KS2 Teacher in Charge (Maternity cover)

Lealholm Primary School, Whitby, YO21 2AG

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  • Job start date

    1 February 2023

  • Closing date

    9 December 2022 at 9am

  • Date listed

    23 November 2022

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term - Maternity cover

Pay scale

Up to MP6 with TLR

What skills and experience we're looking for

Experience of teaching in primary schools in KS2

Experience of teaching mixed aged classes.

Able to evidence excellent pupil progress

Experience of working positively and closely with staff, parents and guardians

Effective experience in creating a positive climate and environment to secure accelerated learning

Experience of effectively leading projects within a school.

Ability to remain calm under pressure.


Thorough knowledge of teaching, learning and curriculum in primary schools

Commitment to continued professional development

Evidence of recent & relevant training

Safeguarding Awareness

An excellent classroom practitioner

Experience of leadership within a school setting.

Effective use of assessment data to plan sequences of learning that secures accelerated progress

Work effectively as part of a team, relating well to colleagues, pupils and parents

Excellent time management skills and ability to prioritise workload.

Excellent use of technology to support learning

High expectations of all pupils

Detailed knowledge of the National Curriculum and its planning and delivery

Implications of the Code of Practice for Special Educational Needs for teaching and learning

Evidence of ability to maintain high standards of behaviour and develop attitudes of care, control and cooperation

Experience of curriculum planning as part of a team

Ability to self-motivate and lead a team of support staff

High level of oral and written communication skills and ability to communicate with a wide range of audiences

Able to offer subject expertise

High level of organisational and planning skills

Ability to use initiative, solve problems, make decisions and motivate others

Ability to relate to and empathise with pupils and to build trusting relationships with them

What the school offers its staff

  • Delightful children who respect each other, have a thirst for learning new things and a staff culture which allows new members to thrive and develop.
  • Opportunities to further develop your craft and a leadership team that will support your ideas and use school resources to help your career aspirations.
  • A village school where staff tell us they ‘have tailored professional opportunities and are encouraged to play their part in our distributed leadership structure.’
  • Children who love being here and, in their words, ‘Lealholm is a happy school and we learn from each other.’

Commitment to safeguarding

We are committed to meeting the needs of our diverse community and aim to have a workforce reflecting this. We are also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This post is subject to satisfactory references and enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service criminal records check for work with children. An online search may be undertaken as part of the recruitment process on information available in the public domain. Candidates should disclose anything that may be relevant in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education.

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About Lealholm Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 5 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
24 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 11
Phone number
07816 251271

Arranging a visit to Lealholm Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email sarah.hunter@northyorks.gov.uk.

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