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  • Job start date

    2 September 2024

  • Closing date

    14 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    3 June 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 1

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

Main scale

What skills and experience we're looking for

JOB DESCRIPTION – MAIN SCALE TEACHER

Post Title: Class teacher

Teaching Standards

Teachers make the education of their pupils their first concern, and are accountable for achieving the highest possible standards in work and conduct. Teachers act with honesty and integrity; have strong subject knowledge, keep their knowledge and skills as teachers up-to-date and are self-critical; forge positive professional relationships; and work with parents in the best interests of their pupils.

Accountability

Teachers are accountable for the standards and achievement within the class/ability groups and co-ordinating or managing the work of support staff

All teachers are subject to the conditions of employment set out annually in the School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions Document. These detail the professional and particular duties required of teachers, together with requirements for management time, working time, guaranteed planning and preparation time. The school complies with these requirements in order to make reasonable demands of teachers.

A Teacher Must:

Set High Expectations which Inspire, Motivate & 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 which are expected of pupils.

Promote Good Progress & Outcomes by Pupils:

Be accountable for pupils’ attainment, progress and outcomes.

Plan teaching to build on pupils' capabilities and prior knowledge.

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.

Demonstrate Good Subject & 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.

Plan & Teach Well Structured Lessons

Impart knowledge and develop understanding through effective use of lesson time

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).

Adapt Teaching to Respond to the Strengths & 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.

Make Accurate & Productive Use of Assessment

Know and understand how to assess the relevant subject and curriculum areas, including statutory assessment requirements

Make use of formative and summative assessment to secure pupils’ progress

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

Give pupils regular feedback, both orally and through accurate marking, and encourage pupils to respond to the feedback.

Manage Behaviour Effectively To Ensure a Good & Safe Learning Environment

Have clear rules and routines for behaviour in classrooms, and take responsibility for promoting good and courteous behaviour both in classrooms and around the school, in accordance with the school’s behaviour policy

Have high expectations of behaviour, and establish a framework for discipline with a range of strategies, using praise, sanctions and rewards consistently and fairly

Manage classes effectively, using approaches which are appropriate to pupils’ needs in order to involve and motivate them

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

Fulfil Wider Professional Responsibilities

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

Develop effective professional relationships with colleagues, knowing how and when to draw on advice and specialist support

Deploy support staff effectively

Take responsibility for improving teaching through appropriate professional development, responding to advice and feedback from colleagues

Communicate effectively with parents with regard to pupils’ achievements and well-being.

Personal & Professional Conduct

A teacher is expected to demonstrate consistently high standards of personal and professional conduct.

Teachers uphold public trust in the profession and maintain high standards of ethics and behaviour, within and outside school, by:

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

Having regard for the need to safeguard pupils’ well-being, in accordance with statutory provisions

Showing tolerance of and respect for the rights of others

Not undermining fundamental British values, including democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty and mutual respect, and tolerance of those with different faiths and beliefs

Ensuring that personal beliefs are not expressed in ways which exploit pupils’ vulnerability or might lead them to break the law.

Teachers must have proper and professional regard for the ethos, policies and practices of the school in which they teach and maintain high standards in their own attendance and punctuality.

Teachers must understand and always act within, the statutory frameworks, which set out their professional duties and responsibilities.

What the school offers its staff

We can offer:

  • Motivated, enthusiastic children, who love to learn
  • An ethos of shared development and a culture of learning from each other
  • Supportive, skilled and happy colleagues
  • A commitment to your professional development including a wealth of CPD opportunities both ‘in house’, locally within our Hub Cluster and throughout the Trust
  • Opportunities to be innovative and to learn from the most recent research and developments in the teaching profession


Health and Wellbeing Package

The Enquire Learning Trust offers an extensive health and wellbeing package to support employees in maintaining health and wellbeing including:

  • an employee assistance programme through Westfield Health;
  • a mental health first-aid programme;
  • access to formal supervision through Applied Psychologies;
  • access to a wide range of training and development opportunities;
  • subsidised gym/sports facilities;
  • a stress risk assessment;
  • employee wellbeing support plan;
  • special leave arrangements;
  • opportunities for flexible working;
  • support for workers with disabilities;
  • counselling for all employees through Westfield Health;
  • counselling through Education Mutual
  • support from trade union representatives.

The Trust offers a cash plan through Westfield Health which allows you to claim money back, up to set limits, towards the cost of your essential healthcare, as well as providing access to valuable health and wellbeing services.

Mosaic Health Cash Plan:

  • 12 healthcare benefits and services
  • Money back towards your everyday healthcare bills
  • 100% reimbursement, up to set limits, with one year benefit periods
  • Health & wellbeing services
  • Voluntary upgrades and partner cover available by Direct Debit

Key Features:

  • No medical required before joining
  • No limit on number of claims, up to limits of your cover level
  • Pre-existing medical conditions covered for all eligible employees
  • Worldwide cover on most benefits
  • Dependent children covered on key benefits at no extra cost

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 Laceby Acres Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
206 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
01472 320601

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