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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    21 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    11 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time: 32.5 hours a week

Contract type


Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

To carry out the professional duties of a teacher as circumstances may require and in accordance with the school’s policies under the direction of the Headteacher.

These include:

Planning, Teaching and Class Management

Teach allocated pupils by planning their teaching to achieve progression through:

  • Identifying clear teaching objectives and specifying how they will be taught and assessed
  • Setting tasks which challenge pupils and ensure high levels of interest
  • Setting appropriate and demanding expectations
  • Setting clear targets, building on prior attainment identifying SEND or very able pupils
  • Providing clear structures for lessons maintaining pace, motivation and challenge
  • Making effective use of assessment and ensure coverage of programmes of study
  • Ensuring effective teaching and best use of available time
  • Maintaining discipline in accordance with the school’s procedures and encouraging good practice with regard to punctuality, behaviour, standards of learning and home-learning
  • Using a variety of teaching methods to
    • Match approach to content, structure information, present a set of key ideas and use appropriate vocabulary
    • Use effective questioning, listen carefully to pupils, give attention to errors and misconceptions and use a variety of AFL methods
    • Select appropriate learning resources and develop study skills through library, ICT and other sources
  • Ensuring pupils acquire and consolidate knowledge, skills and understanding appropriate to the subject taught
  • Evaluating own teaching critically to improve effectiveness
  • Ensuring the effective and efficient deployment of classroom support
  • Taking account of pupils’ needs by providing structured learning
  • Opportunities which develop the areas of learning identified in national and local policies and particularly the foundations for literacy and numeracy
  • Encouraging pupils to think and talk about their learning, develop self control and independence, concentrate and persevere, and listen attentively
  • Using a variety of teaching strategies which involve planned adult intervention, first hand experience and play and talk as a vehicle for learning

Monitoring, Assessment, Recording, Reporting

  • Assess how well learning objectives have been achieved and use them to improve specific aspects of teaching
  • Mark and monitor pupils’ work and set targets for progress
  • Assess and record pupils’ progress systematically using the school’s tracking systems and keep records to check work is understood and completed, monitor strengths and weaknesses, inform planning and recognise the level at which the pupil is achieving
  • Prepare and present informative reports to parents

Curriculum Development

  • To work as part of a team under the direction of the member of the SLT to be responsible for a subject or aspect of the school’s work and develop plans which identify clear targets and success criteria for its development and / or maintenance
  • Contribute to the whole school’s planning activities.
  • Attend relevant courses and meetings and keep the Headteacher and other members of staff informed about the content and outcome of the aforesaid courses and meetings
  • Maintain the relevant portfolios relative to their designated curriculum development area

Essential Skills

  • Hold a recognised teaching qualification
  • Successful teaching experience (including Teaching Practice)
  • Sound knowledge of National Curriculum
  • Demonstrate secure knowledge of effective teaching/learning styles and strategies
  • Ability to use IT across curriculum
  • Ability to plan lessons effectively to meet learning needs of all pupils
  • Effectively use range of teaching and classroom management strategies which excite and engage all pupils
  • Understand the principles and practice of AFL in evaluating pupil performance in order to set appropriate learning targets and ensure pupils make excellent progress
  • Commitment to promote the school’s aims and ethos
  • A commitment to raise levels of pupil attainment
  • Promote excellence and challenge poor performance in all aspects of learning and development
  • Consistently display a constructive and optimistic attitude
  • Take responsibility for own professional development to improve teaching and learning
  • Inspire trust and confidence and motivate pupils to do their best
  • Be well organised and able to use own initiative creatively
  • Be a good team member, able to work cooperatively and constructively with colleagues.

What the school offers its staff

Lakeside Primary Academy is a GOOD school in all areas (April 2024) and, ‘has high ambitions for what pupils learn and experience’.

The Rose Learning Trust is a successful medium sized trust based in Doncaster and North Lincolnshire. We have grown from two schools to nine over the last seven years with a central trust office based in Balby. We are a trust that lives our vision of transforming futures collaboratively in all our work to ensure we develop and grow sustainably and embed best practice for the benefit of our pupils.

Lakeside Primary Academy is looking to appoint a highly motivated and organised professional to play a key role in our school. A vacancy exists for a hardworking and dedicated class teacher to join our school and trust.

As a member of staff, you also benefit from greater opportunities for professional development and promotion as we encourage movement between our academies to give you broader work experience.

The Class Teacher should always comply with the trust’s code of conduct, safeguarding policies and practices and have:

  • Personal integrity and a commitment to the Nolan Principles of Public Service
  • A commitment to diversity, equal opportunities and anti-discriminatory practices
  • A commitment to ensuring children learn in a safe environment
  • A commitment to professional development and training
  • An affinity with The Rose Learning Trust culture and purpose

    The successful candidate will:

    • Is an excellent classroom practitioner and is committed to achieving the highest standards • Is confident, with excellent interpersonal and communication skills • Has high expectations of children, colleagues and themselves • Has a passion for education and raising the achievement of all children • Has a commitment to wider school and community priorities • Is able to contribute towards the development of the school

    We can offer in return:

    • A friendly, caring school which is central to the community
    • An inclusive ethos with enthusiastic and motivated learners
    • A happy and welcoming school where children, parents, staff and visitors feel valued for who they are
    • A dedicated and supportive team who create an ethos of success for both staff and pupils
    • Supporting hard working staff with shared expectations
    • Forward thinking, collaborative team
    • Leadership with a strong emphasis on the support and well-being of staff
    • Excellent professional development opportunities across a growing Multi Academy Trust
    • Wonderful pupils and parents who support the school in all that it does

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 Lakeside Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
421 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
01302 368879

Arranging a visit to Lakeside Primary Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email louise.green@lakeside.doncaster.sch.uk.

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