in which you teach, and maintain high standards in your own attendance and punctuality

  • Perform any reasonable duties as requested by the Headteacher

What the school offers its staff

Green Lane Primary and Nursery School is a two form entry school which is part of the Coombe Academy Trust, providing teachers with the benefit of fantastic school to school support including subject specialists and shared professional development across the schools within the Trust.

We are very proud of the opportunities we offer our staff and pupils. We deliver an exciting curriculum, rooted in our passion for reading and complemented by Forest School sessions, sporting and musical opportunities. Green Lane pupils acquire the knowledge and skills to excel.

We are looking for an excellent primary classroom practitioner, who will utilise their high expectations and commitment to support our pupils to achieve their very best. We offer an extensive ECT mentoring and support programme alongside the Wandle Teaching School Alliance and delivered by our experienced mentors. We use Google Suite as our platform for planning and collaboration with one another; all teaching staff are provided with a school chromebook to support this. PPA is undertaken in year groups to allow for shared planning and resourcing.

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 Green Lane Primary and Nursery School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
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School size
400 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
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To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email headteacher@greenlane.org.uk.

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