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  • Expected start date

    4 January 2022

  • Application deadline

    29 November 2021 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    22 November 2021

Job details

Job role
Suitable for early career teachers
Key stage
Working pattern
Full time
Contract type
Fixed term (Until July 2022)
Main pay scale

Job summary

General Duties:
The education and welfare of a class, in accordance with the requirements of the Conditions of Employment for school teachers, having due regard to the requirements of the National Curriculum, the school’s aims and objectives, policies of the Governing Body and curriculum guidance. To share in the corporate responsibility for the wellbeing and discipline of all pupils.

Teaching and Learning

Maintain a focus on raising standards of attainment by setting and achieving appropriate targets for the class, groups and individual pupils and monitoring and evaluating progress in relation to the targets
Promote our positive behaviour policy both in the classroom and at all times around the school
To provide a stimulating, well organised environment with appropriate learning resources to develop fully the potential of each individual child and to ensure efficient and appropriate storage, organisation and use of resources in line with school classroom environment checklist.
To provide a broad and balanced programme of learning by implementing all School Policy Documents.
To prepare weekly/daily lesson plans, liaising with other teachers, Learning Support Assistants and parent helpers as directed and in line with school policy
Plan for and provide a differentiated curriculum for more and less able pupils and pupils on the SEN register, vulnerable children and children with EAL
To use a range of teaching and learning styles and strategies appropriate to the effective delivery of the planned learning objectives
To implement the School’s policies for marking, assessment, collection of evidence, moderation and the regular and systematic recording of pupil data
Liaise with personal manager reviewer to agree appropriate training and professional development opportunities in line with School Improvement Plan and Performance Management requirements
Engage with Performance Management systems in line with school policy
Take a full role in staff meetings, discussions and working parties (when required) and to support the development of school policy
Actively support the Senior Leadership Team, other teaching staff, support staff and outside agencies
Implement the School’s Equalities policies
Promote positive relationships with all parents, particularly those whose children you teach
Take responsibility for improving our practice through appropriate professional development, responding to advice and feedback from colleagues, senior leaders and external advisors
Keep parents informed about the progress and development of their children, through written reports, parents’ evenings and informal discussions providing supportive and constructive advice as appropriate
Carry out any other duties as may be reasonable requested by the Headteacher or Governing Body

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Supporting documents

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
School size
422 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Contact phone number

About Gray's Farm Primary Academy

Do you want to be part of an amazing team in an incredible school where we laugh every day?
Do you want the children to be the best that they can be?
Then Gray’s Farm may be the school for you!
We are seeking to appoint an ambitious, highly motivated class teacher to join our hard working team. We seek commitment, professionalism, productivity and a passion for putting the children first.
If you believe you are what we are looking for, we can offer you:
High quality leadership who ensure that ‘pupils’ learning is at the heart of everything the school does
Delightful children who are highly respectful of their peers and staff - ‘Acceptance and respect for all are at the heart of the school’s work.’ (OFSTED 2021)
A very supportive school community
Outstanding CPD tailored to your individual needs
The backing and support of an outstanding academy trust
An experience which will set you up for your career, wherever it may lead you

To get a clear picture of the school and the opportunities we can offer you, please contact the school office to speak to Kate Osborne (Headteacher) or Rob Bradley (Deputy Headteacher) on 020 83005283 or at We will also be happy to host visits after school hours due to current social distancing regulations, again please contact the school office to arrange an appointment.

Arranging a visit to Gray's Farm Primary Academy

Please call the school office if you would like to arrange a visit. Tel 020 8300 5283

School location

Gray's Farm Road, Orpington, Kent, BR5 3AD

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