KS2 Class Teacher Breachwood Green Junior Mixed and Infant School, Hitchin, Hertfordshire

Job description

Job title: Class Teacher (Mixed Year Group)
Reports to: Headteacher
Salary range: Teachers’ pay scale (main or upper)

1. Purpose of the job

To deliver high quality teaching and learning to pupils who are assigned to the postholder.

2. Main duties
All teachers work within the statutory conditions of employment set out in the current School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions Document. The duties listed below are not, therefore, an exhaustive list of what is required.

• Be responsible for the quality of teaching and learning of all pupils who are assigned to the post holder.

• Supervise the work of any support staff, including higher-level teaching assistants and support teachers, who are assigned to work with the post holder’s pupils.

• Provide leadership across the school in at least one designated subject or curriculum area, this to include:
i) monitoring quality and standards
ii) contributing to school planning and self-evaluation
iii) providing professional support to other teachers and support staff
iv) advising the headteacher on appropriate resources and materials
v) leading appropriate professional development.

3. Job context
The school welcomes teachers of high professional standard and shares the responsibility with each teacher for continual review and the development of expertise.

All teachers make a valuable contribution to the school’s development and, therefore, to the progress of all pupils. All teachers, except those who are newly qualified, will have a lead responsibility for at least one curriculum area across the whole school and will be supported in that role by their line manager.

For newly qualified teachers, subject leadership will be taken by his/her line manager during the first year of employment at the school.

Teachers in the upper pay scale can be expected to make a particular contribution to building team commitment in line with the statutory requirement to meet threshold standards.
In particular, teachers at UP3 will:
• provide a role model for professional practice in the school
• make a distinctive contribution compared with other teachers
• contribute effectively to the wider team.

4. Review of duties
The specific duties attached to any individual teacher are subject to annual review and may, after discussion with the teacher, be changed.

Essential educational requirements

Applicants should be educated to degree level

Essential qualifications

Applicants must have gained QTS

Essential skills and experience

Applicants must have classroom teaching experience

About Breachwood Green Junior Mixed and Infant School

Breachwood Green is in North Hertfordshire, close to Hitchin, Harpenden and the borders of Luton. We are a thriving village school with 95 pupils on roll. We offer a happy, secure, engaging learning environment which inspires inquistive mind. We work together to enable pupils and staff to grow in confidence, develop their potential and be the best they can be. Opportunities for staff to learn are provided through PPA and CPD. Breachwood Green JMI is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All postholders are subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check and references.

Oxford Road, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG4 8NP
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